“It’s important to be aware of what’s going on in the world and to think about how you can start to make a difference, even when you’re a kid.”
The United Nations Secretary General Ban Ki-Moon on Sunday called for greater protection for the African women, sayin
The African women's movement, Monday, in Addis Ababa, Ethiopia, submitted to the 16th African Union (AU) summit, a pr
Only when rape in armed conflict becomes a liability for armed groups rather than a tool in the struggle for power &n
Ms. Sarvnaz Chitsaz, NCRI Women's Committee Chair, described the barbaric execution of Ms.
The pre-World Women's Conference meetings of the regional women's networks' generated passionate discussions on relev
The fistula usually develops when prolonged labour presses the unborn child so tightly in the birth canal that blood
Thank you all for coming here today.
Statement by the Organization of Women's Freedom in Iraq
"Are the politicians of Kurdistan ready to bring the faces of femininity to the world?"
India has underlined the need for the UN to prioritise its goals on gender equality and empowerment of women so as to
Ms. Khalida Alkozai and Ms.
The United Nations has launched a probe into claims of sexual assault in the US military as well as mistreatment of w
The Committee on the Elimination of Discrimination against Wom
At its 9th and last meeting held in Strasbourg between 18 and 21 January 2011, the Ad Hoc Committee on Preventing and
The international emergency medical humanitarian organisation Médecins Sans Frontières (MSF) has provid
Armed men raped 60 people in eastern Congo in the last 10 days, the latest in a spate of mass sexual attacks in the r
Indian peacekeepers rescued seven women held by a militia group in eastern Democratic Republic of Congo, the UN said
United Nations officials in the Democratic Republic of the Congo (DRC) today reported another 53 alleged cases of rap
Gender-based violence in the occupied Palestinian territory remains at epidemic levels, according to UN agencies, loc
2004 to 2007 represents a turning point for UN-INSTRAW in terms of institutional revitalization.
Peace is fragile and delicate in post conflict societies and the full recovery from the trauma caused needs time, com
When Iraqi Prime Minister Nouri al Maliki introduced what he called a national partnership government two weeks ago,
A repressive and violent rule by the Taliban and Mujahideen that pushed the country backward by decades and treated w
Serbia must appoint at least one woman to its PACE delegation before the start of the April session, or have its voti
“I condemn in the strongest possible terms the employment of sexual violence as a means to political ends.
The Democratic Republic of Congo needs to control sexual violence despite the arrest of a rebel leader tied to mass r
Women constitute the majority of the population in Zimbabwe and often make up the bulk of participants at any rally o
During the inaugural meeting of U.N.
The high popularity levels of their predecessors smoothed the way for Cristina Fernández and Dilma Rousseff to
Female voices rang out loud and clear during massive protests that brought down the authoritarian rule of Tunisian Pr
With Laurent Gbagbo drawing much of his support from the largely Christian south and Alassane Ouattara strongly assoc
The women activists said “gender specific views” on the need to improve the quality of education for chil
The number of allegations of sexual exploitation and abuse involving UN peacekeeping personnel in 2010 fell from the
A United Nations expert on women's human rights is investigating why Native women face the highest rates of sexual an
Hundreds of cases investigated by officers, but so far few prosecutions.
Accordingly, President Ellen Johnson was selected for the 2011 award, becoming the first woman president to receive t
Liberia's nomination for the award is the fourth since 2005, when Senegal's President Abdoulaye Wade and former South
It remains out of donors' reach and almost invisible in the media, increasing during and after disasters as already f
Colombian Air Force Capt. Maria Andrea Bueno and Peruvian Air Force Capt.
When George W. Bush left the White House, the rest of the world breathed a sigh of relief.
Callixte Mbarushimana, a Rwandan rebel leader accused of committing war crimes and crimes against humanity in the Dem
The Eastern Band of Cherokee Indians (EBCI) will host a United Nations expert this week who is studying why Native wo
Islamabad, Jan 25 (IANS) Vigilante justice is haunting women in Pakistan, a leading daily said Tuesday adding: 'Aside
Southern Sudan's Interim Constitution, which came into effect in 2005, stipulates a 25 percent quota for women's part
More than 50 men employees of the Department of Social Welfare and Development (DSWD), Field Office-7 in Cebu City fo
Madame President, Excellencies, distinguished delegates,