“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 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
"Are the politicians of Kurdistan ready to bring the faces of femininity to the world?"
The Committee on the Elimination of Discrimination against Wom
When Iraqi Prime Minister Nouri al Maliki introduced what he called a national partnership government two weeks ago,
During the inaugural meeting of U.N.
Female voices rang out loud and clear during massive protests that brought down the authoritarian rule of Tunisian Pr
Islamabad, Jan 25 (IANS) Vigilante justice is haunting women in Pakistan, a leading daily said Tuesday adding: 'Aside
The referendum is taking place from January 9 to 15 January, but official turnout figures are not expected until the
The proposals of four Turkish nongovernmental organizations focusing on women's empowerment will be funded by the Uni
Nations should invest more to educate and empower women, as they can contribute to economic growth and help reduce po
The headlines may scream "war, drone bombings, militants, kidnappings," but they fail to reveal the positiv
January 20, 2011 (KHARTOUM) – The UN on Thursday claimed that the security situation in Sudan's troubled wester
Côte d'Ivoire, the world's biggest cocoa producer, has been in turmoil since early December when President Laur
The Committee on the Elimination of Discrimination against Women has considered the combined fourth and fifth periodi
All her life, Roya has known that her life was inextricably linked with her mother's death.
The combined fourth and fifth periodic report of Israel (CEDAW/C/ISR/4-5) states the Police Special Task Force for Tr
Discusses Situation of the Rights of Women in Israel, Kenya, Lichtenstein and South Africa.
The Swiss Cooperation Office in the Kyrgyz Republic is launching a new seven-month project involving the creation of
Discusses Situation of the Rights of Women in Israel, Kenya, Lichtenstein and South Africa
Lafole — Fighters loyal to Al shabaab movement on Sunday detained 15 Somali women whom are accused of violating
Zimbabwe has launched its first magazine specifically targetting women.
Even before last year's earthquake, Haiti was one of the toughest places in the Western Hemisphere to be a woman.
Women can be a major power in convincing Mideast leaders to agree to a comprehensive Arab-Israeli peace deal, U.S.
The Declaration on violence against women adopted by the UN General Assembly in 1993 requires states to exercise due
Militants in a town in war-torn southern Somalia have imposed an unthinkably harsh restriction on the women who live
NAIROBI, Jan 15 (Reuters) - Women living in areas controlled by Somalia's Islamists say they are increasingly the tar
Mogadishu — Al shabaab movement continued imposing their strict orders on Somali women in IDPs camps just out s
'Muslim women' have been used as symbolic pawns in the global war on terror as well as in national disputes between g
Rumbek — Police in Rumbek, the capital of Lakes state in Southern Sudan beat up women who wearing trousers and
From promoting sustainable development and mitigating climate change to empowering women to keeping nuclear weapons o
The Commonwealth has announced its theme for Commonwealth Day 2011, which will highlight 'Women as Agents of Change'.
AMPALA, Jan 13, 2011 (IPS) - John Garang, the revered late leader of the Sudan Peoples' Liberation Movement, once sai
MOGADISHU, Somalia (AP) — Al-Qaida-linked militants in war-torn southern Somalia have banned unrelated men and
The initial steps taken by Brazil's first woman president, Dilma Rousseff, have confirmed that a stronger female pres
If the world's largest democracies have ensured equality since decades, can we now write a constitution which promote
South Africa's Higher Education and Training Deputy Minister, Hlengiwe Mkhize, has called on countries to renew their
Kismayo — Al shabaab fighters in Kismayo town, the regional capital of Lower Jubba region in southern Somalia o
NAIROBI, 10 January 2011 (IRIN) - At 75, Aagan Mahamud is at an age when, in Somali culture, her children should be t
Free trade, weak government and rising religious fundamentalism made Indonesian women's lives more miserable last yea
Director General of the UN World Health Organisation (WHO) Gro Brundtland has urged African countries to pay more att
A new study says female military members returning from Afghanistan and Iraq are more likely to suffer from mental he
The United Nations Children's Fund is appealing for more than $20 million to provide life-saving assistance to tens o
The participation of female students in Edi Elementary School, Central Denkalia, has shown growth by 25%, according t
Dekemhare — A training program was offered to 60 women in the villages of Belesto, Dengel and Awlie-Tseru, Deke
The prospects of a new dawn for Tanzania are higher, now that President Jakaya Kikwete has announced the formation of
Remember Aisha, the 18-year-old from Afghanistan?
Violence against women has been described as “perhaps the most shameful human rights violation, and the most pe