"Civil War is Africa's self-inflicted wound.
Significant number of women and girls must additionally deal with the trauma of having been subjected to sexual assau
WOMEN OF BURMA
Beginning the process of bridging the gap between the quantitative scholars and the policy community, I draw on an ex
Aid agencies engaged in providing relief and promoting development are faced with difficult questions on how best to
From the early days of the Bougainville crisis, women's groups played important roles in initiatives to end the viole
On 31 October 2000, the Security Council adopted resolution 1325 (2000) on women, peace and security, which builds on
In close consultations with the UN Department of Peacekeeping Operations (DPKO), UNITAR has developed this programme
States Parties shall combat all forms of discrimination against women through appropriate legislative, institutional
The first Presidential Statement, adopted at the end of the 2001 Open Debate, reaffirmed the Security Council's c
October 31st 2001 marks the Anniversary of the Security Council's first debate and landmark resolution on women, peac
This report highlights that after more than a decade of armed conflict and human rights abuses there are more than on
The aim of this briefing is to provide recommendations that contribute to implementing a gender-sensitive approach to
The Subcommission on the Promotion and Protection of Human Rights completed its general debate this morning under its
This report examines the Indonesian security forces' role in extrajudical executions, “disappearances,” t
The Secretary-General has the honour to transmit to the Preparatory Committee the contribution submitted by Ms.
This report is part of a broader International Alert programme to develop an auditing framework through which the res
During the 1990s, a series of important United Nations conferences emphasized that the well-being of individuals, and
L'atelier dont ce rapport rend compte, constitue une étape importante dans la réflexion sur la contribu
Collaborating NGOs present a framework to create awareness among individuals and organisations working in conflict pr
Forty women leaders from international organisations, the US Government, the Military, Academia and local NGOs met at
This report highlights the fact that torture of women is a daily reality, rooted in pervasive discrimination that con
The idea of identifying gender issues when dealing with weapons of mass destruction may initially seem irrelevant.
For more than a century women and women's organizations and movements have mobilized in support of peace and disarmam
In recent years, small arms proliferation has gained increased international attention.
Disarmament, demobilization and reintegration (DDR) are activities designed to facilitate disbanding military fighter
To date, the international community has paid very little attention to the gender dimensions of landmines.
In one of the world's most remarkable examples of struggle and success, the people of East Timor are at long last mov
Bearing in mind also that crimes against women committed in the name of honour are a human rights issue and that Stat
For millions of women worldwide, the very idea of making political or economic decisions is a cultural taboo.
Mob violence directed primarily against ethnic Chinese citizens of Indonesia erupted on 13 May 1998, following the sh