“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.”
Solidarity for African Women's Rights (SOAWR) is proud to announce the launch of its new website.
The Saharawi Human Rights Defensors condemn the Moroccan government's decision to deport human rights activists from
The Union of Saharawi Lawyers (USL) launched on the International Day of Solidarity with the Dissappeared Saharawis,
Moved by the sufferings, human rights violantions and inhuman conditions reigning in their country, the National Unio
Sudanese Women living in refugee camps in eastern Chad are facing rape and other forms of violence.
Under the slogan of “Saharawi Women: A mobilization force for the National Idependence and Progress”, the
The UN-INSTRAW/CAWTAR project "Strengthening Women's Leadership and Participation in politics and decision-makin
Listing 526 Saharawi Disappeared, the International Bureau for the Respect of Human Rights in Western Sahara appeals
Amnesty International yesterday met, in Paris, His Excellency Mr Pierre-Aimé Kipré, Côte d'Ivoire
The International Rescue Committee is working with writer, photographer and long-time women's advocate Ann Jones to g
IFES is a non-profit, non-partisan organization dedicated to strengthening inclusive and transparent political proces
Ghana is scheduled to hold both presidential and parliamentary elections next year – a prospect that has galvan
Centre for Sustainable Development Initiatives (CENSUDI) organized a multi-media campaign intended to engage both wom
The National Committee of the Inter-African Committee Against Traditional Practices affecting the Health of Woman and
Sinim Mira Nissigue, an NGO established in the late 1990's, has been taking the lead on bringing information a
A non- governmental organization, the Women Aid Society (WAS), headed by Liberian female musical star, Tokay Tomah ha
This postcard campaign urges President Ellen Johnson-Sirleaf and the Liberian government to ensure that the needs and
Liberia has been devastated by years of civil war.
Women activists have demanded for more involvement in the implementation of the southern Sudanese peace process that
The International Foundation for Election Systems provides professional advice and technical assistance in promoting
Women's Rights Watch Nigeria is urging the Federal Government of Nigeria, through an online petition, to seek judicia
Fantsuam Foundation's Bayanloco Community Learning Center initiative is the focus of their GEM evaluation.
On 22 March 2002, Amina Lawal, 30 years old, Muslim, was condemned to death for having a child as a divorced woman by
WOMEN OF SIERRA LEONE – IT'S YOUR PARLIAMENT TOO ! Workshops to Get More Women Successfully In
IANSA women in Wajir (Kenya) are celebrating a major victory as the local government has agreed to share information
Women are generally overlooked in Sierra Leone, with girls' and women's education being a low priority for families.
Launched after the first muti-party democratic elections after three decades, the purpose of the Campaign for Good Go
Rape is widespread throughout Burundi, though many cases remain unprosecuted.
A group of 50 women, made up of a Tutsi majority, from the organization Twishakira amahoro ("We want to have pea
Women and children have been systematically attacked during Burundi's 10-year conflict Sexual violence has been widel
The Government of Burundi and the international community should take urgent action to stop widespread sexual violenc
Since July 2007, the Comité d'Aide Médicale has implemented a psychosocial program that supports people
Curator Masum Momaya sits down with activist Peace Musiimenta to talk about how entrenched cultural traditions in Uga
The fifth edition of The New Vision Woman Achiever Award project kicked off last week.
The "Peace Bikes" initiative is part of UNDP's larger sexual and gender-based violence programme which has
Imagine a Uganda where bruises and broken bones don't keep mothers away from caring for their children
Women of Uganda Network (WOUGNET) is a non-governmental organisation established in May 2000 by several women organis
On a special report, the National Association of Women Organizations in Uganda, analyzed the evolution of the conflic
On the International Women's Day for Peace and Disarmament, ISIS-WICCE called for reflection rather than celebration
Almost 400 women from around the country and abroad participated in the 6th Congress of the National Union of Eritrea
Starting from May 2002, village level elections were held around Eritrea.
As it is known Ogaden is cut off from the rest of the world and unfortunately gross human rights violations that are
African women attending the 7th African Regional Meeting on the Review of the Dakar and Beijing Conferences (Beijing
Physicians for Human Rights (PHR) sent a team of four experts to gather an in-depth picture of the lives and concerns
Darfur Peace and Development Organization is non-profit and non-sectarian.
Femmes Africa Solidarité and its partner World YWCA successfully organised a Panel and a series of high level
Bineta Diop, Executive Director of Femmes Africa Solidarité (FAS), has just returned from a solidarity and fac
Letter prepared for the recent Security Council visit to Sudan, and signed by hundreds of women's organizations and n