“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.”
War has traditionally been considered as a male preserve, and this remains predominantly true.
If Peacekeeping Operations are to succeed in ensuring a sustainable peace and long-term reconstruction based on democ
A report from the consultative meeting held in Bratislava, Slovakia, on November 13-15, 2002.
The Security Council, by paragraph 16 of its resolution 1325 (2000) of 31 October 2000, invites the Secretary General
Aningina Tshefu Bibiane and the PeaceWomen Project together compiled a list of concrete actions women in the DRC have
Civil society in Cyprus is still shaping itself in the newly formed political sphere where citizens need to have a vo
The PCIA Resource Manual will be the embodiment of this knowledge, synthesised from different institutional and geogr
The following recommendations were compiled from the UN Secretary-General's Report on Women, Peace and Security; t
Retribution, retaliation and revenge - understandable feelings from those who have been made to stand in mute witness
The May 14, 2002 presidential and parliamentary elections in Sierra Leone marked a significant mile-stone in the cons
On September 6, 2002, 24 women from Parliament, state agencies, the NGO community, political parties and mass media,
Excerpts from "Precious resources: adolescents in the reconstruction of Sierra Leone.
The purpose of the Roundtables was to create an opportunity for Afghan-Canadian women to participate in consultations
This paper discusses the need, rationale and mandates for mainstreaming gender throughout Peace Support Operations (P
This publication gives a comprehensive overview of how local gender ideologies not only determine attitudes to small
Women's rights activists throughout the world - of every political stripe, faith, sexual orientation, nationality, an
La resiente visita oficial a Colombia de la Relatora Especial de violencia contra la Mujeres (documento E.CN.4/2002/8
This Review Paper was prepared for an Expert Consultation organized by the World Health Organization that brought tog
I represent Bat Shalom (Daughter of Peace), an Israeli feminist peace organization.
This report details 173 incidents of rape and other forms of sexual violence, involving 625 girls and women, committe
The new International Criminal Court will give women a place to seek justice for gender-related crimes committed agai
Throughout history, gender−based violence has been an integral component of armed conflict.
The National Action Plan specifies strategic directions of implementation of gender policy of the Kyrgyz Republic for
At least three and a half million Afghans are currently refugees in Pakistan and Iran, having been displaced from the
This report includes salient points and recommendations from the BRIDGE 1996 report on National Machineries for Women
Women have sacrificed their lives for peace.
"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