“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.”
Edna seemed shy, rounding her shoulders protectively over her baby.
President of the 50/50 Group of Sierra Leone Tuesday said they are currently in the process of building the first Gen
A Special Representative of the Secretary General (SRSG) on Sexual Violence was appointed.
Amnesty International takes the opportunity of International Day for the Elimination of Violence Against Women to joi
Working women have added their voices to the clamor for the passage of the Reproductive Health (RH) Bill, amid strong
UN Secretary-general Ban Ki- moon is in Central Asia following recent unrest in the region to discuss empowerment of
Santo Domingo, Dom. Rep. November 2010.
Gender and violent conflict
Proposal for an NWO research line
The Women's Centre for Legal Aid and Counselling (WCLAC) has issued a report highlighting the gender-specific impact
This is the sixth Gender Report Card produced by the Women's Initiatives for Gender Justice.
ICTJ, in collaboration with Advocacy Forum – Nepal (AF), has published a report documenting women's experiences
Amid incessant campaigns to end violence against women, the abuse of women continues right in front of our eyes.
All the way from North to Southern Africa rapists prowl the continent's fields for their next victims.
A top Saudi cleric challenged a ban on women driving on Tuesday, saying women should be allowed more social participa
The Protocol to the African Charter on Human and Peoples' Rights on the Rights of Women in Africa was adopted in 2003
The few women's crisis centres that exist in Kyrgyzstan are finding it hard to carry on as the international donor su
A pioneering research project and report commissioned by the Kurdistan Regional Government on honour-based violence w
As well as being Thanksgiving Day in the U.S., November 25 is also the International Day for the Elimination of Viole
As World AIDS Day is commemorated across the globe today, health officials in Indonesia are warning of a worrying inc
Tasha Ncube* has no kind words for the police.
Publishing a finding on sexual violence during the conflict period, Advocacy Forum and International Center for Trans
The NGO Working Group on Women, Peace and Security has released the December 2010 version of our Monthly Action Point
In January 2009, the Congolese government announced that the second phase of its demobilisation, disarmament and rein
While none of the previous attempts at formal peacemaking in Sri Lanka allowed women any role in the negotiating proc
In the frame of his visit to the Republic of Kazakhstan to participate in Astana OSCE Summit, UN Secretary-General, M
The United Nations Secretary-General's campaign "UNiTE to End Violence Against Women" got off to a powerful
October 2010 marked the 10th anniversary of United Nations Security Council Resolution 1325, which calls for women to
Ending violence against women is not the work of a day or even a year.
The Forum for African Women Educationalists (FAWE), Rwanda Chapter, would like to have additional policies and contin
THE high number of maternal deaths is disturbing enough, but denying women reproductive health services worries them
Kismayo, Somalia (AHN) - Somali extremist group Al Shabaab arrested 30 women for selling the plant drug khat inside K
Within the framework of a visit to Kazakhstan for participation in the OSCE Summit UN Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon w
To mark the International Day for the Elimination of Violence against Women, Women for Women International have launc
Rape and sexual abuse are widespread in Nicaragua, and the majority of victims are young.
The improved political representation of women in Iraq is in sharp contrast to their broader disempowerment, as highl
Deputy Prime Minister Thokozani Khupe has told women in South Africa that equality between men and women was a human
Society's relentless endeavors is vital to ensure equal participation of women in all domains, stated the head of NUE
The worst natural disaster in Pakistan's history has created new dangers for the girls and women who make up much of
As Kurdistan is fast progressing, becoming democratized and westernized, it faces serious difficulties with its conse
The Southern Sudan Human Rights Commission on Friday staged a march on the streets of Juba mobilizing women to go and
Catholics have joined with other Indonesians to launch an anti-sexual violence campaign to counter the increasing num
Women and children suffered terribly during the 2010 general election given the gun battles in border areas, accordin
A new survey says more than one in three South African men admit to having committed rape.
The Minister of Gender and Family Promotion, Dr.
The Minister of Gender and Family Promotion, Dr Jeanne d'Arc Mujawamariya, on Thursday, launched "16 days of act
SARAJEVO, Bosnia-Herzegovina -- A U.N.
South Africa ranks highest in the SADC region in terms of representation of women in parliament with 45 percent, and
The International Day for the Elimination of Violence against Women, November 25th, is a powerful reminder that in ev