“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.”
African women who bear the brunt of the continent's conflicts now demand to play a defining role in peacekeeping.
The prospect of a political solution to the Afghan war has generated much public debate about the fate of Afghan wome
This report presents the main findings of an assessment conducted in Lebanon, Jordanand Occupied Palestinian Territor
Gender equality and women's empowerment are not only human rights; they are also imperative for achieving inclusive,
For October, in which Nigeria has the Security Council presidency, the MAP provides recommendations on country situat
Securing justice for women faced with violence was the focus of a seminar held by The Organization of Americans State
The prominence of violent crime, especially murder and rape, in Namibia is a matter of grave concern to the Inspector
A workshop to help rural communities know how to prevent violence against women is currently underway.
In August of every year South Africa stages Gender Equality Month.
Zambia has come a long way in trying to achieve social, economic and political development.
India ranks at 141 among 165 countries analyzed by Newsweek magazine in the treatment of women.
Human rights activists are reporting an increased incidence of rape against Kachin women in areas of recent military
The World Bank has commended the government for its efforts at creating an enabling environment for women to particip
Kenya has been praised for passing laws and policies that promote gender equality.
The First Lady, Patience Jonathan, on Monday in Abuja consulted with the wives of state governors on ways of facilita
Agenda Item 28: Advancement of Women: Report of the Secretary-General on the Improvement of the Situation of Women in
Agenda Item 23 (B) on Women in Development; Report of the Secretary-General on Integrating a Gender Perspective into
Agenda Item 28; Report of the Secretary-General on the Problem of Violence Against Women Migrant Workers.
Agenda Item 28 : Report of the Secretary-General on Measures taken and progress achieved in follow-up to the implemen
Agenda Item 28: Report of the Secretary General on the Improvement of the Situation of Women in Rural Areas.
In one year since CGI commitment, Digital Democracy has trained 150 women and built a database documenting over 400 c
The tri-lateral women's group, consisting of Palestinian women, Israeli women and female political leaders from aroun
The speakers at a South Asian conference here on Thursday called for a collective struggle and structural reforms to
My maternal grandfather's mantra was, “Educate a woman, and you feed and educate her family.” He educated
“The Abuja international conference on the struggle of Saharawi women for freedom is an culmination of the long
The Commander of the United Nations Stabilization Mission in Haiti (MINUSTAH), Major General Luiz Ramos, has written
Women's rights have been central to the war in Afghanistan.
A workshop on post referendum gender issues commences today.
This week in NY was the annual opening of the UN General Assembly where heads of states make their speeches.
Gender equality is not just a basic human right but smart economics, Sweden's Prime Minister Fredrik Reinfeldt said a
Sexual violence in conflict represents a threat to peace and security and is not just a health or human rights issue,
Researchers and practitioners on violence against women (VAW) from all over South Asia gave country presentations and
Shreen Abdul Saroor has experienced war and forced displacement.
Ritual killings and human sacrifice happen in many, if not all countries in Africa.
In the first of a new series of podcasts, we discuss what can be done to improve the lives of women and girls around
IMAGINE that you're a Somali suffering from the drought and famine in that country.
If women farmers were given more tools and resources, the number of hungry people in the world could be slashed by 10
By now you may have heard about an accusation of terrible cruelty on the part of Uruguayan peacekeepers in Haiti.
Walter Astrada doesn't view his four-chapter project, Violence Against Women, as a story about a serious problem for
Speaking to the US congress in May, Israeli Prime Minister Benyamin Netanyahu boasted that his country is a beacon of
For Maria Saifuddin Effendi, it began with a bar of chocolate.
Rania was 16 years old when officials raped her during Saddam Hussein's 1991 crackdown in Iraq's Shia south.
One of the grimmest features of the armed conflict in Libya has been the spate of arbitrary arrests and enforced disa
Recognising the need to address issues affecting women and girls in Guadalcanal Province the Women Development Divisi
Whether one considers the direct effects of military rule and conflict on women, or the global economic implications