“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.”
Last week, coffee in hand, I read a chilling email. Armed men had shot at Dr.
In 1979, newly recruited policewoman, Asha Hassan Hussein, was the first female to ride a police motorcycle to patrol
IIDA Women's Development Organization today launched a policy brief report detailing how Somali women's two decades o
Several of them are regular visitors to Peshawar High Court where their respective cases have long been pending.
About 70 per cent of Rwandan women deliver under the supervision of a professional medical practitioner, an official
Speaking at the launch ceremony held at the Pacific Islands Forum Secretariat in Suva, Fiji, the Forum Chair, Hon.
A pair of Iranian dissidents — a jailed human rights lawyer and a banned filmmaker -- were named winners Friday
Yesterday, President Obama's campaign released three statements announcing his endorsement of state ballot initiative
AS the African Development Bank (AfDB) plans to transform the state of gender parity on the African continent, a new
The Department for International Development (DFID) must do more to improve the lives of women in Afghanistan who con
A United Nations independent expert today called on the world body's General Assembly, as well as civil society, to t
The protesting female workers led by PTI leader Aysha Gulalay Wazir were holding placards and banners inscribed with
Nancy Sanchez has been working for human rights in Colombia for two decades.
Melanne Verveer, U.S. Ambassador at Large for Global Women's Issues in the U.S.
During its 52nd Session in Yamoussoukro, Ivory Coast, the African Commission on Human and Peoples' Rights (African Co
Her remarkable progress, reported by doctors at the specialist unit of a brilliant hospital I know well – Selly
Inter Press Service News Agency -- "Adultery Laws Unfairly Target Women, U.N.
The project "Implementation of UNSCR 1325: Integration of gender sensitive policies in the security sector of Bo
From September 2009 to April 2010, the Standing Senate Committee on Human Rights conducted a study of United Nations
In 2000, United Nations Security Council Resolution (UNSCR) 1325 called on all member states and the United Nations (
Many people erroneously view gender as 'women's presence'.
Nobel Prize winner Shirin Ebadi spoke to Sophie Claudet last week on the sidelines of the Women's Forum in Deauville,
In a searing, impact-filled letter written to Swiss Armenian woman filmmaker Suzanne Khardalian, human rights activis
Other districts are Lahore, Okara, Sargodha, Faisalabad, Rawalpindi, Sialkot, Gujrat, DG Khan, Pakpattan, Muzaffargar
Haiti's President Michel Martelly honored Maria Bello on Tuesday for her advocacy work on behalf of the Caribbean cou
Reproductive rights groups are partnering up for the 'Educate Congress' initiative, which will send a copy of Our Bod
Internationally supported statebuilding processes offer an opportunity to address engrained gender inequalities and d
The goal of the U.S.
Researchers from the Development Research Centre on Citizenship, Participation and Accountability spent a decade work
The last part of Africa to be decolonised, the Southern African Development Community (SADC) region, remains one of t
The Question "Where are the Girls"?
Violent conflict, a pervasive feature of the recent global landscape, has lasting impacts on human capital, and these
The manual has been designed for the training of trainers (ToT) programme for media and civil society on gender and s
Physical, sexual, psychological and economic violence against women is endemic worldwide.
Peace is fragile and delicate in post conflict societies and the full recovery from the trauma caused needs time, com
On December 19 2012, President Obama released the first-ever U.S.
The report adds that the FIRs of around 59 per cent of the cases in the province were not registered.
Relaxing in the beige-toned lobby of the Empire Hotel in Manhattan, a world away from her native Somalia, Dr.
The African Union Mission in Somalia Police component has officially began training security officers from the Somali
Activists said the provincial government should appoint an ombudsperson to redress women's complaints against harassm
Afghan women's safety activists say a new partnership with religious leaders can help stop Taliban attacks on girls a
Fifteen brave Guatemalan women from the indigenous q'eqchí people testified before the High Risk Court in Guat
In a major endorsement for investment in women – the bulk of food growers in the developing world – Unite