“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.”
The relentless wave of femicides in Guatemala, which has one of the highest female murder rates in the world, has pro
This is Security Council Report's second Cross-Cutting Report on Women, Peace and Security.
Saudi Arabian officials strip-searched 29 Christian women and assaulted six Christian men after arresting them for ho
On the diplomatic front the Korean ambassador to the United Nations was named president of the forty-one-nation gover
Jean Shinoda Bolen, a best-selling author and internationally-known lecturer, is a qualified psychiatrist and Jungian
"A dead rat is worth more than the body of a woman." Those were the words of one distraught young woman who
On the 10th anniversary of UN Security Council Resolution 1325 on women, peace and security (WPS), civil society orga
Wartime rape is a persistent and brutal aspect of conflict, whether during or in the aftermath of hostilities.
IN 2002, women in Liberia helped bring an end to one of Africa's bloodiest wars by staging a series of peace protests
Before we finally close the chapter on 2011, flipping a fresh page for a new beginning in 2012, let's not forget that
It's perhaps the only market in the world where all the vendors are women.
Shortly before Christmas, President Obama issued an order creating a National Action Plan On Women, Peace and
“The goal for more women in politics is not fewer men in politics but a more equitable society.” This is
SADOKE KIKUNDA Mayele repeatedly cracks his knuckles as he sits restlessly in a small room up a dank stairway in Goma
Just 15 years old, Sahar Gul has become the bruised and bloodied face of women's rights in Afghanistan.
Fatuma Elmi, a resettled refugee from Somalia, recently attended an international conference on the world's forcibly
Influential female singers known as “Hakamat” are still fuelling inter-tribal conflict in Sudan's Darfur
This publication covers four strategic areas of UN Women's work in the EECA sub-region, highlighting the most outstan
UNECE has identified several key areas where disadvantages for women currently exist in the region, as well as policy
"Women may make up half the world's population, but they do not share it equally.
"For the sake of current and future generations, we must nurture and develop all of humankind's collective intel
For January, in which South Africa has the Security Council presidency, the January MAP provides recommendations on c