“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.”
There is an urgent and undeniable crisis in Nigeria as violence increases and the risk of conflict continues to escal
The women sat on plastic chairs arranged in a circle, some breast feeding, others with small children at their feet.
The announced theme of the fifty-sixth session of the Commission on the Status of Women taking place in New York from
According to the Worldwide Guide to Women in Leadership, women are currently serving as president, prime minister or
The fifty-sixth session of the Commission on the Status of Women took place at United Nations Headquarters in New Yor
The following persons made opening statements at CSW56.
For full statements please see pdf-files below.
These are statements made by selected NGOs at the Opening Session of CSW56.
The eleventh annual session was chaired by UN Women Executive Director, Ms. Michelle Bachelet. Ms.
“I was raped during the war by three men.
he annual United Nations report documenting conflict-related sexual violence around the world today for the first tim
Representatives from more than 40 governments are meeting in London today to discuss the future of Somalia and its tr
Sheikh Fu'ad Mohamed Khalaf Shongole, the chief of awareness raising of al-Shabaab, the radical Islamist group opposi
The 36 year long civil war (1960-1996) that ravaged Guatemala, left more than 200,000 people dead and at least 100,00
The news of the day was that Democratic representatives walked out of a hearing on “religious liberty and birth
As the UK hosts a major conference aimed at ending two decades of conflict in Somalia, Faduma Aden Mohamud, 37, expla
Three women and two children, allegedly abducted from Pibor County in Jonglei state in an offensive by over 6,000 arm
The African Women's Decade (2010-2020) is a bold political initiative that aims to put women at the centre of develop
The United Nations Security Council Resolution 1509 adopted on 16 September authorized the setting up of a peacekeepi
Sexual violence in conflict is a serious, present-day crisis affecting millions of people around the world.
Even war is safer than this.
According to the Global Fund, war and militarism have a profound impact on women inside and outside of conflict situa
Colombian and American universities, together with several non-governmental organizations released ten lessons they t
A growing list of U.N. Security Council Resolutions acknowledges the importance of gender in processes for peace.
In the 1970s and 1980s, one of the main arguments against ratification of the Equal Rights Amendment to the U.S.
Ambassador Anwarul Karim Chowdhury led Thursday's provost lecture at the Wang Center as he discussed United Nations S
The 9th Choice Women First 5Km run organized by Great Ethiopian Run will be held on Sunday March 11, 2012.
Following its July 2011 secession from al-Bashirs reign, South Sudan finds itself in complete upheaval.
Mary Nyekueh Ley has a quick way of summing up her life.
Protecting women from violence and abuse has been an issue of bipartisan cooperation since President Clinton signed t
In 2008, the Guatemalan parliament passed a law against ‘femicide' (even though it's a word you won't find in a