“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.”
Rights group Amnesty International has slammed the government of Bosnia-Herzegovina for neglecting women survivors of
For Afghan women, the act of fleeing domestic abuse, forced prostitution or even being stabbed repeatedly with a scre
As part of her floor speech pushing to reauthorize the Violence Against Women Act (VAWA) on Wednesday, Rep.
Gender inequality was the topic of discussion by a group of panelist during the launch of the “World Developmen
The debate on development, peace and the rule of law entails the notion of reciprocity, as one is necessarily anchore
The Representative of the Mano River Union (MRU) in Cote d' Ivoire, Angui T.
A group of 77 police officers, 70 of them women, were yesterday commissioned after completing a three-month Police ba
A United Nations independent expert today called on Papua New Guinea to reinforce mechanisms that protect women again
“I commend Ghana for being among the top contributors of women police officers to United Nations peacekeeping o
In order to further ensure peaceful co-existence among the two major religions in the country, Muslim women under the
As the Security Council last week voted unanimously to extend the mandate of the UN's political mission in Libya, its
At the end of her official country mission to Papua New Guinea, the UN Special Rapporteur on violence against women,
The second Dutch National Action Plan 1325 (NAP 1325-II) kicked off on 21 February 2012.
The Executive Director of Ark Foundation, Mrs.
Women in Pakistan have faced formidable challenges in their efforts to achieve gender equality and address gender-bas
Indonesian women are still struggling to have their voices heard as part of mediation efforts in trouble spots and co
Dubai: Despite obstacles facing women in many regions of the world, over 130 female students from 30 countries were u
Hundreds of people protested on Sunday to demand a law allowing Lebanese women to transfer nationality to their famil
KATHMANDU: Minister of State for Information and Communication Sarita Kumari Saha has said the new constitution shoul
Women representatives from the Civil Society, United Nations Women Empowerment, Associations, and Women with disabili
KABUL: Women members of an Afghan government council charged with seeking reconciliation with the Taliban have been s
Nearly 1,000 women and girls in Pakistan were victims of honour killings during 2011, a human rights group said.
The signing ceremony in Belgrade this Thursday officially launched a project dubbed “Support for Gender Mainstr
It has been close to eight months since the Republic of South Sudan became independent.
The United Nations police chief today called on Member States to ensure that peacekeeping personnel found guilty of s
On 22nd March 2012, CBM, the overseas disability charity, will be running a UK wide awareness campaign about their wo
The Commission on Human Rights in the region is set to lead a conference and workshop on March 23-24 in Marco Polo Ho
Stakeholders from the various sectors in the province gathered last March 19 at the Institute of Peace and Developmen
Political instability, civil strife and humanitarian crises in Africa have over the past decades reversed countless m
To gain field-based knowledge on how gender-based violence (GBV) should be taken into account in future peace process
The adoption of the United Nation Security Council Resolution (UNSCR) 1325 on women, peace and security by internatio
United Nations Special Rapporteur on Violence against women Ms Rashida Manjoo has reported Solomon Islands have the h
On the 20th of March the Security Council convened under the presidency of the United Kingdom to discuss progress and
A two-day women conference with different political views from state was held between 18-19th March.
"At the demonstration today in Kafr a-Dik, I noticed looks and finger-pointing from the shabab (nickname for you
When the Pakistani director Sharmeen Obaid-Chinoy recently won the Oscar for Best Documentary Short for her film Savi
Around the world, political power still comes with a price for women who seek it.
A RECENT case involving MDC-T MP Evelyn Masaiti's failed attempt to marry her Cameroonian partner yet again illustrat
“Free at last” after decades of civil war with the north, South Sudan is building a nation from scratch.
To support greater engagement for women's leadership inside the expanding political terrain in Kyrgyzstan, the NDI &n
PESHAWAR, March 17: Speakers at a seminar here on Saturday urged women to play their role in restoration of peace by
India has made remarkable progress in taking ahead women's political participation at the local level, an official fr
A 155-strong peace-keeping contingent will flew to Haiti yesterday from the Villamor Air Base as part of the Armed Fo