“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.”
For December, in which Morocco has the Security Council presidency, the MAP provides recommendations on the situation
A diverse group of women leaders and organizations have joined forces with the Black Women's Roundtable (BWR) to laun
On the first day of the Eid el-Fitr celebrations, Cairo's Nile River promenade's sidewalks were crowded, and packed w
MADRE, an international women's human rights organization, condemns the growing violence that has killed at least 18
Six women were arrested at the Western Wall on Thursday for wearing prayer shawls during services in a manner that ha
The violence between Israel and Palestine is increasing.
Editor's note: The people in the story have been photographed with their faces covered and their names have been chan
A 15-year-old Pakistani girl named Anusha was the victim of an "honor killing" last week at the hands of he
“The things we have in common are that our sons or daughters are disappeared, and that we can organize from our
On a warm day late last month a crowd filed into a white tent outside the royal palaces in Amman to hear a much-antic
According to information from the women's ward of Evin prison, Karami, detained political prisoners on hunger strike
Egyptian bullies who sexually harass women in the streets, often taking advantage of mob situations and the anonymity
Abeer Abu Ghaith, a poised young woman overflowing with optimism, works tirelessly to help Palestinian women achieve
This weekend I was invited to speak about women's issues at the Model UN taking place here in Washington.
Inter Press Service News Agency -- "Adultery Laws Unfairly Target Women, U.N.
Haiti's President Michel Martelly honored Maria Bello on Tuesday for her advocacy work on behalf of the Caribbean cou
With Mohammad Morsi's inauguration as President of Egypt in June 2012, many Egyptians hoped that the country's fitful
Human rights activists in Iran are subjected to beatings with batons, mock hangings, rape, sleep deprivation, and thr
A group of international leaders, known as The Elders, on Wednesday joined forces with the US secretary of state and
Senator BOXER [presiding]. The hearing will come to order.
With a current population of 812,826 people, the west coast U.S.
The event was organised by Individualland, a research-based consultancy and advocacy group, supported by the Royal No
Thirty-two American protestors, majority of them are women, joined Imran Khan's peace march against the drone attacks
Nearly two years after the start of Arab Spring uprisings, Arab women are facing the reality that toppling dictators
Women often suffer the most in times of conflict, but they are rarely represented in peace negotiations.
With the support of the European Union, Save the Children and its partner in Lebanon KAFA (Enough) Violence and Explo
Egyptians have finally spoken out regarding the attacks by Salafist Islamist preacher Abdullah Badr against female Eg
Today is International Peace Day.
China, Russia, Pakistan and Azerbaijan abstained from a U.N.
In a unique gathering, celebrated women from all over the world shared ideas, experiences and challenges in seminars
With the emergence of conflicts following the 2007 post election violence, it is unlikely that Kenya will attain the
The purpose of this review is “to investigate the effectiveness of interventions for preventing boys' and young
Although the principle of the Responsibility to Protect has a number of supporters, there is still little agreement o
The challenges facing women and children with disabilities are the focus of the annual Conference of States Parties f
Amnesty calls for the immediate release of Zhila Bani-Yaghoub
Occupied West Bank, Aug 16 2012 (IPS) - After the brutal murder of a Palestinian woman in late July in a busy Bethleh
At a news conference by the “My Nationality Is a Right for Me and My Family” campaign and the National Al
Government forces in Syria are targeting women for rape and assault as the conflict between President Bashar al-Assad
Almost unnoticed, Nepal's burgeoning adult entertainment industry has been drawing young girls away from being traffi
On 25 June 2012, the Security Council held an Open Debate on the Protection of Civilians (PoC) in Armed Conflict.
A group of women claiming to be from the Syrian city of Homs announced this week the formation of the first exclusive
The Security Council today strongly condemned the recent mutiny by renegade soldiers in the Democratic Republic of th
UN High Commissioner for Human Rights Navi Pillay – who made the remarks at the end of a four-day visit to the
The UK is setting up a special rapid deployment unit to collect evidence on mass rape used as a weapon during global
Female farmworkers across the United States are commonly sexually harassed and assaulted, in part because their immig