“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.”
In Lebanon's Baabda prison for women, there is no shortage of appalling stories.
"This post-2015 framework for disaster risk reduction background paper is being developed based on five sub-regi
Bangladesh's rights leaders have joined in the call of the neighbouring India for an end to crimes against women.
The Knesset Election Committee will discuss the possibility of disqualifying Hareidi parties because they have no wom
Violence against women remains a reality in the Kurdistan Region, but another scourge remains less well known: Threat
Women in Sri Lanka's predominantly Tamil-speaking north and east are facing a desperate lack of security in the after
Women have been involved in terrorist activities for more than 100 years, but from 2007 to 2008 there was an 800 perc
A horrific gang rape of a young woman on a bus in India on Sunday underscores the rising tide of sexual violence fema
Jewish women endure arrests, heckling and legal battles in struggle to attain what they consider their inalienable ri
After ending her 49 day hunger long strike a few days ago, Iranian human rights attorney Ms.
A new report released by the UN says Afghan women are still victims of abuse despite some success by authorities in p
A U.N. resolution passed over 10 years ago requires women's involvement in conflict resolutions.
In Egypt, domestic abuse is not a crime. When a woman is beaten by her husband, the authorities are seldom called.
A Dubai resident has decided to undertake a one-woman mission to bring peace to the 22 countries in the Arab League.
As unrest unfolds in the Middle East, a traveling art exhibition at the Sheldon Museum of Art in Lincoln seems all th
Kurdistan Regional Government KRG Prime Minister Nechirvan Barzani joined the High Committee of the Campaign Combatti
The Department of Interior and Local Government enjoined all local governments to conduct activities towards ending v
Marched through the middle a market in Damascus carrying red banners that read 'Stop all military operations in Syria
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
Lawmakers in Iran are preparing to consider legislation that may drastically alter an adult woman's ability to obtain
The president of Medecins Sans Frontieres pressed Papua New Guinea's new government to address its epidemic levels of
Nasrin Sotoudeh's awards would cover a wall.
Six women were arrested at the Western Wall on Thursday for wearing prayer shawls during services in a manner that ha
The Palestinian Centre for Human Rights (PCHR) strongly condemns the Palestinian female police's violent dispersal of
The violence between Israel and Palestine is increasing.
Prominent female lawmaker and rights activist Leyla Zana who symbolises the Kurdish struggle in Turkey has joined hun
It's been nearly two years since Syria's dictator Bashar al Assad began his brutal assault on hundreds of thousands o
It's been almost two years since revolution swept across parts of the Arab world.
For three decades the scars branded onto Kim Khem's arms have been a reminder of the sexual torture she saw under the
Editor's note: The people in the story have been photographed with their faces covered and their names have been chan
When Mabrouka M'barek is in the Tunisian capital these days, much of her time is spent writing a new constitution as
The chief prosecutor of the International Criminal Court says she is collecting evidence for filing possible new war
Late October, a new government was approved by the newly elected Georgian parliament.
Representatives from faith-based organizations, business sector, academic institutions, media, civil society organiza
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
In the offices of the General Union of Palestinian Women –a bastion for older-generation prominent women politi
Amnesty International called on Iranian authorities to protect all detainees and prisoners from harassment and degrad
A conference on Peace and Justice for Kashmiri Women in Srinagar [ Images ] recently brought together representatives
On August 30, 2012 on the eve of International Disappearances Day, numerous Kashmir families took a pledge that they
Forty-four Syrian women from different civil society organizations and young independent activists convened in Cairo
Keen to defend the country's record because of candidacy for the Nov 12 election to HRC and hopes of qualifying for n
Mi Kun Chan Non, a representative of the Mon Women's Organization, and one of the only two female observers of the Mo
Several of them are regular visitors to Peshawar High Court where their respective cases have long been pending.
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
The Department for International Development (DFID) must do more to improve the lives of women in Afghanistan who con