“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.”
As unrest unfolds in the Middle East, a traveling art exhibition at the Sheldon Museum of Art in Lincoln seems all th
Marched through the middle a market in Damascus carrying red banners that read 'Stop all military operations in Syria
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 Palestinian Centre for Human Rights (PCHR) strongly condemns the Palestinian female police's violent dispersal of
It's been nearly two years since Syria's dictator Bashar al Assad began his brutal assault on hundreds of thousands o
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
A conference on Peace and Justice for Kashmiri Women in Srinagar [ Images ] recently brought together representatives
Forty-four Syrian women from different civil society organizations and young independent activists convened in Cairo
Mi Kun Chan Non, a representative of the Mon Women's Organization, and one of the only two female observers of the Mo
The protesting female workers led by PTI leader Aysha Gulalay Wazir were holding placards and banners inscribed with
Based in Ambon, the provincial capital of Maluku and the site of the most severe violence between Christians and Musl
The faces of five men in business suits and one woman in a white head scarf beam under the slogan “Modern Hebro
WE Act 1325 wishes to be counted among the many civil society organizations and other stakeholders who celebrate the
The conflict in Mindanao has by some estimates cost the lives of at least 120,000 people since the 1970s and displace
Journalists, bloggers and civil activists from Abkhazia and South Ossetia had a rare opportunity to meet their Georgi
The Iranian government and police have begun positioning women as watch guards at female prisons across the country a
“We have great expectations and hope that she will lead this path of reconciliation and greater participatory d
On October 1st parliamentary elections will be held in Georgia.
A new group running for municipal elections in Hebron is offering residents an alternative to politics as usual in th
As the sun set over Jerusalem, about one hundred women milled around tables covered with hand-made crafts.
Security forces in Iraq have arrested Eman ”Dakhiliya”, who run one of the worse trafficking chains in Ba
Nobel Peace Laureate Shirin Ebadi issued a letter to the United Nations Women Executive Director, Michelle Bachelet,
In the beginning of August, a memorial evening was held in Gori, a city in eastern Georgia, to commemorate the annive
A new Lebanon based human rights and equality initiative is now partnering with men to reach the goal as advocates fo
“The daily toil and toll of keeping and making peace can challenge even the most persevering among us,” S
“More and more women are becoming politically active and so the number of women in prison is rising too.”
The situation in northern Lebanon has made a turn for the worse during the last couple of weeks, after several outbre
Women members of civil society groups clad in black shirts and holding bananas staged a protest-rally in front of the
Her phone rang at 9 p.m. “Can you come tonight? He's home.” The voice was anxious.
With the US and NATO planning the departure of their forces from Afghanistan by December 2014, some Afghan women and
Sameena Imtiaz, a soft-spoken, educated Pakistani social worker, operates in the midst of U.S.
Three Nepalese officials visited Kalinga to share their country's peace and security situation and its impact on wome
Today, a full-page advertisement supporting the New Israel Fund will appear in the New York Times.
The once remarkable gains in protecting and promoting equality between women and men in Afghanistan are now facing th
Promising news as a United Nations-brokered truce brings a day of relative calm to Syria after weeks of escalating vi
Over the course of a decade and through the administrations of two presidents of different political parties, the Uni
For Afghan women, the act of fleeing domestic abuse, forced prostitution or even being stabbed repeatedly with a scre
Indonesian women are still struggling to have their voices heard as part of mediation efforts in trouble spots and co
KABUL: Women members of an Afghan government council charged with seeking reconciliation with the Taliban have been s
"At the demonstration today in Kafr a-Dik, I noticed looks and finger-pointing from the shabab (nickname for you
Around the world, political power still comes with a price for women who seek it.
As the Arab Spring is reshaping social and political structures across the Middle East region, a Nobel Peace Prize-wi
I do not agree with the phrase "Arab Spring." The overthrow of dictatorships is not sufficient in itself.
Karen representatives and international groups have expressed caution over recent peace efforts in Myanmar, appealing