“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.”
''Throughout my career I have worked on challenging and interesting issues,'' says Mari Skåre, who was recently
The report released by the State Department details the role of women in preventing conflict and building peace throu
Women in Sri Lanka's predominantly Tamil-speaking north and east are facing a desperate lack of security in the after
The issues and activities presented in this volume represent only a very small slice of global efforts to expand the
Women, men, girls and boys experience and take action differently in the context of armed conflict, peacekeeping, pea
Representatives of Georgian Civil Society Organisations and government entities involved in the implementation of the
This year marks the 10th anniversary of UN Security Council Resolution 1325 on women, peace and security (WPS).1 The
Colombia's laws on violence against women are not adequately protecting victims displaced by the armed conflict, Huma
The project "Implementation of UNSCR 1325: Integration of gender sensitive policies in the security sector of Bo
From September 2009 to April 2010, the Standing Senate Committee on Human Rights conducted a study of United Nations
In 2000, United Nations Security Council Resolution (UNSCR) 1325 called on all member states and the United Nations (
Internationally supported statebuilding processes offer an opportunity to address engrained gender inequalities and d
The goal of the U.S.
Researchers from the Development Research Centre on Citizenship, Participation and Accountability spent a decade work
The last part of Africa to be decolonised, the Southern African Development Community (SADC) region, remains one of t
The Question "Where are the Girls"?
Violent conflict, a pervasive feature of the recent global landscape, has lasting impacts on human capital, and these
The manual has been designed for the training of trainers (ToT) programme for media and civil society on gender and s
Physical, sexual, psychological and economic violence against women is endemic worldwide.
Peace is fragile and delicate in post conflict societies and the full recovery from the trauma caused needs time, com
With Mohammad Morsi's inauguration as President of Egypt in June 2012, many Egyptians hoped that the country's fitful
Peacekeepers or Perpetrators examines the complex international problem of Sexual Abuse and Exploitation (SEA) commit
Manipur is one of eight states in the Northeast region of India.
Saferworld welcomes the UK Government's decision to increase its efforts to prevent sexual violence in armed conflict
Health is essential to the economy, well-being, national security, and future of the Middle East region.
One of the positive results of peace processes and political transitions in the Great Lakes region in Africa during t
Dominant human rights frameworks tend to define women's human rights in terms of individual political rights, a frame
On 18 January 2011, in Cairo, Asmaa Mahfouz, a 26-year-old blogger, posted a video on Facebook calling for a demonstr
The societal and political transformations sweeping the Arab region have empowered large segments of the region's pop
Senator BOXER [presiding]. The hearing will come to order.
Today security issues are no longer simply state- and military-centric issues.
Women in Colombia, as elsewhere, face many forms of physical and psychological genderbased violence in many contexts
A number of news articles, news programs, and pundits have described the “Arab Spring” as an "Arab S
American journalist Lara Logan explained on camera how she endured a sexual assault in Cairo's Tahrir Square, but cou
Successful uprisings in Tunisia and Egypt in the last year have sparked movements against dictatorships across the Mi
Peace matters to everyone living in con¬flict regions.
Kvinna till Kvinna has put together statistics from different sources highlighting the representation of women and me
This report was presented by UN Secretary-General, Ban Ki-moon, to the General Assembly and the Security Council purs
The NGO Working Group on Women, Peace and Security produces Monthly Action Points, a series of recommendations that s
“Working on UNSCR 1325 in Northern Ireland is like working in a virtual reality” (Civil society member fr