“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.”
Do women hold the key to a peaceful society?
Operation Protective Edge and the costs of war in the latest round of the Israel-Palestine conflict have dominated al
Since the Seneca Falls Convention launched the women's rights movement in the United States 166 years ago, wise men h
As ongoing tensions and what has been called “the politics of hate” rises to a critical point today follo
Former President Mary Robinson has said the involvement of women is central to achieving peace in parts of the world
Justice and peace are not possible without the involvement and participation of women.
The Ending Sexual Violence in Conflict Summit that took place in London Between 10 – 13 June 2014 was a great p
Although Nepal met the objective of increased women´s participation in the ongoing peace building and state res
The radical changes in the Arab world mean women's rights groups face the major challenge of campaigning for both equ
DAVAO CITY (MindaNews / 12 June) –The lead convener in the Global Campaign on Women, Peace and Security dubbed
Obtaining stability and security in conflict zones could be as simple as getting more women involved in the peace pro
LONDON (Thomson Reuters Foundation) – In the early days of Syria's uprising, many women called on men not to ta
This paper provides an analysis on how to deal with Boko Haram by utilizing the Women, Peace and Security (WPS) Agend
MANILA – “We are ready to share our experiences in the hopes of inspiring similar stories of success for
UN, African officials urge efforts to advance peace and stability in CAR
Kurdish women are getting involved in the peace process to promote a free, equal and democratic society.
An open discussion and workshop titled ‘Women for Peace: the way forward' took place at Home for Cooperation ye
A series of gold-framed pictures cover the wall from left to right inside the working space of Senegalese human right
The stories of gang-rape, forced marriage and fathers being forced to rape their own daughters at gunpoint keep her a
The Western Bahr el Ghazal State government in collaboration with the United Nations Mission in South Sudan organized
Four political parties and seven civil society organisations strongly criticised the passage of laws dealing with upc
Yemeni women are fighting for their rights in the same way as Western women.
One day panel discussion on "The importance and role of women in decision making forums, peace and development i
The 58th session of the Commission on the Status of Women took place at United Nations Headquarters in New York from
Sierra Leone is demonstrating that it understands the important role women can play as peacekeepers.
Years of advocacy by women's rights groups including those monitoring justice for women with disabilities in northern
On 27 March 2014, a historic first was achieved: a peace agreement led by a woman chief mediator was signed.
Northeast India comprises the contiguous Seven Sister States—Arunachal Pradesh, Assam, Manipur,Meghalaya, Mizor
For more than 30 years, Afghans have been living in a state of war and yearn for stability and peace.
Rewind twenty years—Rwanda, 1994.
Women are the biggest victims in natural disasters and conflicts, yet they are also the most resourceful.
The 45-member U.N.
To mark the three-year anniversary of the uprising in Syria, the International Women's Human Rights Law Clinic at the
The women of South Sudan played an instrumental role in the country's liberation struggle and will continue to make s
With no political solution on the horizon to end the con- flict in Syria, it is clear that humanitarian agencies must
The Syrian civil war has had a devastating impact on women and girls.
This book demonstrates that gender is a key component of conflict and peace discourse.
The documentation centre No habrá paz sin las mujeres [There will be no peace without women] enables female le
The head of the U.N.
The Burmese government's chief peace negotiator, Aung Min, suggested that women's involvement in the ongoing peace pr
In this paper, Saferworld and Conciliation Resources set out a vision for including
GENEVA (AP) — The leader of Syria's Western-backed opposition said Thursday he will give his negotiating team t
If regular armies are generally a man's world, guerrillas and insurgent forces are just the contrary.
Iraq is in the middle of a crisis again.
Three members of the team negotiating for South Sudanese rebels in Ethiopia are women.
With El Salvador's gang truce teetering on the brink, it's high time to get women involved in any peace negotiations