“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.”
Policy and research on the role of firearms in women's lives usually stress women as victims of gun violence.
As a network of peacebuilding organizations, constituted regionally and with a global reach, GPPAC's position on the
On 8 September 2014 the UN Security Council held an open debate on Children and Armed Conflict.
Operation Protective Edge and the costs of war in the latest round of the Israel-Palestine conflict have dominated al
NEW YORK (WOMENSENEWS)-- From Iraq to Syria to the Gaza Strip, Arab women are paying a heavy price for violence flari
Gender-based violence, sexually transmitted infections including HIV, and maternal and neonatal mortality and morbidi
There are no Haitians in the Montreal neighborhood where Lovely lives.
24 June 2014 – With women and girls in Central African Republic (CAR) falling prey to a raft of “terrifyi
MAIDUGURI, Nigeria (AP) — Extremists have abducted 60 more girls and women and 31 boys in weekend attacks on vi
Time and again, we hear horrific accounts of violence perpetrated against women in conflicts around the world.
Sri Lanka says the country has taken concrete steps to address the issue of violence against women, in line with its
Pressure on the Sudanese government to release Meriam Ibrahim stepped up on Monday with a formal complaint against au
"This document is intended to help humanitarian practitioners more effectively identify and address the unique n
BANGKOK (Thomson Reuters Foundation) – In Sri Lanka, formerly friendly neighbours threatened two women with rap
New guidance from the IASC Gender Reference Group regarding immediate steps the humanitarian community can take to ad
Kavita Krishnan is a central leader of the Communist Party of India―Marxist-Leninist (CPI-ML) and editor of its
A coalition of civil society groups, human rights activists and other good spirited Nigerians led by Women for Peace
Permanent Representative of the UAE to the United Nations pledges UAE's continued financial and psychological support
The 58th session of the Commission on the Status of Women took place at United Nations Headquarters in New York from
This briefing details how the Burmese Army has used rape and sexual violence with impunity for decades.
The Minister of Women Affairs and Social Development, Zainab Maina has reiterated the commitment of the Present Admin
Rewind twenty years—Rwanda, 1994.
With no political solution on the horizon to end the con- flict in Syria, it is clear that humanitarian agencies must
"Violence against women, violence against our mothers and sisters has reached an unacceptable level and we all m
On February 25, Georgetown University will host former Secretary of State and likely 2016 presidential candidate Hill
Time is a luxury and those without money, safety and security don't have it.
The Punjab Assembly passed The Punjab Commission on the Status of Women Bill 2013 on Wednesday.
The NDP is joining forces with the Native Women's Association of Canada (NWAC) to urge the Conservative government to
February 7, 2014 - Both men and women suffer from the severe flaws of the criminal justice system.
On Wednesday, 12 February 2014, the United Nations Security Council held an open debate on the protection of civilian
In late November 2013, Egyptian police rounded up 14 female activists in downtown Cairo, including three prominent wo
In its annual report, the Human Rights Watch organization released on Tuesday blasts that Women and girls in Somalia
In India, a new female-friendly handgun has sparked renewed scrutiny over how women can protect themselves from sexua
Preliminary research in two provinces has found that a lack of implementation of the domestic violence law means that
If regular armies are generally a man's world, guerrillas and insurgent forces are just the contrary.
Next month in Geneva, rebels will sit down to talk to representatives of President Bashar al-Assad's government about
With El Salvador's gang truce teetering on the brink, it's high time to get women involved in any peace negotiations
Today marks the launch of an important new report documenting ongoing crimes of sexual violence—over 100 cases
Morocco aims to toss part of its penal code allowing rapists who marry their victims to go free, lawmakers told Al Ja