“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.”
For years women in Mogadishu have been on the side-lines in the fight against al-Shabaab, but more recently they have
Prominent women-leaders from the Central-West region of Western province excelled to greater heights in knowledge and
Gender-based violence, sexually transmitted infections including HIV, and maternal and neonatal mortality and morbidi
MAIDUGURI, Nigeria (AP) — Extremists have abducted 60 more girls and women and 31 boys in weekend attacks on vi
A series of gold-framed pictures cover the wall from left to right inside the working space of Senegalese human right
The Western Bahr el Ghazal State government in collaboration with the United Nations Mission in South Sudan organized
Rewind twenty years—Rwanda, 1994.
The United Nations Commission on the Status of Women (CSW) is the principal global policy-making body dedicated exclu
On 14 January 2014 the closing ceremony of the VII course on Women Leadership was held in the municipality of Antiguo
BAGHDAD (Reuters) - Iraqi authorities are detaining thousands of women illegally and subjecting many to torture and i
If regular armies are generally a man's world, guerrillas and insurgent forces are just the contrary.
GENEVA - Syrian activists said Monday that the voice of women from the war-ravaged nation must not be sidelined at pe
Working with others to make a difference
A coalition of 30 Israeli feminist groups released "A Comprehensive Action Plan for the Application of United Se
The issue of sexual and gender-based violence in conflict and crisis has been featured prominently among scholars, or
I've been watching the news about the war in Syria with a mixture of anger and worry.
NIGERIA is set to launch national action plan for full implementation of the United Nations' Security Council Resolut
The Palestinian Centre for Human Rights (PCHR) strongly condemns the Palestinian female police's violent dispersal of
Nobel Prize winner Shirin Ebadi spoke to Sophie Claudet last week on the sidelines of the Women's Forum in Deauville,
As the sun set over Jerusalem, about one hundred women milled around tables covered with hand-made crafts.
The situation in northern Lebanon has made a turn for the worse during the last couple of weeks, after several outbre
The most pressing global problems simply won't be solved without the participation of women. Seriously, guys.
Militarism, Violence and Conflict is one of the themes of the AWID Forum 2012 ↑ which opens tomorrow in Istanbul
If one thing holds the overall movement of peace movements together it is the goal of violence reduction.
The United States has not had an easy couple of months in Afghanistan.
The Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC) has become infamous in recent years as the “rape capital of the world,&r
According to the Worldwide Guide to Women in Leadership, women are currently serving as president, prime minister or
Colombian and American universities, together with several non-governmental organizations released ten lessons they t
A forum on violence against women will be held in Nicaragua on Friday, after the recent approval of a comprehensive l
ROKO tui Cakaudrove Ro Aca Mataitini is urging all village headmen and church leaders on Taveuni to prioritise the ne
Ellen Johnson Sirleaf has been President of Liberia for a while now and is the first ever African woman to be elected
In one of those rare, "perfect storm" of coincidences, three events converge to provide the topic for this
In Bajaur Agency,