“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.”
The Crisis in Zimbabwe Coalition joins the world in commemorating the 16 days of activism against gender based violen
Sixteen years after Burma's military regime reached a ceasefire deal with the country's second largest rebel group, t
The government is formulating two action plans with an objective to address the woes of those women and children who
In January 2009, the Congolese government announced that the second phase of its demobilisation, disarmament and rein
November 17, 2010 (JUBA) - Implementation of the disarmament, demobilization and reintegration (DDR) program in Sudan
As a political instrument of power projection and status, nuclear weapons carry a peculiarly masculine symbolism.
The perception that women are only ever victims of conflict ignores the large numbers of female combatants, which can
It is not about feminism, it is about business.
Recent research suggests that women comprise between 10 and 30 percent of armed opposition groups, with some groups,
Valmathi Jegadas is a different sort of mine clearer to the testosterone-fuelled explosives specialists portrayed in
In a recent report which was co-written by the author for the UK-based Medical Foundation for the Care of Victims of
The Regional Economic Community Action Program will receive $575,000 from the federal government to support the redev
Only fifteen of nearly four hundred persons, most of them women, were allowed to witness before Sri Lanka's Lessons L
As more women join the military, they need services that range from medical and psychological treatment to homeless p
NAIROBI, 7 September 2010 (IRIN) - Authorities in Galkayo, in Somalia's self-declared autonomous region of Puntland,
"Black Diamond" and her comrades may look like any bunch of street-wise girls with attitude but they have t
"Weapons were silenced so women and people can speak" and "My body is my house, my house is my territo
United Nations Security Council Resolution 1325 (UNSCR 1325) on Women, Peace and Security was passed in October 2000.
An international newsletter on integrating armed violence prevention and reduction to promote development strategies.
One hundred young men and women, victims of violence perpetrated by illegal armed groups and at high risk for recruit
Honduran women rejected on Wednesday the increased US military presence in the country and the installation of two ne
IOM is supporting the social and economic reintegration of ex-combatants through employment training in road safety a
During the past decade, the international community has come to recognize that girls participate in armed groups and
Gangs and armed groups may rank below militaries and law enforcement agencies in the possession of firearms, but &quo
The Minister of Justice, Cllr. Christiana P.
Former female Maoist combatants in Nepal are facing a new fight - reintegrating into their communities and returning
Since the end of the Cold War, changes in modern warfare, including the increased targeting of civilians and the esca
The first "Peace and Equal Opportunities in Congo after 50 years of independence" fair opened on 18th March
Scores of former Maoist combatants, including women, were released from UN supervised camps today in Nepal's Chitwan