“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.”
This year celebrates the 60th anniversary of the signing of the United Nations Declaration of Human Rights in 1948 to
A civil society vigil was held in honor of the 100 days of the ceasefire agreement.
25,000 posters carrying the phrase: "WAR WILL NEVER WIN PEACE - SAY YES TO CEASEFIRE TO WIN PEACE" were pri
This postcard campaign urges President Ellen Johnson-Sirleaf and the Liberian government to ensure that the needs and
IANSA women in Wajir (Kenya) are celebrating a major victory as the local government has agreed to share information
The European Union Assistance on Curbing Small Arms and Light Weapons in Cambodia (EU ASAC) organized on June 5, 2003
Humanitarian Assistance for the Women and Children of Afghanistan (HAWCA) started in the Northern region, City of Maz
Kup Women for Peace from Papua New Guinea are now in Fiji raising awareness about and asking their government to take
The United Nations International Research and Training Institute for the Advancement of Women (UN-INSTRAW) is pleased
United Nations International Research and Training Institute for the Advancement of Women (UN-INSTRAW) is pleased to
Statement by Leymah Gbowee, WIPNET- Unifem Panel on DDRR, CSW Beijing+10.
Following the conflict, a disarmament, demobilization, rehabilitation and reintegration process began.
“Creating DMZs – Everyone's Responsibility”
Next Thursday (25th November) marks a special day for my extended family.
The Sierra Leone Action Network on Small Arms (SLANSA) will today Thursday 2nd December 2010 end two day national con
This year 2010 marks the celebration of 15 years of the implementation of the Beijing Platform of Action; 10 years si
Organized as part of the launch activities of the Inter-Faculty Research Platform on International Criminal and Human
10 years ago, Resolution 1325 was signed at the UN, recognising the devastating affects of conflict on women and maki
When George W. Bush left the White House, the rest of the world breathed a sigh of relief.
Women are constantly forced to negotiate for their rights between family, community and the state.
ANNUAL REPORT DOCUMENTS 2,777 CIVILIAN DEATHS IN 2010
The U.S.-led military campaign in Afghanistan should be brought to a halt because it has solidified, rather than weak
Addis Ababa, March 31, 2011 (Ezega.com) - As we celebrated International Women's day in March this year, one might as
“The Colombian armed conflict has been going on for over 50 years and has developed alongside the situation of
A UN report on accountability for war crimes committed in the Sri Lankan armed conflict must be made public, Amnesty
Global conflicts intensify and new ones are seemingly erupting daily it causes one to look at the civilians, of the m
Mother's Day was originally meant to be a day for peace.
United Nations Human Rights Council 17
Panel on Women-Poverty-Crises-Human Rights
From 7-10 May 2012 in Chad, IANSA's Africa Programme Officer with IANSA women from WAA Cameroon led a Central Africa
The Greater LA Chapter of the US National Committee for UN Women hosted a Women's Peace Walk today.
The plight of child soldiers in Africa has grabbed the headlines in recent weeks, first with the 'Kony 2012' video fr
Political leaders must act immediately and halt arms supplies to the Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC) where they co
In 1990 a few women writers formed Zimbabwe Women Writers (ZWW) to promote women's writings in the country.
H.E. Salva Kiir Mayardit
President of the Republic of South Sudan, Commander in Chief of the SPLA
I have heard a great deal of the magnificent scenery of your country, but seeing surpasses my expectations and the af
What it will take to achieve security, justice and peace
This book traces changes in ideas and policies of the Women's International League for Peace and Freedom (WILPF&mdash
The Government of India failed to advance human rights and justice when it did not accept the recommendations of the
It is estimated that nearly 11,000 former LTTE (Liberation Tigers of Tamil Eelam) combatants either surrendered or ca
Millions of people, in particular women, are affected daily by direct and indirect consequences of use, production, s
Colombia is considered the most violent country in South America.
Small arms are the common tools of violence today; they are cheap, light, and very easy to carry.
As Yugoslavia split apart in the wake of the Soviet Union's collapse, the breakaway state of Bosnia and Herzegovina s
Following decades of civil war South Sudan achieved independence from Sudan in mid-2011 as the culmination of a long
Girl child soldiers are often thought of only as “sex slaves”, a term that glosses over the complex roles
Today, governments adopted the text of the first ever Arms Trade Treaty (ATT) at the United Nations in New York.