“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.”
2011 has been hailed as a year of democratic transformation: a year in which calls for stronger democratic institutio
In early December 2011, IPJ Deputy Director Dee Aker and Program Officer Zahra Ismail were in Cambodia for the th
For a long time, negative impressions have dominated world's opinion of women in the Middle East and North Africa reg
The government has not only empowered the womenfolk in the country but also working to provide them space in all walk
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Egyptian women protesters “are being attacked, stripped and beaten in the streets” by security forces, a
The United States hopes to prevent and defuse conflicts by getting more women seated at negotiating tables around the
Sarah Ajith James arrived in Washington last Sunday night, just five months after her country -- South Sudan -- seced
Minister of Social Welfare, Gender and Children's Affairs, Steven Gaojia, has said that women need to be united and s
A women's rights activist from Jordan, during an İstanbul conference on women's empowerment in the midst of the
2011 was not so good despite CSOs input into efforts to ensure that the rights of women were upheld, that is the vedi
When Alfred Nobel drew up his will, he designated peace as the fifth and final prize area.
Iranian authorities allegedly lifted the death sentence imposed on Kurdish woman activist Zeyneb Jalalian.
Afghan women want peace, but not at the cost of losing all they have gained in the last 10 years.
Sharp statements about religion, powerful calls for international commmitments and resounding applause, marked the cr
Today, one-third of company owners and top managers in Bulgaria are women.
By most measures, women are disproportionately underrepresented as peacekeepers and in the leadership of peacekeeping
Activists warned the government Tuesday against failing to adopt a new electoral law that would provide better repres
For years, a Bay Area couple had been trying to publicize the danger that dissidents from their native Iran faced at
Women's rights champions are not prepared to let the dust settle on the Fourth High Level Forum on Aid Effectiveness
KATHMANDU, NEPAL (Catholic Online) - Attracted to the Army by promises of equality and justice during the decade of c
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Anyone lucky enough to be teaching peace studies courses soon notices that more females are in the classes than males
Imagine a world where women living directly with the realities of war help build the peace.
The continuing prevalence of civil wars merits renewed efforts to understand more about how they might be successfull
JERUSALEM — The subject of a women's place in public dominated Israel's headlines this week after a series of i
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Kamindanawan, a celebratory gathering of Mindanao women leaders, is set to honor tomorrow some 11 Mindanawon women an
Two women Members of Parliament from the Central African Republic (CAR), yesterday met with members of National Women
A week of events to highlight human rights issues in the Commonwealth began yesterday with the testimony of Ugandan a
On Egypt's first day of elections, women's participation was visibly large in the country's first post-revolution ele
To say they're excited about the downfall of the Gaddafi regime would be an understatement.From the moment Newsbeat m
Leaders attending the Bonn Conference on the future of Afghanistan must make an explicit declaration that women's rig
On December 5, the international community will gather with Afghan leaders in Bonn, Germany's picturesque Cold War-er
Social Watch, an International Network of Civil Society Organizations (NGOs) monitor and report on all issues which;
If and when Sri Lanka's Lessons Learned and Reconciliation Commission (LLRC) releases its report later this month, as