“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 January, in which Kazakhstan has the presidency of the UN Security Council, the MAP provides recommendations on
For July, in which Japan has the presidency of the UN Security Council, the MAP provides recommendations on the situa
Analysis is forthcoming.
I sat in the glittery closing plenary of last week's global summit to end sexual violence in conflict in London, tire
This paper provides an analysis on how to deal with Boko Haram by utilizing the Women, Peace and Security (WPS) Agend
The stories of gang-rape, forced marriage and fathers being forced to rape their own daughters at gunpoint keep her a
EFFORTS to enhance women's participation in politics beginning from the 2015 general elections received a boost durin
Sierra Leone is demonstrating that it understands the important role women can play as peacekeepers.
The Minister of Women Affairs and Social Development, Zainab Maina has reiterated the commitment of the Present Admin
Several women organizations and groups have been motivated to assist the security sector in consolidating the peace a
"Violence against women, violence against our mothers and sisters has reached an unacceptable level and we all m
The women of Port Loko District on Valentine's Day celebrated the first One Billion rising in Africa V-Day on the the
The Country Representative of the United Nations Children's Fund (UNICEF), Mr.
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Female opposition lawmaker, Hon.
New Delhi, Sep 12 (IANS): An all-women police unit provided by India, as part of a UN peacekeeping force, inspired ma
It was aimed at strategising and building the capacity of women for effective participation in decision making in the
By the launch of the National Action Plan on United Nations Security Council Resolution (UNSCR 1325) in Abuja Tuesday
The Female legislative Caucus of Liberia's National Legislature says it will shortly introduce a parity bill.
The National Elections Commission (NEC) in collaboration with the International Institute for Democracy and Electoral
NEW YORK, July 31, 2013/African Press Organization (APO)/ — Reduction of Military Set for Next Year, Possible F
It's hard to underscore enough the role women have played in Liberia's recent history.
A black Mercedes pulls up in a grimy street in Bamako and the back door swings open.
Political parties in Liberia have been asked to ensure that at least 40 per cent of all elected positions at the dist
The National Security Coordinator (NSCOORD), Retired Brigadier Mustapha M.K.
The Minister of Social Welfare, Gender and Children's Affairs, Hon.
It is over a week since Ruth Flomo was last able to walk, the bullet lodged in her leg an agonising reminder of the t
President Dr Joyce Banda will leave the country on June 26 for Abuja Nigeria where she is expected to attend a High L
Women activists from various groups in Sierra Leone, including the Parliamentary Female Caucus, 50/50 Group and Campa
Liberia's national police force (LNP) has begun an intensive recruitment program across the country aimed at women.
By John Baimba Sesay (Press Attaché in China)
Women in Sierra Leone are stepping on center stage in a steady but slow pace to play their part as equal partners in
Women and children play a major role in poverty alleviation and are expected to feature prominently in any future dev
A three-day symposium on gender issues that impact the 1986 constitutional reviewing process got underway in Monrovia
This was in response to the request of United Nation (UN) Women Executive Director, Ms Michelle Bachelet ,that barrie
From 1991 to 2002, Sierra Leone suffered through a brutal civil war that resulted in 50,000 deaths.
Mariam Cisse sits on a wooden bench with her arm wrapped in a sling, her sad eyes cast downward and her voice low.
Sierra Leone held its third election since the end of its decade-long civil war on November 17.
As part of ongoing efforts to strengthen implementation of United Nations Security Council Resolution 1325 on Women P
The French capital of Paris, especially the location of the presidential residence (Elysee Palace) is expected to com
Addressing a one-day Stakeholders' Consultative Conference yesterday in Monrovia, Vice President Joseph N.
"Women continue to play a major role in the efforts for peace.
Two years ago, Sierra Leone's government invited the women's movement to draw up a bill to usher in the quota system
Malawi President Joyce Banda and Liberian President Ellen Johnson Sirleaf delivered blunt advice Monday to those seek
As Liberian women continue to enjoy the country's political honeycomb (sweetness), with a substantial representation
The Women Situation Room WSR, with the theme "Peace in our Hands" will be officially launched by President
The only female aspirant for the Chairmanship of the Kailahun District Council in the November 17 pol
I would like to situate my ideas within the geo-political context of the popular uprisings that continue to take plac
Female aspirants for the November 17th General Elections drawn from all four Districts of Bo, Moyamba ,Pujehun and Bo