“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 campaign to ensure women's equal participation at the peace talks on Syria in January has become more urgent, as
The effective participation of women and attention to women's rights issues is a critical element in achieving a just
As civil war raged in Burundi since the 1996 outbreak of armed conflict between ethnic Tutsi and Hutu groups, in his
Giving women access to and control of natural resources such as land, water, forests and minerals is essential to ens
Breaking News from the Peace Table in Havana
November 6, 2013
A coalition of 30 Israeli feminist groups released "A Comprehensive Action Plan for the Application of United Se
Published jointly by the United Nations Environment Programme (UNEP), the United Nations Entity for Gender Equity and
A new UN resolution to reiterate the importance of women's involvement in conflict prevention, resolution and peace-b
Half a million women were raped during the Rwandan genocide.
By Ronald Bruce St. John
An exile women's rights group will for the first time co-host an event in Burma when the Women's Forum (Burma/Myanmar
Buenos Aires, Sep 16 (Prensa Latina) Nobel Peace laureate Rigoberta Menchu said today that after many long years of g
Thirteen years after the U.N.
By the launch of the National Action Plan on United Nations Security Council Resolution (UNSCR 1325) in Abuja Tuesday
Media coverage of the Colombian peace process has focused on the politics surrounding the talks in Havana.
There is need to invest in women's empowerment and leadership in order for countries to achieve sustainable developme
This conference was run in association with the Norwegian Ministry of Foreign Affairs, Australian Civil-Military Cent
As dusk enveloped the salmon-pink houses of this capital city, the brightly colored robes of women stood out in a mas
Civil society activists in India are hopeful the government led by Nawaz Sharif will work towards improving ties with
The first Didi Nirmala Deshpande South Asian Peace and Justice Award for 2013 has been conferred on Sunila Abeysekera
Arria Formula Meeting on Implementing the UN Security Council's Women, Peace & Security Agenda - Perspectives fro
There are encouraging signs that the new push for peace in the Democratic Republic of the Congo (DRC) can succeed, Ma
SOCIO-POLITICAL and economic advancement of women could mostly be achieved in the shortest- possible time if the glob
Since the beginning of January 2012, an insurgent group has been fighting with the Mali government for the independen
This year's World Social Forum, a transnational gathering of social activists, took place in Tunis, a city bubbling w
The President of the Republic and Secretary General of the Frente POLISARIO Mr.
Several Libyan organisations fighting for women's rights held a demo on Thursday morning against deteriorating human
Hivos welcomes the establishment of the Syrian Women's Forum for Peace (SWFP), which aims to strengthen the role of S
The Women's Initiative Network for Peace has urged President U Thein Sein and the Deputy Commander in Chief of the Ka
Doha, Qatar - Far from the glistening glass and burgeoning metal structures that dot the Doha skyline, the Afghan Tal
Bangladesh's parliament has amended a law allowing the state to appeal against the life sentence given to an oppositi
When Sudanese President Omar Bashir and South Sudanese President Salva Kiir signed a series of agreements on Septembe
A series of workshops on women's participation in the Darfur Peace Process were organized throughout Darfur by the Af
For a very long time women and gender issues remained outside the formal peace forums.
A group of women from North Kivu in the Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC) have demanded to be involved in the on-goi
Concerned over the stand-off in the implementation of the different political and socio- economic agreements that wer
Betty Puerto Barrera is a Colombian peace activist.
"Duck down and put your head below the window," says Hamid as we pass a military outpost in southern Laayou