“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.”
When the bazooka ruled in 2003 and only the opinions of Liberian warlords and a beleaguered head of state mattered to
The continuing prevalence of civil wars merits renewed efforts to understand more about how they might be successfull
Recently there has been increased focus on the issue of violence against women.
On October 31, 2000, the UN Security Council (UNSC) unanimously passed resolution 1325.
Earlier this week, through the promotion its Gender Unit, the Minustah held at the Hotel Montana, workshops with elev
For the first time, women peace activists from South Asia came together to present a joint resolution to the United N
The prospect of a political solution to the Afghan war has generated much public debate about the fate of Afghan wome
Whether one considers the direct effects of military rule and conflict on women, or the global economic implications
In 2005, the HD Centre published an opinion piece entitled “We the Women : Why conflict mediation is not just a
By July, President Obama plans to decide how many troops to pull out of Afghanistan in the first initial US withdrawa
The head of the United Nation entity tasked with promoting gender equality today reiterated that economic empowerment
When asking for Afghan women's opinion on whether there should be negotiations with the Taliban and foreign troop wit
Leymah Gbowee from Liberia didn't want the powerful story of Liberian women's peace-making to dominate this morning's
Women are critical to peace building and conflict resolution.
She looked down and laughed nervously.
On 20 March, the day before the Mother's Day holiday in Lebanon, 30,000 people of all ages took the streets of Beirut
Women-led philanthropic organizations are finding effective ways of investing in the world's female population.
To appease "Arab spring" protesters, Algeria lifted a 1991 law that banned public assembly, but a longstand
The Canadian High Commission in collaboration with the Ghana Network for Peace building (GHANEP) has organized a two-
National Commission for Social Action (NaCSA) has presented various skills training certificates to ninety (90) women
Dozens of women in the war-torn Afghan capital took part in a march for peace ahead of the traditional new year, call
Over the past decade, the critical importance of women's participation in peace processes and policies has been recog
Egyptian and Tunisian women's role in post-revolutionary governments was a major concern at the high-powered “W
"Let's take a moment of silence for our sisters and brothers in Cote d'Ivoire," she said.
First guilt, then pain, then disgust. First tears, then sleeplessness, then defiance.
All across the occupied Palestinian territories, women took to the streets on Tuesday in commemoration of the 100th a
Nawara Belal dreamt of an Egypt where men and women stood side-by-side.
The progress on resolution 1325 of the UN Security Council which aims at combating gender based violence and promote
With a view to achieving sustainable peace and establishing a just society by ensuring participation of women at all
The Ministry of Peace and Reconstruction on Thursday formally launched a set of national action plans in line with th
Disability access, environment management, women and children's health issues, and improving health service delivery
A convenor of a non-governmental organization of Filipinos of mostly Muslim heritage on Monday expressed that Muslim
Parveena Ahangar's unassuming nature and calm demeanour does not betray the pain and agony that the Srinagar-based fo
On the 31 October 2000 UNSC Resolution 1325 was adopted.
We know what the birth of a revolution looks like: A student stands before a tank.
More than 50% of peace agreements fail within five years of signature.
Accordingly, President Ellen Johnson was selected for the 2011 award, becoming the first woman president to receive t
Liberia's nomination for the award is the fourth since 2005, when Senegal's President Abdoulaye Wade and former South
On 20 January, the Government is launching a new plan for efforts in the area of women, peace and security.
The United Nations is making progress in its efforts to incorporate women into its conflict mediation activities &nda
The United States Institute of Peace (USIP) announced today that its initiative on gender and peacebuilding is now be
Discusses Situation of the Rights of Women in Israel, Kenya, Lichtenstein and South Africa.
Discusses Situation of the Rights of Women in Israel, Kenya, Lichtenstein and South Africa
Nepal´s development partners have expressed readiness to continue their support to the peace building process i
A WOMEN's activist has called for the even distribution of resources in a bid to meet goals outlined by the United Na