“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.”
Prepared by Ijechi Nwaozuzu
Prepared by Anne Lescure
On 23 July 2015, the Council held its quarterly open debate on the Middle East, with a focus on the situation in Isra
Operation Protective Edge and the costs of war in the latest round of the Israel-Palestine conflict have dominated al
As ongoing tensions and what has been called “the politics of hate” rises to a critical point today follo
A coalition of 30 Israeli feminist groups released "A Comprehensive Action Plan for the Application of United Se
This year's World Social Forum, a transnational gathering of social activists, took place in Tunis, a city bubbling w
MADRE, an international women's human rights organization, condemns the growing violence that has killed at least 18
Six women were arrested at the Western Wall on Thursday for wearing prayer shawls during services in a manner that ha
The Palestinian Centre for Human Rights (PCHR) strongly condemns the Palestinian female police's violent dispersal of
Abeer Abu Ghaith, a poised young woman overflowing with optimism, works tirelessly to help Palestinian women achieve
In the offices of the General Union of Palestinian Women –a bastion for older-generation prominent women politi
The faces of five men in business suits and one woman in a white head scarf beam under the slogan “Modern Hebro
Health is essential to the economy, well-being, national security, and future of the Middle East region.
A new group running for municipal elections in Hebron is offering residents an alternative to politics as usual in th
As the sun set over Jerusalem, about one hundred women milled around tables covered with hand-made crafts.
Today, a full-page advertisement supporting the New Israel Fund will appear in the New York Times.
"At the demonstration today in Kafr a-Dik, I noticed looks and finger-pointing from the shabab (nickname for you
More than 50 percent of peace agreements fail within five years of being signed.
Recently there has been increased focus on the issue of violence against women.
Many have long maintained that a mass-based and sustained campaign of nonviolent Palestinian resistance -- a "Wh
All across the occupied Palestinian territories, women took to the streets on Tuesday in commemoration of the 100th a
The Palestinian people's oppression continues primarily due to the financial, diplomatic and military support that th
Palestinian women in the West Bank and Gaza held rallies Monday to commemorate International Women's Day.
Gender-based violence in the occupied Palestinian territory remains at epidemic levels, according to UN agencies, loc
Around 700 people, many of them women, attended a memorial march in the West Bank on Friday to honour a woman who die
As we reflect upon another year gone by, we do so upon a tide of turmoil, hope and revolution sweeping across the Ara
A women's peace delegation – led by Nobel Peace Laureate Jody Williams – wrapped up a seven-day tour of I
In the opening sequence of the new documentary film, Budrus, the camera follows a winding road to the home of Palesti
Women are not being adequately utilized to bring about peace in the Middle East, according to Finnish President Taria
Jody Williams received the Nobel Peace Prize in 1997 for her work to prohibit landmines through the International Cam
Nobel Peace Laureate Mairead Maguire was denied entry to Israel on Tuesday morning and detained at the country's Ben
For the second time in the past several months, a group of about 25 Israeli women successfully smuggled 23 Palestinia
Two weeks after Shas spiritual leader Rav Ovadia Yosef called for God to “smite [Palestinians] with the plague,
A committee of mothers of Palestinian prisoners met Friday outside the headquarters of the Red Cross in Gaza City, pr
The bloody wake left by the Mavi Marmara after the May 31 Israeli commando raid has not deterred 50 female activists
It was a single word scrawled on a wall at the Hebrew University of Jerusalem that unlocked something deep inside Inb
Since 2002, the International Women's Peace Service in Palestine (IWPS-Palestine) has been documenting and non-violen
Concluding a two-day conference bringing together government leaders and nearly 100 experts on women's human and poli
Women leaders attending a United Nations-hosted conference in Madrid today called for a just and peaceful resolution
Male leaders fail to break the Mideast impasse.
Jerusalem is a city blessed but also cursed by its own holiness.
Women make up only a tiny minority of more than 7,000 Palestinians held in Israeli prisons, but they often pay a high
In conjunction with the presentation of the UN Fact Finding Mission's report to the Human Rights Council on 29 Septem