“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.”
Secretary General Madeleine Reese from Women's International League for Peace and Freedom stated that what happened i
With the launch of the 2030 Agenda for Sustainable Development, the links between the status of women worldwide and t
The Fiji Women’s Crisis Centre with UNDP will facilitate training sessions focused on gender, violence against women
As part of our preparations for the 60th Commission on the Status of Women and as part of our ongoing webinar series
The report notes the conclusions of numerous meetings on the state of implementation of legal instruments on women's
Spain will be holding new elections as of June 26, 2016, after political parties failed to reached an agreement to fo
The Helms Amendment has been a hotly disputed law for decades, providing conflicting interpretations about the legali
The Women Thrive Alliance has launched a new initiative, the #Achieve5 Campaign, in order to promote global action, a
The International Board of the Women's International League for Peace and Freedom released a statement entitled "The
The International Board of the Women's International League for Peace and Freedom released a statement entitled "Cond
Human Rights Watch has launched their #HaltArms campaign to call on U.S.
The illegal production of mica in India is endagering the lives of men, women and especially children in many rural a
A new report published days before the second meeting in Geneva of the intergovernmental working group on a legally b
In December 2016, the Korean Women's Development Institute (KWDI) organised an international symposium in Seoul entit
This Presidential Statement addressed a variety of problem faced by women in conflict settings, including the need to
"The Security Council shares the view expressed in the RSF GLR that there is an urgent need to address violence and d
This report written by Zarizana Abdul Aziz and Janine Moussa from the International Human Rights Initiative addresses
This statement by WILPF addresses the Commission of Inquiry on the Syrian Arab Republic's report on how the Syrian go
This statement by WILPF addresses the UN Human Rights Council by speaking for the organization, Families of Freedom,
This statement by WILPF calls for a gender perspective to be mainstreamed in the binding treaty in the intergovernmen
This statement by WILPF describes a group of five Syrian women called Families for Freedom who went to Geneva to advo
This initiative by WILPF is a joint action with CEDAW, about their concerns with Germany’s arms exports, wh
This initiative is a survey for civil society organizations that work to address child, early and forced marriage, or
This initiative is called MENA day when WILPF brought feminist leaders and social and political activists from 8 coun
This statement is a message to the international community and the United Nations to exert pressure on the Israeli oc
This initiative is a guide to educate about human trafficking and facilitate the coversation around ending human traf
Who is Binalakshmi Nepram?
This initiative is a video featuring Ray Acheson, Director of Reaching Critical Will, explaining what's the impact on
This article is a four-part series that tries to investigate why some UN peacekeepers become predators.
Esta iniciativa es sobre los feminicidios cometidos por el uso de armas de fuego en Colombia durante el último año.
The Council sent a mission to the Lake Chad Basin region (Cameroon, Chad, Niger and Nigeria) from 1 to 7 March 2017. The mission was led jointly by the Permanent Representatives of France, Senegal and the United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland. Key messages conveyed by the Governments of the Lake Chad Basin countries were similar. They acknowledged the continued threat by Boko Haram, despite its degraded capability as a result of operations by the Multinational Joint Task Force and their national armies. They stressed that the military efforts had severely drained their meagre resources in the context of a deep financial crisis affecti ng the region. This, in turn, had limited their ability to address the humanitarian, socioeconomic and development needs of the affected populations.
The Security Council visited the Republic of Haiti from 22 to 24 of June on an official mission headed by Bolivia in its capacity as President of the Council for the month of June. The purpose of the visit was to: reaffirm the support of the Security Council to the Government and the people of Haiti for the purpose of contributing to its stability and development; review the implementation of resolution 2350 (2017), with a focus on the conclusion of the United Nations Stabilization Mission in Haiti (MINUSTAH) and the transition to the new United Nations Mission for Justice Support in Haiti (MINUJUSTH); and identify the necessary measures for the successful implementation of the mandate of MINUJUSTH.