“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.”
(WNN/PI) Santa Domingo, DOMINICAN REPUBLIC: With Dominican Republic's national legislation against violence i
Isabel* thinks she's finally found a place where she can rebuild her life, seven years after fleeing her home and mov
Over the course of a decade and through the administrations of two presidents of different political parties, the Uni
“Violence associated with the ‘war on drugs' and organized crime, which includes government corruption in
“Everything changed when the soldiers arrived,” said Rosa, an Indigenous Ixil woman living in the Quich&e
Legally, each of Peru's 25 administrative regions must have a plan for promoting equal opportunities for women.
Prosecutor General Viviane Morales has said that gender violence occurring in the context of Colombia's internal conf
Voters in Haiti go to the polls on Sunday, March 20, 2011 to elect a new president and a new Parliament.
Amnesty International today urged the Guatemalan authorities to act to stop the high numbers of women being killed ac
The peace imposed on the more than 200,000 people living in the Complexo do Alemão group of favelas in Rio de
Eight months after the catastrophic earthquake in Haiti, having no home is still not the hardest thing to bear.
Today, the American Bar Association unanimously passed a resolution urging the U.S.
Even after the aftershocks of the devastating Jan. 12 quake subsided, women's bodies were still trembling in Haiti.
Guatemala's 36 year civil war resulted in 662 massacres, 200, 000 dead or “disappeared”, and over one mil
"I want justice.
Violence, including human rights violations, has been increasing in Mexico, and women's rights have suffered blow aft
"The press will change when they cease to report exclusively from a masculine point of view," Peru's deputy
Latin America and the Caribbean is a dangerous place for women.
For tourists and other visitors, Cuzco has a special fascination as the ancient capital of the Inca empire.
Since the Law on the Right of Women to a Life Free of Violence was passed in 2007, the number of denunciations of vio
Project: Access to Justice for Women in Situations of Violence: A comparative Study of Women's Police Station in Lati
As we bid farewell to 2010 and usher in 2011 with a renewed sense of purpose, I'm proud of all the hard work that has
Ostensibly, my recent chat with Tamara Kreinin, executive director of Women and Population at the United Nations Foun
You can tell a great deal about a country by the way it treats its women and children.
Sandra Morán reminds us all why international grassroots solidarity is so important.
This past Saturday marked three years since Haiti was stuck by a devastating earthquake.