“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 45-member U.N.
The new head of Japan's national broadcaster NHK defence of the country's wartime military sexual slavery is deplorab
In India, a new female-friendly handgun has sparked renewed scrutiny over how women can protect themselves from sexua
More than 38,000 children have taken part in Liberia's war as fighters, porters, and slaves throughout the country's
NEW YORK, July 31, 2013/African Press Organization (APO)/ — Reduction of Military Set for Next Year, Possible F
In "Distant View of a Minaret," the late and much-neglected Egyptian writer Alifa Rifaat begins her short s
Militarism, Violence and Conflict is one of the themes of the AWID Forum 2012 ↑ which opens tomorrow in Istanbul
If one thing holds the overall movement of peace movements together it is the goal of violence reduction.
“Violence associated with the ‘war on drugs' and organized crime, which includes government corruption in
"A dead rat is worth more than the body of a woman." Those were the words of one distraught young woman who
Wartime rape is a persistent and brutal aspect of conflict, whether during or in the aftermath of hostilities.
Sharp statements about religion, powerful calls for international commmitments and resounding applause, marked the cr
I remember one day, when I was working in Belfast – it was back in the nineties.
November 25 is the International Day for the Elimination of Violence Against Women.
Asked to describe war, most Americans would probably throw out words like troops, tanks, guns, Iraq, and Afghanistan.
As wars become less about states and more about societies, women can play a greater role in shaping or ending conflic
Thousands of women and girls who have been abducted by armed groups, enslaved and repeatedly raped during conflicts a
Whenever Marie*, just 16, looks at her lively toddler, Honoré*, she has the most intimate reminder of the 25-y
It's small actions of compassion and dignity that can restore faith in humanity, even in times of war, human conflict
This week in NY was the annual opening of the UN General Assembly where heads of states make their speeches.
Political parties in the Democratic Republic of Congo are struggling to recruit women into their ranks to run for par
Nepal's efforts to help conflict-affected women and girls gain a stronger footing in society may not be enough for th
Migrant workers living in a squatter settlement outside Tripoli have claimed that nearly two dozen women in the camp
The availability of small arms increases sexual violence against women.
How many rapes are too many in war? Of course, one violent sexual attack on a woman is one too many.
In the regions newly liberated from conflict, the struggle still continues for women.
Warfare is stopping 28 million children worldwide from receiving an education because of sexual violence and attacks
Lieutenant-Colonel Samuel Bisengimana, a senior commander with the Democratic Liberation Forces of Rwanda (FDLR), tur
The Crisis in Zimbabwe Coalition joins the world in commemorating the 16 days of activism against gender based violen
The government is formulating two action plans with an objective to address the woes of those women and children who
Guerda Benjamin from OFAT Haiti reports on how IANSA women are using a CEDAW Shadow Report to urge the government to
A significant new law specifically linking violence against women with firearms possession was passed by the Colombia