“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.”
HALIFAX - First Nation leaders, women's groups, elders and youth today gathered in a Circle of Hope in Halifax today,
Somali Ministry of Women and Human Rights in collaboration with the United Nations Population Fund and United Nations
Women in Syria have been arbitrarily arrested and detained, physically abused, harassed, and tortured during Syria's
There are no Haitians in the Montreal neighborhood where Lovely lives.
What started as a normal day for an ordinary young woman here in Libya turned into a nightmare when a security guard
RWANDA, EASTERN AFRICA: To curb continuing cases of rape violence in Rwanda's refugee camps, the government of Rwanda
Concern is mounting that British aid money may be funding police who are using rape as a tool of state-sanctioned tor
Year 2014 witnessed a steep rise in cases of harassment and molestation across the valley, and to protest against the
India has rebuffed accusations by a U.N.
The Global Summit To End Sexual Violence in Conflict is underway in London.
In the Democratic Republic of Congo there have been more than two decades of armed conflict, sexual violence against
The Government in partnership with the United Nations High Commission for Refugees (UNHCR) on Tuesday inaugurated a m
JUBA, 13 May 2014 (IRIN) - Sexual and gender-based violence might not be a new phenomenon in South Sudan, but the cur
The 45-member U.N.
A number of alleged domestic violence killings in the past year in Lebanon have fueled a renewed attention on women's
Some 15 years after the conflict in Kosovo ended, parliament has decided to offer legal rights to wartime rape victim
Afghan President Hamid Karzai on Monday withheld his signature and instead asked for revisions to a new law that righ
The Country Representative of the United Nations Children's Fund (UNICEF), Mr.
The NDP is joining forces with the Native Women's Association of Canada (NWAC) to urge the Conservative government to
Violence Against Women and Girls is rife in the Pacific and various programs are being developed to counter this.`26
For those of you who have blocked out memory of the long battle to reauthorize the Violence Against Women Act that wa
BAGHDAD (Reuters) - Iraqi authorities are detaining thousands of women illegally and subjecting many to torture and i
In its annual report, the Human Rights Watch organization released on Tuesday blasts that Women and girls in Somalia
Banned under strict refugee laws from applying for asylum from within her own country's borders, the former member of
To highlight the issues of inter-faith harmony and rights of women at the national level, AAWAZ, in collaboration wit
For the past two decades women's bodies have become the battlefield as gangs of combatants have committed atrocities
Syria's civil war has caused a big increase in ‘honour killings' and child marriages and the breakdown of the h
Women in Syria have been raped in detention, used as human shields during military operations and kidnapped to pressu
Indian police Sunday questioned witnesses in a sexual assault inquiry involving one of the country's most prominent j
Monday, November 25, is International Day for the Elimination of Violence against Women. The U.N.
All UK partners delivering humanitarian aid to the Philippines are now required to assess the risk of violence agains
Some Syrians say outrage over the sentencing of a teenage girl was a spark that started the country's two-and-a-half
Arab women played a central role in the Arab Spring, but their hopes the revolts would bring greater freedom and expa
The Government will urge for international action to protect women and girls from violence and sexual exploitation in
The International Committee of the Red Cross is stepping up its focus on victims of sexual violence in armed conflict
Burma's government has not supported a declaration launched on the sidelines of the UN General Assembly this week to
When Yam Lash was brutally raped by Khmer Rouge soldiers under a coconut tree in 1977, she was convinced she had litt
Laws to punish domestic violence are too often honoured in the breach
Women in Syria are being used as "weapons of war", a human rights activist has told MEPs.
The statement will be a blow to Western nations and the government of President Hamid Karzai, who want to paint a pos
The journal International Interactions has just published a special issue titled "A Systematic Understan
Saudi Arabia has passed legislation aimed at protecting women, children and domestic staff against domestic abuse, a
As the departure of the international security forces approaches, each day turns every bit of hope into desperation f
Rape and sexual violence pose a “constant threat” to women and children living in camps for displaced peo