“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 documentation centre No habrá paz sin las mujeres [There will be no peace without women] enables female le
BY GITURA MWAURA, 10 OCTOBER 2013
As the departure of the international security forces approaches, each day turns every bit of hope into desperation f
The most pressing global problems simply won't be solved without the participation of women. Seriously, guys.
In "Distant View of a Minaret," the late and much-neglected Egyptian writer Alifa Rifaat begins her short s
The recent election of José Maria de Vasconcelos, or Taur Matan Ruak as he is known, to the Presidency of Timo
The involvement of women in anti-war actions and in support of peace activism worldwide is a critical part of modern
Twenty years ago this month, war broke out in Bosnia and Herzegovina, the main act in the dissolution of Yugoslavia.
Over the course of a decade and through the administrations of two presidents of different political parties, the Uni
At the end of her official country mission to Papua New Guinea, the UN Special Rapporteur on violence against women,
With the passage of four decrees that regulate Law 1257 against gender violence, Colombia has made significant progre
“Everything changed when the soldiers arrived,” said Rosa, an Indigenous Ixil woman living in the Quich&e
Gender Specialist at the Sierra Leone Conference on Transformation and Development (SLCDT), Madam Naasu Fofanah has s
At first Samira Ibrahim was afraid to tell her father that Egyptian soldiers had detained her in Tahrir Square in Cai
It's perhaps the only market in the world where all the vendors are women.
Just 15 years old, Sahar Gul has become the bruised and bloodied face of women's rights in Afghanistan.
Egyptian women protesters “are being attacked, stripped and beaten in the streets” by security forces, a
Sharp statements about religion, powerful calls for international commmitments and resounding applause, marked the cr
One World South Asia
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
A report published in conjunction with a human rights conference to be held in Gambia from 24 October to 7 November p
The levels of literacy in Haiti are low, but among the most vulnerable groups living in camps they are even lower.
African women who bear the brunt of the continent's conflicts now demand to play a defining role in peacekeeping.
The ten year long armed conflict started by the Communist Party of Nepal -Maoist (CPN Maoist), with the objective of
Women are particularly good at building peace and creating social change.
Voters in Haiti go to the polls on Sunday, March 20, 2011 to elect a new president and a new Parliament.
The United Nations Security Council, in resolutions 1325 and 1820, recognized that women and girls need protection an
Unnoticed by many, Kazakhstan now ranks ahead of some of its EU partners according to the World Economic Forum's Glob
The Crisis in Zimbabwe Coalition joins the world in commemorating the 16 days of activism against gender based violen
The International Criminal Court, the first permanent tribunal set up to prosecute individuals for genocide, war crim
The improved political representation of women in Iraq is in sharp contrast to their broader disempowerment, as highl
Despite the political will shown by leaders on the African continent, women in Africa faced serious challenges with r
Ministers and parliamentarians from 19 countries in Asia-Pacific have agreed on 'Whole-of-Government Approaches' for
In mid-August in the northern Afghanistan province of Kunduz, the Taliban carried out a horrific sentence against two
Time magazine's moving portrayal of the plight of Afghanistan's women is a tribute to their heroism and silent suffer
Grace Lagulu was only 15 years old when she was abducted by the Lords Resistance Army, LRA, in 1987.
On June 30th the Economic and Social Council (ECOSOC) held a special policy dialogue on “The role of women in c
For tourists and other visitors, Cuzco has a special fascination as the ancient capital of the Inca empire.