“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 60th session of the Commission on the Status of Women (CSW60) took place at United Nations (UN) Headquarters in N
Germany and Sweden have welcomed unprecedented numbers of refugees in the face of ambivalence or outright objections
In 2000, the UN Security Council adopted Resolution 1325 to uphold women’s rights in conflict and their roles in peac
As a network of peacebuilding organizations, constituted regionally and with a global reach, GPPAC's position on the
"This International Protocol, the first of its kind, is the product of the wisdom and experience of hundreds of
The 58th session of the Commission on the Status of Women took place at United Nations Headquarters in New York from
This briefing details how the Burmese Army has used rape and sexual violence with impunity for decades.
The Syrian civil war has had a devastating impact on women and girls.
Analysis and key recommendations
by the Women's Major Group
Conflict-related sexual and gender based violence paper launched by VCDF at Civil-Military Leaders Workshop
Conflict Prevention, Post-Conflict Peacebuilding, Promotion of Durable Peace, Rule of Law and Governance.
February 7, 2014 - Both men and women suffer from the severe flaws of the criminal justice system.
In 2009/10, the United Nations Security Council passed Resolutions 1888 and 1960 establishing Women's Protection Advi
This first widespread governmental study on sexual harassment in Egypt has revealed that an astounding 99.3 per cent
The new government of Somalia plans to relocate tens of thousands of internally displaced people (IDPs) within Mogadi
Written Statement by the Women's International League for Peace and Freedom for the 57th Commission on the St
In corporation with Colombian civil society organizations, the Oidhaco network has produced a factsheet where data co
The 140-page report provides detailed accounts of 75 cases of alleged rape and sexual abuse that occurred from 2006-2
"The focus of the Review is on the Network and the ‘additionality' of the network to the UN beyond the ind
Colombia's laws on violence against women are not adequately protecting victims displaced by the armed conflict, Huma
Saferworld welcomes the UK Government's decision to increase its efforts to prevent sexual violence in armed conflict
Women in Colombia, as elsewhere, face many forms of physical and psychological genderbased violence in many contexts
Violence against women and girls is now universally understood to be a violation of their human rights and it is acce
Last week, forty members of Congress re-introduced the International Violence Against Women Act (I-VAWA).
More frequently the issue of bringing men into the conversation on gender equality is coming to the fore.
The targeting of women's bodies in times of conflict has come to light as a systematic strategy which has been used b
The NGO Working Group on Women, Peace and Security has released the April 2012 version of our Monthly Action Points (
Sexual violence in Colombia continues to be an invisible crime.
For March, in which the United Kingdom has the Security Council presidency, the MAP provides recommendations on count
Women in Sri Lanka's predominantly Tamil-speaking north and east are facing a desperate lack of security in the after
The United Nations Trust Fund in Support of Actions to Eliminate Violence against Women is accepting applications for
On Tuesday 25 October 2011, IANSA together with the Parliamentary Forum on Small Arms and Light Weapons, and the Regi
“We fled our village to a hiding site before the fighting began.
In 2001, after the fall of the Taliban regime, reconstruction of political and economical structures began in Afghani
“It is more dangerous to be a woman than to be a soldier in modern conﬂict.” Patrick Cammaert (200
Violence, dismal healthcare and brutal poverty make Afghanistan the world's most dangerous country for women, with Co
Afghanistan, Congo and Pakistan are the world's most dangerous countries for women due to a barrage of threats rangin