“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.”
February 7, 2014 - Both men and women suffer from the severe flaws of the criminal justice system.
Violence Against Women and Girls is rife in the Pacific and various programs are being developed to counter this.`26
(WNN) Los Angeles, California, UNITED STATES, AMERICAS: Despite the election of new President Hassan Rowhani in the I
A proper democracy cannot be established without the participation of women.
Britain will give £18.5 million to Afghanistan to help more Afghan women take part in the presidential election
Some Syrians say outrage over the sentencing of a teenage girl was a spark that started the country's two-and-a-half
In a country where women's' rights are still fiercely contested, Soosan Firooz has added a strong new voice to the de
The modern Arab world has never known a female leader, and against all odds, Syria may be the country where it happen
Never mind the fact that Myanmar's most famous person is a woman—Nobel laureate Aung San Suu Kyi.
An international human rights group is urging Yemen to ensure that its new constitution has adequate protections for
The Supreme Court on Tuesday observed that there was no cruelty bigger than depriving women from their right to vote.
The Women's Initiative Network for Peace (Win-Peace) has expressed serious concern at the continued imprisonment of h
As the departure of the international security forces approaches, each day turns every bit of hope into desperation f
Afghan women's rights advocate Masouda Karokhi was announced as one of the eight winners of the 2013 N-Peace Awards,
The assistant secretary general of the UN, Lakshmi Puri, made remarks on the need for women around the world to addre
Several UN experts on Wednesday criticised Iran's decision to bar women from running in upcoming elections, saying th
Bangladesh has won second place in an annual United Nations Development Programme competition, with a story that high
Democratic Senator Bob Casey and a handful of other senators met with Afghan President Hamid Karzai in Washington, D.
It's been almost two years since revolution swept across parts of the Arab world.
Nobel Prize winner Shirin Ebadi spoke to Sophie Claudet last week on the sidelines of the Women's Forum in Deauville,
The draft proposal of a new constitution for Egypt, has caused fiery protests from civil society and women's organiza
Health is essential to the economy, well-being, national security, and future of the Middle East region.
A number of news articles, news programs, and pundits have described the “Arab Spring” as an "Arab S
American journalist Lara Logan explained on camera how she endured a sexual assault in Cairo's Tahrir Square, but cou
Successful uprisings in Tunisia and Egypt in the last year have sparked movements against dictatorships across the Mi
Nawal Al Saadawi has been at the lead of the fight for rights for women for decades, and like many here was exhilarat
The slow progress stands in contrast to the government's tall claims regarding women development and empowerment &mda
Delana's achievement is not only outstanding but in the history of Fiji, there has never been a gold medallist at the
Talking to APP, he said reservation of four seats for minorities in the Senate and work on 'Minorities Protection Bil
Amnesty calls for the immediate release of Zhila Bani-Yaghoub
“More and more women are becoming politically active and so the number of women in prison is rising too.”
Participants of a national consultation have demanded representation of female political workers in all party ranks t
Major improvements to women's rights in Bahrain has lead to greater equality in the country's courts, said Her Royal
Saudi female activists who had been expected to brave a driving ban have postponed a planned day of action for Sunday
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
More than 2,500 women from 140 countries traveled to İstanbul on Thursday for the start of the Association of Wo
A year ago, women were front and centre in the Arab Spring uprisings – acting as advocates, smuggling ammunitio
It is never easy to persuade those who have acquired power forcibly of the wisdom of peaceful change," Aung San
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,
A two-day women conference with different political views from state was held between 18-19th March.
In the face of the most prolonged government crackdown in the Arab Spring, Syrian women are protesting alongside men,
Scores of South Asian charities struggling to curb high child-marriage rates are backing a global movement spearheade
The issues surro
Just 15 years old, Sahar Gul has become the bruised and bloodied face of women's rights in Afghanistan.