“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.”
At an event in the Foreign and Commonwealth Office last night, the foreign secretary will launch a high-profile new i
More than 2,500 women from 140 countries traveled to İstanbul on Thursday for the start of the Association of Wo
This report documents acts of violence, harassment, and threats against women in Chechnya to intimidate them into wea
The Human Rights Committee concluded its ninety-ninth session today, during which it considered and adopted concludin
Afghan women walk past a guesthouse damaged a day after the suicide attacks in Kabul, 27 Feb. 2010
International Women's Day is celebrated each year on March eighth.
Speech by Inés Alberdi, UNIFEM Executive Director
Date: 4 March 2010
The NGO Working Group on Women, Peace and Security has released the March 2010 version of our Monthly Action Points (
United Nations Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon says that full empowerment of women requires expanding economic opportun
The NGO Working Group on Women, Peace and Security has released the February 2010 version of our Monthly Action Point
At the end of September 2009, two sharply contrasting events coincided: the United States Secretary of State Hillary
Momentum is building to eliminate the most pervasive yet least recognized human rights abuse in the world—viole
Violence against women and girls is a virulent form of abuse and discrimination that transcends race, class and natio
Throughout history, gender−based violence has been an integral component of armed conflict.
Since the end of the Cold War, civil wars (intrastate conflicts) have come to dominate the international landscape.
Since 1947, World YWCA Day has been celebrated annually on April 24 and is an opportunity for YWCAs around the world
The Campus of Excellence and Ashoka's Changemakers have launched a new competition for preventing violence against wo
The Inter-Agency Network on Women and Gender Equality (IANWGE) invites you to participate in online discussions on th
The United Nations Department of Public Information would like to invite you to an online discussion on "Women a
Since the massive earthquake struck Haiti on January 12th, Ambassador and Mrs.
This event presents a great opportunity for our entire community to demonstrate what widespread support there is for
The integration of the health sector into strategies to prevent and respond to gender-based violence is often lacking
At its sixty-second session, in November 2007, the General Assembly of the United Nations proclaimed 20 February as W
Every year since 2002, we have gathered at The John F.
The International Gender Policy Network (IGPN) is a membership based, non-governmental organization and has been esta
We Demand a Truly Democratic Government Respectful of a Participatory System based on Freedom and Peace!