“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 WomanStats Project is the most comprehensive compilation of information on the status of women in the world.
Solidarity for African Women's Rights (SOAWR) is proud to announce the launch of its new website.
The Saharawi Human Rights Defensors condemn the Moroccan government's decision to deport human rights activists from
The Joint Action Committee (JAC) and the Women's Action Forum (WAF) held a demonstration on Tuesday demanding the gov
Today by way of written communication the administration of Radio Cadena Voces, owned by Ricardo Maduro Joest, ex-Pre
Women in Pakistan face especially formidable obstacles in their search for better lives and opportunities for themsel
As part of JASS' global movement-building initiative, twenty-seven women leaders from Central America and Mexico gath
In Ecuador, UNIFEM is partnering with national women's institutions, CONAMU, the municipality of Quito and Amnesty In
A bill to abolish laws that discriminate against women in Pakistan has been presented before Pakistan's parliament.
The International Gathering of Women Against War took place in Bogota 10-12 August 2004.
Like every year, Working Women Organization is organizing the campaign on “Sixteen Days of Activism Against Gen
Throughout Latin America and the Caribbean, as in much of the world, women and children's access to medical care is s
WOREC Nepal and NAWHRDs is appalled and deeply shocked on hearing the cruel brutality of the Police a
Nearly 200 activists from approximately 70 countries worldwide gathered yesterday in Colombo, Sri Lanka, to begin an
Journal for Women's Studies: Alam-e-Niswan invites submissions for its 2009 Special Issue (vo
The six-year, six-country, South Asian Campaign to End All Violence against Women - or the 'WE CAN" campaign - a
The National Council for Peace in Sri Lanka launched the Campaign "From one year to Ceasefire to Permanent Peace
Forty-five young researchers, practitioners and students from Pakistan, Sri Lanka, Nepal, Bangladesh, Tibet and India
The Union of Saharawi Lawyers (USL) launched on the International Day of Solidarity with the Dissappeared Saharawis,
Moved by the sufferings, human rights violantions and inhuman conditions reigning in their country, the National Unio
ilar Thein, a woman human rights defender and leading pro-democracy activist was arrested on 10 September 2008 and is
Regional Dialogues on Women Building Peace
Recognizing the urgent need to address the political, structural and cultural barriers to mainstreaming Emergency Con
Sudanese Women living in refugee camps in eastern Chad are facing rape and other forms of violence.
To support the North Sumatra's Women Activists Coalition campaign – “Vote for Women” – JASS S
Political dialogue is the only means by which Burma's existing political conflicts can be effectively resolved.
KWAT strongly condemns the impunity and this act of crime against humanity and lack of rule of law in Burma.
Six political activists are at grave risk of torture and ill-treatment after they were detained by police in Nanggroe
Listing 526 Saharawi Disappeared, the International Bureau for the Respect of Human Rights in Western Sahara appeals
This 19-day course aims to provide the participants with context-specific and gender-sensitive knowledge on sexuality
Honoring the lives of feminist Haitian leaders who died in the massive earthquake on January 12th, will be the focus
Amnesty International yesterday met, in Paris, His Excellency Mr Pierre-Aimé Kipré, Côte d'Ivoire
The International Rescue Committee is working with writer, photographer and long-time women's advocate Ann Jones to g
Karama aims to strengthen efforts to end violence against women by bringing together local women's organizations and
Millions of innocent Iraqis have been forced to flee horrific violence: a girl whose father was killed in stray cross
Despite recent advancements in the women's movement in many Arab countries, flagrant discrimination and violence cont
As the international community and the Afghan government gather in Paris on June 12 to review the effectiveness of ai
Over 200 women came together to celebrate the International Women's Day under the theme “Working Together for D
Iranian women's rights activists are calling for international support in observance of the June 12, 2006 demonstrati
In Bil'in and Jayyous, Leviev (one of Israel's wealthiest businessmen) with partner Shaya Boymelgreen are building se
The National Committee of the Inter-African Committee Against Traditional Practices affecting the Health of Woman and
The International Gender Policy Network (IGPN) is a membership based, non-governmental organization and has been esta
ASTRA is a nongovernmental organization in Serbia with a mission to combat human trafficking and trafficking of women
Sinim Mira Nissigue, an NGO established in the late 1990's, has been taking the lead on bringing information a
UNIFEM is supporting local NGO activities in Kazakhstan, Kyrgyzstan and Tajikistan during the 16 Day
A non- governmental organization, the Women Aid Society (WAS), headed by Liberian female musical star, Tokay Tomah ha
Karat Coalition with the support of UNIFEM is organizing a Beijing +10 Regional Strategy Meeting, in Warsaw on the 3r
This postcard campaign urges President Ellen Johnson-Sirleaf and the Liberian government to ensure that the needs and
The conference, dedicated to women's rights in the post-soviet countries, aimed at providing more information about t