Although there is a growing body of feminist discourse establishing that war and peace are gendered activities, and c
Buenos Aires, Sep 16 (Prensa Latina) Nobel Peace laureate Rigoberta Menchu said today that after many long years of g
I've been watching the news about the war in Syria with a mixture of anger and worry.
NIGERIA is set to launch national action plan for full implementation of the United Nations' Security Council Resolut
As the departure of the international security forces approaches, each day turns every bit of hope into desperation f
In a classroom tucked away from the world in Somalia's capital, Mogadishu, students practice spelling.
Egyptian women are livid after an advisor to President Mohamed Morsi said that statistics on sexual harassment and se
The Gender Concerns International's Gender Election Monitoring (GEM) Mission has deployed 15 international and 50 nat
Throughout the lengthy regime of President Tubman, murder and rape were considered two terrible crimes that warranted
Several brutal, high-profile murders of women in the last few weeks in El Salvador are just the latest reminder that
Angola's National Defence minister, Cândido Van-Dúnem, on Thursday here praised the determination and ro
The Congress-led cabinet has been under intense pressure to strengthen legal protection for women following national
Egyptian female activists are looking for a better constitution and members of the Syrian opposition are concerned ab
Afghan women continue to face serious threats and injustice despite massive efforts at both a countrywide and int
This is the third Christian Aid report highlighting how banking secrecy and lax regulation adversely impact on the de
We are now supposed to be in the midst of celebrating the 2nd anniversary of the Arab Spring.
By John Baimba Sesay (Press Attaché in China)
Opposition chief Ahmed Moaz al-Khatib demanded all women held in Syrian prisons be freed by Sunday, or the regime wil
India dramatically tightened its laws on sexual assault and trafficking Sunday, with a far-reaching package of measur
With Somalia's UN-backed government consolidating its hold over the capital, Mogadishu, and other areas from al-Qaeda
A three-day symposium on gender issues that impact the 1986 constitutional reviewing process got underway in Monrovia
Egypt's new constitution leaves Dooa Abdallah feeling left out.
A two-day training workshop for women politicians on “Leadership, peace-building, advocacy and effective media
In Lebanon's Baabda prison for women, there is no shortage of appalling stories.
Jewish women endure arrests, heckling and legal battles in struggle to attain what they consider their inalienable ri
On November 22nd, the International Criminal Court (ICC) unsealed the indictment of Simone Gbagbo, wife of the former
Representatives of Georgian Civil Society Organisations and government entities involved in the implementation of the
The international war tribunal set up to prosecute those responsible for the atrocities committed during Sierra Leone
The defense ministries of Montenegro, Macedonia, Serbia and Bosnia and Herzegovina (BiH) are focusing on improving wo
Libya will be among 18 countries to receive a grant from the UN Trust Fund to End Violence Against Women (UN Trust Fu
For three decades the scars branded onto Kim Khem's arms have been a reminder of the sexual torture she saw under the
The chief prosecutor of the International Criminal Court says she is collecting evidence for filing possible new war
Late October, a new government was approved by the newly elected Georgian parliament.
Championed by the Ministry of Gender and Child Welfare, the consultations brought the UN family organizations dealing
On August 30, 2012 on the eve of International Disappearances Day, numerous Kashmir families took a pledge that they
Brian Ngugi interviews Winnie Lichuma, chairwoman of the National Gender and Equality Commission.
By Ellen Johnson Sirleaf
IT is both ironic and tragic that policy debates on the need to reform the security sector in post-conflict societies
In the conflict ridden Somali capital Mogadishu, Somali women have been given a rare opportunity to join the Somali P
My worry, as the high-level panel on post-2015 development goals meets this week, is that my voice – and those
For long Zimbabwean women have played second fiddle to their male counterparts in all spheres of life but a new const
In 1979, newly recruited policewoman, Asha Hassan Hussein, was the first female to ride a police motorcycle to patrol
IIDA Women's Development Organization today launched a policy brief report detailing how Somali women's two decades o
Several of them are regular visitors to Peshawar High Court where their respective cases have long been pending.
In a searing, impact-filled letter written to Swiss Armenian woman filmmaker Suzanne Khardalian, human rights activis
The African Union Mission in Somalia Police component has officially began training security officers from the Somali
Fifteen brave Guatemalan women from the indigenous q'eqchí people testified before the High Risk Court in Guat