“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 campaign to ensure women's equal participation at the peace talks on Syria in January has become more urgent, as
For the past two decades women's bodies have become the battlefield as gangs of combatants have committed atrocities
Thousands of women were victims of sexual crimes during the Balkan conflicts.
Working with others to make a difference
Rwanda's new parliament was seated this month, with higher female representation than any other country in the world
The issue of sexual and gender-based violence in conflict and crisis has been featured prominently among scholars, or
About 400 Colombian women, representing all the political sectors, ethnic groups and organizations in the country wil
Half a million women were raped during the Rwandan genocide.
BY GITURA MWAURA, 10 OCTOBER 2013
Claudia Paz y Paz has a tough job as the first female attorney general in Guatemala, one of the most violent countrie
"These contributions from consultations at the Fourth Session of the Global Platform for Disaster Risk Reduction
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