“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.”
Out of a total of one hundred and seven (197) statements, one hundred and nine (109) statements (56 per cen
On Thursday (21 May), Security Council members held a closed Arria-formula meeting, organised by Spain, focused on ke
The 58th session of the Commission on the Status of Women took place at United Nations Headquarters in New York from
This past Saturday marked three years since Haiti was stuck by a devastating earthquake.
Half a million women were raped during the Rwandan genocide.
NIGERIA is set to launch national action plan for full implementation of the United Nations' Security Council Resolut
The International Day of United Nations Peacekeepers, commemorated each year on 29 of May, is an occasion to salute t
MYANMAR'S Election Commission announced last week the landslide victory of the opposition National League of Democrac
A 155-strong peace-keeping contingent will flew to Haiti yesterday from the Villamor Air Base as part of the Armed Fo
The United Nations Security Council Resolution 1509 adopted on 16 September authorized the setting up of a peacekeepi
The United States hopes to prevent and defuse conflicts by getting more women seated at negotiating tables around the
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KATHMANDU, NEPAL (Catholic Online) - Attracted to the Army by promises of equality and justice during the decade of c
Anyone lucky enough to be teaching peace studies courses soon notices that more females are in the classes than males
On December 5, the international community will gather with Afghan leaders in Bonn, Germany's picturesque Cold War-er
As wars become less about states and more about societies, women can play a greater role in shaping or ending conflic
UN Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon on Friday called for the involvement of more women in conflict prevention and mediat
“Make Room for Peace – a guide to women's participation in peace processes” gives practical guidanc
African women who bear the brunt of the continent's conflicts now demand to play a defining role in peacekeeping.
Some 14 months after Haiti's earthquake, activists say there is an ongoing epidemic of rape and gender-based violence
Better late than never: Following this axiom, the UN Security Council which normally debates country-specific and war
The United States Institute of Peace (USIP) announced today that its initiative on gender and peacebuilding is now be
This report examines women's roles in peacebuilding, postconflict reconstruction, and economic development.
Advocating greater participation of women in the areas of conflict prevention, peace negotiations, peace keeping and
Canada should threaten to withhold aid to Afghanistan unless women are fully included in the peace process and push f
SARAJEVO, Bosnia-Herzegovina -- A U.N.
Despite the political will shown by leaders on the African continent, women in Africa faced serious challenges with r
The protection of civilians from the worst ravages of war is a dilemma that international bodies have sought to addre
This report documents Amnesty International's concerns about human rights abuses in Haiti after the departure of form
The Mindanao Peoples' Caucus (MPC), a Davao City-based peace advocacy group, considered Monday's launching of the wom
The food security status of men and women is affected very differently in both acute and protracted crisis situations
The United Nations initiative to boost the number of female police officers deployed in peacekeeping missions around
Women with disabilities in northern Uganda experience ongoing discrimination and sexual and gender-based violence, Hu
After 20 years of displacement and war, the people of northern Uganda are leaving camps set up for internally displac
Following a tumultuous three decades of violence which has included three periods of conflict (the Soviet War between
United Nations India and Bangladesh have taken a lead in sending female police officers to serve in United Nations pe
1 April 2010 –The United Nations is boosting the efforts of women in the Democratic Republic of the Congo (DRC)
Previous studies have suggested that societies where women have higher social and economic status and greater politic
Women's groups in Khartoum are working together to push for reform of north Sudan's criminal laws on rape and adulter
The issue of women and children affected by armed conflict is one of the priorities of the 18- month troika programme
This tool addresses the gender aspects and challenges of a relatively new phenomenon: the privatisation of security o
The 75-page report, “'We'll Kill You If You Cry:' Sexual Violence in the Sierra Leone Conflict,” presents