“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.”
NEW YORK, July 31, 2013/African Press Organization (APO)/ — Reduction of Military Set for Next Year, Possible F
Reckless and illegal arms supplies from Europe, Africa and China to the warring parties in Côte d'Ivoire over t
A group of 15 policewomen became the first all-women team to deploy with the U.N.
The United Nations police adviser, Ann-Marie Orler, has welcomed the arrival of Rwanda's female police contingent in
It seemed like a case of simple blackmail.
On November 22nd, the International Criminal Court (ICC) unsealed the indictment of Simone Gbagbo, wife of the former
The adoption by Côte d'Ivoire's parliament of a law on equality between legally married couples has sparked ang
Late in the afternoon on November 29, former Ivorian President Laurent Gbagbo was removed from his prison cell in the
Working with ex-child soldiers of Charles Taylor's army, and the girls they have taken as wives, has convinced Nobel
A proposed International Criminal Court (ICC) investigation into Côte d'Ivoire must be expanded to cover seriou
After six months of violence, almost everyone in Côte d'Ivoire has a horrific story to tell: a loved one killed
The Cote d'Ivoire Commission of Inquiry has rightly highlighted the serious violations of human rights and internatio
As Colonel Gaddafi continues his pillage in North Africa, harrowing skeletons from his closet remain buried deep in t
The two women from Egypt had just started their presentation Monday when Leymah Gbowee spoke up from the audience.
While the world's attention was captured by the struggle for power in Abidjan, women in the west of Ivory Coast were
Large numbers of women have been raped, sexually assaulted, beaten and abducted in Ivory Coast, according to a humani
It is critical to prevent conflict-related sexual violence before it happens, a top United Nations official stressed
Beatrice's small voice comes from a corner of a big tent in Bahn camp that is crammed with at least 100 refugee women
Alarming numbers of Ivorian women and girls have been raped, sexually assaulted, beaten and harassed by armed men at
As I read reports of upheaval in North Africa and watch with apprehension as tensions reach their boiling point in C&
Forces loyal to President-elect Alassane Ouattara killed hundreds of civilians, raped more than 20 alleged supporters
IOM staff in the western Ivoirian town of Duékoué have completed the registration of more than 27,500 i
Ivoirians who have fled across the border to Liberia have reported incidents of rape, sexual abuse and murder to NGOs
After leaving her husband behind to protect their home, Philomene Eholi* recently fled the Ivory Coast with her mothe
CARE is scaling up our response to help people affected by the post-election violence in Côte d'Ivoire that has
Conditions for tens of thousands of internally displaced people (IDPs) seeking refuge at a Catholic mission in the we
As the world rallies behind the Libyan population, it is hard to understand why the Ivory Coast is just a footnote in
Women from across West Africa on Wednesday pleaded with Heads of State and Government of the Economic Community of We
Women urge ECOWAS leaders to stop crisis in Cote d'lvoire
The violence in Côte d'Ivoire has gotten so that women sitting at a vegetable stall mid-afternoon can end up in
First guilt, then pain, then disgust. First tears, then sleeplessness, then defiance.
UN High Commissioner for Human Rights Navi Pillay warned Thursday that human rights violations against civilians in C
As reports by Human Rights Watch and formal documentation from the UN Human Rights Commission decry the worsening hum
Marches by thousands of women in protest at Ivory Coast's president Laurent Gbagbo have ended in bloodshed after his
The UN refugee agency says parts of Ivory Coast's main city, Abidjan, resemble a war zone.
Human rights violations including sexual violence and unlawful killings are being perpetrated by forces loyal to both
The Mano River Union Women Peace Network (Liberia Chapter) in collaboration with other women Organizations in Liberia
IRIN's series of revised briefings takes a look at the handling of the crisis by the UN, regional bodies the African
In the aftermath of post-election violence here, almost 18 thousand people -- 70 per cent of them women, children and
“I condemn in the strongest possible terms the employment of sexual violence as a means to political ends.
With Laurent Gbagbo drawing much of his support from the largely Christian south and Alassane Ouattara strongly assoc
Côte d'Ivoire, the world's biggest cocoa producer, has been in turmoil since early December when President Laur
Nearly all of these internally displaced persons, or IDPs, fled their homes during violent clashes that erupted earli
The United Nations Children's Fund is appealing for more than $20 million to provide life-saving assistance to tens o
UNHCR is stepping up its aid delivery to the now 22,000 Ivorian refugees who fled to Liberia in the wake of post-elec