“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.”
BILLIONS of dollars are spent every year developing new guns and missiles, but one of the most horrible weapons of wa
Some 15 years after the conflict in Kosovo ended, parliament has decided to offer legal rights to wartime rape victim
So much has been said about it, so many small and international-scale conferences have been held in big salons, and s
A searching independent review finds that NATO and its operational partners have made ‘significant progress' in
In the context of the conflict in the former Yugoslavia and of the genocide in Rwanda, reports of sexual violence app
Ten projects of civil society organizations were officially launched today in the presence of the Head of the Europea
On September 12, the United Nations Kosovo Team (UNKT) at the Swiss Diamond hotel in Pristina, collaborated with the
The Regional Women's Lobby (RLW), a network of women from seven countries in the Western Balkans, organized a roundta
According to data from the Kosovo Police's Human Rights Department, there were 9,772 police-documented cases of domes
Kosovo is a source, destination and transit country for trafficking of women and children, a recently released US Sta
What do driving, voting, wearing pants, and protesting have in common?
The President of the Republic of Kosovo, Mrs. Atifete Jahjaga continues the official visit to Lithuania.
A NATO official in Kosovo says a peacekeeper has been charged with raping several women working in a military camp in
Sat in the front row in army fatigues and desert boots and patiently listening to children giving their presentation,
The NGO Working Group on Women, Peace and Security has released the April 2011 version of our Monthly Action Points (
Government interference in the judiciary, corruption, intimidation of the media, discrimination and harassment of mem
The Head of the OSCE Mission in Kosovo Ambassador Werner Almhofer called on March 8 for the enhanced participation of
Arbeta Kryeziu has grown up. Almost 13, her face is taking on the shape of her mother's.
A Forward-Looking Retrospective
In order to create a comprehensive gender-sensitive peace-building process, we should challenge the currently prevale
Following the declaration of independence in 2008, the Kosovar government has spearheaded the building of state insti
The leader of a protest against Kosovo's ban on headscarves in public schools says devout Muslims could resort to vio
A Serbian appeals court has upheld prison terms of up to 20 years for three ex-Serb paramilitaries convicted of gunni
As part of the Global Open Day for women and peace, Kosovar women peace advocates lead by Edita Tahiri, the Minister
Fatmire Feka glanced at the skies over her Kosovo village.
In the lead up to this year's ten year anniversary in October of UN Security Council Resolution1325 (2000) there has
The development goal of the project is to strengthen democratic governance, and to promote and protect women's human
“Peacekeeping economies” have not been subject to much analysis of either their economic or socio-cultura
Survey research has a role to play in providing Muslim women with a public voice where custom and culture does not pe
According to its mandate, the UNMIK Office of Gender Affairs is requested to facilitate the mainstreaming of a gender
Since the deployment in July 1999 of an international peacekeeping force (KFOR) and the establishment of the United N
Kosovar women started organizing in the early 1990's and worked very closely with the local parallel government that
A report from the consultative meeting held in Bratislava, Slovakia, on November 13-15, 2002.
Throughout history, gender−based violence has been an integral component of armed conflict.
This report is a result of a three-month project on violence against women in the Kosovar Albanian community intended
This report was commissioned by the Netherlands Special Programme on WID, Ministry of Foreign Affairs (DGIS) of the N
Please join the Harriman Institute for a talk by Igballe Rogova, Executive Director, Kosova Women's Network.
By June 11th, 15 countries will have held their Open Day for Peace.
As we approach the 20th anniversaries of the break-up of Yugoslavia and the Soviet Union respectively, this conferenc
Amnesty International is deeply concerned and shocked at recent threats made against human rights defender, Nazlie Ba
The overall situation for minority groups in Kosovo is not good and conditions are particularly bad for girls and wom
Celebrating only five years of independence and following recent fanfare surrounding its struggle to achieve recognit
The EU must ensure a gender balanced approach as it spearheads talks between Kosovo and Serbia, writes Lena Ag.