“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.”
As the number of reported sexual crimes in Timor Leste increases, survivors - mostly women and girls - must wait up t
A scheme supported by the United Nations Development Programme (UNDP) seeks to help needy households – mostly h
Like many women in East Timor, 34 year-old Mariquita Soares joined the Revolutionary Front for an
There is now very wide acceptance of the fact that modern armed conflict has a disproportionate impact on women and g
In October 2000, the United Nations Security Council (UNSC) unanimously adopted Security Council Resolution (SCR) 132
Despite a call to action, the outcome document of the MDG summit makes bare mention of conflict and fragility, which
In 2009, the Australian Agency for International Development's (AusAID) Gender Policy and Coordination Section commis
The Special Representative of the Secretary-General for Timor-Leste, Ameerah Haq, presided over a dialogue with civil
The top United Nations envoy to Timor-Leste has underscored the need for dialogue to bring an end to gender-based vio
In Timor-Leste, women are key players in reshaping the future of the second youngest country in the world.
Dulce Junior is a Timorese 36-year old mother of two boys.
The NGO Working Group on Women, Peace and Security has released the February 2010 version of our Monthly Action Point