“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
Thousands of women were victims of sexual crimes during the Balkan conflicts.
A protected witness testified in The Hague this week about being gang-raped and held prisoner by Bosnian Serb soldier
In the context of the conflict in the former Yugoslavia and of the genocide in Rwanda, reports of sexual violence app
The shadows of war still fall over the survivors of the massacre, but solidarity and practical support is giving wome
Two ladies, one in red, the other in blue — that two iconic early images of Turkey's uprising flashed around th
The issue of Italy's rising tide of violence against women has been in the spotlight with a raft of headline-grabbing
A Montenegrin warlord was jailed for 45 years on Friday for the murder, rape and torture of non-Serb civilians in Sar
Irish minister of state for equality Kathleen Lynch has announced that she will be pushing for "tight, firm conc
Time has passed, but justice has not moved forward.
On September 12, the United Nations Kosovo Team (UNKT) at the Swiss Diamond hotel in Pristina, collaborated with the
At an event in the Foreign and Commonwealth Office last night, the foreign secretary will launch a high-profile new i
The UK is setting up a special rapid deployment unit to collect evidence on mass rape used as a weapon during global
Nearly two decades after the Bosnian War ended, thousands of Bosnian women who were victims of sexual violence are st
More than 2,500 women from 140 countries traveled to İstanbul on Thursday for the start of the Association of Wo
A new partnership between the EU and UN Women set up to strengthen cooperation between the two organizations on their
Twenty years ago this month, war broke out in Bosnia and Herzegovina, the main act in the dissolution of Yugoslavia.
She had expected a job in a hotel.
They have been beaten, spat at and cursed. Jeered, mocked and ignored.
Rights group Amnesty International has slammed the government of Bosnia-Herzegovina for neglecting women survivors of
Rape as a tool of war is uncomfortable subject matter.
According to data from the Kosovo Police's Human Rights Department, there were 9,772 police-documented cases of domes
Crime hurts, and the protection of victims from criminality is always a priority in any criminal policy.
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 availability of small arms increases sexual violence against women.
The President of the Republic of Kosovo, Mrs. Atifete Jahjaga continues the official visit to Lithuania.
CYPRUS has been placed on the US' sex trafficking watch list after failing to meet minimum standards for the eliminat
The PSNI is becoming increasingly concerned that dangerous crime gangs involved in human trafficking are targeting No
Malta, Cyprus and Estonia have been put on a watch list by the US for allegedly failing to stop high levels of human
State Secretary of the Ministry of Labour and Social Policy and National Director of project “Fight against sex
Violence starts in the mind, so we have to start by changing the minds of men and women all over the world." Nob
A local women's rights group has called on authorities to tackle sexual exploitation of trafficked women by prosecuti
After curving through miles of Quebec's countryside, the road to Montebello arrives at an enormous log cabin along th
Ratko Mladic, the Serbian General wanted for war crimes including the killing of over 8,000 men and boys around the t
Bakira arrived late at the Nobel Women's Initiative conference at Montebello, an envoy from a nightmare period of eth
This week in Istanbul 13 European countries signed a Council of Europe convention on combating violence against women
Government interference in the judiciary, corruption, intimidation of the media, discrimination and harassment of mem
Minister of the Interior Neoclis Sylikiotis has insisted that progress has been made in recent years to tackle the pr
Young children and women are vulnerable to sexual exploitation because of gaps in the law and the lack of its impleme
Rape and other sexual violence against women should be recognised as a crime throughout the EU, and its perpetrators
She does not have a first name, nor a face.
This report documents acts of violence, harassment, and threats against women in Chechnya to intimidate them into wea
While hundreds of women protested on International Women's Day against Albania's Prime Minister Sali Berisha, others
Not one woman has yet faced trial before a Bosnian court for war crimes, even though many victims of horrific crimes