“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.”
Conflict Resolution Unit will lead the development of Ireland's Second National Action Plan on Women, Peace and Secur
ISLAMABAD: The government of Denmark has provided a grant of $1 million to support UN Women, the United Nations entit
Lasting peace in Northern Ireland will not be achieved if women are not fully involved in the prolonged task of post-
Feminist and trades union activists are leading the fight back against neoliberal economic policies in Northern Irela
BILLIONS of dollars are spent every year developing new guns and missiles, but one of the most horrible weapons of wa
An open discussion and workshop titled ‘Women for Peace: the way forward' took place at Home for Cooperation ye
The 9th of February, 1996. That was a Friday evening I will never forget.
Since late November, Ukrainians have assembled in the capital city to protest current government regime.
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
The Commissioner for the Protection of Equality Nevena Petrusic has urged that women should account for a third of ca
Thousands of women were victims of sexual crimes during the Balkan conflicts.
Fighting to make Bosnia-Herzegovina's constitution acknowledge women
A searching independent review finds that NATO and its operational partners have made ‘significant progress' in
A protected witness testified in The Hague this week about being gang-raped and held prisoner by Bosnian Serb soldier
Around 25 experts addressed the role of women in promoting transparency, accountability and integrity in the
In the context of the conflict in the former Yugoslavia and of the genocide in Rwanda, reports of sexual violence app
Over 770 people have filed their bids for participation in the parliamentary elections in Chechnya, a republic in Rus
Serbia has made certain progress in terms of the position of women, officials concluded at the session of the UN Comm
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
Ten projects of civil society organizations were officially launched today in the presence of the Head of the Europea
Irish minister of state for equality Kathleen Lynch has announced that she will be pushing for "tight, firm conc
Finland wants to make it easier for women to enter peacekeeping forces, but this could mean loosening physical fitnes
UNSCR number 1,325 was adopted by the council in 2000.
The Equal power – Lasting Peace conference gathered more than 100 participants, EU and NATO officials and polit
"I have been always interested in helicopters and planes," Matic said.
Time has passed, but justice has not moved forward.
The UN envisaged Security Council Resolution (UNSCR) 1325, passed on the 31 October 2000 as a landmark document that
On September 12, the United Nations Kosovo Team (UNKT) at the Swiss Diamond hotel in Pristina, collaborated with the
Conversations have taken a livelier turn at dinner tables across Bosnia and Herzegovina (BiH), according to one young
Although gender-responsive budgeting has led to the growth of separate programmes and micro-projects for women, this
The Regional Women's Lobby (RLW), a network of women from seven countries in the Western Balkans, organized a roundta
Women are discriminated against in most societies.
Bosnia's war crimes court convicted four former Bosnian Serb soldiers on Friday of participating in the execution of
Throughout history, sexual assault has been used as a weapon of war, up to and including events under way in Syria.
On July 11th, Remzija Delic will see her children again.
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
Last Sunday former nationalist leader Tomislav Nikolic was elected as Serbia's new president.
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
The second Dutch National Action Plan 1325 (NAP 1325-II) kicked off on 21 February 2012.