“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.”
Southern Sudan has a history of gender-based violence (GBV) during times of conflict and instability.
This policy brief summarizes key findings from a pilot study of conflict-related sexual violence in conflicts in 20 A
This paper, regarding “UNSCR 1325 and Prevention: A Hybrid for Utilising Human Rights and Early Warning Framewo
This paper draws on discussions from The Institute for Inclusive Security's 12th Annual Colloquium “Across Conf
Women in Uganda have protested against their breasts being checked for bombs at entry points to public places.
It was systematic rape to assert dominance and shatter resistance.
There has been a lot of public outcry over corruption in Uganda and Africa as a continent.
Twenty years after independence, representation of women in senior government structures and in Parliament is declini
The issue of women's rights was used as a political tool by the government and other entities in 2010, according to a
Pregnant mothers in Bel'ubui administrative area, Southern Red Sea region, are now able to regularly make medical che
Zimbabwe Women in Trade and Development, a non-profit making Trust (ZWITAD), has received $50 000 from FBC Bank Limit
THE year 2010 began with a political showdown on the side of women, especially those in the opposition.
If you've seen the award-winning 2008 documentary Pray the Devil Back to Hell, then this will be a familiar story: Ho
With sharp minds, inquisitive souls, and iron wills, they are an 11-strong group of top-level women scientists in agr
On January 9, a new country may be added to the world map as southern Sudanese vote on independence from their northe
Two female radio journalists working for a Goma-based station have significantly improved their skills and gained in
While some countries like Liberia can boast that they have a female President, Kenya is still grappling with allowing
The "No to Oppressing Women" Initiative, which focuses on the rights of Sudanese women, was preparing to ho
Afabet — Women in Afabet sub-zone are leading improved lifestyle thanks to the loan opportunity that encouraged
After winning an International Award, Reseau des Femmes, a Women organisation, has finalised plans to expand its reac
Only a short time ago, commerce in Algeria was an almost exclusively male activity.
A French envoy on Saturday described the human rights situation in the Democratic Republic of Congo as a "shipwr
December 18, 2010 (KHARTOUM) — Sudanese authorities arrested a rights activist for hosting a meeting to prepare
Addis Ababa, 3 December 2010 – With support from JRS, a group of refugee women have recently launched a beauty
The Institute of Democratic Governance (IDEG), has stepped up efforts at promoting increased women participation in t
Women in Zimbabwe have come out strongly against the idea of holding elections in 2011, saying that a full implementa
In many of the conflicts of the last decades – from Afghanistan to Somalia, from the Balkans to the Democratic
Nairobi/Khartoum - A human rights watchdog has called on Sudan to end the practice of lashing and refrain from arrest
Khartoum, 16 Dec.
Legislation has been passed in the Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC) national assembly aimed at reforming the countr
Women from the Great Lakes region on Wednesday held a peaceful walk in the Democratic Republic of Congo condemning th
Congolese leaders should be prepared for attacks by the Ugandan rebel Lord's Resistance Army during the upcoming holi
Khartoum, Sudan -- A YouTube video of Sudanese police officers laughing as they publicly flogged a pleading, fleeing
With only five years left until the 2015 deadline to achieve the Millennium Development Goals, we know what is needed
The three Somali women sat huddled together in a corner of an empty, dusty room in a camp for displaced people in nor
Algeria's National Consultative Committee on the Promotion and Protection of Human Rights (CNCPPDH) held a conference
(Nairobi) - The arrest of more than 60 Sudanese women's rights activists on December 14, 2010, for peacefully protest
We, African women feminists, activists including young women leaders drawn from diverse women's rights organizations
United Nations under Secretary General for the UN Women Ms.
Almost daily, a small band of rebels known as the Lord's Resistance Army, or LRA, kills, abducts and attacks people a
About 30 Sudanese women have been arrested for holding a protest march over a video which allegedly shows a policeman
Aid groups on Tuesday urged the international community to avert a third consecutive year of massacres by Lord Resist
On Christmas Eve 2008 and over the following three weeks, 865 women, men and children were savagely beaten to death a
OVER 80% of women in northern Uganda are denied the right to own property.The remark was made by Gulu chief magistrat
The whole world was shocked after a video was leaked on you tube last week showing a Sudanese woman being lashed at A