“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.”
This paper provides an analysis on how to deal with Boko Haram by utilizing the Women, Peace and Security (WPS) Agend
The women of South Sudan played an instrumental role in the country's liberation struggle and will continue to make s
The head of the U.N.
Three members of the team negotiating for South Sudanese rebels in Ethiopia are women.
By the launch of the National Action Plan on United Nations Security Council Resolution (UNSCR 1325) in Abuja Tuesday
There is need to invest in women's empowerment and leadership in order for countries to achieve sustainable developme
As dusk enveloped the salmon-pink houses of this capital city, the brightly colored robes of women stood out in a mas
Since the beginning of January 2012, an insurgent group has been fighting with the Mali government for the independen
A group of women from North Kivu in the Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC) have demanded to be involved in the on-goi
The conflict in the Eastern DR Congo provinces of North and South Kivu between the Kinshasa government and the M23 mo
It's a country the size of all of western Europe, with enormous mineral riches that enable the artifacts of modern li
The West Africa Network of Peace building (WANEP) Tuesday commenced a three-day training on 'Peace building and confl
African Development Solutions (ADESO) has launched a project for more than 300 women in the Puntland region of Somali
The Women Situation Room WSR, with the theme "Peace in our Hands" will be officially launched by President
Since 2009, when current President Andry Rajoelina ousted then-president Marc Ravalomanana with the army's support, M
As documented in a new report from the Enough Project, which ranks electronics firms on their progress in cleaning up
On one Sunday morning, Madam Mary Haruna and her two daughters went to a nearby church in Jos for their weekly devoti
South Sudan is the world's newest nation, born from the people's vote in January 2011 after 30 years of devastating c
The African Women's Decade (2010-2020) is a bold political initiative that aims to put women at the centre of develop
The 9th Choice Women First 5Km run organized by Great Ethiopian Run will be held on Sunday March 11, 2012.
Magdalena Ehisa Tito, an elegant and extremely polite woman welcomed us into her home.
The women's Leadership for Peace and Security in the Greater Horn of Africa project was launched in 2009.
The 40 women conference participants dubbed G40 will in the five days of their discussions come up with an action pla
The First Lady of Somaliland Amina Sheikh Mohamed Waris inaugurated an international conference on the theme of &ldqu
When the bazooka ruled in 2003 and only the opinions of Liberian warlords and a beleaguered head of state mattered to
Whether one considers the direct effects of military rule and conflict on women, or the global economic implications
Leymah Gbowee from Liberia didn't want the powerful story of Liberian women's peace-making to dominate this morning's
Women are critical to peace building and conflict resolution.
She looked down and laughed nervously.
To appease "Arab spring" protesters, Algeria lifted a 1991 law that banned public assembly, but a longstand
The Canadian High Commission in collaboration with the Ghana Network for Peace building (GHANEP) has organized a two-
National Commission for Social Action (NaCSA) has presented various skills training certificates to ninety (90) women
"Let's take a moment of silence for our sisters and brothers in Cote d'Ivoire," she said.
First guilt, then pain, then disgust. First tears, then sleeplessness, then defiance.
Nawara Belal dreamt of an Egypt where men and women stood side-by-side.
Accordingly, President Ellen Johnson was selected for the 2011 award, becoming the first woman president to receive t
Liberia's nomination for the award is the fourth since 2005, when Senegal's President Abdoulaye Wade and former South
Women activists have developed a manifesto through which they will inform political parties and stakeholders about ge
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This report, submitted to the African Union (AU) Peace and Security Council (PSC) on the status of Women and Children
For over two decades now, the tiny nation Somalia, in the Horn of Africa, has endured protracted militarized violence
The headquarters building here is undergoing renovations.
On this International Women's Day, it is fitting that we reflect upon United Nations Security Council Resolution 1325
The Democratic Republic of the Congo has entered into the post-conflict era, giving way to a volatile, yet fruitful t
As the world celebrated International Women's Day on March 8, one gathering in particular testified t
The issue of women and children affected by armed conflict is one of the priorities of the 18- month troika programme
This edition is focused on the role of women in Sierra Leone's security sector.