“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.”
A group of 15 policewomen became the first all-women team to deploy with the U.N.
The United Nations police adviser, Ann-Marie Orler, has welcomed the arrival of Rwanda's female police contingent in
While women are not new to politics, women's presence and faces in politics have become increasingly more commonplace
Deputy Secretary-General Asha-Rose Migiro today stressed that efforts to restore peace and stability in Africa's Grea
For December, in which the Russian Federation has the Security Council presidency, the MAP provides recommendations o
Ministers responsible for Gender in the International Conference on the Great Lakes Region (ICGLR) Member States have
Thousands of women and girls who have been abducted by armed groups, enslaved and repeatedly raped during conflicts a
Working with ex-child soldiers of Charles Taylor's army, and the girls they have taken as wives, has convinced Nobel
Allegations of sexual abuse by soldiers serving in the United Nations peacekeeping mission in the Democratic Republic
What do driving, voting, wearing pants, and protesting have in common?
The NGO Working Group on Women, Peace and Security has released the June 2011 version of our Monthly Action Points (M
The NGO Working Group on Women, Peace and Security has released the May 2011 version of the Monthly Action Points (MA
Women are critical to peace building and conflict resolution.
The NGO Working Group on Women, Peace and Security has released the April 2011 version of our Monthly Action Points (
The NGO Working Group on Women, Peace and Security has released the March 2011 version the Monthly Action Points (MAP
The NGO Working Group on Women, Peace and Security has released the January 2011 version of the Monthly Action Points
It is critical to prevent conflict-related sexual violence before it happens, a top United Nations official stressed
Men with guns are littering Ivory Coast with corpses while my female companions in P.A's Ribhouse in downtown Monrovi
With the United Nations mission in Chad and Central African Republic (CAR) wrapping up by the end of the year, Secret
To mark the International Day for the Elimination of Violence against Women, Women for Women International have launc
The NGO Working Group on Women, Peace and Security has released the May 2010 version of their Monthly Action Points (
Since the end of the Cold War, changes in modern warfare, including the increased targeting of civilians and the esca
Rape in wartime is a scar on modern society that must be stamped out by ending impunity and changing men's attitudes
The NGO Working Group on Women, Peace and Security has released the February 2010 version of our Monthly Action Point
Gender activists from East and Southern Africa have expressed shock at the backward trends in the 50/50 campaign in r
In October, 2010, the international community will mark the 10th Anniversary of the adoption of 1325, the first Secur
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The “Inspiration Day” Model: Fostering Women's Leadership by Connecting National Leaders with Grassroots
When women are displaced due to conflict or human rights abuses, they adopt new strategies to provide for themselves
Stephen Lewis warns UN military commanders who gathered on May 27th 2008 at Wilton Park in West Sussex, England to di
A summary highlighting key themes and recommendations made during the roundtable on “Enhancing the Rule of Law:
In Tackling Violence against Women WOMANKIND Worldwide shares the stories, struggles, and strategies of people in Zim
This volume documents UNFPA's experience addressing many forms of violence against women.
This article contributes towards ongoing debates on gender, security and post-conflict studies.
Throughout history, gender−based violence has been an integral component of armed conflict.
States Parties shall combat all forms of discrimination against women through appropriate legislative, institutional
This report was commissioned by the Netherlands Special Programme on WID, Ministry of Foreign Affairs (DGIS) of the N
Solidarity for African Women's Rights (SOAWR) is proud to announce the launch of its new website.
A decade since the Security Council first considered the agenda item Women, Peace and Security we are compelled to as
Statement By UN Special Representative Of The Secretary-General, Margot Wallstrom