“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.”
TAKING INTO ACCOUNT THE DIFFERENT NEEDS OF WOMEN, GIRLS, BOYS AND MEN MAKES HUMANITARIAN RESPONSE MORE EFFECT
All UK partners delivering humanitarian aid to the Philippines are now required to assess the risk of violence agains
Some Syrians say outrage over the sentencing of a teenage girl was a spark that started the country's two-and-a-half
Arab women played a central role in the Arab Spring, but their hopes the revolts would bring greater freedom and expa
The Government will urge for international action to protect women and girls from violence and sexual exploitation in
The Nationwide Women Forum on Peace, Security and Development, jointly organized by women's human rights organization
Ever since a young woman was brutally gang raped in New Delhi in 2012, the international media has focused on the cul
Women's rights groups Friday demanded passage of the women's reservation bill in the winter session of parliament, sa
A coalition of 30 Israeli feminist groups released "A Comprehensive Action Plan for the Application of United Se
In a country where women's' rights are still fiercely contested, Soosan Firooz has added a strong new voice to the de
In the Solomon Islands in the south-west Pacific, where two in three of the estimated female population of 252,000 ha
If history is anything to go by, women candidates fielded by the three major parties—UCPN (Maoist), Nepali Cong
Two Indonesian women peace activists have won the 2013 N-Peace Awards for their efforts to promote women's equality a
The role of women in politics of the country from the platform of the Pakistan Muslim League-Nawaz (PMLN) was filled
The Indian government has come under severe criticism in a UN-sponsored study for losing its focus on broader sexual
The government needs to do more to protect migrant workers, ensure that women have access to legal aid, bring cases o
A group of women journalists has investigated for five months the attitude of the Israeli media toward women in polit
A searching independent review finds that NATO and its operational partners have made ‘significant progress' in
Nearly 2,000 widows who have been abandoned by society and their families live in government shelters lacking basic a
While political parties are busy preparing for the second Constituent Assembly (CA) election and working on their man
The modern Arab world has never known a female leader, and against all odds, Syria may be the country where it happen
Female representation in the legislature remains low, especially in the eastern part of Indonesia, despite increases
Burma's government has not supported a declaration launched on the sidelines of the UN General Assembly this week to
When Yam Lash was brutally raped by Khmer Rouge soldiers under a coconut tree in 1977, she was convinced she had litt
Never mind the fact that Myanmar's most famous person is a woman—Nobel laureate Aung San Suu Kyi.
Participants at the Myanmar Women's Forum 2013 held from September 20 to 22 in Yangon.
Japan joined the Equal Futures Partnership, a U.S.-led multilateral initiative to increase political and economic par
An exile women's rights group will for the first time co-host an event in Burma when the Women's Forum (Burma/Myanmar
In February 1997, four residents of the north who were mothers of soldiers then serving in Lebanon established a prot
Women in Syria are being used as "weapons of war", a human rights activist has told MEPs.
An international human rights group is urging Yemen to ensure that its new constitution has adequate protections for
Only a few months ago following the killing of First Lieutenant Isla Bibi, her female police force replacement Second
The statement will be a blow to Western nations and the government of President Hamid Karzai, who want to paint a pos
I've been watching the news about the war in Syria with a mixture of anger and worry.
The death toll from an alleged massacre in an Alawite village in central Syria has risen to 22, including women, chil
Thirty-seven women expect to run for mayor or head of local councils in municipal elections to be held on Oct.
The Secretariat-General of the Supreme Council for Women (SCW) took part in a training project on raising awareness o
As always, another election was upon us; all eyes were on who voted for or against the 2002 Iraq War Resolution.
The National Commission on the Status of Women (NCSW) and civil society members expressed concern over the reduced nu
The Supreme Court on Tuesday observed that there was no cruelty bigger than depriving women from their right to vote.
With parliamentary elections due in Iraq's autonomous Kurdistan Region later this month, female politicians are hopin
The Women's Initiative Network for Peace (Win-Peace) has expressed serious concern at the continued imprisonment of h
The conflict in Syria has created a humanitarian crisis, with almost two million people having fled to neighbouring c
Saudi Arabia has passed legislation aimed at protecting women, children and domestic staff against domestic abuse, a
Australia's Security Council presidency, set to commence on 1 September, has already been tarnished by the government
As the departure of the international security forces approaches, each day turns every bit of hope into desperation f
Punjab University, Oriental College Chairman Department of Urdu and Veteran Educationist Professor Fakhar-ul-Haq Noor
Iran's new president has sparked hope for civilians across the country as he promised to advance women's rights and r
Women organizations and Inter Party Women Network (IPWN) are going to launch a series of protest programs in the capi