“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.”
KATHMANDU: Women's rights activists today staged an hourlong sit-in at Hanumansthan, Anamnagar, from 12 pm, giving co
Despite constant dangers, Afghan women's poetry continues to flourish.
Peace Channel in collaboration with Development Association of Nagaland (DAN) conducted one-day seminar on peace buil
The United Nations Security Council (UNSC) unanimously passed Security Council resolution 2106 on 24 June 2013.
KATHMANDU, July 29: An official delegation from Timor-Leste led by Minister for Social Solidarity Isabel Amaral Guter
When did it become cliché to say that you want “world peace”?
"War is terrible for children and other living things." That's what the Vietnam-era poster used to say.
After intense campaigning throughout Cambodia that took more than 12 months—from the mountains of MondulKiri to
For too many people in Burma, the sound of gunfire and mortar bombs is a familiar one.
It is not surprising Pakistan's spy agency plotted to kill Asma Jahangir.
President Obama's proposed course of limited military airstrikes is intended to “punish” Syrian President
The Women's International League for Peace and Freedom (WILPF) welcomes the decision by the British Parliament to ref
Jimmy Carter is the 39th president of the United States.
Historians believe Japan forced up to 200,000 Chinese and Korean women to be sex slaves during WWII.
Speech by John Hendra, Assistant Secretary General and Deputy Executive Director Policy and Programme, UN Women a
On September 13, 2013, PeaceWomen, along with the Permanent Mission of Liechtenstein to the United Nations and the Pr
The partially autonomous northern Indian state of Jammu and Kashmir is a beautiful part of the world but is marred by
On the eve of Diwali, I was walking around the inner circle of Connaught Place, a well-known shopping center in Delhi
Something is missing in the discussions, somewhat secretive though they be, as to finding some sort of solution to th
Super Typhoon Haiyan, which struck the Philippines on November 8, has affected an estimated 11.3 million people.
Two important issues to gain traction in Israeli civil society this past year are gender issues and the peace process
Women's empowerment in Afghanistan was at the forefront of the international agenda after the fall of the Taliban in
Joint Conference in Bosnia: February 10th – 14th 2014
Next month in Geneva, rebels will sit down to talk to representatives of President Bashar al-Assad's government about
Meet the women who are pushing for equality and justice for women across the world.
There are over fifty Syrian women in Geneva this week.
On December 19th 2013, women from Syrian civil society organisations addressed delegations, UN representatives and IN
On 24 September 2013, Cambodian Defenders Project in partnership with Transcultural Psychosocial Organization and the
The current peace negotiations on Syria and South Sudan hold out the hope of mitigating and even resolving two of the
UN Peace Talks on Syria Collectively Failed Women
by Maria Butler February 10, 2014
In the lead-up to the Geneva II negotiations, Syrian activists, local and international organizations, the UN, and va
Iran's capital of Tehran on Sunday hosted the third Conference of Muslim Women Parliamentarians, with an Iranian fema
Women's rights civil society movements from the Asia Pacific region gathered at the United Nations Conference Centre,
The Arab Regional Network on Women, Peace, and Security, which was launched in October 2013 and is composed of women
Afghanistan is at an important juncture in its history.
Living in Pakistan's most remote and volatile region along the border of Afghanistan—Khyber Pakhtunkhwa (KPK)&m
Recently, the United Nations Human Rights Council adopted Resolution S-22/1 sponsored by more than 100 states calling
Geneva Declaration on Armed Violence & Development, Regional Review Conference, Manila, the Philippines, 8-9 Octo
As world powers deploy military missions to fight ISIL*, the International Campaign to Stop Rape & Gender Violenc
This initiative is a gathering of anti-war and social justice activists, organizations, networks and movements from d