“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.”
The five days transformational leadership and character education for peaceful co-existence training ended successful
Kurdish women are getting involved in the peace process to promote a free, equal and democratic society.
The gruesome rape and hanging of two teenage girls in the populous Uttar Pradesh state again proves how women have be
Zahra said a neighbor raped her in her home on Friday.
Osama bin Laden, Al-Zarqawi, Mullah Omar: we know these names because they were on a kill list, a targeted roster the
Counterpart International, a global leader in the development of the social sector, announced the official launch of
NEW DELHI (WOMENSENEWS)--The alleged gang rape of a 32-year-old Muslim woman, associated with the predominantly Hindu
BANGKOK (Thomson Reuters Foundation) – In Sri Lanka, formerly friendly neighbours threatened two women with rap
Nepal recently hosted a "Conference on democracy and inclusive good governance for gender equality and sustainab
With three days to go before the final round of voting in the Indian election, first-time candidate Ravindra Singh is
The Khmer Rouge have been blamed for many horrors in Cambodia, but until relatively recently the regime's use of sexu
“My 10 year old daughter decided to follow me when I visited a friend at the hospital.
The UN-backed war crimes court in Cambodia has been asked to examine a range of allegations covering the Khmer Rouge'
Women may get 79 or 14 percent of the total seats in the House of Representatives following April's legislative elect
Kavita Krishnan is a central leader of the Communist Party of India―Marxist-Leninist (CPI-ML) and editor of its
There is a need for women to organise themselves as a pressure group to be able to carve a niche in the political sph
JAIPUR: The National Commission for Women, chairperson, Mamta Sharma on Friday hit out against Congress government in
As the recent abduction of nearly 300 Nigerian girls by terror group Boko Haram sheds light on the dramatic situation
Islamabad: While candidates for next month's mayoral elections in Balochistan come from across the political spectrum
Yangon ( AsiaNews) - The current political initiatives "based on religion", including the proposal for the
Minister for Law and Justice Narahari Acharya today met women' rights activists, who are staging a sit-in protest at
Yemeni women are fighting for their rights in the same way as Western women.
Millions of Indians are now selecting the men and women who will run the country.
Foreign Minister Abul Hassan Mahmood Ali in a letter to British Foreign Secretary William Hague conveyed the decision
Permanent Representative of the UAE to the United Nations pledges UAE's continued financial and psychological support
Women peace campaigners from Aotearoa, Australia, Hawai'i, Japan, Philippines and Polynesia/Te Ao Maohi have called f
Marshall Islands is suing the US and eight other nuclear-armed nations over a failure to disarm.
This briefing details how the Burmese Army has used rape and sexual violence with impunity for decades.
On 27 March 2014, a historic first was achieved: a peace agreement led by a woman chief mediator was signed.
Northeast India comprises the contiguous Seven Sister States—Arunachal Pradesh, Assam, Manipur,Meghalaya, Mizor
For more than 30 years, Afghans have been living in a state of war and yearn for stability and peace.
The recognition of women's participation in economic development is vital, says Pacific Islands News Association pres
The United Nations Commission on the Status of Women (CSW) is the principal global policy-making body dedicated exclu
Field Study Regarding Women's Rights in Lebanon.
To mark the three-year anniversary of the uprising in Syria, the International Women's Human Rights Law Clinic at the
A number of alleged domestic violence killings in the past year in Lebanon have fueled a renewed attention on women's
After more than a decade of an international intervention and close to the proclaimed second post-2014 transition pha
Drafting Process of Japan's National Action Plan prepared by the Japanese Ministry of Foreign Affairs
The Syrian civil war has had a devastating impact on women and girls.
This book demonstrates that gender is a key component of conflict and peace discourse.
Women's empowerment is possible only if state administrators implement the policies framed by the central government,
Afghan President Hamid Karzai on Monday withheld his signature and instead asked for revisions to a new law that righ
It feels like a slap in the face of humanity: a new Afghan draft law effectively legalising domestic violence against
Prime Minister Voreqe Bainimarama has come out strongly against sexual offences committed against women and children.
The Pakistan Women's Day was celebrated on Wednesday in commemoration of the events of February 12, 1983.
The Punjab Assembly passed The Punjab Commission on the Status of Women Bill 2013 on Wednesday.
A new draft law in Afghanistan that would limit testimony in domestic violence cases is drawing international outcry,