“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 searching independent review finds that NATO and its operational partners have made ‘significant progress' in
At an event in the Foreign and Commonwealth Office last night, the foreign secretary will launch a high-profile new i
More than 2,500 women from 140 countries traveled to İstanbul on Thursday for the start of the Association of Wo
For December, in which the Russian Federation has the Security Council presidency, the MAP provides recommendations o
What do driving, voting, wearing pants, and protesting have in common?
The NGO Working Group on Women, Peace and Security has released the May 2011 version of the Monthly Action Points (MA
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 January 2011 version of the Monthly Action Points
This report documents acts of violence, harassment, and threats against women in Chechnya to intimidate them into wea
A Northern Ireland politician is travelling to Iraq to pass on lessons learned in the peace process.
Switzerland is taking further steps to implement an international resolution that aims to increase the participation
This is a working report on progress of the Resolution 1325 on the ground and is submitted by members of Foundations
Peace Mothers came together in İstanbul Galatasaray Square before sending the postcards to President Abdullah G&
The Human Rights Committee concluded its ninety-ninth session today, during which it considered and adopted concludin
The headquarters building here is undergoing renovations.
Addressing the Commission on the Status of Women's fifty-fourth session this afternoon, Deputy Secretary-General Asha
Afghan women walk past a guesthouse damaged a day after the suicide attacks in Kabul, 27 Feb. 2010
International Women's Day is celebrated each year on March eighth.
What do women fishing, school building and better farming skills have to do with U.S. national security?
On this International Women's Day, it is fitting that we reflect upon United Nations Security Council Resolution 1325
Speech by Inés Alberdi, UNIFEM Executive Director
Date: 4 March 2010
The NGO Working Group on Women, Peace and Security has released the March 2010 version of our Monthly Action Points (
United Nations Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon says that full empowerment of women requires expanding economic opportun
Shelley Anderson is an old colleague with an inspiring track record in gender work. We see things very much alike.
Nearly ten years after the adoption by the UN Security Council of its groundbreaking resolution on Women, Peace and S
The NGO Working Group on Women, Peace and Security has released the February 2010 version of our Monthly Action Point
In 2000 the UN Security Council adopted Resolution(UNSCR) 1325 on “Women, Peace and Security”.
In October this year, the United Nations will commemorate the tenth anniversary of an important, but inadequately rec
At the end of September 2009, two sharply contrasting events coincided: the United States Secretary of State Hillary
Momentum is building to eliminate the most pervasive yet least recognized human rights abuse in the world—viole
Violence against women and girls is a virulent form of abuse and discrimination that transcends race, class and natio
Despite the remarkable progress of women in many professions, politics is not one of them.
As leaders in civil society, particularly during and following violent conflict, women are critical players in peace
The New York University Center on International Cooperation's (CIC) Annual Review of Global Peace Operations is the m
The Global Monitoring Checklist monitors implementation of UN Security Council Resolution 1325 in Afghanistan, Democr
This volume documents UNFPA's experience addressing many forms of violence against women.
Survey research has a role to play in providing Muslim women with a public voice where custom and culture does not pe
Report of the Special Rapporteur on violence against women, its causes and consequences, Yakin Ertürk
Kosovar women started organizing in the early 1990's and worked very closely with the local parallel government that
Throughout history, gender−based violence has been an integral component of armed conflict.
Since the end of the Cold War, civil wars (intrastate conflicts) have come to dominate the international landscape.
Conflicts have psychological, physical and material impacts on the lives of women.
This report was commissioned by the Netherlands Special Programme on WID, Ministry of Foreign Affairs (DGIS) of the N
PeaceWomen promotes the role of women in preventing conflict, and the equal and full participation of women in all ef