“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.”
With the Pacific region having one of the lowest numbers of women in parliament and local government the scheduled el
"We are at the end of a long, open and consultative process anchored by the UN Open Working Group.
This briefing details how the Burmese Army has used rape and sexual violence with impunity for decades.
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
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.
February 7, 2014 - Both men and women suffer from the severe flaws of the criminal justice system.
The Asian Legal Resource Centre (ALRC) and its sister organisation the Asian Human Rights Commission (AHRC) are pleas
Today marks the launch of an important new report documenting ongoing crimes of sexual violence—over 100 cases
The effective participation of women and attention to women's rights issues is a critical element in achieving a just
TAKING INTO ACCOUNT THE DIFFERENT NEEDS OF WOMEN, GIRLS, BOYS AND MEN MAKES HUMANITARIAN RESPONSE MORE EFFECT
The conflict in Syria has created a humanitarian crisis, with almost two million people having fled to neighbouring c
In June 2013, AP R2P released a new policy brief in the third volume of its policy brief series in 2013.
The National Commission on the Status of Women (NCSW) initiated a study on women and policy in Pakistan at the beginn
Violence against women and girls is a global problem affecting many millions of women.
This booklet presents voices of women from MENA region talking about their security challenges.
The 140-page report provides detailed accounts of 75 cases of alleged rape and sexual abuse that occurred from 2006-2
Throughout the world, incidents of gender-based violence escalate during times of conflict as rape and sexual abuse b
The Asia-Pacific Regional Preparatory Meeting for the 57th session of the Commission on the Status of Women was held
In recent months ICAN's staff have held regular in-person and online consultations with Syrian civil society activist
"This post-2015 framework for disaster risk reduction background paper is being developed based on five sub-regi
Women in Sri Lanka's predominantly Tamil-speaking north and east are facing a desperate lack of security in the after
The manual has been designed for the training of trainers (ToT) programme for media and civil society on gender and s
With Mohammad Morsi's inauguration as President of Egypt in June 2012, many Egyptians hoped that the country's fitful
Manipur is one of eight states in the Northeast region of India.
Health is essential to the economy, well-being, national security, and future of the Middle East region.
Dominant human rights frameworks tend to define women's human rights in terms of individual political rights, a frame
On 18 January 2011, in Cairo, Asmaa Mahfouz, a 26-year-old blogger, posted a video on Facebook calling for a demonstr
The societal and political transformations sweeping the Arab region have empowered large segments of the region's pop
Senator BOXER [presiding]. The hearing will come to order.
Today security issues are no longer simply state- and military-centric issues.
A number of news articles, news programs, and pundits have described the “Arab Spring” as an "Arab S
American journalist Lara Logan explained on camera how she endured a sexual assault in Cairo's Tahrir Square, but cou