“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.”
This briefing details how the Burmese Army has used rape and sexual violence with impunity for decades.
They are victims of a conflict which ended decades ago.
Today marks the launch of an important new report documenting ongoing crimes of sexual violence—over 100 cases
For three decades the scars branded onto Kim Khem's arms have been a reminder of the sexual torture she saw under the
Improving women's access to jobs and economic opportunity could significantly boost worker productivity in the Philip
Phnom Penh, Cambodia — Four Cambodian women imprisoned for protesting their eviction from the land where their
New parliamentarian Aung Sang Suu Kyi spoke of development, gender equality and the future of Myanmar's constitution
Including women in the peacemaking process could bring about a speedier and more durable resolution to Myanmar's ethn
The government has kicked off efforts of Localizing the National Action Plan (LNAP) on Women, Peace and Security in t
Many around the world have died protecting it: land.
The recent election of José Maria de Vasconcelos, or Taur Matan Ruak as he is known, to the Presidency of Timo
The Philippines is on track in achieving the Millennium Development Goals particularly in education, health, women an
In early December 2011, IPJ Deputy Director Dee Aker and Program Officer Zahra Ismail were in Cambodia for the th
In order to improve and sustain programs for the rights and welfare of women in the province, there is a need to asse
Women should have greater opportunities in decision-making processes to ensure the effectiveness of policy programs d
Vietnam is evaluated as the best performer in Southeast Asia in terms of eradicating gender gap over the past 20 year
Free trade, weak government and rising religious fundamentalism made Indonesian women's lives more miserable last yea
Un Sokunthea became Cambodia's first female deputy police chief on Thursday.
Indonesian women are largely unfamiliar with the Millennium Development Goals despite being a key target demographic,
There were so many tasks left unfinished by the government in 2010 related to gender equality.
The United Nations International Children's Emergency Fund (UNICEF) has pledged anew to help the new administration c
It has been said that the conditions of women and children reflect the state of affairs of that country.
Despite widespread criticism, the number of discriminatory bylaws continues to increase across the country, a leading
As the number of reported sexual crimes in Timor Leste increases, survivors - mostly women and girls - must wait up t
Sixteen years after Burma's military regime reached a ceasefire deal with the country's second largest rebel group, t
The legacy of the late Philippine President Corazon “Cory” Aquino continues with her inclusion in TIME Ma
To mark the 10th anniversary of United Nations Security Council Resolution (UNSCR) 1325 resolution on women, peace an
After helping resettle Cambodian immigrants in the United States and earning a master's degree in social work from th
Women and children suffered terribly during the 2010 general election given the gun battles in border areas, accordin
Women leaders rallied behind Secretary Teresita Deles of the Office of the Presidential Adviser on the Peace Process
Last week's election victory by the junta-backed party in Burma is a setback for Charm Tong's work against military r
In all areas of a peace process — cessation of hostilities, sustainability and credibility of peace on the grou
As Burma gears up for its first election in more than 20 years, Ye Maung and Khin Pyu Win explore key issues facing i
The coming elections in Burma on Nov. 7 are not a step toward real democracy.
Many Indonesian women and girls, especially those from poor and marginalised communities, struggle to achieve reprodu
Cambodian government has affirmed its commitment to uplift women's status in society, especially, the women's role in
The Philippines on Friday supported adoption of two Association of Southeast Asian Nations (Asean) declarations&mdash
Prime Minister Nguyen Tan Dung yesterday called on Southeast Asian women to maintain their prominent role in helping
Chiang Mai (Mizzima) – Human rights abuses were causing a health crisis for women and children in eastern Burma
The Ministry of Women and Child Protection is consulting the National Commission of Violence Against Women as it pres
HANOI (Xinhua) - Vietnam will host the 14th meeting of the General Assembly of the ASEAN Confederation of Women's Org
Like many women in East Timor, 34 year-old Mariquita Soares joined the Revolutionary Front for an
The Mindanao Peoples' Caucus (MPC), a Davao City-based peace advocacy group, considered Monday's launching of the wom
Whatever else happens after this year's election, it is clear that one thing is certain not to change—namely, t
Cambodia has made strides in increasing the number of women in the Parliament in recent years but a redoubling of eff
In the well-publicized controversial -- and “plagiarized” -- ruling of the Supreme Court in the Vinuya vs