“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 Palestinian woman being held in prison by the Israelis has entered the fifteenth day of a hunger strike.
On November 25, 2010, Lebanon joined over 55 countries around the world by organising the first White Ribbon Campaign
Last week, Lebanese women's rights activists launched a 16-day campaign to push parliament to pass new legislation to
For the past four years I have been researching the histories and the applications of the Lebanese legal system.
The improved political representation of women in Iraq is in sharp contrast to their broader disempowerment, as highl
As Kurdistan is fast progressing, becoming democratized and westernized, it faces serious difficulties with its conse
Iraq has run out of money to pay for widows' benefits, farm crops and other programmes for the poor, its parliament w
Historically, Arab women have been quite disadvantaged as compared to males and, more often than not, their destinies
Women in Lebanon remain disproportionably at risk from conflict and have largely been excluded from the national reco
ESCWA opened today its scheduled activities of the Tenth Anniversary of Security Council Resolution 1325 concerning w
The Department of State has awarded $5 million in grants to several nongovernmental organizations (NGOs) to provide d
The hallways of a grade school were uncharacteristically silent and absent of students as they had been for months pr
Scores of Iraqi women forced into marriages with Al-Qaeda fighters following the U.S.-led invasion in 2003 are seekin
‘Girls are forced to get married by their families at an early age, because once she goes to university and gra
Only one of Nidal Haidar's six sisters is married. She has given up on ever getting hitched.
“The Russian Compound...” said Jehan Dahadha, before trailing off.
Shalev told The Associated Press in a farewell interview that despite near-constant criticism, she believes it's impo
UNIFEM and its partner organization, the Women's Information Center, have organized a series of meetings in cooperati
Since 2002, the International Women's Peace Service in Palestine (IWPS-Palestine) has been documenting and non-violen
Even as no woman was elected in the Shura elections held in May 2007, Omani women have resolved not to give up.
When Iraq finally forms a new government, one thing is certain -- there will be many new faces.
Today, International Women's Day, marks the economic, social and political achievements of women.
On the eve of Iraq's second nationwide election, a car bomb killed at least three pilgrims
Saudi Arabia's justice minister says his dep
In what appeared to be the first burst of activism in months not related to the disputed presidential election, about
For women in Iraq, the coming national elections offer both a promise and a reminder of the difficulty of change in t