“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.”
MP Setrida Geagea's Press office issued a statement on Monday about the Lebanese Forces MP's words during the meeting
“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
The women come from all over Israel every month to pray at the Western Wall, one of Judaism's holiest sites.
The bloody wake left by the Mavi Marmara after the May 31 Israeli commando raid has not deterred 50 female activists
The US government needs to strengthen its protection of people in immigration detention to prevent sexual abuse and t
A United Nations panel says Arabs, Kurds and other minorities in Iran face discrimination because of their ethnicity.
Two Iranian rights activists arrested on their way to the funeral of a senior dissident cleric last year have won int
Around 700 Bedouin women held a protest in Jerusalem challenging the demolition of their villages by Israeli forces.
Kaleme website reports that Rahnavard has called on the parliament to leave the evaluation of this bill of law to a &
Two months ago, the State Department released its 2010 Trafficking in Persons Report (TiP Report), laying out a pictu
The monsoon floods in Pakistan have killed thousands and affected an estimated twenty million people across several p
A Lebanese aid ship aiming to reach Gaza in defiance of Israel will "probably be delayed," organisers said
More than one thousand women and 15 Arab and Jewish human rights groups will demonstrate on Monday against the Israel
The Majlis is mulling over a major plan to provide greater security for women, MP Zohreh Elahian announced recently.
It was a single word scrawled on a wall at the Hebrew University of Jerusalem that unlocked something deep inside Inb
Each night before she goes to sleep, Umm Shekar checks to make sure her pistol is loaded and tucks it beneath her mat
When leading prominent Iraqi women leaders from all across the country gathered in Baghdad in June 28, 2010 they had
They are hung from trees by metal chains attached to their arms and provided with plastic bags to collect their urine
A non-profit center for women's rights defense opened in Kirkuk on Sunday under the name of “the Legal Free Cen
Following court order to appoint woman to commission investigating flotilla, dozens of rabbis make lists of candidate
The General Union of Palestinian Women for Social Work, which has over 30,000 members and is considered as one of the
"If you had to choose between saving a girl's life or enabling her to go to school, which would you do first?&qu
A prominent human rights group has expressed "grave concerns" that Iran will soon execute a women sentenced
Facing arrest, her lawyer, Mohammad Mostafaei, fled to Norway via Turkey, where he was briefly detained.
Amnesty International criticized the TV “confession” of an Iranian woman on Wednesday night in which Saki
Iraqi Kurdistan: As the 13th convention of the Kurdistan Democratic Party (KDP) of Iraq draws nearer, Fazil Mirani, h
Dozens of Palestinian women and children were rendered homeless after the Israeli occupation authority (IOA) demolish
The High Court of Justice on Wednesday instructed the state to review its stance regarding the inclusion of a woman i
The female Palestinian prisoners of Al-Damon prison have called on the International Red Cross to put pressure on the
An Iranian woman sentenced to death by stoning says Tehran is trying to confuse the media so it can execute her in se
It was one o'clock in the morning, and raining, when Frances's employer threw her out in the street, angry that she h
Women in Iran have resisted attempts by the Islamic theocratic regime to render them second-class citizens following
A ship bearing aid for Gaza is preparing to leave Tripoli in Lebanon this weekend in the latest attempt to defy the I
In an exclusive interview with the Guardian, the woman whose sentence of death by stoning triggered an international
While virtually the entire world has finally aligned on isolating Iran--including, even, Russia and Gulf states--Turk
Mohamed Mostafaei was detained in Turkey because of passport problems but can apply for asylum if he wants to, the ag
Every morning the two girls wake up before dawn, row their wooden skiff out into Gaza's heavily-patrolled waters, and
Sporting a long blue dress and white headscarf, Umm Omar barely blinks as she whips out a pistol in her garden.
The Lebanese Parliament should adopt proposed domestic abuse legislation as soon as possible, UN representatives urge
HRH Princess Basma on Sunday highlighted the importance of education in conflict resolution and the UN University for