“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.”
Eight months after the catastrophic earthquake in Haiti, having no home is still not the hardest thing to bear.
A small group of women in colorful shirts, jeans and skirts stand in a circle, singing and clapping.
Cuban president Raúl Castro Ruz chaired the political-cultural ceremony celebrating the 50th anniversary of th
Today, the American Bar Association unanimously passed a resolution urging the U.S.
A recent gathering of Latin America's top economic commission issued a document praising secularism, condemning "
Even after the aftershocks of the devastating Jan. 12 quake subsided, women's bodies were still trembling in Haiti.
With a historic vote this month allowing gay couples to marry and adopt children, Argentina joined a vanguard of nati
The 11th Regional Conference on Latin American and Caribbean Women closes Friday with the approval of the "Brasi
Cuba was elected Tuesday in Brazil one of th vice presidents of the 11th session of the Regional Conference on Women
Yesterday marked one half year since an earthquake flattened Port-au-Prince.
Living under tents, female survivors of the earthquake may no longer be openly mourning the tragic loss of their husb
A loose-knit coalition of 106 organizations called Femmes Citoyennes Haiti Solidaire, or Women Citizens Haiti United,
"Women help to reduce poverty and raise family incomes, but they pay too high a price for it, because in every c
Thousands of women living in temporary camps around Haiti are threatened by sexual violence and have inadequate prote
Rape in wartime is a scar on modern society that must be stamped out by ending impunity and changing men's attitudes
The quake claimed the lives of Haiti's best-known feminist activists.
It is with tremendous sadness that UNIFEM learned about the deaths of several women leaders from governmental and civ
Amnesty International called on the United Nations to put in place measures for the protection of human rights and th