“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.”
The 45-member U.N.
The important role women play in peace and security was discussed March 12 at a William J.
On February 25, Georgetown University will host former Secretary of State and likely 2016 presidential candidate Hill
The NDP is joining forces with the Native Women's Association of Canada (NWAC) to urge the Conservative government to
For those of you who have blocked out memory of the long battle to reauthorize the Violence Against Women Act that wa
Washington — The Obama administration is redoubling its efforts to end gender violence in the United States, as
As always, another election was upon us; all eyes were on who voted for or against the 2002 Iraq War Resolution.
Just seven days after having been sworn into office, the new Executive Director of UN Women, Phumzile Mlambo-Ngcuka,
The Obama Administration has made it clear that advancing the rights of women and girls is critical to the foreign po
The United States continues to be in the dubious company of six countries that have either refused or are reluctant t
The report released by the State Department details the role of women in preventing conflict and building peace throu
The problem of forced marriage remains little known and well hidden in the United States, but experts say it is growi
From September 2009 to April 2010, the Standing Senate Committee on Human Rights conducted a study of United Nations
The goal of the U.S.
Senator BOXER [presiding]. The hearing will come to order.
Margarita Lopez begins to speak about the horrible events that marked the end of her daughter's life in a low, even t
Women are running for congress in record numbers this year.
It is my pleasure to join in welcoming you to the 10th annual Women PeaceMakers Program.
It is an honor to take part in today's forum, and to be joined by so many distinguished Heads of State and Government
While the world has made significant strides in expanding opportunity for women and girls, continued inequalities rem
Ambassador Swanee Hunt, chair of The Institute for Inclusive Security, announced the Institute's Commitment to Action
"Blessed are the peacemakers, for they shall be called the children of God."
Melanne Verveer, Ambassador at Large for Global Women's Issues, will travel to Belgium on September 17 - 18, 2012, to
Two U.S. government agencies, the Department of State and the U.S.
While recent attention has focused on the absurd remarks U.S.
Some nonpartisan commentators finally recognize that current US foreign policy continues to escalate militarily as th
Better integrating women into global efforts to end conflict and promote peace is a critical objective of U.S.
Today, the U.S.
When I attended the first Summit of the Americas in Miami in 1994, only two female heads of state represented their c
United States Ambassador to Jamaica Pamela Bridgewater is hoping that more Jamaican women will take a greater role in
STATEMENT OF WOMEN'S INTERNATIONAL LEAGUE FOR PEACE AND FREEDOM UNITED STATES SECTION ON THE U.S.
U.S. National Action Plan on Women, Peace, and Security - "Peace Begins At Home."
Here in Afghanistan, the United States is spending $2 billion dollars a week on war under the guise of improving Afgh
From the very beginning of his administration, President Barack Obama has put women at the heart of United States for
Female farmworkers across the United States are commonly sexually harassed and assaulted, in part because their immig
Barbara Gove served as a Marine at Parris Island and Cherry Point in the mid-nineteen-fifties.
Military and civilian experts convened at the U.S.
As part of her floor speech pushing to reauthorize the Violence Against Women Act (VAWA) on Wednesday, Rep.
In the 1970s and 1980s, one of the main arguments against ratification of the Equal Rights Amendment to the U.S.
Protecting women from violence and abuse has been an issue of bipartisan cooperation since President Clinton signed t
When three women, including Liberian President Ellen Johnson Sirleaf, an alumna of Harvard Kennedy School (HKS), rece
The Pentagon has announced new rules that bring women in the military closer to the front lines but still don't allow
SECRETARY CLINTON: (Applause.) Well, thank you so much.
A new action plan opens far-reaching possibilities to improve the security of women and the world.
IN 2002, women in Liberia helped bring an end to one of Africa's bloodiest wars by staging a series of peace protests
Shortly before Christmas, President Obama issued an order creating a National Action Plan On Women, Peace and
Almas Jiwani, President of the National Committee for the United Nations Entity for Gender Equality and the Empowerme