“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 WomanStats Project is the most comprehensive compilation of information on the status of women in the world.
VoiceOver is a project intended to make opinions from developing countries heard in the Netherlands.
Solidarity for African Women's Rights (SOAWR) is proud to announce the launch of its new website.
The Saharawi Human Rights Defensors condemn the Moroccan government's decision to deport human rights activists from
The Women PeaceMakers Program offers an opportunity for women leaders who want to document, share and build upon thei
The Joint Action Committee (JAC) and the Women's Action Forum (WAF) held a demonstration on Tuesday demanding the gov
Today by way of written communication the administration of Radio Cadena Voces, owned by Ricardo Maduro Joest, ex-Pre
Women in Pakistan face especially formidable obstacles in their search for better lives and opportunities for themsel
As part of JASS' global movement-building initiative, twenty-seven women leaders from Central America and Mexico gath
This year celebrates the 60th anniversary of the signing of the United Nations Declaration of Human Rights in 1948 to
In Ecuador, UNIFEM is partnering with national women's institutions, CONAMU, the municipality of Quito and Amnesty In
A bill to abolish laws that discriminate against women in Pakistan has been presented before Pakistan's parliament.
The International Gathering of Women Against War took place in Bogota 10-12 August 2004.
Like every year, Working Women Organization is organizing the campaign on “Sixteen Days of Activism Against Gen
Women in Security, Conflict Management and Peace (WISCOMP) organized a roundtable to address the issue of human secur
Throughout Latin America and the Caribbean, as in much of the world, women and children's access to medical care is s
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The Women's Network for Peace and Freedom is dismayed by the deteriorating situation in Sri Lanka, and by the failure
WOREC Nepal and NAWHRDs is appalled and deeply shocked on hearing the cruel brutality of the Police a
Nearly 200 activists from approximately 70 countries worldwide gathered yesterday in Colombo, Sri Lanka, to begin an
Journal for Women's Studies: Alam-e-Niswan invites submissions for its 2009 Special Issue (vo
October 3, 2004 – (TamilNet) A "Confluence" of Tamil Eelam Women Associations, Sangamam, was held in
The six-year, six-country, South Asian Campaign to End All Violence against Women - or the 'WE CAN" campaign - a
Part 2 of the "Akkini Paravaikal" (Volcanic Birds) of Nitharsanam Women Unit of the Liberation Tigers of Ta
The National Council for Peace in Sri Lanka launched the Campaign "From one year to Ceasefire to Permanent Peace
Women in Security, Conflict Management and Peace (WISCOMP) invites applications from South Asian professionals
WOMEN'S JOURNEY, SRI LANKA – SOUTH AFRICA 2003
We, the representatives of women's organizations in Sri Lanka came together in Colombo, Sri Lanka on 7 June 2002 to m
Forty-five young researchers, practitioners and students from Pakistan, Sri Lanka, Nepal, Bangladesh, Tibet and India
The Foundation for Development Cooperation (FDC) is seeking applications from young and emerging women leaders from P
The Union of Saharawi Lawyers (USL) launched on the International Day of Solidarity with the Dissappeared Saharawis,
Moved by the sufferings, human rights violantions and inhuman conditions reigning in their country, the National Unio
ilar Thein, a woman human rights defender and leading pro-democracy activist was arrested on 10 September 2008 and is
Women in Security, Conflict Management and Peace (WISCOMP) jointly with the National Peace Council from Sri Lanka, or
A civil society vigil was held in honor of the 100 days of the ceasefire agreement.
25,000 posters carrying the phrase: "WAR WILL NEVER WIN PEACE - SAY YES TO CEASEFIRE TO WIN PEACE" were pri
Regional Dialogues on Women Building Peace
Recognizing the urgent need to address the political, structural and cultural barriers to mainstreaming Emergency Con
Sudanese Women living in refugee camps in eastern Chad are facing rape and other forms of violence.
Under the slogan of “Saharawi Women: A mobilization force for the National Idependence and Progress”, the
To support the North Sumatra's Women Activists Coalition campaign – “Vote for Women” – JASS S
The toolkit, which is a media initiative of femLINKPACIFIC, a Suva based women's media NGO that has served as the reg
The objective of the campaign is to involve as many people as possible in the campaign for nationwide and global peac
The UN-INSTRAW/CAWTAR project "Strengthening Women's Leadership and Participation in politics and decision-makin
Political dialogue is the only means by which Burma's existing political conflicts can be effectively resolved.
KWAT strongly condemns the impunity and this act of crime against humanity and lack of rule of law in Burma.
Six political activists are at grave risk of torture and ill-treatment after they were detained by police in Nanggroe
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