“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.”
Editorial Team: We are launching a new op-ed competition to celebrate the 10th anniversary of UN Res
The costs of our wars in Iraq and Afghanistan are staggering, especially as they relate to social needs in the U.S.
Chairman Durbin, Ranking Member Coburn, and Members of the Subcommittee: thank you for this opportunity to discuss wi
A week after Hillary Clinton announced that the U.S.
Argentina's military expenditures are 8% of its GDP.
To much applause, Secretary of State Hillary Clinton was a surprise speaker on the TEDWomen stage this afternoon.
The Defense Department should eliminate restrictions on women serving in combat units and end all “gender restr
As security continues to improve in Iraq, the country is rebuilding both its civilian and military aviation secto
Selkirk College's Mir Centre for Peace will be opening its doors to the general public on a weekly basis starting Jan
It's been a year since Haiti was hit by the devastating earthquake that crumbled structures, cut short lives, and imp
As we bid farewell to 2010 and usher in 2011 with a renewed sense of purpose, I'm proud of all the hard work that has
A guest post from Madeleine Rene, who volunteers for the International Rescue Committee in Haiti, educating women on
The United States Institute of Peace (USIP) announced today that its initiative on gender and peacebuilding is now be
When George W. Bush left the White House, the rest of the world breathed a sigh of relief.
Twenty-first-century war is different than earlier conflicts, and the faces in uniform are different too.
On January 26, 2011 the African American Museum in Philadelphia (AAMP) will unveil an impactful new exhibition entitl
How cynical is it, that an activist who led protests against the unsolved killings of hundreds of women, gets murdere
Ostensibly, my recent chat with Tamara Kreinin, executive director of Women and Population at the United Nations Foun
A new Violence Against Women Federal and Tribal Prosecution Task Force being formed this year is being directed to pr
Despite their 20 percent share of the population, Mayan women in Guatemala have limited political and economic power.
Sponsored by the Women's Studies Program at Casa de las Américas, the International Symposium on “Women
Date: Tuesday, February 22, 2011 - 6:00pm - 8:00pm
Attacks on reproductive rights on multiple fronts, from attempts to cut off insurance coverage for abortion to attemp
The International Museum of Women will celebrate its project on Economica, Focusing on Latin America, tonight at the
Recently, Obama Administration officials, including Secretary Hillary Clinton, Ambassador Susan Rice, and even Presid
The city of friendship, Chiclayo, Peru, was the place chosen for the South America Region's first National Women's Co
On March 3 2011 the UK Upper House held a debate to recognise International Women's Day 2011.
PBS NewsHour marks International Women's Health Day (March 8) with a two-part series from Guatemala focusing on two m
Donald Steinberg is the deputy administrator for USAID.
Hello, everyone. (Applause and cheers.) Thank you, thank you. Oh my.
You can tell a great deal about a country by the way it treats its women and children.
As the youth-led Freedom Movement of 2011 spreads rapidly across the Middle East and around the world, one can only w
On the eve of President Obama's first trip to South America, Secretary of State Hillary Rodham Clinton sang praises t
Secretary of State Hillary Clinton has correctly warned that women's rights in Tunisia and Egypt risk being undermine
This Friday, petitioners MADRE, the Institute for Justice & Democracy in Haiti (IJDH), the Bureau des Avocats Int
Sandra Morán reminds us all why international grassroots solidarity is so important.
Statement on Women and Human Rights Organizations in Colombia:
San Salvador - El Salvador President, Mauricio Funes inaugurates this Monday the first head office of Women City, a g
“The Colombian armed conflict has been going on for over 50 years and has developed alongside the situation of
Apr 6, 2011
Organization of American States (OAS)
Hundred years have passed since the initiative to highlight the achievements of women in the world was launched.
During her visit to Panama 16-17 April, UN Women Executive Director Michelle Bachelet will participate in the meeting
"He grabbed me, stuck a gun to me.
Effectiveness of Violence Against Women Legislation: Ley General De Acceso de las Mujeres a una Vida Libre de Violenc
Since war broke out in 1998, more than five million people have been killed in the Democratic Republic of Congo and t
Ten years after the UN Security Council passed the landmark Resolution 1325 encouraging greater participation of wome
Sexual Assault Family Violence Director Linda Cummings organized a “Walk A Mile In Her Shoes” walk last T