“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.”
About two weeks ago the US Defense Secretary lifted the ban on women in combat jobs.
The time has come for the United States to ratify the Convention on the Elimination of All Forms of Discrimination Ag
I have exciting news to share—a worldwide campaign is taking off, and we need you!
El Salvador hosts regional conference on violence against women; Inter-American Court hears case in Colombia; UN to e
Women think about the gun-control issue differently than men.
Sitting with a group of parents and their children on the porch of Profamil's headquarters, Mariola Dhema recounted v
The Georgetown Institute for Women, Peace and Security, which will analyze women's contributions to peace-building an
“I like being a police officer because it was always a dream of mine.
Yaneth Llerena, 40, leads a team of 50 community workers at an emergency women's centre in the poor district of Villa
Gender-based violence tends to increase after natural disasters, researchers have found.
In 2011, President Obama signed Executive Order 13595, which created the National Action Plan on Women, Peace, and Se
Colombian actress and social rights activist Patricia Ariza came to campus to speak to a full house of USF students a
Most of us have heard about the murders of young women in Ciudad Juarez or the genocidal rapes in the Congo.
"Two of every three women murdered died for the simple reason: they were women.
Statement by Lakshmi Puri, Acting Head of UN Women and Assistant Secretary-General
Brigitte Carreño was only 12 when a warlord whose anti-guerrilla fighters had occupied this hamlet decide
Take a moment to imagine life in constant fear of sexual violence.
Women's Rights Day 2013 will be on August 26th marking 93 years of women having the right to vote in America.
The women (chicas) of Tacachico are leading the charge with five Salvadoran organizations to promote public policies
In El Salvador, families and human rights advocates are voicing concerns following an increase in gender-based killin
Jimmy Carter is the 39th president of the United States.
Nicaragua's Comprehensive Law number 779 went into effect in June 2012, but ever since then it has had to withstand a
Since the announcement of peace talks in Colombia between the Colombian Government and the FARC-EP in 2012, slow deve
As 25 November, the International Day for the Elimination of Violence Against Women, approaches and the International
On the first day that Jineth Bedoya Lima arrived for work at the offices of Colombia National Radio in Bogotá,
Hillary Rodham Clinton has announced a new partnership to support her No Ceilings initiative.
Before World War II, war reporting was considered no job for a woman.
The International Justice Resource Center (IJRC) is pleased to announce an upcoming training seminar on women's human
Blowing the Whistle on Sexual Violence.
19 June 2014
Colombia: new law aims to address impunity for conflict-related crimes of sexual violence
Today 90% of casualties in armed conflicts are civilians, an overwhelming majority of whom are women and children oft
This initiative is a gathering of anti-war and social justice activists, organizations, networks and movements from d