“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.”
Do women hold the key to a peaceful society?
Former President Mary Robinson has said the involvement of women is central to achieving peace in parts of the world
Justice and peace are not possible without the involvement and participation of women.
Although Nepal met the objective of increased women´s participation in the ongoing peace building and state res
UN, African officials urge efforts to advance peace and stability in CAR
Kurdish women are getting involved in the peace process to promote a free, equal and democratic society.
A series of gold-framed pictures cover the wall from left to right inside the working space of Senegalese human right
The stories of gang-rape, forced marriage and fathers being forced to rape their own daughters at gunpoint keep her a
Four political parties and seven civil society organisations strongly criticised the passage of laws dealing with upc
Yemeni women are fighting for their rights in the same way as Western women.
Sierra Leone is demonstrating that it understands the important role women can play as peacekeepers.
On 27 March 2014, a historic first was achieved: a peace agreement led by a woman chief mediator was signed.
Northeast India comprises the contiguous Seven Sister States—Arunachal Pradesh, Assam, Manipur,Meghalaya, Mizor
The women of South Sudan played an instrumental role in the country's liberation struggle and will continue to make s
The documentation centre No habrá paz sin las mujeres [There will be no peace without women] enables female le
The head of the U.N.
If regular armies are generally a man's world, guerrillas and insurgent forces are just the contrary.
Three members of the team negotiating for South Sudanese rebels in Ethiopia are women.
A proper democracy cannot be established without the participation of women.
Military helicopters buzzed overhead and hundreds of thousands of soldiers and police were deployed as Egyptians vote
The voice of Syrian women must be heard in all efforts to resolve the civil war that is tearing their country apart,
As civil war raged in Burundi since the 1996 outbreak of armed conflict between ethnic Tutsi and Hutu groups, in his
Breaking News from the Peace Table in Havana
November 6, 2013
A new UN resolution to reiterate the importance of women's involvement in conflict prevention, resolution and peace-b
Half a million women were raped during the Rwandan genocide.
By Ronald Bruce St. John
An exile women's rights group will for the first time co-host an event in Burma when the Women's Forum (Burma/Myanmar
By the launch of the National Action Plan on United Nations Security Council Resolution (UNSCR 1325) in Abuja Tuesday
Media coverage of the Colombian peace process has focused on the politics surrounding the talks in Havana.
There is need to invest in women's empowerment and leadership in order for countries to achieve sustainable developme
As dusk enveloped the salmon-pink houses of this capital city, the brightly colored robes of women stood out in a mas
Civil society activists in India are hopeful the government led by Nawaz Sharif will work towards improving ties with
SOCIO-POLITICAL and economic advancement of women could mostly be achieved in the shortest- possible time if the glob
Hivos welcomes the establishment of the Syrian Women's Forum for Peace (SWFP), which aims to strengthen the role of S
When Sudanese President Omar Bashir and South Sudanese President Salva Kiir signed a series of agreements on Septembe
A series of workshops on women's participation in the Darfur Peace Process were organized throughout Darfur by the Af
A group of women from North Kivu in the Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC) have demanded to be involved in the on-goi
Concerned over the stand-off in the implementation of the different political and socio- economic agreements that wer
The conflict in the Eastern DR Congo provinces of North and South Kivu between the Kinshasa government and the M23 mo
It's a country the size of all of western Europe, with enormous mineral riches that enable the artifacts of modern li
As unrest unfolds in the Middle East, a traveling art exhibition at the Sheldon Museum of Art in Lincoln seems all th
As the Colombian Government prepares to meet with the Revolutionary Armed Forces of Colombia (FARC) in Havana, Cuba,
It's been nearly two years since Syria's dictator Bashar al Assad began his brutal assault on hundreds of thousands o
Nancy Sanchez has been working for human rights in Colombia for two decades.
Today, the government of Colombia and the Revolutionary Armed Forces of Colombia (FARC) insurgency group meet in Oslo
As the last of this year's Nobel Prize winners are announced and media focus shifts away from Sweden, two things are
The faces of five men in business suits and one woman in a white head scarf beam under the slogan “Modern Hebro
On Monday, October 15, the government and FARC negotiators will sit down in Oslo to begin the next phase of the Colom