“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.”
Every day, women around the world are cracking glass ceilings.
On Tuesday July, 15, 2014, two of the United Nations System Agencies, the Joint Programme on HIV and AIDS (UNAIDS) an
Last Sunday, President Paul Kagame met with Rwandan women of all walks of life to celebrate the country's 20th libera
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"It is now more dangerous to be a woman than to be a soldier in modern wars." These are not the words of a
UN Secretary General Ban Ki-moon has urged Nepal to appoint more female peacekeepers so as to make UN peacekeeping mi
Obtaining stability and security in conflict zones could be as simple as getting more women involved in the peace pro
Emily was bitten, beaten and raped just a few hundred metres from the UN camp in South Sudan's capital, Juba.
The five days transformational leadership and character education for peaceful co-existence training ended successful
Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon appointed the first woman to command a United Nations peacekeeping force — a Norw
Sierra Leone is demonstrating that it understands the important role women can play as peacekeepers.
Britain's foreign minister William Hague has urged world leaders to make tackling and rape in armed conflicts a top g
The South African National Defence Force is the only military in Africa, and one of a few in the world that deploys f
BAGHDAD (Reuters) - Iraqi authorities are detaining thousands of women illegally and subjecting many to torture and i
WASHINGTON--(ENEWSPF)--January 16, 2014. U.S. Senator Mark Kirk (R-Ill.) and U.S.
Next month in Geneva, rebels will sit down to talk to representatives of President Bashar al-Assad's government about
With El Salvador's gang truce teetering on the brink, it's high time to get women involved in any peace negotiations
Aside from ushering in hitherto unprecedented changes, the Arab Spring also brought to the fore an unsaid aspect &mda
This past Saturday marked three years since Haiti was stuck by a devastating earthquake.
GENEVA - Syrian activists said Monday that the voice of women from the war-ravaged nation must not be sidelined at pe
A searching independent review finds that NATO and its operational partners have made ‘significant progress' in
Half a million women were raped during the Rwandan genocide.
The journal International Interactions has just published a special issue titled "A Systematic Understan
New Delhi, Sep 12 (IANS): An all-women police unit provided by India, as part of a UN peacekeeping force, inspired ma
NIGERIA is set to launch national action plan for full implementation of the United Nations' Security Council Resolut
Fifty Rwanda Defence Forces (RDF) officers yesterday concluded a two-day course on "prevention and response to c
Civil society activists in India are hopeful the government led by Nawaz Sharif will work towards improving ties with
The first Didi Nirmala Deshpande South Asian Peace and Justice Award for 2013 has been conferred on Sunila Abeysekera
Along the border of Israel and Lebanon, female peacekeepers are playing a vital role in the United Nations unit that
Former Special Representative of UN Secretary General and Head of Mission in Liberia Ellen Margrethe Loej has urged P
Countries have been urged to provide key military assets and more women staff to serve at United Nations peacekeeping
Finland wants to make it easier for women to enter peacekeeping forces, but this could mean loosening physical fitnes
Ten female soldiers from Malaysia are expected in Lebanon on Tuesday to serve for six months with the Malaysian conti
The Special Representative of the Secretary-General (SRSG), Ms.
A group of 15 policewomen became the first all-women team to deploy with the U.N.
The United Nations police adviser, Ann-Marie Orler, has welcomed the arrival of Rwanda's female police contingent in
The Senior Police Advisor to the Eastern Africa Standby Force (EASFCOM), Torbjorn Sande, has called on regional count
With today's challenges, UN peacekeepers continue to play an essential role in furthering global peace and stability.
The decade-long war in Afghanistan has been the focus of countless books and exhibitions, but there is one view of th
"I have been always interested in helicopters and planes," Matic said.
For the past few years, Rwanda has been making global headlines for its outstanding role in providing the much-needed
Peace building efforts between India and Pakistan are not for bilateral talks at the diplomatic level alone.
United States Africa Command's Women, Peace and Security - Lessons Learned in Peacekeeping conference concluded Augus
GNWP is back in Nepal for part two of its Localization and United Nations Security Council Resolutions 1325 and 1820
A United Nations official today condemned the sexual violence in the eastern Democratic Republic of the Congo (DRC) r
The United Nations Integrated Mission (UNMIT) in Timor-Leste began in 2006 after a mutiny by soldiers and a breakdown
How much has really changed since NGO Save the Children, and the UN Refugee Agency (UNHCR) published a report that sh
Inspired by real life events, Saferworld has produced a short film showing the important role women in Nepal can play