“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.”
In early December 2011, IPJ Deputy Director Dee Aker and Program Officer Zahra Ismail were in Cambodia for the th
Prime Minister Yingluck Shinawatra offered Burma's pro-democracy leader Aung San Suu Kyi her support in a coming by-e
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First there was only one: Prof.
The Burmese army has been following a policy of systematically raping women and girls to subjugate the country's rebe
Kamindanawan, a celebratory gathering of Mindanao women leaders, is set to honor tomorrow some 11 Mindanawon women an
Within the 8-month long armed conflict against ethnic groups in Shan and Kachin States, Burma Army soldiers have rape
Eleven of the 21 people who are applying to register the National League for Democracy (NLD) party with the Burmese E
Today the U.S.
“I was terrified.
The hostilities between the Burmese military and ethnic Kachin get worse every day and the abuses are much worse than
An Indonesian woman has won a United Nations Development Program-sponsored peace award for helping to build peace and
Three Chinese women were gang-raped Friday by Burmese soldiers under Burma Army's Military Operation Command-3 (MOC-3
Human rights activists are reporting an increased incidence of rape against Kachin women in areas of recent military
Just as staff at the maternity clinic in the Mae La refugee camp began learning about special care for newborns, a ba
In the Pacific, despite women's leadership in peace building, organizing dialogue, providing inputs to defence review
Reports emerged last week from Kachin and Shan States that rape is still being used as a tactic by the Burmese army t
Despite the formation of a new civilian government after last year's elections, recent developments in Burma only ind
Today, April 30, should be a red-letter day for Filipino women because it is the 74th anniversary of the plebiscite t
United Nations High Commissioner for Human Rights Navi Pillay has denounced the rape of women and men who are, or app
17th Regular Session of the UN Human Rights Council
Twenty-five women were rescued by the Zamboanga sea-based anti-human trafficking task force in two separate operation
The Association of Southeast Asian Nations (ASEAN) leaders will say there is an "urgent need" for a compreh
Sen. Edgardo J.
At least 36,000 people were displaced on 23-24 April amid fresh fighting along the Thai-Cambodian border, officials s
A Filipina who has been in custody for more than four months since reporting a rape to police is due to appear in cou
Being well educated or financially independent does not always come with red carpet treatment for women.
Tens of thousands of stateless Muslim Rohingya women and girls who fled persecution in Myanmar for safety in Banglade
A senior commissioner has urged President Benigno Aquino III to appoint a woman to the remaining vacancy in the Commi
Something is seriously out of tune here.
Around 150 men employed in the different national and local government agencies in the province of Biliran, including
Cases of domestic violence against women and their children saw an increase of 91% in 2010 compared to 2009 figures,
The United Nations envoy for children and armed conflict and a political movement in the Philippines today agreed to
Parliamentarians play a critical role in curbing violence against women, a UN official says.
In order to improve and sustain programs for the rights and welfare of women in the province, there is a need to asse
The Burmese military leadership should adopt measures to end abuses and ensure that those responsible are held accoun
UN Under Secretary General for Peacekeeping Operations (PKO) Alain Le Roy praised Indonesian peacekeepers` performanc
The Philippine National Police (PNP) women's desk here has noted a dwindling number of cases of violation against wom
The Laoag City Police women's desk continues to process cases of violence against women having recorded at least 15 c
Basing on the experience of her mother, Dr.
Most North Korean women are exposed to brutal violence and sexual abuse in their home and workplace but they have no
A men's organization advocating gender equality was launched in Jakarta on Thursday, giving women an unlikely ally in
The resilience of women helps communities stay together in times of crisis because they shield their children and fam
Women should have greater opportunities in decision-making processes to ensure the effectiveness of policy programs d