“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.”
Operation Protective Edge and the costs of war in the latest round of the Israel-Palestine conflict have dominated al
More women should play instrumental roles in determining the country's defense and diplomatic policies, MKs said at a
A number of alleged domestic violence killings in the past year in Lebanon have fueled a renewed attention on women's
BAGHDAD (Reuters) - Iraqi authorities are detaining thousands of women illegally and subjecting many to torture and i
Baghdad, 6 February 2014 – The Government of Iraq today launched its National Action Plan on UN Security Counci
(WNN) Los Angeles, California, UNITED STATES, AMERICAS: Despite the election of new President Hassan Rowhani in the I
Zaatari refugee camp, Jordan (CNN) -- They carried teapots and tiny gas canisters, shopping bags filled with clothes
GENEVA (AP) — The leader of Syria's Western-backed opposition said Thursday he will give his negotiating team t
Iraq is in the middle of a crisis again.
Aside from ushering in hitherto unprecedented changes, the Arab Spring also brought to the fore an unsaid aspect &mda
ZAHLEH, LEBANON — Fear, confusion and a lack of information are preventing many Syrian refugees in Lebanon from
The voice of Syrian women must be heard in all efforts to resolve the civil war that is tearing their country apart,
The campaign to ensure women's equal participation at the peace talks on Syria in January has become more urgent, as
A coalition of 30 Israeli feminist groups released "A Comprehensive Action Plan for the Application of United Se
In February 1997, four residents of the north who were mothers of soldiers then serving in Lebanon established a prot
I've been watching the news about the war in Syria with a mixture of anger and worry.
The death toll from an alleged massacre in an Alawite village in central Syria has risen to 22, including women, chil
The Secretariat-General of the Supreme Council for Women (SCW) took part in a training project on raising awareness o
As always, another election was upon us; all eyes were on who voted for or against the 2002 Iraq War Resolution.
A group of prominent Iranian women's rights activists and intellectuals have outlined some of their main demands for
Female authors and books on women's issues have a hard time finding publishers and buyers in the Kurdistan Region, wr
Several UN experts on Wednesday criticised Iran's decision to bar women from running in upcoming elections, saying th
Among chaos in neighboring Syria and increasing refugees fleeing to Iraq, many Iraqi women are fighting to stop bruta
The Syrian government is arming and training Syrian women to fight for President Bashar al-Assad, putting it ahead of
A U.N. resolution passed over 10 years ago requires women's involvement in conflict resolutions.
In Egypt, domestic abuse is not a crime. When a woman is beaten by her husband, the authorities are seldom called.
A Dubai resident has decided to undertake a one-woman mission to bring peace to the 22 countries in the Arab League.
On the first day of the Eid el-Fitr celebrations, Cairo's Nile River promenade's sidewalks were crowded, and packed w
MADRE, an international women's human rights organization, condemns the growing violence that has killed at least 18
Lawmakers in Iran are preparing to consider legislation that may drastically alter an adult woman's ability to obtain
Nasrin Sotoudeh's awards would cover a wall.
The Palestinian Centre for Human Rights (PCHR) strongly condemns the Palestinian female police's violent dispersal of
The violence between Israel and Palestine is increasing.
It's been nearly two years since Syria's dictator Bashar al Assad began his brutal assault on hundreds of thousands o
Late October, a new government was approved by the newly elected Georgian parliament.
According to information from the women's ward of Evin prison, Karami, detained political prisoners on hunger strike
Egyptian bullies who sexually harass women in the streets, often taking advantage of mob situations and the anonymity
Abeer Abu Ghaith, a poised young woman overflowing with optimism, works tirelessly to help Palestinian women achieve
In the offices of the General Union of Palestinian Women –a bastion for older-generation prominent women politi
Amnesty International called on Iranian authorities to protect all detainees and prisoners from harassment and degrad
Forty-four Syrian women from different civil society organizations and young independent activists convened in Cairo
The lack of women's economic and political participation, and lack of women's education, kept Arab countries from dev
In addition to the 123 heads of state who will meet for the Sept. 25-Oct. 1 annual gathering of U.N.
Kurds are a forgotten people.
Human rights activists in Iran are subjected to beatings with batons, mock hangings, rape, sleep deprivation, and thr
I woke up early that Sunday morning last May to attend the Nakba Day at Kass-Kass Park, just outside of Shatila Pales
Zainab Salbi, the founder of the nonprofit humanitarian organization Women for Women International and author of &ldq