“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 the last few days, while the world has been overwhelmed by the flow of information about atrocities committed by I
Operation Protective Edge and the costs of war in the latest round of the Israel-Palestine conflict have dominated al
Women in Syria have been arbitrarily arrested and detained, physically abused, harassed, and tortured during Syria's
The Ending Sexual Violence in Conflict Summit that took place in London Between 10 – 13 June 2014 was a great p
Seven men have been arrested on suspicion of sexually assaulting women at Sunday's celebrations for the inauguration
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
Syria's civil war has caused a big increase in ‘honour killings' and child marriages and the breakdown of the h
This is the first of two articles by Mariz Tadros discussing the disjunctures between the current international disco
Women refugees who escaped Syria's conflict to find sanctuary in neighbouring Lebanon have been sexually harassed by
Women in Syria have been raped in detention, used as human shields during military operations and kidnapped to pressu
Some Syrians say outrage over the sentencing of a teenage girl was a spark that started the country's two-and-a-half
Arab women played a central role in the Arab Spring, but their hopes the revolts would bring greater freedom and expa
The Government will urge for international action to protect women and girls from violence and sexual exploitation in
Women in Syria are being used as "weapons of war", a human rights activist has told MEPs.
The death toll from an alleged massacre in an Alawite village in central Syria has risen to 22, including women, chil
Saudi Arabia has passed legislation aimed at protecting women, children and domestic staff against domestic abuse, a
“Wahhabist fighters have called the rape as ‘Jihad al-Nikah,' assuming women and girl as war prisoners, a
The cell was small with iron bars across the door. Three women, all naked, were chained to each corner.
In Egypt, women's rights groups are pushing back against some Islamists' attempts to blame women for an upsurge in se
Another Islamic cleric has gone public to announce a fatwa that permits US-backed FSA rebels to rape non-Sunni women
Thousands of Syrians fled to Jordan's Zataari refugee camp to escape violence at home.
The sheer number of women sexually abused and gang raped in a single public square had become too big to ignore.
In March 2004, President George W.
Egyptian female activists are looking for a better constitution and members of the Syrian opposition are concerned ab
Israel has detained more than 15,000 Palestinian women since 1967, the Palestinian Minister of Women's Affairs said o
Walk among the plastic tents in one corner of this sprawling, dust-swept desert camp packed with Syrian refugees, and
A senior official with the United Nations High Commissioner for Refugees (UNHCR) today warned of the enormous humanit
Dozens of Lebanese women dance in front of the home of the country's parliament speaker, Nabih Berri, to send a clear
We are now supposed to be in the midst of celebrating the 2nd anniversary of the Arab Spring.
Lebanese women are taking to the streets to demand that the government takes domestic violence seriously, by introduc
The tit-for-tat kidnappings of more than 140 people have provoked fears of expanded sectarian conflict in Syria's nor
A senior U.N.
As if the war which drove them out of Syria and the hardships of exile were not enough, refugee women and children in
Among chaos in neighboring Syria and increasing refugees fleeing to Iraq, many Iraqi women are fighting to stop bruta
For years, the Kurdistan Regional Government (KRG) in Northern Iraq has struggled to fight violence against women in
In Jordan, hundreds of Syrian females have been affected by an informal trade that has sprung up since the start of t
Three Kurdish women activists, including a co-founder of the Kurdistan Workers Party (PKK), have been killed overnigh
Britain is being urged to look to Israel for lessons in how to combat human trafficking and rehabilitate victims.
Violence against women remains a reality in the Kurdistan Region, but another scourge remains less well known: Threat
Women have been involved in terrorist activities for more than 100 years, but from 2007 to 2008 there was an 800 perc
In Egypt, domestic abuse is not a crime. When a woman is beaten by her husband, the authorities are seldom called.
Kurdistan Regional Government KRG Prime Minister Nechirvan Barzani joined the High Committee of the Campaign Combatti
In addition to the 123 heads of state who will meet for the Sept. 25-Oct. 1 annual gathering of U.N.
Zainab Salbi, the founder of the nonprofit humanitarian organization Women for Women International and author of &ldq
With the support of the European Union, Save the Children and its partner in Lebanon KAFA (Enough) Violence and Explo
The Iranian government and police have begun positioning women as watch guards at female prisons across the country a
In Syria, rape is being used by armed groups as a means to an end.
Security forces in Iraq have arrested Eman ”Dakhiliya”, who run one of the worse trafficking chains in Ba