“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.”
From 1975 to 1979--through execution, starvation, disease, and forced labor--the Khmer Rouge systematically killed an
Within this new approach to origins of conflict and conflict prevention, the importance of integrating women and gend
This report was prepared for the Sixth African Women Regional Conference held in Addis Ababa from 22nd-27th November
As we prepare to embark on a new millennium and chart a course toward a stronger world built on peace, security and a
This paper develops a framework for examining gender power structures within refugee camps.
In the first article Laura McGrew looks at the astonishing abuse and violence suffered by Cambodian women during the
Statement delivered by Head of Delegation of the Republic of Liberia to the ICPD+5 International Forum (Hague Forum),
For millennia, women and girls have suffered rape, sexual slavery, forced pregnancy and other brutal forms of sexual
This study examines the protection of children during peacemaking and peacekeeping, and the regional and multilateral
Conflicts have psychological, physical and material impacts on the lives of women.
The decision stunned even its leaders.
The extent to which the Taliban regime has violated the human rights of Afghan women is unparalleled in recent histor
In the first part of this issue, consideration is given to the failure of the international community to address the
This purpose of this publication is to document, publish and disseminate African women's practices in order to make t
This is an overview of the report: Women's Rights in Burma.
This is the first book to describe and analyze the experience of women in African civil wars.
Many Mayan-women in Guatemala claim that they are insecure in multiple ways: as women, as members of an ethnic group,
This is an excerpt from the Book: The Voice of Hope: Aung San Suu Kyi: Conversations with Alan Clements.
The Committee considered the combined initial and second reports of Israel (CEDAW/C/ISR/1-2) at its 350th, 351st and
Indonesia's Combined Second and Third Report to the Committee on the Elimination of Discrimination Against Women, Ind
This summary highlights only the gender-specific recommendations of the Women's Caucus with regard to the above issue
This report was commissioned by the Netherlands Special Programme on WID, Ministry of Foreign Affairs (DGIS) of the N
Women have the right to the enjoyment of the highest attainable standardof physical and mental health.
A paper prepared, and presented by FLORENCE BUTEGWA at the UNIFEM-AFWIC Conference on women in conflict situations in
Hundreds of thousands of women and children are employed in Indian brothels—many of them lured or kidnapped fro
In addition to invigorating the Palestinian women's movement and triggering the emergence of a distinct women's peace
Prepared as a background paper for a conference on gender, conflict and development organized by Vrouwenberaad Ontwik
Female Persuasion has two goals: to explore the reality of women and firearms violence in light of these new marketin
The Inter-American Commission on Human Rights has monitored the general human rights situation in Haiti for over fort
THE STATES PARTIES TO THIS CONVENTION,
While the tragedy in Somalia made daily news, the plight of thousands of refugees in neighboring Kenya remains unpubl
General Recommendation No. 17 at the Tenth session, 1991