“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.”
Over the past decade there has been growing recognition of the importance of women's engagement in all aspects of con
In 2000, UN Security Council Resolution (UNSCR) 1325 called on all member states and the United Nations (UN) system t
Violence against women (VAW) hinders the realization of a wide range of development goals, from the elimination of po
NEW YORK - January 10 - Today, MADRE, the Institute for Justice & Democracy in Haiti (IJDH), the Bureau des Avoca
Violence against women has been described as “perhaps the most shameful human rights violation, and the most pe
Militarism Facts & Impacts on Women & Girls
Southern Sudan has a history of gender-based violence (GBV) during times of conflict and instability.
This policy brief summarizes key findings from a pilot study of conflict-related sexual violence in conflicts in 20 A
This paper, regarding “UNSCR 1325 and Prevention: A Hybrid for Utilising Human Rights and Early Warning Framewo
This year's EFA Global Monitoring Report provides a timely reminder of the history, the ideas and the values on which
This paper draws on discussions from The Institute for Inclusive Security's 12th Annual Colloquium “Across Conf
The year 2010 may well be remembered as a watershed year when activists and journalists used new technology to speak
These examples from the ground are concrete illustrations of ways in which a gender perspective has been integrated i
2011 marks the anniversary of two important events in refugee protection.
As we reflect upon another year gone by, we do so upon a tide of turmoil, hope and revolution sweeping across the Ara
The present report is the third submitted to the Human Rights Council by the present Special Rapporteur, and the elev
Madam President, Distinguished Members of the Security Council,
We, African women feminists, activists including young women leaders drawn from diverse women's rights organizations
United Nations under Secretary General for the UN Women Ms.
Almost daily, a small band of rebels known as the Lord's Resistance Army, or LRA, kills, abducts and attacks people a
The present report is submitted pursuant to Security Council resolution 1888 (2009), in which the Council requested a
The analysis of the current context in the Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC) makes obvious the existing persistence
Desde hace más de cinco décadas, Colombia sufre uno de los conflictos armados más prolongados en
Widespread harmful traditional practices – child marriage, giving away girls for dispute resolution, forced iso
THERE is a problem with the way the oppression of women and girls is explained which, if not challenged, will mean th
The PRIO Gender Peace and Security Update is an electronic newsletter launched by PRIO's Gender Team in response to g
This paper gives an overview of the challenges which indigenous women in Latin America face in accessing both formal
To mark the 10th anniversary of United Nations Security Council Resolution (UNSCR) 1325 resolution on women, peace an
For the past four years I have been researching the histories and the applications of the Lebanese legal system.
Gender and violent conflict
Proposal for an NWO research line
The Women's Centre for Legal Aid and Counselling (WCLAC) has issued a report highlighting the gender-specific impact
This is the sixth Gender Report Card produced by the Women's Initiatives for Gender Justice.
ICTJ, in collaboration with Advocacy Forum – Nepal (AF), has published a report documenting women's experiences
The NGO Working Group on Women, Peace and Security has released the December 2010 version of our Monthly Action Point
In January 2009, the Congolese government announced that the second phase of its demobilisation, disarmament and rein
While none of the previous attempts at formal peacemaking in Sri Lanka allowed women any role in the negotiating proc