“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
Gender-based violence, sexually transmitted infections including HIV, and maternal and neonatal mortality and morbidi
There are no Haitians in the Montreal neighborhood where Lovely lives.
MAIDUGURI, Nigeria (AP) — Extremists have abducted 60 more girls and women and 31 boys in weekend attacks on vi
Time and again, we hear horrific accounts of violence perpetrated against women in conflicts around the world.
Sri Lanka says the country has taken concrete steps to address the issue of violence against women, in line with its
A coalition of civil society groups, human rights activists and other good spirited Nigerians led by Women for Peace
Permanent Representative of the UAE to the United Nations pledges UAE's continued financial and psychological support
"Violence against women, violence against our mothers and sisters has reached an unacceptable level and we all m
Time is a luxury and those without money, safety and security don't have it.
The NDP is joining forces with the Native Women's Association of Canada (NWAC) to urge the Conservative government to
In late November 2013, Egyptian police rounded up 14 female activists in downtown Cairo, including three prominent wo
In its annual report, the Human Rights Watch organization released on Tuesday blasts that Women and girls in Somalia
In India, a new female-friendly handgun has sparked renewed scrutiny over how women can protect themselves from sexua
Preliminary research in two provinces has found that a lack of implementation of the domestic violence law means that
Morocco aims to toss part of its penal code allowing rapists who marry their victims to go free, lawmakers told Al Ja
The Government will urge for international action to protect women and girls from violence and sexual exploitation in
Female Police officers have vowed to fight for the rights of women and girls in their respective areas of operation b
BY GITURA MWAURA, 10 OCTOBER 2013
Thousands of women in Nicaragua have taken to the streets to protest against legal changes that could push female vic
Burma's government has not supported a declaration launched on the sidelines of the UN General Assembly this week to
Laws to punish domestic violence are too often honoured in the breach
PORT-AU-PRINCE, Haiti (sentinel.ht) - On Tuesday, Prime Minister Laurent Lamothe said he would be supporting the draf
Only a few months ago following the killing of First Lieutenant Isla Bibi, her female police force replacement Second
Saudi Arabia has passed legislation aimed at protecting women, children and domestic staff against domestic abuse, a
Fifty Rwanda Defence Forces (RDF) officers yesterday concluded a two-day course on "prevention and response to c
A mother of a three year old baby identified as Kadiatu Momoh Sheriff, a resident of Mobi Village in Sierra Leone has
The South African government announced this week that it will reintroduce 22 sexual offences courts by the end of 201
As Mogadishu's Liido beach became a popular spot, where young men and women are predominant during the holidays, wome
Inside a brightly painted Mogadishu clinic, Salim (not her real name) sits alongside her seven-year-old son, waiting
Hundreds of women Thursday marched along the streets of the Sierra Leonean capital, Freetown, to protest against an i
The Labor government's changes to immigration policy show a singular focus on stopping people seeking asylum in Austr
Despite the United Nations' "zero tolerance" policy against sexual violence, there has been a rash of gende
A senior United Nations official today stressed the need to ensure women can make their voices heard in Egypt without
The Police lack necessary to handle gender-related issues, Justice David Batema, has said.
An independent United Nations human rights expert has stressed the need to hold States accountable not only for inves
Rural Women demands right to land, employment quota for rural women, protection of violence against women and a compr
The issue of Italy's rising tide of violence against women has been in the spotlight with a raft of headline-grabbing
The male tormentor of the young women of the Madiyav slum did not spot the danger until it was too late.
Three Indian brothers, Ravi, Rishi, and Nishi Kant have received the prestigious Vital Voices Global leadership award
The Democratic Republic of Congo has promised to bring a group of suspected mass rapists to justice after the United
Several Libyan organisations fighting for women's rights held a demo on Thursday morning against deteriorating human
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.
March 8 marks the 100th anniversary of International Women's Day, a celebration of the economic, political and social
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.
One of Fatou Bensouda‘s missions as the new chief prosecutor for the International Criminal Court is to make ra
PESHAWAR, 7 January 2013 (IRIN) - There was no warning when gunmen killed seven aid workers with local NGO Support Wi