“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.”
Period of the review: 12 February - 7 May 2018
Out of a total of one hundred and seven (197) statements, one hundred and nine (109) statements (56 per cen
As a network of peacebuilding organizations, constituted regionally and with a global reach, GPPAC's position on the
The 58th session of the Commission on the Status of Women took place at United Nations Headquarters in New York from
A proper democracy cannot be established without the participation of women.
As the departure of the international security forces approaches, each day turns every bit of hope into desperation f
Gender Action's new case study, Haiti's National Housing Policy: Will it Work for Women?
The most pressing global problems simply won't be solved without the participation of women. Seriously, guys.
In "Distant View of a Minaret," the late and much-neglected Egyptian writer Alifa Rifaat begins her short s
The recent election of José Maria de Vasconcelos, or Taur Matan Ruak as he is known, to the Presidency of Timo
It's the Americas' largest reunion.
Over the course of a decade and through the administrations of two presidents of different political parties, the Uni
At the end of her official country mission to Papua New Guinea, the UN Special Rapporteur on violence against women,
“Everything changed when the soldiers arrived,” said Rosa, an Indigenous Ixil woman living in the Quich&e
Gender Specialist at the Sierra Leone Conference on Transformation and Development (SLCDT), Madam Naasu Fofanah has s
Just 15 years old, Sahar Gul has become the bruised and bloodied face of women's rights in Afghanistan.
Greater economic empowerment for women has been achieved through progressive legislation that has prohibited discrimi
October 25, 2011, 3:00pm-5:30pm EDT
Reception to Follow
The First Lady, Patience Jonathan, on Monday in Abuja consulted with the wives of state governors on ways of facilita
North Cauca, Colombia, June 24, 2011: The first meeting of indigenous women in resistance for the survival and autono
Currently, more women in Kurdistan are seeking primary, secondary and higher education, creating a more educated fema
The "Arab Spring" has received copious attention in the American media, but one of its crucial elements has
In a small room in Benghazi some young men and women are putting out a new opposition newspaper.
The Saudi government's refusal to let women vote in municipal elections in September 2011 unlawfully deprives women o
The policies of social inclusion implemented by the Venezuelan government over the last 12 years have allowed the cou
Arab women were integral players in the post-colonial revolutions in Egypt, Tunisia, and Algeria, but soon lost groun
Voters in Haiti go to the polls on Sunday, March 20, 2011 to elect a new president and a new Parliament.
As we enter the second century of celebrations to mark March 8 as the International Women's Day (IWD), my mind questi
On Friday, Egyptians again gathered in Cairo's Tahrir Square, this time in a victory celebration, one week after thei
The unstable security situation in Iraq already made women particularly vulnerable.
In a meeting on Sunday with more than 20 representatives of women's organisations in the Kurdistan Region, President
After several months of controversy and delays in the certification of election results, 249 members have now taken t
Despite being the main victims in regional armed conflicts, women are still excluded from playing a role in conflict
For Egyptian women in the March of a Million and other street protests to oust authoritarian President Hosni Mubarak,
"Are the politicians of Kurdistan ready to bring the faces of femininity to the world?"
When Iraqi Prime Minister Nouri al Maliki introduced what he called a national partnership government two weeks ago,
Nations should invest more to educate and empower women, as they can contribute to economic growth and help reduce po
The initial steps taken by Brazil's first woman president, Dilma Rousseff, have confirmed that a stronger female pres
Why should Canada bother helping Afghan women and girls when Canadian combat troops withdraw next year?
The analysis of the current context in the Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC) makes obvious the existing persistence
Unnoticed by many, Kazakhstan now ranks ahead of some of its EU partners according to the World Economic Forum's Glob
The International Criminal Court, the first permanent tribunal set up to prosecute individuals for genocide, war crim
South Africa has a balance of men and women in Parliament that would rival Nordic countries, which lead the way regar
Despite the political will shown by leaders on the African continent, women in Africa faced serious challenges with r
The Taliban movement is harassing, threatening and killing local women who are working as professionals for the Afgha
Helen Samu Hakena exudes a serenity that belies her extraordinary energy and inner strength that she has devoted to t
The Women's Movement spearheaded by the Forum for Women in Democracy (FOWODE) recently launched the Uganda Women's Ag
As Burma gears up for its first election in more than 20 years, Ye Maung and Khin Pyu Win explore key issues facing i