“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.”
The present report focuses on the role of peace agreements as tools for enhancing the participation of women and prom
Report of the Expert Group Meeting in Ottawa, Canada.The expert group meeting on “Peace agreements as a means f
I was asked to offer model clauses from peace agreements but the reality is that there is no peace agreement that pro
All of the key leading Cambodian women from the four political factions participated in the process leading up to a p
Concluding observations of the Human Rights Committee Russian federation
Historically, Iraqi women and girls have enjoyed relatively more rights than many of their counterparts in the Middle
Reaffirming also the Universal Declaration of Human Rights, which states that everyone has the right to take part in
Three years ago, the Securit
UN Security Council Presentation on UNSC Resolution 1325 given by Ms.
The Women's Commission conducted a reproductive health (RH) assessment focused on the implementation of priority RH a
Afghans have suffered twenty-three years of war that has seriously compromised the cultural, economic, social and pol
One of the largest gatherings of Iraqi women since the fall of the Saddam Hussein regime took place at the University
Bhutanese women who are living as refugees in Nepal, many for more than a decade, confront not only the hardship of l
The Protocol to the African Charter on Human and People's Rights (ACHPR) on the Rights of Women in Africa was adopted
This ethnographic analysis of one of the core human rights conventions suggests that despite the lack of enforceabili
The present report is prepared in response to General Assembly resolution 55/281 of 1 August 2001, by which the Assem
The conflict in Chechnya continues to take a huge toll on civilians.
Palestinian Women Demonstrate Against the Wall in Tulkarem On Sept.
MADRE, an international women's human rights organization with special consultative status at the Economic and Social
In the sea of downtrodden, passive Islamic womanhood, Iraqi women are an uplifting exception.
Nunuk is a member of the National Commission on Anti Violence Against Women, and the coordinator of a sub-commission
Analyses of the psychological sequelae of war-related violence for women tend to rely on the concepts developed in
The following letter was written by Yanar Mohammed to Mr.
Women and girls in Liberia have been plagued by violence, destruction of communities and untold hardships in a countr
Taking advantage of the considerable organizational and human resources of military institutions to protect reproduct
After three decades, hundreds of thousands of deaths and mass displacement of the civilian population, the death in F
Foreigners are flocking to Palestinc, but not for Holy Land pilgrimages or beach vacations.
Women in Iraq, as elsewhere in the world, face special challenges in their quest to fully participate in their countr
Seguimiento de los resultados del vigésimo sexto período extraordinario de sesiones: aplicación
Follow-up to the outcome of the twenty-sixth special session: implementation of the Declaration of Commitment on HIV/
With each day that passes since the fall of the Baathist regime, further revelations of past atrocities are laid bare
Open letter from the Kurdish Women Action against Honour Killing to:
The Way It Was For Iraqi Women:
Random violence, looting, rape, forced recruitment, family separation and general chaos have been part of the daily l
This special edition of the ESSENTIALS is the result of a joint UNDP/UNIFEM workshop held on 28 October 2002 in New Y
Bringing human rights and development together has been a major concern of the United Nations over the past 50 years.
Building gender equality on the Thai–Burma Border within Burma's exiled opposition movement, follow up paper of
Militarization in Israel and the use of military force by the Israeli state continued unchecked in
At a time when insecurity is on the rise in Baghdad, women and girls in Baghdad told Human Rights Watch that the inse
In the Democratic Republic of the Congo, Burundi and Rwanda, women and girls have been plagued by violence, loss of l
The United Nations Development Fund for Women (UNIFEM) has compiled this Checklist, from various UN and non-UN source
There is a high level of chaos, anarchy, frustration, and even anger in today's Iraq.
In a survey of 105 countries, 33 out of 50 that ranked lowest in mothers' and childrens' wellbeing had experienced re
In every community in the world there are people who have been affected by acts of brutality.
Women from Burma who live in the camps along the Thai-Burma border are increasingly coming into contact with the conc