“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.”
On any given night in eastern DRC, armed groups of men will overrun a village and divide into bands of three to five,
On the 30th anniversary of the adoption by the United Nations General Assembly of the Convention on the Elimination o
In most developing countries agricultural land is the property of men.
In October, 2010, the international community will mark the 10th Anniversary of the adoption of 1325, the first Secur
Submission to the 46th Ordinary Session of the African Commission on Human and Peoples' Rights, Banjul, the Gambia.
The paper argues that global standards for the international import, export and transfer of conventional arms and amm
As part of a global, multi-year research and advocacy project focused on strengthening educational and job training p
Since the military coup of December 2006 we have had the opportunity to see firsthand the impact of our political rea
Sexual violence has been employed as a weapon of war by all of the armed groups involved in the half-century-long Col
How can we tackle gender based violence?
The prolonged civil-war and famine in the African nation of Sudan has displaced millions over the last two decades, m
Refugee women and girls continue to face the risk of rape and other serious violence in and outside refugee camps in
At around 11:30 a.m.
Through a gender, conflict, borderland and security approach, this thesis aims at explaining the high levels of gende
I write as a historian by training, who is now working on gender, violence,and human rights in contemporary Africa.
Refugees - often forced from their homes with nothing but the clothes on their back, then confined in camps and depen
Although the second Congo war officially ended in 2002, there are indications that sexual violence has increased stea
(This background paper, written by Alice Edwards, was prepared for a seminar between the United Nations High Commissi
Violence in northern Pakistan has forced millions of people to flee from their homes.
This publication is the result of extensive consultations and a response to the call for clear policy and practical g
This paper attempts to demonstrate that the civil, political and economic empowerment of women and girls and their pa
Case law on violence against women from the European Court of Human Rights provides a powerful incentive for the Coun
This report provides an assessment of the situation of discrimination and violence against women in Haiti and the cur
Over the years, Inter Pares has invested in building knowledge and relationships in Canada and internationally concer
In the Democratic Republic of Congo, tens of thousands of women and girls have suffered horrific acts of sexual viole
Rape and other forms of sexual violence against women were widespread during the 1992-1995 war in Bosnia and Herzegov
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MARCO DEL GOLPE DE ESTADO
In the last decade, the way in which development is conceptualized and implemented has changed significantly, and so
When women are displaced due to conflict or human rights abuses, they adopt new strategies to provide for themselves
The current global crisis is bringing economic and financial burden to working class women and rural women's lives in
The goal of this book is to prepare Ecumenical Women delegates for advocacy at the CSW, but we realize our work exten
The purpose of this chapter is to construct a framework for understanding the gender dimensions of post-conflict reco
The report brings us the voices of women human rights defenders from all over the world.
“The MDGs and Gender Equality: Progress and Challenges”, looks at successes and road blocks in meeting MD
The paper summarizes responses that address the advisability of adopting a Global Plan of Action on preventing traffi
There has recently been a critical shift in the mainstreaming of gender perspectives into DRR: from a women-focused a