“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.”
Lawmakers from 110 countries, representing all continents, pledged here last week to intensify efforts, individually
The United States described Moscow's latest arms sale to Syria as "reprehensible" after a rights group repo
On May 23, 2012, the General Assembly convened a high level meeting on “The Role of Member States in Mediation,
On July 11th, Remzija Delic will see her children again.
Trafficked to Britain from Moldova, Gloria was forced into prostitution before escaping her traffickers and seeking a
As Papua New Guinea is gearing up for elections next month, four women candidates have come forward in the autonomous
At an event in the Foreign and Commonwealth Office last night, the foreign secretary will launch a high-profile new i
"All of a sudden you see some liquid coming towards your face and you think that somebody might have slipped, or
Authorities in the Philippines are reporting a sharp uptick in the number of gender-based violence cases over the las
Armed with microphones, female journalists are using the media to fight the war on women's bodies in the Democratic R
Just hours after a correspondent for Britain's Channel 4 News filed a video report from the Syrian village of Houla,
A small garage in Chitungwiza has become a centre of hope and rejuvenation for victims and perpetrators of gender bas
Inspired by real life events, Saferworld has produced a short film showing the important role women in Nepal can play
The International Day of United Nations Peacekeepers, commemorated each year on 29 of May, is an occasion to salute t
On May 19, Sen.
After being ridiculed by male villagers for wanting to occupy political office, Zarifa Qazizadah, the mother of 15 ch
The UK is setting up a special rapid deployment unit to collect evidence on mass rape used as a weapon during global
The United Nations' agency devoted to women's empowerment has created a high-level civil society advisory group for L
Including women in the peacemaking process could bring about a speedier and more durable resolution to Myanmar's ethn
From the very beginning of his administration, President Barack Obama has put women at the heart of United States for
The government has kicked off efforts of Localizing the National Action Plan (LNAP) on Women, Peace and Security in t
Her phone rang at 9 p.m. “Can you come tonight? He's home.” The voice was anxious.
In 1982, the Guatemalan Army attacked a tiny village in the desolate northern region of Peten, raping, torturing and
Many around the world have died protecting it: land.
Last Sunday former nationalist leader Tomislav Nikolic was elected as Serbia's new president.
More frequently the issue of bringing men into the conversation on gender equality is coming to the fore.
“We were together in the forest when the fighting forced us to flee,” Mukakarimba said in tears, cradling
Colombia must increase its efforts to fight impunity for crimes of sexual violence, a United Nations envoy said today
After Egyptian women stood shoulder to shoulder with men in the protests that toppled Hosni Mubarak, many looked forw
The United Nations Mission in Liberia (UNMIL) in collaboration with several civil organizations has ended a week-long
Amnesty International issued an open letter to President Barack Obama and Afghan President Hamid Karzai at their &quo
Anchor Aaron Schachter talks with journalist Gayle Lemmon about a “shadow summit” on Afghanistan's women
With the US and NATO planning the departure of their forces from Afghanistan by December 2014, some Afghan women and
This report describes an alarming pattern of human rights violations by members of Angolan security forces against Co
As the United States convenes the NATO summit in Chicago this weekend, the fate of Afghanistan's women is on my mind.
Security Council Arria Formula Meeting, 18th May 2012
Focus: Gender Components of the Peacekeeping Missions
While I was visiting Saudi Arabia last week, King Abdullah fired one of the most popular Islamic leaders in the Kingd
Violence against Syrian civilians escalated again this weekend, with more than 100 people killed in Houla according t
Female farmworkers across the United States are commonly sexually harassed and assaulted, in part because their immig
The head of the United Nations entity mandated to promote gender equality today welcomed the increase in women's repr
A report on Wednesday reveals that child marriage has become less prevalent in South Asia over the last two decades,
South Sudanese women yesterday hold a peaceful nationwide demonstration against Khartoum's continuous aggressions and