“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 United Nations Commission on the Status of Women (CSW) is the principal global policy-making body dedicated exclu
In India, a new female-friendly handgun has sparked renewed scrutiny over how women can protect themselves from sexua
Afghanistan has its first female police chief after appointing an officer with 25 years experience to head a district
Many were randomly scattered by Tamil Tiger rebels in the final months before their defeat.
More policies and programmes must address the needs of female-headed households in Sri Lanka's former conflict zone,
Nepal's efforts to help conflict-affected women and girls gain a stronger footing in society may not be enough for th
The Sri Lankan government has released all the former female combatants of the defeated terror organization, Liberati
Right through our one hour interview, she kept twitching her fingers nervously.
In the regions newly liberated from conflict, the struggle still continues for women.
On December 25, a female suicide bomber, not more than 18 years of age, blew herself up killing at least 47 people an
Nepal´s development partners have expressed readiness to continue their support to the peace building process i
The government is formulating two action plans with an objective to address the woes of those women and children who
Valmathi Jegadas is a different sort of mine clearer to the testosterone-fuelled explosives specialists portrayed in
Only fifteen of nearly four hundred persons, most of them women, were allowed to witness before Sri Lanka's Lessons L
Former female Maoist combatants in Nepal are facing a new fight - reintegrating into their communities and returning
Scores of former Maoist combatants, including women, were released from UN supervised camps today in Nepal's Chitwan
In some ways, the problem is pure maths.
Attracted by loud bickering, a small group of people surround a rickshaw near a market in Islamabad.
It has been six years since the United Nations (UN) Security Council unanimouslyadopted Resolution 1325 and five year
Oxfam's award-winning filmmakers from their "Shooting Poverty" project will be in NYC for one week to scree
A civil society vigil was held in honor of the 100 days of the ceasefire agreement.
25,000 posters carrying the phrase: "WAR WILL NEVER WIN PEACE - SAY YES TO CEASEFIRE TO WIN PEACE" were pri
Women are constantly forced to negotiate for their rights between family, community and the state.
ANNUAL REPORT DOCUMENTS 2,777 CIVILIAN DEATHS IN 2010
The U.S.-led military campaign in Afghanistan should be brought to a halt because it has solidified, rather than weak
A UN report on accountability for war crimes committed in the Sri Lankan armed conflict must be made public, Amnesty
The Government of India failed to advance human rights and justice when it did not accept the recommendations of the
It is estimated that nearly 11,000 former LTTE (Liberation Tigers of Tamil Eelam) combatants either surrendered or ca