“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.”
Sierra Leone is demonstrating that it understands the important role women can play as peacekeepers.
The women of South Sudan played an instrumental role in the country's liberation struggle and will continue to make s
The head of the U.N.
Three members of the team negotiating for South Sudanese rebels in Ethiopia are women.
When Sudanese President Omar Bashir and South Sudanese President Salva Kiir signed a series of agreements on Septembe
A series of workshops on women's participation in the Darfur Peace Process were organized throughout Darfur by the Af
Concerned over the stand-off in the implementation of the different political and socio- economic agreements that wer
The conflict that Somalia endured for more than 20 years took a heavy toll on the women of the country who now look t
African Development Solutions (ADESO) has launched a project for more than 300 women in the Puntland region of Somali
This working paper is a contribution to understandings of peace-building among pastoralists.
Somaliland women's narratives have largely been absent from accounts in state and nation building in Somaliland, yet
Since South Sudan's independence on 9 July 2011, the positive role that women played in the independence struggle bar
The 9th Choice Women First 5Km run organized by Great Ethiopian Run will be held on Sunday March 11, 2012.
Magdalena Ehisa Tito, an elegant and extremely polite woman welcomed us into her home.
The women's Leadership for Peace and Security in the Greater Horn of Africa project was launched in 2009.
The 40 women conference participants dubbed G40 will in the five days of their discussions come up with an action pla
The First Lady of Somaliland Amina Sheikh Mohamed Waris inaugurated an international conference on the theme of &ldqu
High decorated ceremony organized by the organization of the Somali women known as COGWO that focused on the role of
The 2008 Kenya National Dialogue and Reconciliation is an exceptional example of good practice in terms of the repres
Today, the world welcomes its newest country: the Republic of South Sudan.
In a speech at Ahfad University for Women in Omdurman, Sudan, on April 9, USAID Deputy Administrator Donald Steinberg
What is SOMWA's relationship with other international organizations?
Tanzania has been trying to come to terms with its dismal election performance in respect to the quantity of women el
Structural change is expected within the ruling Ethiopian Peoples' Revolutionary Democratic Front's (EPRDF) top leade
Newly elected members of parliament from Western Equatoria State Legislative Assembly in Southern Sudan took part tod
This week, 66 women from some of Sudan's diverse and volatile regions are in Juba for a conference called “Path
The African Union has declared 2010 the Year of Peace and Security in Africa, and will soon launch the African Decade
A leading member of the women's group of the Rumbek State legislature in southern Sudan says there was a large turnou
Sudan's first multiparty elections in 24 years, which wrapped up earlier this week, fell short of international stand
Thirty-five women, including some involved in the Kenya post-election crisis peace process in 2008, will meet next we
While the normalization of diplomatic relations between Chad and Sudan and the signing of a cease fire and framewo
Negotiations create foundations for re-establishing peace. Peace accords lay out the terms for halting violence.
October 8-15, 2004, Women Waging Peace hosted 16 Sudanese women peace builders for meetings, presentations, and event
Conflicts have psychological, physical and material impacts on the lives of women.
This report was commissioned by the Netherlands Special Programme on WID, Ministry of Foreign Affairs (DGIS) of the N
On the International Women's Day for Peace and Disarmament, ISIS-WICCE called for reflection rather than celebration
The struggle by South Sudanese women and civil society members to get a seat at the table during the recent signing o
We, the women of South Sudan are shocked and disappointed by the recent outbreak of armed conflict in South Sudan, an
The current peace negotiations on Syria and South Sudan hold out the hope of mitigating and even resolving two of the