“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.”
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On Tuesday July, 15, 2014, two of the United Nations System Agencies, the Joint Programme on HIV and AIDS (UNAIDS) an
Last Sunday, President Paul Kagame met with Rwandan women of all walks of life to celebrate the country's 20th libera
UNITED NATIONS (Reuters) - A U.N.
Emily was bitten, beaten and raped just a few hundred metres from the UN camp in South Sudan's capital, Juba.
Sierra Leone is demonstrating that it understands the important role women can play as peacekeepers.
The South African National Defence Force is the only military in Africa, and one of a few in the world that deploys f
New Delhi, Sep 12 (IANS): An all-women police unit provided by India, as part of a UN peacekeeping force, inspired ma
NIGERIA is set to launch national action plan for full implementation of the United Nations' Security Council Resolut
Fifty Rwanda Defence Forces (RDF) officers yesterday concluded a two-day course on "prevention and response to c
The new government of Somalia plans to relocate tens of thousands of internally displaced people (IDPs) within Mogadi
The Special Representative of the Secretary-General (SRSG), Ms.
A group of 15 policewomen became the first all-women team to deploy with the U.N.
The United Nations police adviser, Ann-Marie Orler, has welcomed the arrival of Rwanda's female police contingent in
The Senior Police Advisor to the Eastern Africa Standby Force (EASFCOM), Torbjorn Sande, has called on regional count
Peacekeepers or Perpetrators examines the complex international problem of Sexual Abuse and Exploitation (SEA) commit
For the past few years, Rwanda has been making global headlines for its outstanding role in providing the much-needed
A United Nations official today condemned the sexual violence in the eastern Democratic Republic of the Congo (DRC) r
How much has really changed since NGO Save the Children, and the UN Refugee Agency (UNHCR) published a report that sh
The United Nations Mission in Liberia (UNMIL) in collaboration with several civil organizations has ended a week-long
“I commend Ghana for being among the top contributors of women police officers to United Nations peacekeeping o
On 22nd March 2012, CBM, the overseas disability charity, will be running a UK wide awareness campaign about their wo
The United Nations Security Council Resolution 1509 adopted on 16 September authorized the setting up of a peacekeepi
On Saturday I was in Oslo with two of my sisters from Africa, Leymah Gbowee and Tawakkol Karman, to receive the Nobel
African women who bear the brunt of the continent's conflicts now demand to play a defining role in peacekeeping.
Allegations of sexual abuse by soldiers serving in the United Nations peacekeeping mission in the Democratic Republic
This report by the United Nations Joint Human Rights Office (UNJHRO) relates to the attacks on civilians by a coaliti
The United Nations Refugee Agency reported this month that 170 women were raped during a raid on a village by an arme
The Sudanese Army and its allied militias have gone on an unsparing rampage to crush rebel fighters in the Nuba Mount
The UN Mission in Sudan (UNMIS) has categorically denied allegations of misconduct against its peacekeepers in the co
With UN peacekeepers accused of at least six rapes in Southern Kordofan in Sudan, what has the UN system done?
Two long years after charges of “sexual misconduct” were leveled against the Indian peacekeepers deployed
The UN peacekeeping missions should have more women to increase trust with the local populace, said Poonam Gupta, hea
Congo called Wednesday for the U.N.
In recent years the UN peacekeeping mission in the DRC (MONUSCO) has faced tremendous pressure to improve civilian pr
A key police officer in the minister of internal affairs of the government of south Sudan denied Friday allegations o
Progress has been made toward quelling mass rapes by armed combatants in Congo, but the U.N.
Indian peacekeepers rescued seven women held by a militia group in eastern Democratic Republic of Congo, the UN said
January 20, 2011 (KHARTOUM) – The UN on Thursday claimed that the security situation in Sudan's troubled wester
Good gender representation in the Namibian Defence Force (NDF) offers opportunity to women to empower themselves thro
With the United Nations mission in Chad and Central African Republic (CAR) wrapping up by the end of the year, Secret
SOUTH Africa has sophisticated gender machinery present in public life, and women's entry into previously male work s
Despite the political will shown by leaders on the African continent, women in Africa faced serious challenges with r
The Democratic Republic of Congo government's two-year military campaign against rebels in the east is failing and ha
KAMPALA, Nov 17, 2010 (IPS) - Thousands of women were raped during Uganda's war but there have been few government ef
Sunday, November 4, 2010, (JUBA) – The South Sudan Human Rights Commission said on Thursday said that effective