“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.”
Conflict Resolution Unit will lead the development of Ireland's Second National Action Plan on Women, Peace and Secur
ISLAMABAD: The government of Denmark has provided a grant of $1 million to support UN Women, the United Nations entit
Lasting peace in Northern Ireland will not be achieved if women are not fully involved in the prolonged task of post-
Feminist and trades union activists are leading the fight back against neoliberal economic policies in Northern Irela
An open discussion and workshop titled ‘Women for Peace: the way forward' took place at Home for Cooperation ye
The 9th of February, 1996. That was a Friday evening I will never forget.
Irish minister of state for equality Kathleen Lynch has announced that she will be pushing for "tight, firm conc
Finland wants to make it easier for women to enter peacekeeping forces, but this could mean loosening physical fitnes
UNSCR number 1,325 was adopted by the council in 2000.
The UN envisaged Security Council Resolution (UNSCR) 1325, passed on the 31 October 2000 as a landmark document that
The UK is setting up a special rapid deployment unit to collect evidence on mass rape used as a weapon during global
She had expected a job in a hotel.
The second Dutch National Action Plan 1325 (NAP 1325-II) kicked off on 21 February 2012.
I remember one day, when I was working in Belfast – it was back in the nineties.
CYPRUS has been placed on the US' sex trafficking watch list after failing to meet minimum standards for the eliminat
The PSNI is becoming increasingly concerned that dangerous crime gangs involved in human trafficking are targeting No
Malta, Cyprus and Estonia have been put on a watch list by the US for allegedly failing to stop high levels of human
A local women's rights group has called on authorities to tackle sexual exploitation of trafficked women by prosecuti
Women are critical to peace building and conflict resolution.
Women from all the main parties are set to join forces next week — to demand an increase in females in the next
Minister of the Interior Neoclis Sylikiotis has insisted that progress has been made in recent years to tackle the pr
Young children and women are vulnerable to sexual exploitation because of gaps in the law and the lack of its impleme
A Northern Ireland politician is travelling to Iraq to pass on lessons learned in the peace process.
Switzerland is taking further steps to implement an international resolution that aims to increase the participation
Reports of rape and attempted rape in Northern Ireland have increased by ten per cent compared to last year, accordin
Press article by the Head of the European Commission Representation in Cyprus Androulla Kaminara published in "H
WOMEN in the Cypriot media are “severely underrepresented” and “nearly invisible”, according
"On the occasion of the announcement of the five-year European Strategy for Gender Equality, EU Justice Commissi
The fact that the entire UN top management is in Alpbach to prepare the autumn agenda represents a great success for
Israel's outgoing U.N.
Cyprus is a nation with a rich cultural history that stretches back over many centuries.Its modern history has been d
Holding hands, the three young girls sang and giggled as they walked to the corner shop in the summer sunshine to buy
2010 to 2020 has been adopted by the African Union as the African Women's Decade.
United Kingdom Justice Minister, Crispin Blunt, has announced that the British government plans to bring forward legi
A national action plan to support women in conflict is deeply flawed, slipshod and will damage Ireland's reputation i
Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon today appointed Lisa Buttenheim of the United States as his Special Representative and
Afghan women walk past a guesthouse damaged a day after the suicide attacks in Kabul, 27 Feb. 2010
Two women peace campaigners have expressed their shock at being refused a stand at a flagship Wiltshire British Armed