“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.”
Operation Protective Edge and the costs of war in the latest round of the Israel-Palestine conflict have dominated al
More women should play instrumental roles in determining the country's defense and diplomatic policies, MKs said at a
Prominent women-leaders from the Central-West region of Western province excelled to greater heights in knowledge and
The state government has reinforced its commitment to reducing violence.
For anyone following the news from Pakistan, the past few weeks have made for grim reading when it comes to violence
Inclusion of women in society indicates stability, and a stable Afghanistan will lead to greater international securi
The gender audit in peace building programme conducted in 10 districts from March-May 2014 states that the victims of
Senior UN human rights officials at a UN Human Rights Council event have called for immediate efforts to end caste-ba
The European Union has called on the Government of Pakistan to take stronger action to ensure the protection of the r
Year 2014 witnessed a steep rise in cases of harassment and molestation across the valley, and to protest against the
Millions of Afghans have cast their votes in a presidential run-off to elect a successor to Hamid Karzai, who has bee
Year 2014 has so far witnessed a steep rise in cases of crime against women in valley.
A 100-page set of guidelines for the legal protection of the rights of women and children was launched by the Ministr
DAVAO CITY (MindaNews / 12 June) –The lead convener in the Global Campaign on Women, Peace and Security dubbed
India has rebuffed accusations by a U.N.
There is only so much sexual violence against women I can watch before the knot in my gut and roar in my throat force
MANILA – “We are ready to share our experiences in the hopes of inspiring similar stories of success for
Anar Gul, 16, wept as she waited outside the Afghan ministry of women's affairs in Kabul with her parents.
Osama bin Laden, Al-Zarqawi, Mullah Omar: we know these names because they were on a kill list, a targeted roster the
The UN-backed war crimes court in Cambodia has been asked to examine a range of allegations covering the Khmer Rouge'
Kavita Krishnan is a central leader of the Communist Party of India―Marxist-Leninist (CPI-ML) and editor of its
There is a need for women to organise themselves as a pressure group to be able to carve a niche in the political sph
JAIPUR: The National Commission for Women, chairperson, Mamta Sharma on Friday hit out against Congress government in
As the recent abduction of nearly 300 Nigerian girls by terror group Boko Haram sheds light on the dramatic situation
Yangon ( AsiaNews) - The current political initiatives "based on religion", including the proposal for the
Women peace campaigners from Aotearoa, Australia, Hawai'i, Japan, Philippines and Polynesia/Te Ao Maohi have called f
On 27 March 2014, a historic first was achieved: a peace agreement led by a woman chief mediator was signed.
A number of alleged domestic violence killings in the past year in Lebanon have fueled a renewed attention on women's
The Punjab Assembly passed The Punjab Commission on the Status of Women Bill 2013 on Wednesday.
Violence Against Women and Girls is rife in the Pacific and various programs are being developed to counter this.`26
BAGHDAD (Reuters) - Iraqi authorities are detaining thousands of women illegally and subjecting many to torture and i
Baghdad, 6 February 2014 – The Government of Iraq today launched its National Action Plan on UN Security Counci
(WNN) Los Angeles, California, UNITED STATES, AMERICAS: Despite the election of new President Hassan Rowhani in the I
Zaatari refugee camp, Jordan (CNN) -- They carried teapots and tiny gas canisters, shopping bags filled with clothes
The new head of Japan's national broadcaster NHK defence of the country's wartime military sexual slavery is deplorab
GENEVA (AP) — The leader of Syria's Western-backed opposition said Thursday he will give his negotiating team t
In India, a new female-friendly handgun has sparked renewed scrutiny over how women can protect themselves from sexua
Iraq is in the middle of a crisis again.
Afghanistan has its first female police chief after appointing an officer with 25 years experience to head a district
Aside from ushering in hitherto unprecedented changes, the Arab Spring also brought to the fore an unsaid aspect &mda
ZAHLEH, LEBANON — Fear, confusion and a lack of information are preventing many Syrian refugees in Lebanon from
A women's group says the military in Myanmar is still using rape as a weapon of war, with more than 100 women and gir
The voice of Syrian women must be heard in all efforts to resolve the civil war that is tearing their country apart,
The campaign to ensure women's equal participation at the peace talks on Syria in January has become more urgent, as
A coalition of 30 Israeli feminist groups released "A Comprehensive Action Plan for the Application of United Se
A searching independent review finds that NATO and its operational partners have made ‘significant progress' in
Japan joined the Equal Futures Partnership, a U.S.-led multilateral initiative to increase political and economic par
In February 1997, four residents of the north who were mothers of soldiers then serving in Lebanon established a prot