“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.”
Everywhere I go there is a palpable sense of anger and sadness at the recent spate of abuse and killing of women and
In the last few days, while the world has been overwhelmed by the flow of information about atrocities committed by I
Operation Protective Edge and the costs of war in the latest round of the Israel-Palestine conflict have dominated al
Too often the Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC) is reduced to ‘the rape capital of the world,' a tragic title
The UN says militant Islamist group Isis has ordered all women and girls in Mosul, northern Iraq, to undergo female g
The Convention on the Elimination of Violence against Women is still missing, but progress on other dimensions of thi
The aspirations to achieve peace and reconciliation in Colombia were at the center of proposals in three regional for
On Tuesday July, 15, 2014, two of the United Nations System Agencies, the Joint Programme on HIV and AIDS (UNAIDS) an
HALIFAX - First Nation leaders, women's groups, elders and youth today gathered in a Circle of Hope in Halifax today,
A court in Egypt has sentenced seven men to life in prison and two others to 20 years for sexual assaulting women las
The appointment of a presidential adviser on conflict-related sexual violence and child recruitment in the Democratic
ASMA, 14, was raped at gunpoint. Two soldiers attacked her as she looked for firewood in the forest.
The state government has reinforced its commitment to reducing violence.
Somali Ministry of Women and Human Rights in collaboration with the United Nations Population Fund and United Nations
Gender-based violence, sexually transmitted infections including HIV, and maternal and neonatal mortality and morbidi
For anyone following the news from Pakistan, the past few weeks have made for grim reading when it comes to violence
Women in Syria have been arbitrarily arrested and detained, physically abused, harassed, and tortured during Syria's
There are no Haitians in the Montreal neighborhood where Lovely lives.
UNITED NATIONS (Reuters) - A U.N.
World Bank Group's Board of Executive Directors has approved US$107 million in financial grants to the countries of B
AUTHORITIES will crack down on forced marriages, female genital mutilation and the abuse of migrant spouses under a n
The Ending Sexual Violence in Conflict Summit that took place in London Between 10 – 13 June 2014 was a great p
MAIDUGURI, Nigeria (AP) — Extremists have abducted 60 more girls and women and 31 boys in weekend attacks on vi
The scale of violence committed against women and girls, mostly by men, constitutes a global crisis affecting all peo
Last week, what was billed as the world's largest summit on the issue of sexual violence in conflict, co-hosted by UK
Time and again, we hear horrific accounts of violence perpetrated against women in conflicts around the world.
What started as a normal day for an ordinary young woman here in Libya turned into a nightmare when a security guard
40 participants from Fiji, Nauru, Palau, Papua New Guinea, RMI, Samoa, Solomon Islands, Tonga and Vanuatu will gradua
Colombia's president has approved a law that makes acts of sexual violence committed during the country's long-standi
Senior UN human rights officials at a UN Human Rights Council event have called for immediate efforts to end caste-ba
Female genital mutilation, the excision of the clitoris practised widely in African and many Muslim countries, is a m
RWANDA, EASTERN AFRICA: To curb continuing cases of rape violence in Rwanda's refugee camps, the government of Rwanda
Concern is mounting that British aid money may be funding police who are using rape as a tool of state-sanctioned tor
Year 2014 witnessed a steep rise in cases of harassment and molestation across the valley, and to protest against the
As well as preventing sexual violence, assisting survivors of sexual violence in conflict has been a big theme at the
Sri Lanka says the country has taken concrete steps to address the issue of violence against women, in line with its
The wages of war, and of natural disasters, are obvious.
Year 2014 has so far witnessed a steep rise in cases of crime against women in valley.
Indonesia has underscored the need for the international community to take concrete steps to put an end to violence a
A 100-page set of guidelines for the legal protection of the rights of women and children was launched by the Ministr
A decree issued Wednesday in Libya would recognize rape committed during that country's revolution as a war crime and
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
The Global Summit To End Sexual Violence in Conflict is underway in London.
Emily was bitten, beaten and raped just a few hundred metres from the UN camp in South Sudan's capital, Juba.
MANILA – “We are ready to share our experiences in the hopes of inspiring similar stories of success for
I have met survivors of rape, ranging from babies a few months old to elderly women: in my country, the Democratic Re
The Congolese soldiers march through the night, but not towards battle.