“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.”
"Two excellent stories, one by Buzzfeed's Jina Moore and another by Lauren Wolfe at Foreign Policy, recently bro
The program of listening to problems facing women in the rural areas, opened this year by the government, indicates t
NEW YORK (WOMENSENEWS)-- From Iraq to Syria to the Gaza Strip, Arab women are paying a heavy price for violence flari
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HALIFAX - First Nation leaders, women's groups, elders and youth today gathered in a Circle of Hope in Halifax today,
Somali Ministry of Women and Human Rights in collaboration with the United Nations Population Fund and United Nations
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.
Human rights situation in Afghanistan has lost ground in key areas during first six month of 2014, increasing uncerta
Human rights activist Salwa Bugaighis was shot dead by unknown assailants at her home in the restive east Libyan city
Sudanese authorities shut a 17-year-old centre for women's rights without explanation on Tuesday, the centre's direct
What started as a normal day for an ordinary young woman here in Libya turned into a nightmare when a security guard
A senior U.N.
RWANDA, EASTERN AFRICA: To curb continuing cases of rape violence in Rwanda's refugee camps, the government of Rwanda
Forty police officers in Fiji have completed a workshop on human rights and gender.
Concern is mounting that British aid money may be funding police who are using rape as a tool of state-sanctioned tor
The European Union has called on the Government of Pakistan to take stronger action to ensure the protection of the r
Last week Cabinet approved the Gender Commission Bill which is likely to be tabled in Parliament next month.
Year 2014 witnessed a steep rise in cases of harassment and molestation across the valley, and to protest against the
India has rebuffed accusations by a U.N.
The Global Summit To End Sexual Violence in Conflict is underway in London.
In the Democratic Republic of Congo there have been more than two decades of armed conflict, sexual violence against
The Government in partnership with the United Nations High Commission for Refugees (UNHCR) on Tuesday inaugurated a m
Pressure on the Sudanese government to release Meriam Ibrahim stepped up on Monday with a formal complaint against au
Nearly 20 years ago, the world came together in Beijing for the Fourth World Conference on Women.
BANGKOK (Thomson Reuters Foundation) – In Sri Lanka, formerly friendly neighbours threatened two women with rap
JUBA, 13 May 2014 (IRIN) - Sexual and gender-based violence might not be a new phenomenon in South Sudan, but the cur
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
Since late November, Ukrainians have assembled in the capital city to protest current government regime.
The 45-member U.N.
A number of alleged domestic violence killings in the past year in Lebanon have fueled a renewed attention on women's
Some 15 years after the conflict in Kosovo ended, parliament has decided to offer legal rights to wartime rape victim
Afghan President Hamid Karzai on Monday withheld his signature and instead asked for revisions to a new law that righ
The Country Representative of the United Nations Children's Fund (UNICEF), Mr.
The Punjab Assembly passed The Punjab Commission on the Status of Women Bill 2013 on Wednesday.
The NDP is joining forces with the Native Women's Association of Canada (NWAC) to urge the Conservative government to
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Violence Against Women and Girls is rife in the Pacific and various programs are being developed to counter this.`26
For those of you who have blocked out memory of the long battle to reauthorize the Violence Against Women Act that wa
BAGHDAD (Reuters) - Iraqi authorities are detaining thousands of women illegally and subjecting many to torture and i
(WNN) Los Angeles, California, UNITED STATES, AMERICAS: Despite the election of new President Hassan Rowhani in the I
Jenny Pierce's recent piece about El Salvador on the Inter-American Development Bank's blog, Sin Miedos, questioned w
Zaatari refugee camp, Jordan (CNN) -- They carried teapots and tiny gas canisters, shopping bags filled with clothes