“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.”
The traditional focus of international and local relief agencies during complex emergencies has always been the provi
The under-representation of women in all political institutions in Northern Ireland should be of concern to everyone.
The armed conflict in Aceh must be brought to an end - by whatever means.
The HIV/AIDS epidemic today is not simply a health issue.
Conflict in Solomon Islands is not a new phenomenon.
On October 24, 2000 the Security Council held an Open Debate on “Women, Peace and Security”, passing land
Violence and the fear of violence are emerging as an important risk factor contributing to the vulnerability to HIV i
Two decades of conflict and genocide in Cambodia, in particular the rule of terror of the Khmer Rouge, have had devas
My bitterness is great.... No happiness remains for me in this world.
Peacekeeping issues in all their diversity have enjoyed persistent priority on the agenda of many African security sp
This article focuses on how gender awareness is essential for addressing the protection and participation rights of d
The United States Institute of Peace strives, through research, education, and training, to understand this role of n
Peacekeeping today has evolved and expanded from the peacekeeping of the first forty years of the United Nations.
This report forms part of a multicountry comparative assessment undertaken by USAID's Center for Development Informat
This document examines the systematic way in which rape and other forms of sexual violence have been used against wom
In a world riven by war, women and men yearn for peace and are everywhere striving to resolve conflict and bring abou
This report will be presented with the following sections: Section 2 on the significance and goals of the mission whi
This report is a result of a three-month project on violence against women in the Kosovar Albanian community intended
The author's scope of work calls for a summary report that captures what is (existing condition), what should be (des
Report of the Special Rapporteur on violence against women, its causes and consequences, Ms.
In follow-up to Commission on Human Rights resolution 1999/77, entitled “Situation of human rights in Haiti&rdq
The UNDCP, as part of the United Nations system, is required to promote the gender mainstreaming policy under its man
Several participating women from the former Yugoslavia mentioned the Kvinna till Kvinna Foundation (KtK) as a good ex
This PHR/UNAMSIL study is one of the first to scientifically document the extent of sexual violence as a result of wa
The Women's Refugee Commission has identified 10 pressing needs that must be met during the first weeks and months of
During war and armed conflicts, particularly internal ones, civil society is usually represented to a great extent by
An analysis of 264 Secretary-General's reports to the Security Council dating from January 2000 to the present was co
In the first section of the report, we have first reviewed the more devastating effects of the Israeli occupation whi
It has been twelve years since I came to America. From here, I look back upon a childhood consumed by war.
Five indigenous women's organizations from Burma working on the Thai/Burma border produced this Shadow Report, with s
The Committee expresses its appreciation to the Government of Myanmar for submitting its initial report and for engag
In recent years, several Israeli scholars, journalists, and even a few individuals with ties to the Israeli military
From 1975 to 1979--through execution, starvation, disease, and forced labor--the Khmer Rouge systematically killed an