“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 post 2007 election crisis has been described as the worst since independence.
On 1st February 2008, as its 40th session came to an end, the United Nations Committee on the Elimination of Discrimi
In April 2008, the Geneva Centre for the Democratic Control of Armed Forces (DCAF) and the Accra based Women Peace an
The Project “Gender and peace in Somalia – Implementation of Resolution 1325” is promoted by the It
This paper will discuss the ways in which the women of the Niger Delta have responded to acts of violence by the Nige
Eritrea, with a population of approximately 5.5 million, is a one‑party state that became independent in 1993 w
Her face is swollen, her eyes are red and her nightdress is torn in places.
All victims and survivors of crimes against humanity, war crimes and other serious violations of international human
The most commonly reported form of sexual violence in Burundi is rape, and is committed by both state and non-state a
In early 2007, the Government of India sent over 100 highly trained women police officers to Liberia, as the UN's fir
Women's engagement in peace-building is recognized by many international institutions as a crucial element of recover
Recent empirical evidence suggests that sexual violence is increasingly becominga phenomenon of armed confl ict.
August 29, 2007 - The adoption of United Nations Security Council Resolution 1325 has undoubtedly influenced opinion
From July 4th-14th 2006, International Alert conducted a mapping of the incidence of GBV and the programmes that are
Women who oppose Robert Mugabe's regime in Zimbabwe are suffering increasing violence and repression, a study says.
A summary highlighting key themes and recommendations made during the roundtable on “Enhancing the Rule of Law:
This report outlines a system of Sudanese laws that exposes rape victims to further abuse, shields perpetrators from
In this tradition-bound nation scarred by a brutal Islamist-led civil war that killed more than 100,000, a quiet revo
"It took me only a few weeks after my arrival in Luanda to realize that a peace agreement that is "gender-n
This report is the result of research conducted primarily in 2005 and 2006, including interviews in Côte d'Ivoi
An independent United Nations human rights expert has called on Algeria to take concrete measures against the gender