“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.”
Colombia's former minister of justice emphasized the need for the country's judges to familiarize themselves with int
The aspirations to achieve peace and reconciliation in Colombia were at the center of proposals in three regional for
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HALIFAX - First Nation leaders, women's groups, elders and youth today gathered in a Circle of Hope in Halifax today,
On Monday, the President Michel Martelly, accompanied by Me Jean Renel Sanon, the Minister of Justice and Public Secu
There are no Haitians in the Montreal neighborhood where Lovely lives.
Time and again, we hear horrific accounts of violence perpetrated against women in conflicts around the world.
Colombia's president has approved a law that makes acts of sexual violence committed during the country's long-standi
Women and children, particularly from Afro-Colombian and indigenous groups, have borne the brunt of Colombia's 50-yea
The 45-member U.N.
The important role women play in peace and security was discussed March 12 at a William J.
On February 25, Georgetown University will host former Secretary of State and likely 2016 presidential candidate Hill
The documentation centre No habrá paz sin las mujeres [There will be no peace without women] enables female le
Britain's foreign minister William Hague has urged world leaders to make tackling and rape in armed conflicts a top g
On 14 January 2014 the closing ceremony of the VII course on Women Leadership was held in the municipality of Antiguo
The NDP is joining forces with the Native Women's Association of Canada (NWAC) to urge the Conservative government to
For those of you who have blocked out memory of the long battle to reauthorize the Violence Against Women Act that wa
Jenny Pierce's recent piece about El Salvador on the Inter-American Development Bank's blog, Sin Miedos, questioned w
Washington — The Obama administration is redoubling its efforts to end gender violence in the United States, as
If regular armies are generally a man's world, guerrillas and insurgent forces are just the contrary.
With El Salvador's gang truce teetering on the brink, it's high time to get women involved in any peace negotiations
This past Saturday marked three years since Haiti was stuck by a devastating earthquake.
It's been four years since Port-au-Prince collapsed, and Haiti's women are still working through the damage—bot
US Office on Colombia is an organization in Washington DC that works to advocate for human rights in Colombia, partic
Under the dense rainforest canopy, 14-year-old Claudia Roa lay delirious with pain after giving birth to a boy.
The United Nations entity tasked with advancing gender equality today applauded the appointment of two women to the t
November 16 marked an important change in Colombia's peace negotiations -President Juan Manuel Santos announced that
Breaking News from the Peace Table in Havana
November 6, 2013
About 400 Colombian women, representing all the political sectors, ethnic groups and organizations in the country wil
Haiti is the poorest country in the Americas and after the 2010 earthquake, which killed an estimated 220,000 people,
Claudia Paz y Paz has a tough job as the first female attorney general in Guatemala, one of the most violent countrie
Women from South America are lured into T&T and kept in “houses” as virtual slaves throughout T&T
October 4, 2013
By Rachel Chase
Thousands of women in Nicaragua have taken to the streets to protest against legal changes that could push female vic
ONE night last year police received a call from worried residents of a wealthy area of San Salvador, El Salvador's ca
Laws to punish domestic violence are too often honoured in the breach
PORT-AU-PRINCE, Haiti (sentinel.ht) - On Tuesday, Prime Minister Laurent Lamothe said he would be supporting the draf
Buenos Aires, Sep 16 (Prensa Latina) Nobel Peace laureate Rigoberta Menchu said today that after many long years of g
Preyed on by armed men at beauty pageants and at school gates and then raped. Forced into sex slavery.
As always, another election was upon us; all eyes were on who voted for or against the 2002 Iraq War Resolution.
During the 2012 race for the Iowa United States House of Representatives, there were 12 candidates running, one woman
Just seven days after having been sworn into office, the new Executive Director of UN Women, Phumzile Mlambo-Ngcuka,
Media coverage of the Colombian peace process has focused on the politics surrounding the talks in Havana.
More than two years ago, Haiti's parliament approved a landmark amendment to the country's 1987 constitution to ensur
The hot and damp jungles of southern Colombia have been torn apart by war for more than 20 years.