“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 45-member U.N.
The documentation centre No habrá paz sin las mujeres [There will be no peace without women] enables female le
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
It's been four years since Port-au-Prince collapsed, and Haiti's women are still working through the damage—bot
Breaking News from the Peace Table in Havana
November 6, 2013
Buenos Aires, Sep 16 (Prensa Latina) Nobel Peace laureate Rigoberta Menchu said today that after many long years of g
Media coverage of the Colombian peace process has focused on the politics surrounding the talks in Havana.
Betty Puerto Barrera is a Colombian peace activist.
As the Colombian Government prepares to meet with the Revolutionary Armed Forces of Colombia (FARC) in Havana, Cuba,
Colombia's laws on violence against women are not adequately protecting victims displaced by the armed conflict, Huma
On November 11, 2012 we attended the Remembrance Day ceremony at Old City Hall in Toronto as an Afghan anti-war prese
Nancy Sanchez has been working for human rights in Colombia for two decades.
Haiti's President Michel Martelly honored Maria Bello on Tuesday for her advocacy work on behalf of the Caribbean cou
Today, the government of Colombia and the Revolutionary Armed Forces of Colombia (FARC) insurgency group meet in Oslo
On Monday, October 15, the government and FARC negotiators will sit down in Oslo to begin the next phase of the Colom
Women are needed, not only in the home, but also at the negotiating table, to achieve peace.
Margarita Lopez begins to speak about the horrible events that marked the end of her daughter's life in a low, even t
A decade after the last attempt to end Latin America's longest-running insurgency failed, the Colombian government an
Now that world leaders have addressed the United Nations General Assembly, it's time to think about the role of globa
It is an honor to take part in today's forum, and to be joined by so many distinguished Heads of State and Government
While the world has made significant strides in expanding opportunity for women and girls, continued inequalities rem
Today is International Peace Day.
Melanne Verveer, Ambassador at Large for Global Women's Issues, will travel to Belgium on September 17 - 18, 2012, to
Last week, on Thursday, September 6, Sandra Ramírez filed into Havana‘s convention palace with five of h
“A few years ago, our people, the people you can see around you, we began to realize what was happening,”
Two U.S. government agencies, the Department of State and the U.S.
The involvement of women in anti-war actions and in support of peace activism worldwide is a critical part of modern
It's the Americas' largest reunion.
Over the course of a decade and through the administrations of two presidents of different political parties, the Uni
The news of the day was that Democratic representatives walked out of a hearing on “religious liberty and birth
Colombian and American universities, together with several non-governmental organizations released ten lessons they t
When three women, including Liberian President Ellen Johnson Sirleaf, an alumna of Harvard Kennedy School (HKS), rece
Would the world be more peaceful if women were in charge?
SECRETARY CLINTON: (Applause.) Well, thank you so much.
A new action plan opens far-reaching possibilities to improve the security of women and the world.
Guatemalan human rights defender Norma Cruz – leader of the women's rights organization ‘Survivors' Found
The United States hopes to prevent and defuse conflicts by getting more women seated at negotiating tables around the
Earlier this week, through the promotion its Gender Unit, the Minustah held at the Hotel Montana, workshops with elev
This week in NY was the annual opening of the UN General Assembly where heads of states make their speeches.
August Town has the reputation of being a violent area with little social progress, but the community's Women's Actio
YESTERDAY I was asked to give the Welcome Message to participants in the National Validation Workshop of a project ca
Argentina's president is a woman, Cristina Fernández, and the country has one of the highest percentages of wo
Some 14 months after Haiti's earthquake, activists say there is an ongoing epidemic of rape and gender-based violence
South Americans celebrated International Women's Day on March 8, the holiday's 100th anniversary, with actions callin
Women are playing a leading role in a powerful social movement addressing natural resource protection, adaptation to