“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 United States on Monday launched a new 40-million-dollar Gender Equity Grants Program in Pakistan to advance wome
With this fall's midterm elections, the number of women serving in Congress could drop for the first time in a genera
The 24-page report, “Detained and at Risk: Sexual Abuse and Harassment in United States Immigration Detention,&
This week marks the 90th anniversary of the passage of the 19th amendment to the U.S.
There is nothing more wholesome than the participation of women in the political process.
The suffragists who 90 years ago won voting rights for women would likely shake their heads in wonder at this electio
August 26th is Women's Equality Day in the United States.
The US government needs to strengthen its protection of people in immigration detention to prevent sexual abuse and t
This week, for the first time, the United States submitted a report to the U.N.
In honor of Thursday's anniversary of the 19th Amendment, giving women the right to vote in the United States of Amer
A Palestinian man was recently convicted of rape by an Israeli court after he had sex with a Jewish woman who believe
When Rose Gottemoeller began negotiating the new nuclear treaty with Moscow, the U.S.
The evidence against Burma's junta has been piling up for many years.
A Corrections Corporation of America (CCA) employee at the T.
When an all-male state Senate committee earlier this month rejected Hawaii's first female nominee for chief justice b
Ninety years after the 19th Amendment enshrined women's right to political participation in the US Constitution, wome
A Mexican woman with a history of domestic violence at the hands of her common-law husband was granted asylum by the
SPOUSES and children of US citizens or lawful permanent residents who are relying on their spouse or parent to petiti
Afghanistan's transition toward leading its own security efforts must include the rights of Afghan women.
What does the financial reform package recently signed into law in the US have to do with preventing mass rape in Afr
South African "Rape-aXe" -- Female Condom with Internal Ribs -- was Created to Prevent Rape
Today, the American Bar Association unanimously passed a resolution urging the U.S.
Letitia A. Long became the first woman director of a major U.S.
Elena Kagan has been sworn in as the newest justice in the US Supreme Court.
Violence against women is a worldwide crisis, and a bill scheduled to come before the Senate Foreign Relations Commit
Bipartisan legislation that would mandate a comprehensive plan to combat violence against women worldwide is poised f
According to the U.S.
This 24-page report describes documented incidents and allegations of abuse.