“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.”
In the last few days, while the world has been overwhelmed by the flow of information about atrocities committed by I
Operation Protective Edge and the costs of war in the latest round of the Israel-Palestine conflict have dominated al
NEW YORK (WOMENSENEWS)-- From Iraq to Syria to the Gaza Strip, Arab women are paying a heavy price for violence flari
More women should play instrumental roles in determining the country's defense and diplomatic policies, MKs said at a
As ongoing tensions and what has been called “the politics of hate” rises to a critical point today follo
Women in Syria have been arbitrarily arrested and detained, physically abused, harassed, and tortured during Syria's
The Ending Sexual Violence in Conflict Summit that took place in London Between 10 – 13 June 2014 was a great p
Brazil's national volleyball team beat Iran 3-2 at Tehran's Azadi stadium June 15 in the FIVB Volleyball Men's World
The radical changes in the Arab world mean women's rights groups face the major challenge of campaigning for both equ
LONDON (Thomson Reuters Foundation) – In the early days of Syria's uprising, many women called on men not to ta
Seven men have been arrested on suspicion of sexually assaulting women at Sunday's celebrations for the inauguration
Kurdish women are getting involved in the peace process to promote a free, equal and democratic society.
Yemeni women are fighting for their rights in the same way as Western women.
Field Study Regarding Women's Rights in Lebanon.
To mark the three-year anniversary of the uprising in Syria, the International Women's Human Rights Law Clinic at the
A number of alleged domestic violence killings in the past year in Lebanon have fueled a renewed attention on women's
After more than a decade of an international intervention and close to the proclaimed second post-2014 transition pha
The Syrian civil war has had a devastating impact on women and girls.
February 7, 2014 - Both men and women suffer from the severe flaws of the criminal justice system.
BAGHDAD (Reuters) - Iraqi authorities are detaining thousands of women illegally and subjecting many to torture and i
Baghdad, 6 February 2014 – The Government of Iraq today launched its National Action Plan on UN Security Counci
(WNN) Los Angeles, California, UNITED STATES, AMERICAS: Despite the election of new President Hassan Rowhani in the I
Zaatari refugee camp, Jordan (CNN) -- They carried teapots and tiny gas canisters, shopping bags filled with clothes
GENEVA (AP) — The leader of Syria's Western-backed opposition said Thursday he will give his negotiating team t
Iraq is in the middle of a crisis again.
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Aside from ushering in hitherto unprecedented changes, the Arab Spring also brought to the fore an unsaid aspect &mda
ZAHLEH, LEBANON — Fear, confusion and a lack of information are preventing many Syrian refugees in Lebanon from
A proper democracy cannot be established without the participation of women.
Certain extremist armed opposition groups are imposing strict and discriminatory rules on women and girls that have n
The voice of Syrian women must be heard in all efforts to resolve the civil war that is tearing their country apart,