“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 report is a summary of a seminar held in Stockholm in October 2003.
By the 1990s, 9 of 10 people who died in war from direct and indirect effects were civilians.
Afghans have suffered twenty-three years of war that has seriously compromised the cultural, economic, social and pol
This ethnographic analysis of one of the core human rights conventions suggests that despite the lack of enforceabili
Nunuk is a member of the National Commission on Anti Violence Against Women, and the coordinator of a sub-commission
The following letter was written by Yanar Mohammed to Mr.
After three decades, hundreds of thousands of deaths and mass displacement of the civilian population, the death in F
With each day that passes since the fall of the Baathist regime, further revelations of past atrocities are laid bare
Open letter from the Kurdish Women Action against Honour Killing to:
Random violence, looting, rape, forced recruitment, family separation and general chaos have been part of the daily l
At a time when insecurity is on the rise in Baghdad, women and girls in Baghdad told Human Rights Watch that the inse
In the Democratic Republic of the Congo, Burundi and Rwanda, women and girls have been plagued by violence, loss of l
In every community in the world there are people who have been affected by acts of brutality.
Women from Burma who live in the camps along the Thai-Burma border are increasingly coming into contact with the conc
We are mired in a U.S.-led pre-emptive war against Iraq that violates international law and the UN Charter.
"In a Dark Time", a documentary film about sexual abuse in Zimbabwe perpertrated by pro-government militia,
Statement by Ms.
The human rights situation in the Chechen Republic is characterised by gross human rights abuses, violations of inter
According to Burma's ruling military regime, the State Peace and Development Council (SPDC), Burma's army "safeg
UAMBA, 27 February 2003 (IRIN) - "I came here to the quartering area to try and find my husband, the father of m
The 75-page report, “'We'll Kill You If You Cry:' Sexual Violence in the Sierra Leone Conflict,” presents
Since the creation of the mandate on violence against women, its causes and consequences, in 1994 the world has achie