“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.”
Sameena Imtiaz, a soft-spoken, educated Pakistani social worker, operates in the midst of U.S.
The guilty verdict on 11 counts of aiding and abetting war crimes and crimes against humanity of former Liberian pres
The Domestic Violence Bill was first introduced in Pakistan's National Assembly in 2006 by a woman member of the Paki
Seven children under the age of 14 were being raped in Soweto in a day.
The French Embassy and the UNWOMEN Arab States Sub-Regional Office signed on Wednesday an agreement to combat violenc
The most pressing global problems simply won't be solved without the participation of women. Seriously, guys.
Three Nepalese officials visited Kalinga to share their country's peace and security situation and its impact on wome
In "Distant View of a Minaret," the late and much-neglected Egyptian writer Alifa Rifaat begins her short s
The recent election of José Maria de Vasconcelos, or Taur Matan Ruak as he is known, to the Presidency of Timo
Alaska Natives are lining up in opposition to Lower 48 tribes over the congressional reauthorization of the Violence
When the aspirin and alcohol swabs fell from under her clothes at a Syrian army checkpoint, Rania stood petrified, lo
Increasing numbers of Malian women are being raped by Tuareg rebels and armed groups that have swept across the north
Every morning in this mountain village in eastern Afghanistan, four dozen girls sneak through a square opening in a m
The South African Minister for Women, Children and People with Disabilities, Lulu Xingwana, has called for Southern A
"What is the future for democracy in the Middle East, following the Arab Spring?"… "Depends how
The impact of Iranian doctrines in the region is apparent throughout history.
Mali is suffering from a threefold crisis, encompassing security issues as well as humanitarian and political concern
It is a country that can seem inured to violence from sheer familiarity.
More than 2,500 women from 140 countries traveled to İstanbul on Thursday for the start of the Association of Wo
Members and officials of the Global Network of Women Peacebuilders - International Civil Society Action Network (GNWP
Barbara Gove served as a Marine at Parris Island and Cherry Point in the mid-nineteen-fifties.
Today, a full-page advertisement supporting the New Israel Fund will appear in the New York Times.
Kabul, Afghanistan (CNN) -- At least 140 Afghan schoolgirls and female teachers were admitted to a local hospital Tue
Militarism, Violence and Conflict is one of the themes of the AWID Forum 2012 ↑ which opens tomorrow in Istanbul
From March 7–9, the ABA Rule of Law Initiative (ABA ROLI)—in cooperation with the Haitian Ministry of Jus
A clean energy economy will generate new industries and jobs in manufacturing, construction, science and engineering,
The involvement of women in anti-war actions and in support of peace activism worldwide is a critical part of modern
This past March was designated women's month in the Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC).
The Indonesia National Dialogue with CSOs on National Action Plan P4K, organized by UNDP under the N-Peace initiative
Women from across Zimbabwe have celebrated the launch of a strategic high-level women's coalition.
A new partnership between the EU and UN Women set up to strengthen cooperation between the two organizations on their
Secretary of Defense Leon Panetta and Chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff Gen.
It's the Americas' largest reunion.
If one thing holds the overall movement of peace movements together it is the goal of violence reduction.
They held their first summit in Kadoma last month, convened by Gender Links, the Zimbabwe Local Government Associatio
PESHAWAR, Pakistan, Apr 16, 2012 (IPS) - Collateral damage caused by the ‘war on terror', prosecuted by the Uni
Margot Wallström, who has been spearheading United Nations efforts to tackle sexual violence in conflict, will s
MYANMAR'S Election Commission announced last week the landslide victory of the opposition National League of Democrac
Displaced women in camps across Darfur have expressed their anger at the recent escalation of rapes carried out by mi
CAIRO - In years past, when conservative members of Egypt's parliament spoke out to demand reversing the rights of wo
Most of the Pacific Islands region continues to be one of the least women-friendly places in the world.
Jessica Horn: Were there any early warnings that this crisis would emerge?
Young Afghans braved fears of violence to join a rare march on parliament to demand justice for the women who have be
“Breaking the silence is the first step.”
Karachi, Pakistan - From a country where terrorism, extremism, inner strife and polarisation continue to eat at its r
The once remarkable gains in protecting and promoting equality between women and men in Afghanistan are now facing th
To many outsiders, Bangladesh is best known for its poverty and the natural disasters that hit it with depressing reg
Authorities in Uzbekistan have reportedly been running a secret program in the last two years to sterilize women, oft
The Philippines is on track in achieving the Millennium Development Goals particularly in education, health, women an