“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.”
Conditions for tens of thousands of internally displaced people (IDPs) seeking refuge at a Catholic mission in the we
Egyptians were glued to their televisions on Wednesday as the military handed down the country's new working constitu
Egyptian women played a critical role in the revolutionary protests that brought down former president Hosni Mubarak
Foreign ministers of 43 countries have agreed on a regional framework to fight human trafficking in the Asia-Pacific
It is extremely difficult to assess the worldwide scale of human trafficking because of the clandestine nature of the
In commemoration of Mother's Day, Save the Children is publishing its twelfth annual State of the World's Mothers rep
Inspired by Africa's rich tradition of solidarity, the 16th Ordinary Session of the AU Assembly of Heads of State and
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Traditionally in Yemen, women are literally not allowed to raise their voices.
The United Nations envoy on sexual violence in conflict today underlined the role of the African leadership in combat
The United States Ambassador to Liberia has challenged Liberian women to stand-up and say no to the on-going politica
Gender trainers and women's rights advocates have been urged to hold each other accountable in the work they do.
The BBC has the first detailed accounts of how Ugandan women ended up in domestic slavery in Iraq, and the extraordin
Former first lady Laura Bush says women in Afghanistan are creating their own economic opportunities and that entrepr
United Nations human rights officials are providing technical and logistical support to military justice authorities
International human rights group, Amnesty International, this week called for police to refrain from violating the ri
"Women in Zimbabwe are largely seen as a huge demographic to be exploited by politicians who seek our support,&q
Parliamentarians play a critical role in curbing violence against women, a UN official says.
“I am a woman, a Socialist, divorced and agnostic,” the new defense minister told the generals of her Rom
Some 14 months after Haiti's earthquake, activists say there is an ongoing epidemic of rape and gender-based violence
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The Namibia National Women's Organisation (Nanawo) has expressed serious concern over the Libyan situation and condem
The official spearheading United Nations efforts to combat the scourge of sexual violence during war today welcomed t
Responses to the List of Issues and Questions of the pre-sessional working group with Regard to the Combined Fifth an
Doctors in city of Ajdabiya say pro-Gaddafi forces have used rape as a "weapon of war".
Sierra Leone ‘s remarkable progress in building a peaceful society where multi-party democracy, political toler
The Libyan government should immediately release Eman al-‘Obeidy, the Libyan woman who accused government force
Economic disparities among haves and have-nots in Pakistan have made life challenging for men, however, their plight
Women-led philanthropic organizations are finding effective ways of investing in the world's female population.
In order to improve and sustain programs for the rights and welfare of women in the province, there is a need to asse
US Secretary of State Hillary Clinton on Monday hailed a draft Senate resolution backing the rights of women in the A
Activists among Saudi Arabia's women, who can't drive or vote and need male approval to work and travel, are turning
A New Zealand MP Carmel Sepuloni says it's a continuing battle to improve the abysmal numbers of women in Pacific Isl
The young lovers met at a secluded spot next to a field of wheat at the edge of this sprawling suburb of New Delhi, w
Women lawmakers have expressed dissatisfaction over their limited role in the Constituent Assembly.
Civil society in general and women in particular have a critical role to play in cementing Sierra Leone's transition
In a parliamentary government like Israel's, pretty much all executive power resides in the Prime Minister.
As the world rallies behind the Libyan population, it is hard to understand why the Ivory Coast is just a footnote in
Women from across West Africa on Wednesday pleaded with Heads of State and Government of the Economic Community of We
The situation of women and girls around the world is gaining increased attention in a number of national and internat
The results of the first survey on the prevalence of sexual violence allowed us to make the link between the presence
Ten years ago, as the world was celebrating the arrival of the twenty-first century, the