“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 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
The BBC has the first detailed accounts of how Ugandan women ended up in domestic slavery in Iraq, and the extraordin
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
The President, Dr.
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
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
Civil society in general and women in particular have a critical role to play in cementing Sierra Leone's transition
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 Peace and Security Council (PSC) of the African Union (AU) will hold an open session on “Women and Children
After army officers violently cleared the square of protesters on 9 March, at least 18 women were held in military de
Women urge ECOWAS leaders to stop crisis in Cote d'lvoire
he Archbishop of Canterbury Dr Rowan Williams is lending his support to a new church coalition working to end sexual
At this juncture in human history, women and girls who have lived under some of the most repressive regimes might be
The first flush of revolution is like a drug - colors, surging emotions, a beautiful future ahead.
While Libya's revolution is being decided by bombs, Egyptians still hope to finish theirs by casting ballots.
The violence in Côte d'Ivoire has gotten so that women sitting at a vegetable stall mid-afternoon can end up in
To appease "Arab spring" protesters, Algeria lifted a 1991 law that banned public assembly, but a longstand
The Canadian High Commission in collaboration with the Ghana Network for Peace building (GHANEP) has organized a two-
ate-February lifting of the state's emergency powers law hasn't helped the women who keep a weekly vigil in the Alger
The Human Rights Council adopted a Resolution to dispatch an independent international commission of inquiry to C&oci
National Commission for Social Action (NaCSA) has presented various skills training certificates to ninety (90) women
When people's persistent demands to be heard fall upon deaf ears, the resultant effect is usually emotional outburst
Armed men wearing uniforms and mounted on camels committed seven rapes in Shagra area, targeting displaced women who
As Crisis Deepens, Grave Abuses Committed by Both Sides
The Mubarak government took some measures to include women in the political process and public life.
Egyptian women fought for the overthrow of Mubarak alongside men.
Black women continued to be marginalised despite South Africa's Constitution being among the most progressive in the
Several thousand Libyan women marched through the streets of rebel-held Benghazi on Saturday, demanding a no-fly zone
"Let's take a moment of silence for our sisters and brothers in Cote d'Ivoire," she said.
First guilt, then pain, then disgust. First tears, then sleeplessness, then defiance.
UN High Commissioner for Human Rights Navi Pillay warned Thursday that human rights violations against civilians in C
Innocent Zahinda recently started his new job here as the last of six members to be appointed to the staff of Margot
Based on Islamic law and tribal traditions, Algerian law discriminates against women in terms of marriage, children's
Eleven soldiers found culpable in the rape of more than 50 women in the Congolese town of Fizi Centre in January, hav
Women and girls returning to northern Uganda from forced conscription into the Lord's Resistance Army (LRA) struggle
As reports by Human Rights Watch and formal documentation from the UN Human Rights Commission decry the worsening hum
Marches by thousands of women in protest at Ivory Coast's president Laurent Gbagbo have ended in bloodshed after his
Hundreds of women take the streets of Cairo only to face men telling them to "go home where they belong".
In commemoration of this year's International Women's Day, Action Aid International –Sierra Leone (AAI-SL) over
Women in Sierra Leone will today, Tuesday 8th March 2011, join their counterparts the world over to commemorate the I