“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.”
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
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
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 Burmese military leadership should adopt measures to end abuses and ensure that those responsible are held accoun
UN Under Secretary General for Peacekeeping Operations (PKO) Alain Le Roy praised Indonesian peacekeepers` performanc
The Philippine National Police (PNP) women's desk here has noted a dwindling number of cases of violation against wom
The Peace and Security Council (PSC) of the African Union (AU) will hold an open session on “Women and Children
Prosecutor General Viviane Morales has said that gender violence occurring in the context of Colombia's internal conf
The demonstrations held here on March 20 marked the third time in four weeks that protesters gathered to demand an en
The Ministry of State for Women Affairs agreed on Thursday with the Ministries of Health, Labor and Interior and the
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
The Laoag City Police women's desk continues to process cases of violence against women having recorded at least 15 c
Basing on the experience of her mother, Dr.
he Archbishop of Canterbury Dr Rowan Williams is lending his support to a new church coalition working to end sexual
Most North Korean women are exposed to brutal violence and sexual abuse in their home and workplace but they have no
Rape and other sexual violence against women should be recognised as a crime throughout the EU, and its perpetrators
The United Nations human rights office and the national commission on caste-based discrimination in Nepal have urged
The General Assembly today discussed the United Nations Peacebuilding Commission, which seeks to prevent post-conflic