“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.”
For August, in which the France has the Security Council presidency, the MAP provides recommendations on the situatio
DADAAB, Kenya (AP) — Refugee Barwago Mohamud huddles silently beneath a few blankets stretched over sticks at n
Men must play their part in breaking the cycle of Female Genital Mutilation (FGM), a Bristol detective has said.
In Leon, a department in northwest Nicaragua, we visited the Centro Mary Barreda.
Women working at the main casualty hospital in Libyan city are seeing attitudes shift, though men still drive them to
Members of security organs from various countries applauded Rwanda for taking adopting numerous initiatives to fight
More than 500 Iranian women's rights activists and their supporters have issued a statement calling on authorities to
Iran has released two prominent cultural figures from jail following intense criticism of its crackdown against artis
Skittish at first, then wide-eyed with delight, the women and girls entered the sea, smiling, splashing and then join
Allegations of sexual abuse by soldiers serving in the United Nations peacekeeping mission in the Democratic Republic
This report provides the first global study of how the U.S.
A petition from MADRE, a global women's rights organization, is accusing Iraqi government security forces of sexually
A Kurdistan Regional Government (KRG) law that bans female genital mutilation (FGM) is a crucial step in eradicating
On 25 July the Khartoum Media Court, headed by the judge Mudathir Al-Rashid, sentenced the female journalist Amal Hab
Rwanda is the first country in the world where women outnumber men in parliament, with women occupying 45 out of 80 s
Afghanistan should develop mechanisms to raise awareness about the dangers of human trafficking, support victims and
The Iranian government has announced it will not allow a United Nations special rapporteur into the country.
Campaigners for a draft law to outlaw domestic violence urged MPs Friday to refrain from passing a “hollowed-ou
Association for the development of Saharawi Women, led by Salma Buha Mint Bubacar Lecuara, president of the associati
Humanitarian organizations in the Horn of Africa say they've seen a dramatic increase in violence against women as mo
Reports emerged last week from Kachin and Shan States that rape is still being used as a tactic by the Burmese army t
The need to allocate sufficient resources for implementation of UNSCR 1325 has been emphasized by women's groups, UN
Next Friday, the Rwanda Women Parliamentary Forum (FFRP) will celebrate 15 years of existence and, if the news confer
Only 20 per cent of sexual assaults and domestic violence occurring in Fiji is reported, says Fiji Women's Crisis Cen
The wind hollers, whipping up dust that scratches at our faces.
Last month, the first woman ever was convicted of genocide.
Police in Jammu and Kashmir have registered a complaint of abduction and rape based on allegations by a woman against
The United Nations on Friday named two Congolese Army colonels who appear to be blocking an investigation of soldiers
Despite the formation of a new civilian government after last year's elections, recent developments in Burma only ind
Kosovo is a source, destination and transit country for trafficking of women and children, a recently released US Sta
Seventeen years ago last Sunday, the Rwandan genocide came to a bloody end.
Is justice necessary for the empowerment of women? Does it enhance their position in society?
They answered an ad promising lucrative work as au pairs in Amman, but found themselves caught up in the web of sex t
On her recent trip to Lithuania, U.S.
Pakistan has appointed its first female foreign minister, filling a key Cabinet position days ahead of peace talks wi
Iraqi security forces have been training women in an effort to enhance security amid Al Qaida strikes.
The UN General Assembly in September may prove to be an important step on the road to a Palestinian state.
Zimbabwe is a fragile state.
On 20 July 2011 the United Nations (UN) Security Council (SC) held an open debate on the maintenance
Just five days before the submission date, the government has yet to begin work on its report on the Convention Again
Israel could soon have a new government ministry and accompanying minister dedicated entirely to improving the situat
Women's progress is essential to Central Asia's prosperity, top U.S.
Tehran's prosecution service on Monday confirmed the arrest of Pagah Ahangarani, a reporter, actress and film-maker w
Last week, the activism and persistence of IANSA Women in the Arms Trade Treaty process achieved concrete results.
In the maternity ward at a hospital on the Hagadera refugee camp in Dadaab, Kenya, women refugees lay on beds nursing