“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 UN Security Council has urged countries to implement a landmark resolution which seeks to strengthen women's part
With the seventh billion child expected to be born this month, Girl Up is drawing attention to the need to count, adv
"The greatest lesson of the Arab Spring, whoever rises to power in these countries, is that if basic human right
After dropping out of school in the sixth grade to help her mother, Fartun Abdi Hashi, 22, was given a second chance
EMPOWERING YOUNG WOMEN TO LEAD CHANGE: an easy to follow resource manual designed to enable young wo
For November, in which Portugal has the Security Council presidency, the MAP provides recommendations on country situ
Following are UN Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon's remarks at the Security Council open debate on woman and peace and s
Nagaland State Women Commission Chairperson Sano Vamuzo has said that the impact of conflict on women has become a hu
United Nations, Oct 28 (Prensa Latina) UN Security Council on Friday called to combat negative social attitudes regar
UN Women calls for robust measures to ensure women's role in peace processes
On the anniversary of the UN Security Council resolution 1325 on Women, Peace and Security, the UN Security Council i
Thousands of women and girls who have been abducted by armed groups, enslaved and repeatedly raped during conflicts a
UN Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon on Friday called for the involvement of more women in conflict prevention and mediat
Will the lot of Egypt's women improve after the country's revolution?
UN Secretary-General Ban Ki- moon on Friday called for a greater role of women in conflict prevention and mediation,
More than 180 Muslim women from 45 countries attended panels and seminars in İstanbul last week focusing on educ
As an African woman, I declare: The Nobel Prize got it right, it celebrated three African women.
Security Council-"Women and Peace and Security"
On October 28 2011, the Security Council held its annual open debate on Women, Peace and Security (W
Although the gaze of global media has shifted elsewhere –increasingly violent protests in Yemen and Syria, the
As Ben Ali's regime first teetered and then toppled, women were on the front lines of the struggle as protesters, jou
Structurally, Tunisia's transitional government led by interim president Fouad Mebazza, interim prime minister Beji C
The Government has published a review of the National Action plan on UN Security Council Resolution 1325 Women, Peace
Hundreds of Yemeni women on Wednesday set fire to traditional female veils to protest the government's brutal crackdo
It's the eve of a busy week of collaboration, advocacy and action for "1325" activists who make the annual
The United States is working for reform of nationality laws that hurt women, says Maria Otero, the State Department's
Nadifa, a widowed mother of four, left her hut near Mogadishu, the capital of Somalia, to search for food.
The UN Secretary-General's annual report to the Security Council on women and peace and security has been released ah
A series of Open Days on women and peace and security are being held around the world in the run-up to a UN Security
In the immediate aftermath of this spring's revolution, something new and unfamiliar happened in Egypt: women and men
Violence against women is an abuse of fundamental human rights, says Australia's Head of Mission, Judith Robinson.
In Kenya, a Cabinet task force is grappling with how to implement a constitutional requirement that women comprise at
As part of its campaign to reduce injustice and increase Access to Justice (AtoJ) for women in Sierra Leone, ActionAi
On Friday, President Obama announced that all American troops would leave Iraq by year's end.
October 25, 2011, 3:00pm-5:30pm EDT
Reception to Follow
This overview by the Strategic Initiative for Women in the Horn of Africa (SIHA) Network will give a general perspect
Women of Jammu and Kashmir from both the sides of the Line of Control (LoC) expressed their desire for peace, securit
Former Irish President Mary Robinson was just making polite conversation when she asked an Ethiopian teenager about h
The World Bank has amplified its rhetoric on the importance of gender equality in the context of development in recen
International women peace activists from Fiji, Georgia, Sri Lanka, Pakistan and the Philippines gathered in New York
A gender perspective needs to be integrated into countries' criminal justice systems to ensure women are not “r
Gender Action and Friends Of the Earth International present our report on the gender impacts of the Chad-Cameroon Oi
Ten years after a US-led military invasion removed the Taleban from Afghanistan, the Afghan government and its intern
A report published in conjunction with a human rights conference to be held in Gambia from 24 October to 7 November p