“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.”
Prime Minister Yingluck Shinawatra offered Burma's pro-democracy leader Aung San Suu Kyi her support in a coming by-e
The United States hopes to prevent and defuse conflicts by getting more women seated at negotiating tables around the
Leymah Gbowee of Liberia was one of three women to be honored with the 2011 Nobel Prize.
IMPHAL, December 16: The department of Political Science, Nambol L.
When the bazooka ruled in 2003 and only the opinions of Liberian warlords and a beleaguered head of state mattered to
History was made in Oslo on Saturday, when the eyes of the world watched as three great women received the 2011 Nobel
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Women Without Borders is an international organization that works to research, advocate and lobby globally for women.
This Nobel Peace Prize weekend, Oslo's Grand Hotel is filled to the gills with international guests, including an esp
First there was only one: Prof.
On Saturday I was in Oslo with two of my sisters from Africa, Leymah Gbowee and Tawakkol Karman, to receive the Nobel
The continuing prevalence of civil wars merits renewed efforts to understand more about how they might be successfull
As part of its commitment to the process of peace-building between India and its neighboring countries, WISCOMP - Wom
Coverage on Afghan women who have traveled the distance to be part of the Bonn Conference in Germany this week did sh
The same sea, the same sky. The distance between Mumbai and Karachi is only 877 km.
More than 50 percent of peace agreements fail within five years of being signed.
On 23rd November 2011, the Afghan Women's Network (AWN) consulted 500 women leaders representing 500,000 women from m
On Egypt's first day of elections, women's participation was visibly large in the country's first post-revolution ele
Afghanistan still has a long way to go before women in the country are fully protected under the two-year-old Elimina
Recently there has been increased focus on the issue of violence against women.
“Pakistanis can feel the pain of the victims of 26/11. We have also gone through similar terror attacks.
IMPORTANT talks are coming up where discussions about the peace of Afghanistan will take place.
As the remaining US troops in Iraq prepare to return home, how has life changed for women in the country they are lea
United Nations: An Afghan women's rights campaigner and a Palestinian peace activist are the winners of a United Nati
These past few months have seen many advances on women's participation in post-conflict settings; at least on paper.
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On October 31, 2000, the UN Security Council (UNSC) unanimously passed resolution 1325.
Earlier this week, through the promotion its Gender Unit, the Minustah held at the Hotel Montana, workshops with elev
Afghan women activists are at risk of being sidelined at a key international conference on Afghanistan's future sched
Ten civil society groups from Fiji, the Autonomous Region of Bougainville, Papua New Guinea and the Solomon Islands,
The UN Security Council has urged countries to implement a landmark resolution which seeks to strengthen women's part
On the anniversary of the UN Security Council resolution 1325 on Women, Peace and Security, the UN Security Council i
UN Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon on Friday called for the involvement of more women in conflict prevention and mediat
More than 180 Muslim women from 45 countries attended panels and seminars in İstanbul last week focusing on educ
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
Violence against women is an abuse of fundamental human rights, says Australia's Head of Mission, Judith Robinson.
The 2008 Kenya National Dialogue and Reconciliation is an exceptional example of good practice in terms of the repres
Nahid Hoseini and Golaleh Kamangar, two exiled Kurdish women fighting for their homeland.
The significance of the decision to award the Nobel Peace Prize to three women from the global south extends way beyo
African women who bear the brunt of the continent's conflicts now demand to play a defining role in peacekeeping.
Wars are constructed as a ‘Masculine' concept where in only men are interested.