“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 public campaign to end violence against women has come and gone but the issue of sexual violence against women is
Leymah Gbowee of Liberia was one of three women to be honored with the 2011 Nobel Prize.
Every year women world over mark the 16 Days activism on violence against women.
When the bazooka ruled in 2003 and only the opinions of Liberian warlords and a beleaguered head of state mattered to
Deputy Secretary-General Asha-Rose Migiro today stressed that efforts to restore peace and stability in Africa's Grea
Inspector Dwamena Akenten, Station Officer of the Domestic Violence and Victim Support Unit (DOVVSU) of the Ghana Pol
The United Nations Population Fund (UNFPA) has organised a community sensitisation programme on Sexual and Gender-Bas
As a young girl Garmar Murphy was forced into a child soldier's life, serving as a sexual plaything for Liberian rebe
Ministers responsible for Gender in the International Conference on the Great Lakes Region (ICGLR) Member States have
Thousands of women and girls who have been abducted by armed groups, enslaved and repeatedly raped during conflicts a
If an American television network were going to be in cahoots with the Nobel committee, it makes sense that it would
The demonstration meant to be peaceful quickly degenerated into a bloodshed of violence when the army entered the pac
Working with ex-child soldiers of Charles Taylor's army, and the girls they have taken as wives, has convinced Nobel
Violence against women is one of the most common abuses of human rights.
What do driving, voting, wearing pants, and protesting have in common?
A proposed International Criminal Court (ICC) investigation into Côte d'Ivoire must be expanded to cover seriou
After six months of violence, almost everyone in Côte d'Ivoire has a horrific story to tell: a loved one killed
The Cote d'Ivoire Commission of Inquiry has rightly highlighted the serious violations of human rights and internatio
The violence that followed the disputed presidential election in November 2010 has caused the most serious humanitari
As Colonel Gaddafi continues his pillage in North Africa, harrowing skeletons from his closet remain buried deep in t
During Nigeria's last leg of elections for governorship seats and State Houses of Assembly on 26 April, UN Women will
While the world's attention was captured by the struggle for power in Abidjan, women in the west of Ivory Coast were
Despite constant trials and imprisonment, rape continues to be a 'widespread' crime against women, the US State Depar
Large numbers of women have been raped, sexually assaulted, beaten and abducted in Ivory Coast, according to a humani
It is critical to prevent conflict-related sexual violence before it happens, a top United Nations official stressed
Beatrice's small voice comes from a corner of a big tent in Bahn camp that is crammed with at least 100 refugee women
Alarming numbers of Ivorian women and girls have been raped, sexually assaulted, beaten and harassed by armed men at
Forces loyal to President-elect Alassane Ouattara killed hundreds of civilians, raped more than 20 alleged supporters
Ivoirians who have fled across the border to Liberia have reported incidents of rape, sexual abuse and murder to NGOs
As the world rallies behind the Libyan population, it is hard to understand why the Ivory Coast is just a footnote in
The violence in Côte d'Ivoire has gotten so that women sitting at a vegetable stall mid-afternoon can end up in
The Human Rights Council adopted a Resolution to dispatch an independent international commission of inquiry to C&oci
Marches by thousands of women in protest at Ivory Coast's president Laurent Gbagbo have ended in bloodshed after his
The UN refugee agency says parts of Ivory Coast's main city, Abidjan, resemble a war zone.
Human rights violations including sexual violence and unlawful killings are being perpetrated by forces loyal to both
An Amnesty International research team has just returned from a four week mission to Côte d'Ivoire where they i
“I condemn in the strongest possible terms the employment of sexual violence as a means to political ends.