“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.”
Khadarlis for Sierra Leone is a non-governmental and non-profit making organization determined to improve on the livi
The Canadian-funded textbooks and computers aren't overly expensive — certainly not compared to the price Afgha
Iran was reelected to a seat on a UN commission on population and development Thursday, drawing an angry reaction fro
The Masihi Foundation of Pakistan reports that two Christian girls of the Punjab region of Pakistan were abducted, ra
Following are UN Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon's remarks at the launch of the Global Partnership for Girls' and Women
Pakistan's Minister for Information and Broadcasting Firdous Ashiq Awan visited Effat University on Tuesday, with the
Taliban gunmen have killed the headteacher of a girls' school near the Afghan capital after he ignored warnings to st
From the earliest times Kashmiri women enjoyed freedom, wielded ample power and exercised responsibility.
The caravan has been organised by ActionAid Pakistan and PODA (Potohar Organization for Development Advocacy) to mark
Somalia is the most dangerous country on earth to be a woman and a “living hell” for those struggling to
Nothing is more telling about a society than its views of itself especially those of its youth who carry the burden o
The abuse and exploitation of unskilled migrants from South Asian countries such as Sri Lanka has long been considere
Security forces used brute force to break up a peaceful demonstration by women in front of Nepal's parliament buildin
Parliamentarians from 35 countries around the world are calling for the G8 summit in France this month to focus on th
A platform of left-leaning women associations on Tuesday called upon the government to form a policy that can 'truly
Iranian judicial authorities should immediately release two recently detained women's rights activists, the Internati
Non-government organizations; RNC Justice and Democracy and Haguruka Association, have launched a three-year project,
After the US killing of Osama bin Laden on May 1, the organization Women for Afghan Women reported an eerie quiet in
It is the malaria season in Khan Neshin, the wild south of Helmand, just 50 miles from the border with Pakistan.
Millions of unemployed youth facing grim economic prospects have fueled the revolutions.
Ameneh Bahrami has been waiting a long time for the justice she seeks.
As Colonel Gaddafi continues his pillage in North Africa, harrowing skeletons from his closet remain buried deep in t
The gang-rape of Mukhtaran Mai launched a nine-year court battle that concluded with a verdict by the Supreme Court o
National Human Rights Commission (NHRC) Chairman Mizanur Rahman yesterday said the government should implement the ne
Michelle Bachelet has many firsts on her CV.
The Amnesty International (AI), in its annual report for 2010, said progress made by Nepal in upholding human rights
Broad agreement emerged today during the Fourth United Nations Conference on the Least Developed Countries concerning
The civil war ended two years ago this month, but for war-affected women—widows, mothers, daughters, and former
The ministers in charge of gender equality in the Portuguese Speaking Community (CPLP) Wednesday in Luanda, reaffirme
To: Members of the UN Security Council
Policies aimed at expanding trade in Bhutan and promoting the Asian country's unique goal of maximizing “gross
The Council of Europe says 13 countries have signed a convention aimed at combating violence against women.
Investments in young people, women's empowerment and reproductive health, including family planning, are critical to
The head of the United Nations Development Programme (UNDP) says Latin America and the Caribbean region remains the m
In April this year, the 58 member States in the Governing Council that oversees UN-HABITAT backed a new strategy on p
Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon today challenged men to champion the cause for the empowerment of women, saying they re
Going by the charged reaction to the Mukhtar Mai verdict, it is clear that loopholes in the investigation mechanism a
Pakistan People's Party Women Wing Sindh Information Secretary Sharmila Farooqui on Wednesday called for raising soci
Making sure girls and women have equal access to quality education is key to sustainable economic development, UNICEF
IFC, a member of the World Bank Group, is working with AMC, the second-largest microfinance institution in El Salvado
Today, Secretary of State Hillary Rodham Clinton announced a new partnership, the Mobile Alliance for Maternal Action
Large numbers of Iranian schoolgirls staged a rally in front of the Saudi embassy in Tehran on Tuesday to protest at
The Agenda for Accelerated Country Action for Women, Girls, Gender Equality and HIV 2010–2014 (Operational Plan