“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 government has not only empowered the womenfolk in the country but also working to provide them space in all walk
Women in Sri Lanka's predominantly Tamil-speaking north and east are facing a desperate lack of security in the after
When Alfred Nobel drew up his will, he designated peace as the fifth and final prize area.
For December, in which the Russian Federation has the Security Council presidency, the MAP provides recommendations o
On October 31, 2000, the UN Security Council (UNSC) unanimously passed resolution 1325.
Before US Secretary of State Hillary Clinton left the podium at the International Conference on Afghanistan in London
Eleven years since its adoption, once again, the international community will be debating progress towards implementi
Nagaland State Women Commission Chairperson Sano Vamuzo has said that the impact of conflict on women has become a hu
Stakes are high for Afghanistan's women, who fear their rights could slip away in a quick-fix bargain for peace, acco
The Finance Division of the government of Pakistan and the United Nations Entity for Gender Equality and the Empowerm
For the first time, women peace activists from South Asia came together to present a joint resolution to the United N
This research draws on more than 50 interviews conducted from November 2009 to May 2010, including fieldwork in Kabul
The prospect of a political solution to the Afghan war has generated much public debate about the fate of Afghan wome
Women's rights have been central to the war in Afghanistan.
Women in Kashmir are the worst sufferers of conflict. Experts say women generally have less tolerance for trauma.
Statistics shows the status of women is better than last couple of years in Pakistan.
This study was undertaken by The Finnish 1325 Network with the aim to examine how the Nordic countries have integrate
The ten year long armed conflict started by the Communist Party of Nepal -Maoist (CPN Maoist), with the objective of
More policies and programmes must address the needs of female-headed households in Sri Lanka's former conflict zone,
Guns may have fallen silent in Indian-administered Kashmir but the fallout of the conflict, particularly on the healt
In 2001, after the fall of the Taliban regime, reconstruction of political and economical structures began in Afghani
By July, President Obama plans to decide how many troops to pull out of Afghanistan in the first initial US withdrawa
As Canada prepares to pull out its military troops from Kandahar after a long and difficult run in southern Afghanist
When asking for Afghan women's opinion on whether there should be negotiations with the Taliban and foreign troop wit
Afghan Women's Network once again raises serious concerns on the increased instances of violence against children and
The demand for women's education is on upswing in Pakistan where even parents in rural areas are motivated to send th
The NGO Working Group on Women, Peace and Security has released the June 2011 version of our Monthly Action Points (M
Much attention has been focused on the process of radicalisation of young men in the areas of Pakistan that border Af
Over the past three decades, gender-based violence as a form of discrimination against women has become increasingly
The NGO Working Group on Women, Peace and Security has released the April 2011 version of our Monthly Action Points (
The NGO Working Group on Women, Peace and Security has released the March 2011 version the Monthly Action Points (MAP
Right through our one hour interview, she kept twitching her fingers nervously.
Stung by fresh US criticism of its ability to defeat the Taliban on the Afghan border, Pakistan is turning to women i
In Afghanistan's Herat province, the chief prosecutor general has a difficult job.
Ten years ago, as the world was celebrating the arrival of the twenty-first century, the
The United Nations human rights office and the national commission on caste-based discrimination in Nepal have urged
Dozens of women in the war-torn Afghan capital took part in a march for peace ahead of the traditional new year, call
Decades of armed conflict, ongoing violence and high unemployment have left millions of men and women in Iraq struggl
In the regions newly liberated from conflict, the struggle still continues for women.
As we enter the second century of celebrations to mark March 8 as the International Women's Day (IWD), my mind questi
The United Nations Security Council, in resolutions 1325 and 1820, recognized that women and girls need protection an
After decades of conflict in Afghanistan, there are almost two million widows leading secluded, poverty-stricken live
Nepal launches National Action Plan on Women Peace & Security internationally
With a view to achieving sustainable peace and establishing a just society by ensuring participation of women at all
The Ministry of Peace and Reconstruction on Thursday formally launched a set of national action plans in line with th