“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.”
Period of the review: 12 February - 7 May 2018
Out of a total of one hundred and seven (197) statements, one hundred and nine (109) statements (56 per cen
Date: 31 March 2016
Date: 8 March 2016
As a network of peacebuilding organizations, constituted regionally and with a global reach, GPPAC's position on the
The 58th session of the Commission on the Status of Women took place at United Nations Headquarters in New York from
This briefing details how the Burmese Army has used rape and sexual violence with impunity for decades.
After more than a decade of an international intervention and close to the proclaimed second post-2014 transition pha
Conflict Prevention, Post-Conflict Peacebuilding, Promotion of Durable Peace, Rule of Law and Governance.
Zaatari refugee camp, Jordan (CNN) -- They carried teapots and tiny gas canisters, shopping bags filled with clothes
GENEVA (AP) — The leader of Syria's Western-backed opposition said Thursday he will give his negotiating team t
A proper democracy cannot be established without the participation of women.
Egyptians were voting in a referendum on the country's draft constitution on Tuesday and Wednesday, a document that w
This past Saturday marked three years since Haiti was stuck by a devastating earthquake.
For the past two decades women's bodies have become the battlefield as gangs of combatants have committed atrocities
Working with others to make a difference
I've been watching the news about the war in Syria with a mixture of anger and worry.
As the departure of the international security forces approaches, each day turns every bit of hope into desperation f
Opposition chief Ahmed Moaz al-Khatib demanded all women held in Syrian prisons be freed by Sunday, or the regime wil
In Lebanon's Baabda prison for women, there is no shortage of appalling stories.
Jewish women endure arrests, heckling and legal battles in struggle to attain what they consider their inalienable ri
In a major endorsement for investment in women – the bulk of food growers in the developing world – Unite
Highlighting the role in women in producing much of the world's food and caring for the environment, Secretary-Genera
Gathered at the Ford Foundation in New York Monday, international luminaries, family planning experts and women's rig
While a lot of important news has been coming out of the United Nations General Assembly lately, there is one story t
Gender Action's new case study, Haiti's National Housing Policy: Will it Work for Women?
This paper examines the relationship between forced displacement and transitional justice in Colombia, from a gender
“A few years ago, our people, the people you can see around you, we began to realize what was happening,”
In the beginning of August, a memorial evening was held in Gori, a city in eastern Georgia, to commemorate the annive
(WNN/PI) Santa Domingo, DOMINICAN REPUBLIC: With Dominican Republic's national legislation against violence i
Wednesday is World Population Day, and the United Nations Population Fund says reproductive health is crucial for dev
When Navi Pillay, the UN high commissioner for human rights, visited South Sudan in May, she heard first-hand about t
Taking part in the liberation struggle did not necessarily require one to be part of the army or fighting with weapon
Improving women's access to jobs and economic opportunity could significantly boost worker productivity in the Philip
Events this week that raised questions on women's rights and ethnic tensions have added to long-term concerns about A
Phnom Penh, Cambodia — Four Cambodian women imprisoned for protesting their eviction from the land where their
This report is the sum of the work of a team of men and women, from the DemocraticRepublic of the Congo (DRC) and bey
Elda Vilmeney had a business selling Coca-Cola in bulk on Third Avenue in Port-au-Prince, Haiti's capital.
New parliamentarian Aung Sang Suu Kyi spoke of development, gender equality and the future of Myanmar's constitution
Many around the world have died protecting it: land.
Amnesty International issued an open letter to President Barack Obama and Afghan President Hamid Karzai at their &quo
As the United States convenes the NATO summit in Chicago this weekend, the fate of Afghanistan's women is on my mind.
Misogyny has reduced women to headscarves and hymens.
The most pressing global problems simply won't be solved without the participation of women. Seriously, guys.
In "Distant View of a Minaret," the late and much-neglected Egyptian writer Alifa Rifaat begins her short s
The recent election of José Maria de Vasconcelos, or Taur Matan Ruak as he is known, to the Presidency of Timo
Every morning in this mountain village in eastern Afghanistan, four dozen girls sneak through a square opening in a m