“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
For May, in which Poland has the presidency of the UN Security Council, the MAP provides recommendations on the
Prepared by Ijechi Nwaozuzu
For September, in which Ethiopia has the presidency of the UN Security Council, the MAP provides recommendations on t
Document Title: Report of the Secretary-General on the United Nations Support Mission in L
Period of Time and Topic: Covering the period 26 February 2016 to 16 May 2016, the report
Period of Time and Topic: Covering the period 13 August 2015 to February 2016, the report provides an update o
The German ambassador Christian Much launched the women's “it will be our constitution” campaign by sendi
Libyan political activist Amal al-Taher el-Haj has submitted her name to the General National Congress as a candidate
As Libya transitions to democracy, major decisions are being made that will impact the nation's future.
By Ronald Bruce St. John
The end of Moammar Gadhafi's 40-year rule in 2011 was a watershed moment for women, said a new report from Human Righ
This 40-page report highlights key steps that Libya should take to meet its international obligations by firmly rejec
In July last year Libya held its first free elections in almost 40 years, following the death of former dictator Moam
The unlawful occupation regime attempting to govern Libya without any success has a fake `General National Congress`
Majdah al-Fallah flashes a broad smile and pumps the hands of shoppers in downtown Tripoli as she works potential vot
The top United Nations envoy in Libya today stressed the importance of the equal participation of women in rebuilding
In "Distant View of a Minaret," the late and much-neglected Egyptian writer Alifa Rifaat begins her short s
The Libyan Women's Platform for Peace (LWPP) welcomes the passage of a new electoral law, which guarantees women at l
Libya will scrap a proposal for 10 percent of seats in a new national assembly to be set aside for women, a Western d
By all standards, 2011 was quite an exceptional year for men and women in the Arab world.
A women's rights activist from Jordan, during an İstanbul conference on women's empowerment in the midst of the
To say they're excited about the downfall of the Gaddafi regime would be an understatement.From the moment Newsbeat m
On November 2, the Subcommittee on International Operations and Organizations, Human Rights, Democracy, and Global Wo
Libyan exile Shahrazad Kablan was teaching school in Cincinnati when the uprising against Col.
Insherah Jernazi adheres to such a strict interpretation of Islamic modesty that she never leaves home without coveri
Aisha Gdour, a school psychologist, smuggled bullets in her brown leather handbag.
At this week's conference on Libya in Paris, the Libyan National Transitional Council (NTC) and the international com
Women working at the main casualty hospital in Libyan city are seeing attitudes shift, though men still drive them to
The Voice of Libyan Women (VLW) was initially founded in August 2011 as a result of the February 17 Revolution which
Due to recent media attention painting a negative picture on certain incidents related to women's rights issues in Li
I was honoured to be asked to take part in a panel discussion on day one of the One Voice 2013 women's conference tha
When: November 5, 2013, 12:00 p.m. EST
ARTICLE 19 calls on the Libyan political parties in the General National Congress (GNC) to overcome their political d
Student Dialogue: WPS Workshop at Columbia University
Recommendations from Women Human Rights Defenders from Yemen Libya and Syria as part of WILPF's October Delegation fo
This article written by Madeleine Reese from WILPF is a personal essay explaining how the travel ban affects women ac
On 23 March 2017 the Women’s International League of Peace and Freedom (WILPF) held a webinar launching an
Open letter t
On Wednesday, 25 October 2017, WILPF, Oxfam, UN Women and the Permanent Mission of the United Kingdom to the United Nations co-hosted a panel titled “Weapons, War and Women: Enabling Movement for Peace in the MENA Region”. It provided a forum to exchange locally-driven experiences and good practices, share recommendations for what the United Nations (UN) Security Council and Member States can do to realise their Women, Peace and Security obligations and commitments and support an enabling environment for women’s meaningful participation in peace processes at all levels in the Middle East and North Africa (MENA) region.