“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.”
Gender Action recently sent a letter to President Obama, expressing dire concerns that the largest U.S.
United Nations, August 2010 - Worldwide, violence against women and girls devastates and impairs their ability to par
Diana and Lisa's recent trip to Haiti reminded us of the remarkable power in a simple tool: a plastic whistle.
It's been a year since Haiti was hit by the devastating earthquake that crumbled structures, cut short lives, and imp
When George W. Bush left the White House, the rest of the world breathed a sigh of relief.
Ostensibly, my recent chat with Tamara Kreinin, executive director of Women and Population at the United Nations Foun
Date: Tuesday, February 22, 2011 - 6:00pm - 8:00pm
You can tell a great deal about a country by the way it treats its women and children.
This Friday, petitioners MADRE, the Institute for Justice & Democracy in Haiti (IJDH), the Bureau des Avocats Int
"He grabbed me, stuck a gun to me.
Haitian feminist Yolette's Jeanty‘s name may not ring a bell, but her tireless work has been rightfully recogni
This past Saturday marked three years since Haiti was stuck by a devastating earthquake.
The chance for higher education, a job with a fair wage or respect in the home is not guaranteed for women in Haiti.
I have exciting news to share—a worldwide campaign is taking off, and we need you!
Sitting with a group of parents and their children on the porch of Profamil's headquarters, Mariola Dhema recounted v
Gender-based violence tends to increase after natural disasters, researchers have found.
Statement by Lakshmi Puri, Acting Head of UN Women and Assistant Secretary-General
Take a moment to imagine life in constant fear of sexual violence.
Blowing the Whistle on Sexual Violence.