“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.”
Democratic Senator Bob Casey and a handful of other senators met with Afghan President Hamid Karzai in Washington, D.
Over the course of a decade and through the administrations of two presidents of different political parties, the Uni
What do driving, voting, wearing pants, and protesting have in common?
Former first lady Laura Bush says women in Afghanistan are creating their own economic opportunities and that entrepr
The US government launched a five-year ‘Gender Equity Programme' in Pakistan in 2011, to advance women's human
Human rights has been a hot topic in Afghanistan since the Taliban's near-medieval treatment of Afghan girls and wome
Two years ago, a small team of female Marines -- drivers, engineers, cooks and other specialists -- began conducting
Why should Canada bother helping Afghan women and girls when Canadian combat troops withdraw next year?
This paper draws on discussions from The Institute for Inclusive Security's 12th Annual Colloquium “Across Conf
A new Senate committee urges the government to put women's rights in Afghanistan at the top of its priority list for
Canada should threaten to withhold aid to Afghanistan unless women are fully included in the peace process and push f
The abuse of women has been going on for centuries and it is often the case that a woman is killed before the problem
In an effort to kick-start public debate on Canada's post-combat mission in Afghanistan, CARE Canada recommends the g
The September 11, 2001 terrorist attacks brought about many changes in American society.
The United States on Monday launched a new 40-million-dollar Gender Equity Grants Program in Pakistan to advance wome
Afghanistan's transition toward leading its own security efforts must include the rights of Afghan women.
Iran's conservative establishment appears to have reacted coldly to an entreaty by Brazil's president to allow an Ira
President Lula asked Iran to allow Sakineh Mohammadi Ashtiani to accept the offer.
After the bilateral Strategic Dialogue meeting in Islamabad today, U.S.
Ambassador-at-Large for Global Women's Issues Melanne Verveer, Executive Director of the White House Council on Women
Bangladesh's first female contingent to be deployed to an UN peacekeeping mission arrived today (1 June) in quake-rav
Afghan women walk past a guesthouse damaged a day after the suicide attacks in Kabul, 27 Feb. 2010
What do women fishing, school building and better farming skills have to do with U.S. national security?
Nearly ten years after the adoption by the UN Security Council of its groundbreaking resolution on Women, Peace and S
Secretary of State Hillary Clinton spoke briefly yesterday about the need for Afghan women and girls to be involved i
SECRETARY CLINTON: Well, good afternoon, everyone.
Pink wigged-protesters and hundreds of other demonstrators wielding posters calling for peace converged on Copley Squ
As leaders in civil society, particularly during and following violent conflict, women are critical players in peace
This volume documents UNFPA's experience addressing many forms of violence against women.
Throughout history, gender−based violence has been an integral component of armed conflict.
This conference's aim is to explore the strategies and tactics of everyday resistance, in particular that of women an
Three women recently arrived from Afghanistan will talk about their work to empower women and facilitate peace there,
Oxfam's award-winning filmmakers from their "Shooting Poverty" project will be in NYC for one week to scree
Time Monday, November 29 · 5:00pm - 7:00pm
Join us at American University for an evening featuring:
Editorial statement by Congresswoman Niki Tsongas
Ambassador-at-Large for Global Women's Issues
Secretary Clinton is a forceful and effective champion for women's rights.
In mid-August in the northern Afghanistan province of Kunduz, the Taliban carried out a horrific sentence against two
The costs of our wars in Iraq and Afghanistan are staggering, especially as they relate to social needs in the U.S.
Women took a walk for a special cause Saturday morning and it was deemed a major success.
Rabia Mariam is a businesswoman who employs an all-women workforce to manufacture scarves and rugs from silk, cotton-