“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.”
Years of advocacy by women's rights groups including those monitoring justice for women with disabilities in northern
In a classroom tucked away from the world in Somalia's capital, Mogadishu, students practice spelling.
Hundreds of Kenyan girls, including some as young as three years old, filed a petition in the High Court on Thursday
South Sudan should take immediate action to end human rights violations including torture, shootings and sexual viole
Human Rights Watch (HRW) has urged the Government of South Sudan to take decisive action to identify and prosecute th
Sergeant Eunice Kisembo discovered she was HIV positive in 2001 after her release from Luzira Prison.
Thousands of women and girls who have been abducted by armed groups, enslaved and repeatedly raped during conflicts a
A report published in conjunction with a human rights conference to be held in Gambia from 24 October to 7 November p
The day seems to be getting brighter in Somalia districts that bore the brunt of fanaticism under the al-Shaabab mili
A water project supported by the UN-African Union peacekeeping force (UNAMID) in eight villages of North Darfur will
Mogadishu — When the punishment, 100 whip lashes, was postponed because she was pregnant Ms Anab Mussa thought
The Declaration on violence against women adopted by the UN General Assembly in 1993 requires states to exercise due
AMPALA, Jan 13, 2011 (IPS) - John Garang, the revered late leader of the Sudan Peoples' Liberation Movement, once sai
December 2, 2010 (JUBA) - Women activists are calling on the government of southern Sudan to allocate more resources
The United States Agency for International Development (USAID) has given a grant of $731,000 for strengthening and ad
The president of Somalia's Puntland government opened the country's first-ever international women's conference in th
RUMBEK, 6 October 2010 (IRIN) - If there is one group that faces special challenges in Southern Sudan, it is women.
Women with disabilities in northern Uganda experience ongoing discrimination and sexual and gender-based violence, Hu
After 20 years of displacement and war, the people of northern Uganda are leaving camps set up for internally displac
Grace Lagulu was only 15 years old when she was abducted by the Lords Resistance Army, LRA, in 1987.
The chief prosecutor for the International Criminal Court says crimes are continuing against civilians in Darfur refu
On Tuesday, 1 June 2010, the Women's Initiatives for Gender Justice organized an all-day Women's Court during the Rev
With the first Review Conference of the Rome Statute of the International Criminal Court (ICC) under way in the Ugand
Amnesty International has urged the Ugandan authorities to provide support for women seeking justice for sexual and d
Women's groups in Khartoum are working together to push for reform of north Sudan's criminal laws on rape and adulter
The systematic use of extreme violence, in particular sexual violence, in conflict and post-conflict situations raise
In considering the wars in the Central African Republic (CAR), Darfur, and the Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC) whe
This report outlines a system of Sudanese laws that exposes rape victims to further abuse, shields perpetrators from
The 30 or so Somali women and girls gathered near the Holl-Holl camp community garden, where visitors routinely leave
For more than 20 years there has been a continuous stream of bad news where Somalia is concerned with images of war,