“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.”
NEW YORK - January 10 - Today, MADRE, the Institute for Justice & Democracy in Haiti (IJDH), the Bureau des Avoca
Advocating greater participation of women in the areas of conflict prevention, peace negotiations, peace keeping and
The United Nations stepped up its battle against sexual violence in conflicts around the world today with the Securit
Canada should threaten to withhold aid to Afghanistan unless women are fully included in the peace process and push f
Good gender representation in the Namibian Defence Force (NDF) offers opportunity to women to empower themselves thro
With the United Nations mission in Chad and Central African Republic (CAR) wrapping up by the end of the year, Secret
For two decades, women around the world have marked "Sixteen Days of Activism Against Gender Violence", whi
SARAJEVO, Bosnia-Herzegovina -- A U.N.
SOUTH Africa has sophisticated gender machinery present in public life, and women's entry into previously male work s
Despite the political will shown by leaders on the African continent, women in Africa faced serious challenges with r
Many United Nations peacekeepers are not only failing to meet the needs of civilians, but they are also perceived as
The Security Council today once again called on parties to conflict to take steps to protect civilians affected by ho
The protection of civilians from the worst ravages of war is a dilemma that international bodies have sought to addre
The Democratic Republic of Congo government's two-year military campaign against rebels in the east is failing and ha
KAMPALA, Nov 17, 2010 (IPS) - Thousands of women were raped during Uganda's war but there have been few government ef
This report documents Amnesty International's concerns about human rights abuses in Haiti after the departure of form
Sexual violence perpetrated against women and children extends beyond Africa as a "cheap" weapon of war, a
Sunday, November 4, 2010, (JUBA) – The South Sudan Human Rights Commission said on Thursday said that effective
GENEVA, Switzerland, Nov.
The adoption of the Security Council Resolution 1325 (2000), ten years ago, was a landmark in our efforts to recogniz
The following editorial appeared in the Los Angeles Times on Oct. 28.
Ten years ago, the UN passed a resolution underscoring the role of women in promoting peace and security.
Reports of rape and attempted rape in Northern Ireland have increased by ten per cent compared to last year, accordin
The consensus was “could do better” as senior government representatives met in New York to commemorate U
Women in the Sudanese region of Darfur have been raped with impunity since the start of the conflict there in 2003.
A budget planning which has gender consideration in it from the very start will go a long way to reduce disparities b
Margot Wallstrom, the U.N.
DR Congo government troops are raping and killing women in remote villages where hundreds were the victims of mass ra
Kigali — The Commissioner General of Police, Emmanuel Gasana, yesterday met a contingent of female police offic
Hundreds of women who were raped by rebels in the Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC) nearly three months ago now repo
Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon today outlined measures to strengthen the United Nations role in helping countries emer
The participation of women in organized violence, from guerilla movements to terrorism is a problematic and under-res
Ten years after the adoption of a Security Council resolution calling for equal participation by women in post-confli
If there is one group that faces special challenges in Southern Sudan, it is women.
Two former Catholic nuns will lead a 15-woman peace corps that will monitor a ceasefire between government and the Mo
Amid the controversy over the Islamic cultural center in NYC and Pastor Terry Jones' threats of burning the Quran in
The United Nations is very impressed with the United Nations Interim Force in Lebanon's (Unifil) Malaysia (Malcon) Ea
Thirty members of the All-Women Corps in the Civilian Protection Component of the International Monitoring Team (IMT)
The Mindanao Peoples' Caucus (MPC), a Davao City-based peace advocacy group, considered Monday's launching of the wom
The UN Police Adviser, Ann-Marie Orler, said that the organization's initiative to boost the number of female police
The food security status of men and women is affected very differently in both acute and protracted crisis situations
The Principal Deputy Special Representative of the United Nations Secretary-General for Côte d'Ivoire, Abou Mou
Discussions about the future of peacekeeping in the DR Congo and the modalities of withdrawal are happening while the
The United Nations initiative to boost the number of female police officers deployed in peacekeeping missions around
The United States has pledged new funding to help implement U.N.
Tackling systemic conflict and sexual violence like the atrocities on the Congo requires a comprehensive role in peac
The UN-INSTRAW (as part of UN-WOMEN) Gender, Peace and Security programme is pleased to announce the launch of the ne