Rape is a "significant and disturbing" feature of the Syrian civil war, with women and girls citing sexual
The appointment of Fawzia Yusuf Haji Adam as Deputy Prime Minister and Minister of Foreign Affairs in Somalia was a b
Haneen Zoabi is an Arab member of the Knesset (Israeli Parliament).
When a catastrophic earthquake struck Haiti on January 12, 2010 – killing more than 200,000 people and leaving
Tears stream down Fatmata's face as she shuffles into the police station courtyard, alone and doubled over in pain af
If sorted out from the floating theories on the culprits and their motivations, what the execution-style killings of
In the wake of several recent rape incidents, a group of lawyers in Bangladesh yesterday demanded formulation of a ne
Two decrees reconstituted the council, which advises the government on new legislation, for a new four-year term - an
Tomorrow morning (Friday, 11 January), the Council will be briefed by Margaret Vogt, the Secretary-General's Special
The Special Representative of the Secretary-General (SRSG), Ms.
Three Kurdish women activists, including a co-founder of the Kurdistan Workers Party (PKK), have been killed overnigh
This was in response to the request of United Nation (UN) Women Executive Director, Ms Michelle Bachelet ,that barrie
Srinagar: In the backdrop of a recent acid attack on a school teacher, a group of youths on Thursday staged a demonst
Britain is being urged to look to Israel for lessons in how to combat human trafficking and rehabilitate victims.
Taiwan's former vice president on Friday will talk about the crucial role of women in maintaining world peace and the
Democratic Senator Bob Casey and a handful of other senators met with Afghan President Hamid Karzai in Washington, D.
She was thrust into politics by default at the age of 20, and is said to be the world's youngest legislators in a cou
One of Fatou Bensouda‘s missions as the new chief prosecutor for the International Criminal Court is to make ra
The United States continues to be in the dubious company of six countries that have either refused or are reluctant t
Betty Puerto Barrera is a Colombian peace activist.
He brought unprecedented attention to the plight of Soviet Jewry. He stood up to the KGB.
Hundreds of protesters have gathered outside the prime minister's residence in Nepal for a 10th day to protest agains
When news broke late last month about the death of a 23-year-old woman who died after succumbing to horrified injurie
PESHAWAR, 7 January 2013 (IRIN) - There was no warning when gunmen killed seven aid workers with local NGO Support Wi
The unlawful occupation regime attempting to govern Libya without any success has a fake `General National Congress`
From 1991 to 2002, Sierra Leone suffered through a brutal civil war that resulted in 50,000 deaths.
In recent months ICAN's staff have held regular in-person and online consultations with Syrian civil society activist
The Likud-Beytenu list changes tactics • Instead of attacking Habayit Hayehudi leader Naftali Bennett, it goes a
"Duck down and put your head below the window," says Hamid as we pass a military outpost in southern Laayou