“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.”
Khatool Muhammadzai loves martial arts, underwent commando training in pre-Taliban Afghanistan, and has logged 500 of
A two-day international conference on possibilities of peace-building and conflict-management in the South Asian regi
The adoption of the Security Council Resolution 1325 (2000), ten years ago, was a landmark in our efforts to recogniz
Speaking at 10th anniversary of the UN Security Council resolution on women, peace and security in New York last week
Today EULEX marks the tenth anniversary of United Nations Security Council Resolution 1325 on Women, Peace and Securi
Ekhlas Garang one of the thousands of Sudanese women who believe in national unity. Reports Zuleikha Abdel Raziq
The following editorial appeared in the Los Angeles Times on Oct. 28.
Durfo — Over 100 women in Durfo administrative area, Central region, are now able to read and write thanks to t
October 2010 marks the tenth anniversary of UN Security Council Resolution (SCR) 1325 on Women, Peace and Security, w
• Five years after the formal end of the Sudanese civil war, poverty, vulnerability and insecurity remain seriou
Sexual violence, mostly targeting women and girls, is a widespread and systematic feature of many wars and conflicts
This report summarizes the proceedings and recommendations of the “Delivering as One on Violence against Women:
We've already heard a lot of grand pronouncements about what women will mean for the 2010 midterms -- and vice versa.
The International Women's Day in 2000 was an extraordinary day for me and will remain so for the rest of my life.
Millions of women and girls bear the brunt of today's wars.
The 10th anniversary of a landmark UN resolution linking women, peace and security is a reminder of the importance of
As the 2011 elections are around the corner, the Nigerian woman has been challenged to participate fully in governanc
If tackling gender discrimination ‘makes development and economic sense', as the World Bank suggests, why is so
Marzia is a police officer in uniform, still a rare sight in Afghan society, even though the female component of the
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 Philippines on Friday supported adoption of two Association of Southeast Asian Nations (Asean) declarations&mdash
Despite the little socio-economic changes brought about by the unity government after a decade of political and econo
Over 40 paramount chiefs, traditional and religious leaders (imams and pastors) from Bo and Bombali districts on Wedn
THE number of women who die in childbirth in the country has doubled in the past decade because of the poor state of
As the Security Council met to debate women, peace and security and 10 years of progress in implementing SCR 1325, ab
The consensus was “could do better” as senior government representatives met in New York to commemorate U
In a recent report, women in Afghanistan have voiced their discontent on their marginalisation in the ongoing “
On October 27, 2010 Osh Province State Administration hosted a province level seminar on “Strengthening the rol
Sexual violence in war is one of history's greatest and most profound silences.
The United Nations envoy for Somalia today strongly condemned the summary execution of two young women who had been a
The Sri Lankan government plans to implement self-employment projects for the war widows in the North and East Provin
GOP candidates Christine O'Donnell, Sharron Angle and Nikki Haley have captured the attention of the country this ele
Despite international attention to the problem of mass rape in the Democratic Republic of Congo, U.N.
28 October 2010 - The Centre on Housing Rights and Evictions (COHRE), a Geneva-based international housing rights wat
This is a working report on progress of the Resolution 1325 on the ground and is submitted by members of Foundations
A Vietnamese representative to the United Nations has affirmed Vietnam's support to UN Resolution 1325, which aims to
According to a report released Monday by the MIT Center for International Studies and the International Civil Society
On the occasion of the 10th Anniversary of UN Security Council Resolution (SCR) 1325, Minority Rights Group Internati
The perception that women are only ever victims of conflict ignores the large numbers of female combatants, which can
Women in Lebanon remain disproportionably at risk from conflict and have largely been excluded from the national reco
Ghana has finalised the National Plan of Action for the implementation of United Nations Security Council Resolution
A Women's organization in Cote d'Ivoire, the International Forum of Women for Development and Peace (FIFEM), on Tuesd
In 2009, the Centre on Housing Rights and Evictions (COHRE), in collaboration with the Uganda Land Alliance (ULA), co