“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.”
The conflict in the Eastern DR Congo provinces of North and South Kivu between the Kinshasa government and the M23 mo
It's a country the size of all of western Europe, with enormous mineral riches that enable the artifacts of modern li
As unrest unfolds in the Middle East, a traveling art exhibition at the Sheldon Museum of Art in Lincoln seems all th
As the Colombian Government prepares to meet with the Revolutionary Armed Forces of Colombia (FARC) in Havana, Cuba,
It's been nearly two years since Syria's dictator Bashar al Assad began his brutal assault on hundreds of thousands o
Nancy Sanchez has been working for human rights in Colombia for two decades.
Internationally supported statebuilding processes offer an opportunity to address engrained gender inequalities and d
Researchers from the Development Research Centre on Citizenship, Participation and Accountability spent a decade work
The last part of Africa to be decolonised, the Southern African Development Community (SADC) region, remains one of t
Today, the government of Colombia and the Revolutionary Armed Forces of Colombia (FARC) insurgency group meet in Oslo
As the last of this year's Nobel Prize winners are announced and media focus shifts away from Sweden, two things are
The faces of five men in business suits and one woman in a white head scarf beam under the slogan “Modern Hebro
On Monday, October 15, the government and FARC negotiators will sit down in Oslo to begin the next phase of the Colom
The lack of women's economic and political participation, and lack of women's education, kept Arab countries from dev
Health is essential to the economy, well-being, national security, and future of the Middle East region.
One of the positive results of peace processes and political transitions in the Great Lakes region in Africa during t
Today security issues are no longer simply state- and military-centric issues.
Peace matters to everyone living in con¬flict regions.
Journalists, bloggers and civil activists from Abkhazia and South Ossetia had a rare opportunity to meet their Georgi
A decade after the last attempt to end Latin America's longest-running insurgency failed, the Colombian government an
"Women continue to play a major role in the efforts for peace.
The conflict that Somalia endured for more than 20 years took a heavy toll on the women of the country who now look t
Now that world leaders have addressed the United Nations General Assembly, it's time to think about the role of globa
A former U.S. ambassador has announced a multimillion dollar pledge to support a landmark U.N.
The past 12 months have seen a series of notable successes for African women - with two Nobel Peace prizes, a second
While the world has made significant strides in expanding opportunity for women and girls, continued inequalities rem
It may be International Peace day tomorrow but a study out today suggests women are being shut out of peace processes
On October 1st parliamentary elections will be held in Georgia.
African Development Solutions (ADESO) has launched a project for more than 300 women in the Puntland region of Somali
This paper examines truth and reconciliation commissions that have made reference to a longer-term role for education
This research sought to understand the role of education in peacebuilding in postconflict states.
A new group running for municipal elections in Hebron is offering residents an alternative to politics as usual in th
Melanne Verveer, Ambassador at Large for Global Women's Issues, will travel to Belgium on September 17 - 18, 2012, to
Last week, on Thursday, September 6, Sandra Ramírez filed into Havana‘s convention palace with five of h
Security forces in Iraq have arrested Eman ”Dakhiliya”, who run one of the worse trafficking chains in Ba
The Women Situation Room WSR, with the theme "Peace in our Hands" will be officially launched by President
This working paper is a contribution to understandings of peace-building among pastoralists.
Two U.S. government agencies, the Department of State and the U.S.
Somaliland women's narratives have largely been absent from accounts in state and nation building in Somaliland, yet
With peace agreements ending wars across Africa, local communities are embarking on rebuilding and revival.
“The daily toil and toll of keeping and making peace can challenge even the most persevering among us,” S
Since South Sudan's independence on 9 July 2011, the positive role that women played in the independence struggle bar
“More and more women are becoming politically active and so the number of women in prison is rising too.”
At the recently concluded OpenForum, held in Cape Town South Africa, I was asked to speak to the question of whether
Her phone rang at 9 p.m. “Can you come tonight? He's home.” The voice was anxious.
With the US and NATO planning the departure of their forces from Afghanistan by December 2014, some Afghan women and
The most pressing global problems simply won't be solved without the participation of women. Seriously, guys.