“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
Marched through the middle a market in Damascus carrying red banners that read 'Stop all military operations in Syria
Six of the women who planned to study at (EMU) in the summer of 2012 in the brand-new Women's Peacebuilding Leadershi
A 22-member Women's Interest Group on November 22 presented a communiqué calling on President Ellen Johnson Si
MADRE, an international women's human rights organization, condemns the growing violence that has killed at least 18
As the Colombian Government prepares to meet with the Revolutionary Armed Forces of Colombia (FARC) in Havana, Cuba,
Six women were arrested at the Western Wall on Thursday for wearing prayer shawls during services in a manner that ha
The Palestinian Centre for Human Rights (PCHR) strongly condemns the Palestinian female police's violent dispersal of
On November 11, 2012 we attended the Remembrance Day ceremony at Old City Hall in Toronto as an Afghan anti-war prese
It's been nearly two years since Syria's dictator Bashar al Assad began his brutal assault on hundreds of thousands o
Though only 25, Cassandra Basnett has already made a significant impact for good on the world.
“This occupation is the cruelest one that the Malian people have had to undergo, nowadays women are deprived of
Abeer Abu Ghaith, a poised young woman overflowing with optimism, works tirelessly to help Palestinian women achieve
In the offices of the General Union of Palestinian Women –a bastion for older-generation prominent women politi
A conference on Peace and Justice for Kashmiri Women in Srinagar [ Images ] recently brought together representatives
Forty-four Syrian women from different civil society organizations and young independent activists convened in Cairo
Mi Kun Chan Non, a representative of the Mon Women's Organization, and one of the only two female observers of the Mo
About 70 per cent of Rwandan women deliver under the supervision of a professional medical practitioner, an official
The protesting female workers led by PTI leader Aysha Gulalay Wazir were holding placards and banners inscribed with
Nancy Sanchez has been working for human rights in Colombia for two decades.
In a searing, impact-filled letter written to Swiss Armenian woman filmmaker Suzanne Khardalian, human rights activis
Haiti's President Michel Martelly honored Maria Bello on Tuesday for her advocacy work on behalf of the Caribbean cou
Relaxing in the beige-toned lobby of the Empire Hotel in Manhattan, a world away from her native Somalia, Dr.
Today, the government of Colombia and the Revolutionary Armed Forces of Colombia (FARC) insurgency group meet in Oslo
Based in Ambon, the provincial capital of Maluku and the site of the most severe violence between Christians and Musl
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
WE Act 1325 wishes to be counted among the many civil society organizations and other stakeholders who celebrate the
Women are needed, not only in the home, but also at the negotiating table, to achieve peace.
The conflict in Mindanao has by some estimates cost the lives of at least 120,000 people since the 1970s and displace
Natasha Makengo manages to embody that dream combination of scientific knowledge, artistic skill and natural communic
Journalists, bloggers and civil activists from Abkhazia and South Ossetia had a rare opportunity to meet their Georgi
The West Africa Network of Peace building (WANEP) Tuesday commenced a three-day training on 'Peace building and confl
Margarita Lopez begins to speak about the horrible events that marked the end of her daughter's life in a low, even t
Women often suffer the most in times of conflict, but they are rarely represented in peace negotiations.
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
UN High Commissioner for Refugees António Guterres on Monday night presented the Nansen Refugee Award to Somal
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.
Swanee Hunt, a lecturer at Harvard University's Kennedy School of Government, said the Institute for Inclusive Securi
The past 12 months have seen a series of notable successes for African women - with two Nobel Peace prizes, a second
It is an honor to take part in today's forum, and to be joined by so many distinguished Heads of State and Government
While the world has made significant strides in expanding opportunity for women and girls, continued inequalities rem