“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 Government will urge for international action to protect women and girls from violence and sexual exploitation in
Female Police officers have vowed to fight for the rights of women and girls in their respective areas of operation b
The issue of sexual and gender-based violence in conflict and crisis has been featured prominently among scholars, or
In the Solomon Islands in the south-west Pacific, where two in three of the estimated female population of 252,000 ha
Half a million women were raped during the Rwandan genocide.
BY GITURA MWAURA, 10 OCTOBER 2013
Thousands of women in Nicaragua have taken to the streets to protest against legal changes that could push female vic
Burma's government has not supported a declaration launched on the sidelines of the UN General Assembly this week to
Laws to punish domestic violence are too often honoured in the breach
PORT-AU-PRINCE, Haiti (sentinel.ht) - On Tuesday, Prime Minister Laurent Lamothe said he would be supporting the draf
Only a few months ago following the killing of First Lieutenant Isla Bibi, her female police force replacement Second
Thirteen years after the U.N.
Saudi Arabia has passed legislation aimed at protecting women, children and domestic staff against domestic abuse, a
Fifty Rwanda Defence Forces (RDF) officers yesterday concluded a two-day course on "prevention and response to c
A mother of a three year old baby identified as Kadiatu Momoh Sheriff, a resident of Mobi Village in Sierra Leone has
The South African government announced this week that it will reintroduce 22 sexual offences courts by the end of 201
As Mogadishu's Liido beach became a popular spot, where young men and women are predominant during the holidays, wome
Inside a brightly painted Mogadishu clinic, Salim (not her real name) sits alongside her seven-year-old son, waiting
Hundreds of women Thursday marched along the streets of the Sierra Leonean capital, Freetown, to protest against an i
The Labor government's changes to immigration policy show a singular focus on stopping people seeking asylum in Austr
Despite the United Nations' "zero tolerance" policy against sexual violence, there has been a rash of gende
A senior United Nations official today stressed the need to ensure women can make their voices heard in Egypt without
The Police lack necessary to handle gender-related issues, Justice David Batema, has said.
An independent United Nations human rights expert has stressed the need to hold States accountable not only for inves
Rural Women demands right to land, employment quota for rural women, protection of violence against women and a compr
The issue of Italy's rising tide of violence against women has been in the spotlight with a raft of headline-grabbing
The end of Moammar Gadhafi's 40-year rule in 2011 was a watershed moment for women, said a new report from Human Righ
Maghreb women have made many strides towards improved rights, but governments and social pressure continue to stand i
The male tormentor of the young women of the Madiyav slum did not spot the danger until it was too late.
Three Indian brothers, Ravi, Rishi, and Nishi Kant have received the prestigious Vital Voices Global leadership award
The Democratic Republic of Congo has promised to bring a group of suspected mass rapists to justice after the United
Dozens of women protested Tuesday ouside Prime Minister Salam Fayyad's Ramallah office demanding the adaptation for l
IOM Peru and the Ministry of Women and Vulnerable Populations this week signed a cooperation agreement that will allo
Several Libyan organisations fighting for women's rights held a demo on Thursday morning against deteriorating human
The sheer number of women sexually abused and gang raped in a single public square had become too big to ignore.
In March 2004, President George W.
UN officials and activists expressed relief and delight over news that an agreement had been reached at this year's C
March 8 marks the 100th anniversary of International Women's Day, a celebration of the economic, political and social
Libya's Supreme Court has overturned a marriage law requiring a husband to secure the approval of his first wife befo
Dozens of Lebanese women dance in front of the home of the country's parliament speaker, Nabih Berri, to send a clear
We are now supposed to be in the midst of celebrating the 2nd anniversary of the Arab Spring.
The near weekly demonstrations and sit-ins lobbying for a range of women's issues in the Lebanese capital have one co
One of Fatou Bensouda‘s missions as the new chief prosecutor for the International Criminal Court is to make ra
PESHAWAR, 7 January 2013 (IRIN) - There was no warning when gunmen killed seven aid workers with local NGO Support Wi