“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.”
Report of the Expert Group Meeting in Ottawa, Canada.The expert group meeting on “Peace agreements as a means f
Concluding observations of the Human Rights Committee Russian federation
Historically, Iraqi women and girls have enjoyed relatively more rights than many of their counterparts in the Middle
The Women's Commission conducted a reproductive health (RH) assessment focused on the implementation of priority RH a
Bhutanese women who are living as refugees in Nepal, many for more than a decade, confront not only the hardship of l
The Protocol to the African Charter on Human and People's Rights (ACHPR) on the Rights of Women in Africa was adopted
This ethnographic analysis of one of the core human rights conventions suggests that despite the lack of enforceabili
The conflict in Chechnya continues to take a huge toll on civilians.
Nunuk is a member of the National Commission on Anti Violence Against Women, and the coordinator of a sub-commission
Analyses of the psychological sequelae of war-related violence for women tend to rely on the concepts developed in
Taking advantage of the considerable organizational and human resources of military institutions to protect reproduct
After three decades, hundreds of thousands of deaths and mass displacement of the civilian population, the death in F
Foreigners are flocking to Palestinc, but not for Holy Land pilgrimages or beach vacations.
Seguimiento de los resultados del vigésimo sexto período extraordinario de sesiones: aplicación
Follow-up to the outcome of the twenty-sixth special session: implementation of the Declaration of Commitment on HIV/
With each day that passes since the fall of the Baathist regime, further revelations of past atrocities are laid bare
Open letter from the Kurdish Women Action against Honour Killing to:
Random violence, looting, rape, forced recruitment, family separation and general chaos have been part of the daily l
Bringing human rights and development together has been a major concern of the United Nations over the past 50 years.
Building gender equality on the Thai–Burma Border within Burma's exiled opposition movement, follow up paper of
There is a high level of chaos, anarchy, frustration, and even anger in today's Iraq.
In a survey of 105 countries, 33 out of 50 that ranked lowest in mothers' and childrens' wellbeing had experienced re
In every community in the world there are people who have been affected by acts of brutality.
Women from Burma who live in the camps along the Thai-Burma border are increasingly coming into contact with the conc
Physicians for Human Rights (PHR) urges the United States and coalition forces in Iraq to immediately address the dir
We are mired in a U.S.-led pre-emptive war against Iraq that violates international law and the UN Charter.
Civil and Political Rights, Including the Questions of Disappearances and Summary Executions: Statement by Asma Jahan
General Recommendation No. 25: Gender related dimensions of racial discrimination : . 20/03/2000.
The human rights situation in the Chechen Republic is characterised by gross human rights abuses, violations of inter
In the so-called world order, women refugees are at the bottom of the ladder in every respect.
The assessment team found that internally displaced persons (IDPs) suffer a critical lack of access to reproductive h
This is a summary of papers presented at the conference ‘Researching internal displacement: state of the art' h
Typical refugees are rendered almost invisible by the United Nations refugee instruments and domestic refugee status
This paper is the product of a review of recent literature on issues of gender in the context of conflict and post-co
This report describes discrimination against ethnic minorities in Burma by the military.
War or no war, more than 2,000 Iraqi women give birth every day.
Haitians are witnessing the collapse of their country's nascent democracy as political violence and human rights abus