“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.”
African women who bear the brunt of the continent's conflicts now demand to play a defining role in peacekeeping.
This report presents the main findings of an assessment conducted in Lebanon, Jordanand Occupied Palestinian Territor
The prominence of violent crime, especially murder and rape, in Namibia is a matter of grave concern to the Inspector
In August of every year South Africa stages Gender Equality Month.
Zambia has come a long way in trying to achieve social, economic and political development.
The World Bank has commended the government for its efforts at creating an enabling environment for women to particip
Kenya has been praised for passing laws and policies that promote gender equality.
The First Lady, Patience Jonathan, on Monday in Abuja consulted with the wives of state governors on ways of facilita
My maternal grandfather's mantra was, “Educate a woman, and you feed and educate her family.” He educated
“The Abuja international conference on the struggle of Saharawi women for freedom is an culmination of the long
A workshop on post referendum gender issues commences today.
Ritual killings and human sacrifice happen in many, if not all countries in Africa.
IMAGINE that you're a Somali suffering from the drought and famine in that country.
One of the grimmest features of the armed conflict in Libya has been the spate of arbitrary arrests and enforced disa
Whether one considers the direct effects of military rule and conflict on women, or the global economic implications
As Ethiopian women's rights organisations struggle to stay afloat following government legislation that prohibits the
Thirty women leaders started yesterday in El Geneina, West Darfur, a three-day training on conflict resolution to exp
Insherah Jernazi adheres to such a strict interpretation of Islamic modesty that she never leaves home without coveri
The next generation of Algeria's elected bodies will include more women than before.
In the heartache and confusion that accompany the flight from drought and hunger, refugees from Somalia can now turn
Haraza Organisation for Peace and Development
Subject: Peace and Development; Darfur, Sudan.
The day seems to be getting brighter in Somalia districts that bore the brunt of fanaticism under the al-Shaabab mili
Aisha Gdour, a school psychologist, smuggled bullets in her brown leather handbag.
Violence against women is one of the most common abuses of human rights.
The Executive Representative of the UN Secretary General and head of the United Nations Integrated Peacebuilding Offi
A crisis of truly biblical proportions now faces the international community in the Horn of Africa.
When the two-decade armed conflict that ravaged Acholi sub-region ended five years ago, women thought the worst was o
Millennium Development Goal Three of the UN has put 2015 as deadline to eliminate gender inequality and empower women
Women in the country particularly those in Buipe in the Central Gonja District have been urged to use their natural e
When the sun sets on the refugee camp for black Africans that has sprung up at the marina in this town six miles west
The United Nations Mission in Liberia or UNMIL has pledged support to a bill, seeking 30% women involvement in public
Amina*, 27, left her home town of Kismayo in south-central Somalia at the end of May for northern Kenya's Dadaab refu
A brave mother, Hadjara Oumarou, sat under a tree with her estranged husband, Oumar Sidik, outside their local villag
In the month of August 2011, EASSI completed her second month-long training on the gender dimension of Small Arms and
Somali women who have escaped drought and war in their home country to Kenya's Dadaab refugee camp tell CBC News they
At this week's conference on Libya in Paris, the Libyan National Transitional Council (NTC) and the international com
Political parties in the Democratic Republic of Congo are struggling to recruit women into their ranks to run for par