“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 number of reported rapes in camps for internally displaced people (IDPs) in Mogadishu, the Somali capital, has ri
There is an escalating pattern of physical attacks by Egyptian military and police officers against women and male pr
The public campaign to end violence against women has come and gone but the issue of sexual violence against women is
Egyptian women protesters “are being attacked, stripped and beaten in the streets” by security forces, a
Sarah Ajith James arrived in Washington last Sunday night, just five months after her country -- South Sudan -- seced
The bodies of two women who had been raped and murdered in Gerud locality were found in the region of Kara, South Dar
For the past five years, Achieng*, a 35-year-old widow and mother of six, has sold fish on the Kenyan shores of Lake
Gender activists have proposed a guide to monitor performance of governments in eliminating sexual and gender-based v
2011 was not so good despite CSOs input into efforts to ensure that the rights of women were upheld, that is the vedi
Every year women world over mark the 16 Days activism on violence against women.
When the bazooka ruled in 2003 and only the opinions of Liberian warlords and a beleaguered head of state mattered to
Deputy Secretary-General Asha-Rose Migiro today stressed that efforts to restore peace and stability in Africa's Grea
Inspector Dwamena Akenten, Station Officer of the Domestic Violence and Victim Support Unit (DOVVSU) of the Ghana Pol
Two women Members of Parliament from the Central African Republic (CAR), yesterday met with members of National Women
The United Nations Population Fund (UNFPA) has organised a community sensitisation programme on Sexual and Gender-Bas
For December, in which the Russian Federation has the Security Council presidency, the MAP provides recommendations o
The Permanent Missions to the United Nations of France, the United Kingdom, and the United States submitted to the Se
Seventeen young women arrived in Durban to ensure that decisions made at the 17th Conference of the Parties on climat
As ACFODE celebrates her 26th birthday this month, and as the country prepares for the 16 Days of Activism Campaign A
As we mark the 16 Days of Activism against Gender-Based Violence, we appeal to everyone to participate in promoting &
Master Andrew Adansi Bonnah, the 11-year-old Ghanaian schoolboy who recently launched a global campaign to raise $13
More attention is being paid today to the inter-relationality between gender and war/conflict than ever before, raisi
The deputy minister for Gender, Child and Social Welfare Dr.
Gender responsive budgeting becomes important when seen in the background of unpaid but important care work done by w
UNAMID organized today in El Fasher, North Darfur, an open day on the progress in the implementation of the United Na
In a society like Sudan in which men occupy the vast majority of leadership positions, one might be surprised to know
The 11 candidates contesting presidential elections in the Democratic Republic of Congo all pledge to improve peace a
Authorities in the Democratic Republic of Congo should immediately arrest an armed group leader running for political
Thousands of women and girls who have been abducted by armed groups, enslaved and repeatedly raped during conflicts a
As an African woman, I declare: The Nobel Prize got it right, it celebrated three African women.
This overview by the Strategic Initiative for Women in the Horn of Africa (SIHA) Network will give a general perspect
Former Irish President Mary Robinson was just making polite conversation when she asked an Ethiopian teenager about h
Gender Action and Friends Of the Earth International present our report on the gender impacts of the Chad-Cameroon Oi
This week's national election in Liberia came on the heels of last week's announcement that two of the three Nobel Pe
If an American television network were going to be in cahoots with the Nobel committee, it makes sense that it would
Working with ex-child soldiers of Charles Taylor's army, and the girls they have taken as wives, has convinced Nobel
On 28 October, Nigeria will host an Open Debate on Women Peace and Security, marking the 11th anniversary of the adop
Ratification of the protocol to the African Charter on Human Rights and People's Rights of Women in Africa, 2003
This report presents the main findings of an assessment conducted in Lebanon, Jordanand Occupied Palestinian Territor
In August of every year South Africa stages Gender Equality Month.
Ritual killings and human sacrifice happen in many, if not all countries in Africa.
Whether one considers the direct effects of military rule and conflict on women, or the global economic implications
Violence against women is one of the most common abuses of human rights.
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
In the month of August 2011, EASSI completed her second month-long training on the gender dimension of Small Arms and
At this week's conference on Libya in Paris, the Libyan National Transitional Council (NTC) and the international com
On July 22, 2011 the newly appointed Somali Prime Minister Abdiweli Mohamed Ali, a Harvard-trained professor of econo