“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.”
Minister in the Presidency responsible for Women, Susan Shabangu has launched the 2014 National Women's Month program
Too often the Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC) is reduced to ‘the rape capital of the world,' a tragic title
Africa will celebrate on 31 July the African Women?s Day, which was declared by the African Union after the first Pan
Lessons learned from women in peace-building and conflict prevention applied successfully in Bangladesh and Morocco.
For years women in Mogadishu have been on the side-lines in the fight against al-Shabaab, but more recently they have
April, Syeda Ghazala made headlines in Pakistan, becoming the first female to head a major police station in restive
The UN says militant Islamist group Isis has ordered all women and girls in Mosul, northern Iraq, to undergo female g
The Convention on the Elimination of Violence against Women is still missing, but progress on other dimensions of thi
In 2000, the United Nations (UN) Security Council passed a historic resolution as its clarion call for ending sexual
Peace negotiations regularly exclude women participants and neglect to sufficiently address issues pertaining to wome
On the occasion of the Global Summit to End Sexual Violence in Conflict, the Global Justice Center encourages States
The attached document is an excerpt of a 2014 report released by Social Watch, titled "Means and Ends" that
The aspirations to achieve peace and reconciliation in Colombia were at the center of proposals in three regional for
The program of listening to problems facing women in the rural areas, opened this year by the government, indicates t
On Tuesday July, 15, 2014, two of the United Nations System Agencies, the Joint Programme on HIV and AIDS (UNAIDS) an
NEW YORK (WOMENSENEWS)-- From Iraq to Syria to the Gaza Strip, Arab women are paying a heavy price for violence flari
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HALIFAX - First Nation leaders, women's groups, elders and youth today gathered in a Circle of Hope in Halifax today,
The Moremi Initiative has launched the 2014 MILEAD Fellows Leadership Institute to train young women to develop their
A court in Egypt has sentenced seven men to life in prison and two others to 20 years for sexual assaulting women las
More women should play instrumental roles in determining the country's defense and diplomatic policies, MKs said at a
The appointment of a presidential adviser on conflict-related sexual violence and child recruitment in the Democratic
"Major Groups have come together with other stakeholders to present a hybrid of the Major Groups structure with
Prominent women-leaders from the Central-West region of Western province excelled to greater heights in knowledge and
Conflict Resolution Unit will lead the development of Ireland's Second National Action Plan on Women, Peace and Secur
ISLAMABAD: The government of Denmark has provided a grant of $1 million to support UN Women, the United Nations entit
ASMA, 14, was raped at gunpoint. Two soldiers attacked her as she looked for firewood in the forest.
As ongoing tensions and what has been called “the politics of hate” rises to a critical point today follo
Last Sunday, President Paul Kagame met with Rwandan women of all walks of life to celebrate the country's 20th libera
After gaining its independence three years ago, South Sudan got a rush of media attention.
On Monday, the President Michel Martelly, accompanied by Me Jean Renel Sanon, the Minister of Justice and Public Secu
The state government has reinforced its commitment to reducing violence.
I sat in the glittery closing plenary of last week's global summit to end sexual violence in conflict in London, tire