On Thursday, Sept.
Regional Dialogue on Enhancing Women's Leadership in Peace and Security in West Africa
As the euphoria over the US elections settles, another vote (far less in the media spotlight) is taking place.
Liberian women from across Liberia have decried the practices of early marriage and Sexual Gender Base Violence in th
There were more than thirty participants representing various ministries, departments, agencies and civil society org
“Our women have been beaten, raped, whipped, forced into polygamous marriages, and who knows what else.
“The rebels were just at the corner and watching me,” recalls one young Malian girl.
80% of People Fleeing Mali Conflict are Women and Children
Men put down their guns 10 years ago here in Liberia, yet violence is still a regular and terrifying feature of women
Twenty-six women – Liberian and their visitors – several small children and a few men are pressed into th
Mrs Charlotte Osei, Chairman, National Commission for Civic Education (NCCE) on Wednesday stressed the need to build
A Professor of Law at the Indiana University Maurer School of Law in the United States of America has told the Consti
The West Africa Network for Peace-building (WANEP-Gambia) and Pro-Hope International in collaboration with FAWEGAM re
The women of Sierra Leone have benefitted enormously from the establishment of the Special Court in Sierra Leone as t
The Institute of Economic Affairs (IEA) has organised a three-day workshop to design strategies to help increase the
The Women Peace and Security Institute (WPSI) of the Kofi Annan International Peacekeeping Training Centre (KAIPTC) h
“I didn't know that a soldier could or should play a role in protecting and helping the civilian population, es
Ten years ago on this day, a few of us—sick and tired of the Liberian civil war—joined forces and started
The Youth Exploring Solutions (YES), a passionate, non-profit and voluntary youth-led development organization that i
The World Health Organisation recently trained the spotlight on gender-based violence, particularly in Africa, where
In West Africa's Ivory Coast (Côte d'Ivoire), as many as 60 percent of women experience physical or sexual viol
Côte d'Ivoire's political crisis in 2001 worsened the humanitarian situation in the country and gender-based vi
On the African continent, where the majority of the population subsists from agriculture, only 18% of farmland is own
The Women Peace and Security Network-Africa (WIPSEN) has provided leadership training for dozens of young girls in Si
Women's International League for Peace and Freedom Nigeria strongly condemns the abduction of Nigerian girls from Gov
WAFRICA works for a prosperous Guinea, in which women and men live in respect of their mutual rights and duties