“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.”
In Africa, women are subjected to discriminatory practices that keep them in a vulnerable situation.
In 2009/10, the United Nations Security Council passed Resolutions 1888 and 1960 establishing Women's Protection Advi
This 40-page report highlights key steps that Libya should take to meet its international obligations by firmly rejec
This first widespread governmental study on sexual harassment in Egypt has revealed that an astounding 99.3 per cent
The new government of Somalia plans to relocate tens of thousands of internally displaced people (IDPs) within Mogadi
The most widely practiced forms are Type I and Type II.
The Women's Refugee Commission completed a research mission to the Jijiga Somali refugee camps in Ethiopia in April 2
This paper focuses on Africa's Great Lakes region, where levels of displacement have been chronically high by any sta
I would like to situate my ideas within the geo-political context of the popular uprisings that continue to take plac
This report is the sum of the work of a team of men and women, from the DemocraticRepublic of the Congo (DRC) and bey
This paper is based on fieldwork conducted in Egypt with South Sudanese female refugees seeking educational, legal an
This report describes an alarming pattern of human rights violations by members of Angolan security forces against Co
This overview by the Strategic Initiative for Women in the Horn of Africa (SIHA) Network will give a general perspect
Haraza Organisation for Peace and Development
Subject: Peace and Development; Darfur, Sudan.
To: Members of the UN Security Council
As Crisis Deepens, Grave Abuses Committed by Both Sides
Based on Islamic law and tribal traditions, Algerian law discriminates against women in terms of marriage, children's
An Amnesty International research team has just returned from a four week mission to Côte d'Ivoire where they i
Numerous recent initiatives in Morocco aim to promote women's empowerment in the country's current climate of legal r
Malak Hifni Nasif (1886-1918), one of Egypt's early feminist writers, stood at the crossroads of many political and s
There is massive national and international pressure on Sudan to hold a peaceful referendum on independence for the s
The analysis of the current context in the Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC) makes obvious the existing persistence
THERE is a problem with the way the oppression of women and girls is explained which, if not challenged, will mean th
This report focuses on conflict-related violence against internally displaced women and girls in the department of Da
In 2009, the Centre on Housing Rights and Evictions (COHRE), in collaboration with the Uganda Land Alliance (ULA), co
WE the 47 leaders representing women's human rights organisations, national women's machineries and
The five years of relative peace in Northern Uganda has enabled the majority of former Internally Displaced Persons t
After 20 years of displacement and war, the people of northern Uganda are leaving camps set up for internally displac
SOMALIA - UN INDEPENDENT EXPERT ON SOMALIA CALLS FOR PROTECTION
After two and a half decades of war, the 2005 Comprehensive Peace Agreement (CPA) between the Government of the Repub
(Nairobi) - Increasing human rights violations could undermine Burundi's electoral process unless the government take
The launch of a new strategy on sexual violence in the Democratic Republic of the Congo (DRC) is welcome, but numerou
On May 21, Burundi begins a four-month election season, the country's first elections following the end of a nearly 1
Despite the signing of international peace agreements, a deadly war continues in the Democratic Republic of Congo (DR
What are the impacts of war on the participants, and do they vary by gender?
The NGO Working Group on Women, Peace and Security has released the May 2010 version of their Monthly Action Points (
This 62-page report finds that al-Shabaab forces have brought greater stability to many areas in southern Somalia, bu
This report is submitted in accordance with Human Rights Council resolution 8/4.
The NGO Working Group on Women, Peace and Security has released the April 2010 version of their Monthly Action Points
The overthrow of President Said Barre in 1991 marked a turning point in Somali politics, economy and society.
On September 28th 2009, brutal military force was used to suppress a peaceful demonstration organized by the Forces V
Sierra Leone is a constitutional republic with a directly elected president, a unicameral legislature, and a populati
In order to provide a detailed look at the conditions faced by women in the Middle East and understand the complex en
The NGO Working Group on Women, Peace and Security has released the March 2010 version of our Monthly Action Points (
Since the adoption of United Nations Security Council Resolution 1325 on Women, Peace and Security in October 2000, t
The evidence is incontrovertible that Liberia (with its two civil wars, 1989-97 and 2000-03) and Sierra Leone (with i