“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 Ecuador, UNIFEM is partnering with national women's institutions, CONAMU, the municipality of Quito and Amnesty In
Like every year, Working Women Organization is organizing the campaign on “Sixteen Days of Activism Against Gen
WOREC Nepal and NAWHRDs is appalled and deeply shocked on hearing the cruel brutality of the Police a
The six-year, six-country, South Asian Campaign to End All Violence against Women - or the 'WE CAN" campaign - a
Moved by the sufferings, human rights violantions and inhuman conditions reigning in their country, the National Unio
ilar Thein, a woman human rights defender and leading pro-democracy activist was arrested on 10 September 2008 and is
Sudanese Women living in refugee camps in eastern Chad are facing rape and other forms of violence.
KWAT strongly condemns the impunity and this act of crime against humanity and lack of rule of law in Burma.
Amnesty International yesterday met, in Paris, His Excellency Mr Pierre-Aimé Kipré, Côte d'Ivoire
Karama aims to strengthen efforts to end violence against women by bringing together local women's organizations and
Despite recent advancements in the women's movement in many Arab countries, flagrant discrimination and violence cont
ASTRA is a nongovernmental organization in Serbia with a mission to combat human trafficking and trafficking of women
UNIFEM is supporting local NGO activities in Kazakhstan, Kyrgyzstan and Tajikistan during the 16 Day
The conference, dedicated to women's rights in the post-soviet countries, aimed at providing more information about t
Public meetings and rallies will be organiZed in the source areas and local NGOs are participating in this movement.
WOMEN GROUPS AROUND THE WORLD CALL ON THE UNITED NATIONS SECURITY COUNCIL TO PROSECUTE SENIOR GENERAL THAN SHWE AT TH
Victims continue to seek justice for the February 2002 attacks against the Muslim minority in Gujarat, India.
Women's Rights Watch Nigeria is urging the Federal Government of Nigeria, through an online petition, to seek judicia
Though women throughout Medak have formed local watchdog groups, as day laborers making less than $1/day, they can't
Say NO – UNiTE to End Violence against Women is a global call for action, launched in November 2009, on ending
Studies conducted by RAHI amongst women college students in India have shown that incest/child sexual abuse is preval
On 22 March 2002, Amina Lawal, 30 years old, Muslim, was condemned to death for having a child as a divorced woman by
Launched after the first muti-party democratic elections after three decades, the purpose of the Campaign for Good Go
The Karen Women's Organization is a community-based organization of Karen women working in development/relief in the
Rape is widespread throughout Burundi, though many cases remain unprosecuted.
Women and children have been systematically attacked during Burundi's 10-year conflict Sexual violence has been widel
Since July 2007, the Comité d'Aide Médicale has implemented a psychosocial program that supports people
The "Peace Bikes" initiative is part of UNDP's larger sexual and gender-based violence programme which has
Almost 400 women from around the country and abroad participated in the 6th Congress of the National Union of Eritrea
As it is known Ogaden is cut off from the rest of the world and unfortunately gross human rights violations that are
Physicians for Human Rights (PHR) sent a team of four experts to gather an in-depth picture of the lives and concerns
The 16 Days of Activism Against Gender Violence is part of the Global Campaign for women's human rights.
On UN Day Against Violence of Women, a coalition of women's organizations, including FOKUPERS, Organizacao da Mulher
Darfur Peace and Development Organization is non-profit and non-sectarian.
Femmes Africa Solidarité and its partner World YWCA successfully organised a Panel and a series of high level
Bineta Diop, Executive Director of Femmes Africa Solidarité (FAS), has just returned from a solidarity and fac
In 2008, political violence erupted throughout Zimbabwe as a result of highly contested national elections.
Dear Colleagues and Friends,
On March 29,2009 Zimbabwe went to the polls to elect its next government until 2013.
United Nations Development Fund for Women (UNIFEM) launched the global advocacy initiative Say NO - UNiTE to End Viol
Since Valentine's Day 2003, women belonging to the human rights organization Women of Zimbabwe Arise (WOZA) have been
A 23-year old woman was captured by government youth militia in north-eastern Zimbabwe and dragged to their camp near
Feminists in the academy have an opportunity to help shape the questions leaders will answer as they formulate policy
Based on the survey sent to 16 Days Campaign participants after last year's campaign, one of the primary challenges t
This year, at the United Nations 53rd Session of the Commission on the Status of Women (CSW) the GEAR Campaign launch
In support of Sexual Assault Awareness Month and as part of their recent efforts to create a "culture of prevent
African Women's Day gives us the opportunity to remember that gender- based violence is one of the most serious and w
In Ushuia (Argentina), the southernmost city in the world, more than 90 women community leaders, government officials