“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.”
International Child rights organisation UNICEF-Uganda has strongly condemned the increasing incidents of acid attack
The girl's voice dropped to a hush as she remembered the bright, sunny afternoon when she stepped out of her hut and
The number of reported rapes in camps for internally displaced people (IDPs) in Mogadishu, the Somali capital, has ri
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
Deputy Secretary-General Asha-Rose Migiro today stressed that efforts to restore peace and stability in Africa's Grea
Two women Members of Parliament from the Central African Republic (CAR), yesterday met with members of National Women
For December, in which the Russian Federation has the Security Council presidency, the MAP provides recommendations o
The UK's first ambassador to South Sudan, Alistair McPhail, has called for a focus upon tackling the country's violen
On Friday, November 25, I wore a white ribbon in support of the International Day for the Elimination of Violence Aga
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 &
The deputy minister for Gender, Child and Social Welfare Dr.
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
Deteriorating security, a culture of impunity and an increase in attacks on internally displaced people (IDPs) in the
November 25 is the International Day for the Elimination of Violence Against Women.
Ministers responsible for Gender in the International Conference on the Great Lakes Region (ICGLR) Member States have
After dropping out of school in the sixth grade to help her mother, Fartun Abdi Hashi, 22, was given a second chance
Thousands of women and girls who have been abducted by armed groups, enslaved and repeatedly raped during conflicts a
Nadifa, a widowed mother of four, left her hut near Mogadishu, the capital of Somalia, to search for food.
In Kenya, a Cabinet task force is grappling with how to implement a constitutional requirement that women comprise at
This overview by the Strategic Initiative for Women in the Horn of Africa (SIHA) Network will give a general perspect
A report published in conjunction with a human rights conference to be held in Gambia from 24 October to 7 November p
The Administrator of Gash-Barka region, Mr.
The 2008 Kenya National Dialogue and Reconciliation is an exceptional example of good practice in terms of the repres
Whenever Marie*, just 16, looks at her lively toddler, Honoré*, she has the most intimate reminder of the 25-y
Kenya has been voted the best country in the world for passing laws that enable women to conduct business during the
Like so many in the Horn of Africa, Nadifa needed food.
Working with ex-child soldiers of Charles Taylor's army, and the girls they have taken as wives, has convinced Nobel
If it had not been for the brutal government soldiers, may be Brigadier Proscovia Nalweyiso would not have become a s
Kenya has been praised for passing laws and policies that promote gender equality.
A workshop on post referendum gender issues commences today.
IMAGINE that you're a Somali suffering from the drought and famine in that country.
As Ethiopian women's rights organisations struggle to stay afloat following government legislation that prohibits the
Thirty women leaders started yesterday in El Geneina, West Darfur, a three-day training on conflict resolution to exp
In the heartache and confusion that accompany the flight from drought and hunger, refugees from Somalia can now turn
Haraza Organisation for Peace and Development
Subject: Peace and Development; Darfur, Sudan.
The day seems to be getting brighter in Somalia districts that bore the brunt of fanaticism under the al-Shaabab mili
A crisis of truly biblical proportions now faces the international community in the Horn of Africa.
When the two-decade armed conflict that ravaged Acholi sub-region ended five years ago, women thought the worst was o
Amina*, 27, left her home town of Kismayo in south-central Somalia at the end of May for northern Kenya's Dadaab refu
In the month of August 2011, EASSI completed her second month-long training on the gender dimension of Small Arms and
Somali women who have escaped drought and war in their home country to Kenya's Dadaab refugee camp tell CBC News they
Just a few days after independence was declared, the South Sudan Women Lawyers Association (SSWLA) issued a rallying
The supposed sanctuary of Kenyan refugee camps can't protect Somali women from the horrors of a growing rape epidemic