“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.”
The Permanent Ambassador of Switzerland to the UN, Olivier Zehnder, said on Monday in New York, that newly produced a
Women and children, particularly from Afro-Colombian and indigenous groups, have borne the brunt of Colombia's 50-yea
Women peace campaigners from Aotearoa, Australia, Hawai'i, Japan, Philippines and Polynesia/Te Ao Maohi have called f
Marshall Islands is suing the US and eight other nuclear-armed nations over a failure to disarm.
The United Nations Commission on the Status of Women (CSW) is the principal global policy-making body dedicated exclu
The 45-member U.N.
The new head of Japan's national broadcaster NHK defence of the country's wartime military sexual slavery is deplorab
GENEVA (AP) — The leader of Syria's Western-backed opposition said Thursday he will give his negotiating team t
In India, a new female-friendly handgun has sparked renewed scrutiny over how women can protect themselves from sexua
They are victims of a conflict which ended decades ago.
Afghanistan has its first female police chief after appointing an officer with 25 years experience to head a district
Aside from ushering in hitherto unprecedented changes, the Arab Spring also brought to the fore an unsaid aspect &mda
ZAHLEH, LEBANON — Fear, confusion and a lack of information are preventing many Syrian refugees in Lebanon from
GENEVA - Syrian activists said Monday that the voice of women from the war-ravaged nation must not be sidelined at pe
Working with others to make a difference
More than 38,000 children have taken part in Liberia's war as fighters, porters, and slaves throughout the country's
NEW YORK, July 31, 2013/African Press Organization (APO)/ — Reduction of Military Set for Next Year, Possible F
The UN General Assembly has adopted a historic treaty to control the trade in conventional arms, voting it through by
The United Nations General Assembly voted overwhelmingly on Tuesday to approve the first-ever treaty to regulate the
The U.N. organ tasked with maintaining international peace and security harbours a serious conflict at its core.
Many were randomly scattered by Tamil Tiger rebels in the final months before their defeat.
Today is International Peace Day.
China, Russia, Pakistan and Azerbaijan abstained from a U.N.
This is the case in the autonomous region of Bougainville in the east of the country, where disarmament remains elusi
In the past two decades, experts monitoring the international arms trade recorded more than 500 violations of United
Negotiations are (nearly) underway at UN headquarters in New York over a proposed Arms Trade Treaty.
Women members of civil society groups clad in black shirts and holding bananas staged a protest-rally in front of the
Ahead of July, when final negotiations will be held at the UN on the ATT initiative, several civil society groups and
Governments and companies around the world should stop signing new contracts with arms suppliers such as the Russian
The United States described Moscow's latest arms sale to Syria as "reprehensible" after a rights group repo
The Lebanese army seized a ship last weekend carrying three containers filled with weapons reportedly intended for Sy
In "Distant View of a Minaret," the late and much-neglected Egyptian writer Alifa Rifaat begins her short s
Militarism, Violence and Conflict is one of the themes of the AWID Forum 2012 ↑ which opens tomorrow in Istanbul
If one thing holds the overall movement of peace movements together it is the goal of violence reduction.
“Violence associated with the ‘war on drugs' and organized crime, which includes government corruption in
The United Nations' secretary-general is appealing to the world's main nuclear disarmament forum to get down to work
In an impassioned plea for peace, twenty-two women's organizations in South Korea make their case for a better world
"A dead rat is worth more than the body of a woman." Those were the words of one distraught young woman who
Wartime rape is a persistent and brutal aspect of conflict, whether during or in the aftermath of hostilities.
Women have made significant advances in politics over the past few decades, with females having served as the head of
Sharp statements about religion, powerful calls for international commmitments and resounding applause, marked the cr
Dalit Baum has found an effective strategy to discourage multinational corporations from doing business in the Israel
I remember one day, when I was working in Belfast – it was back in the nineties.
This week Treasury Secretary Timothy Geithner and Secretary of State Hillary Clinton announced new, stricter sanction
November 25 is the International Day for the Elimination of Violence Against Women.
Asked to describe war, most Americans would probably throw out words like troops, tanks, guns, Iraq, and Afghanistan.