“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.”
Human rights: "In the field of protection and promotion of human rights at the national level, significant p
Protection: We give special importance to end violence and discrimination against women.
In its resolution 2015/6 on the future organization and methods of work of the Commission on the Status of Women, the
Date: 29 September 2016
Out of a total of one hundred and seven (197) statements, one hundred and nine (109) statements (56 per cen
Date: 22 June 2016
Period of Time and Topic: Covering the period 26 February 2016 to 16 May 2016, the report
The report was provided to the Security Council Committee established pursuant to resolution 1533 (2004) concerning t
This report by Amnesty International, Coerced and denied: Forced marriages and barriers to contraception in Burkina F
In August 2015, the United Nations adopted the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs), the agenda that will guide globa
The report "Good Girl's Don't Protest" discusses the abuse Sudanese women face at the hands of Government security fo
Report of the Secretary-General on South Sudan (S/2016/138)
The report was provided to the Security Council Committee established pursuant to resolution 2206 (2015) concerning S
On Friday (26 June), the Permanent Missions of France and Spain co-hosted an open meeting of the Security Council in
For July, in which New Zealand has the presidency of the UN Security Council, the MAP provides recommendations on the
Code: S/2015/303 
As a network of peacebuilding organizations, constituted regionally and with a global reach, GPPAC's position on the
NEW YORK (WOMENSENEWS)-- From Iraq to Syria to the Gaza Strip, Arab women are paying a heavy price for violence flari
There are no Haitians in the Montreal neighborhood where Lovely lives.
Pressure on the Sudanese government to release Meriam Ibrahim stepped up on Monday with a formal complaint against au
BANGKOK (Thomson Reuters Foundation) – In Sri Lanka, formerly friendly neighbours threatened two women with rap
The 58th session of the Commission on the Status of Women took place at United Nations Headquarters in New York from
This briefing details how the Burmese Army has used rape and sexual violence with impunity for decades.
With no political solution on the horizon to end the con- flict in Syria, it is clear that humanitarian agencies must
The Punjab Assembly passed The Punjab Commission on the Status of Women Bill 2013 on Wednesday.
The NDP is joining forces with the Native Women's Association of Canada (NWAC) to urge the Conservative government to
February 7, 2014 - Both men and women suffer from the severe flaws of the criminal justice system.
In its annual report, the Human Rights Watch organization released on Tuesday blasts that Women and girls in Somalia
If regular armies are generally a man's world, guerrillas and insurgent forces are just the contrary.
With El Salvador's gang truce teetering on the brink, it's high time to get women involved in any peace negotiations
The Government will urge for international action to protect women and girls from violence and sexual exploitation in
In the Solomon Islands in the south-west Pacific, where two in three of the estimated female population of 252,000 ha
Burma's government has not supported a declaration launched on the sidelines of the UN General Assembly this week to
Laws to punish domestic violence are too often honoured in the breach