“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.”
Emily was bitten, beaten and raped just a few hundred metres from the UN camp in South Sudan's capital, Juba.
Sierra Leone is demonstrating that it understands the important role women can play as peacekeepers.
The new government of Somalia plans to relocate tens of thousands of internally displaced people (IDPs) within Mogadi
The Sudanese Army and its allied militias have gone on an unsparing rampage to crush rebel fighters in the Nuba Mount
The UN Mission in Sudan (UNMIS) has categorically denied allegations of misconduct against its peacekeepers in the co
With UN peacekeepers accused of at least six rapes in Southern Kordofan in Sudan, what has the UN system done?
A key police officer in the minister of internal affairs of the government of south Sudan denied Friday allegations o
January 20, 2011 (KHARTOUM) – The UN on Thursday claimed that the security situation in Sudan's troubled wester
KAMPALA, Nov 17, 2010 (IPS) - Thousands of women were raped during Uganda's war but there have been few government ef
Sunday, November 4, 2010, (JUBA) – The South Sudan Human Rights Commission said on Thursday said that effective
Women in the Sudanese region of Darfur have been raped with impunity since the start of the conflict there in 2003.
Kigali — The Commissioner General of Police, Emmanuel Gasana, yesterday met a contingent of female police offic
If there is one group that faces special challenges in Southern Sudan, it is women.
Women with disabilities in northern Uganda experience ongoing discrimination and sexual and gender-based violence, Hu
After 20 years of displacement and war, the people of northern Uganda are leaving camps set up for internally displac
As the situation in Darfur continues, sexual violence remains in the forefront as a means of war and humiliation.
Having seen first-hand how United Nations female peacekeepers helped her own country rebuild, Sierra Leone's highest-
Since the Security Council passed Resolution 1325 on women, peace and security, there has been a push to recruit more
UNAMID today convened a preparatory workshop on women's issues at El Fasher University, North Darfur.
UNAMID's Gender Advisory Unit has began mobilizing women representatives in North Darfur Civil Society organizations
Women's groups in Khartoum are working together to push for reform of north Sudan's criminal laws on rape and adulter
For five years, Darfurians have been asking for protection from devastating volence and attacks.
In peacekeeping operations, the implementation of the WPS agenda depends on strong leadership in mainstreaming gender
The head of the United Nations-African Union peacekeeping mission in Darfur, known by the acronym UNAMID, has called
The role of women in peacebuilding has long been underestimated in Somaliland.