“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.”
Sierra Leone is demonstrating that it understands the important role women can play as peacekeepers.
Thousands of women and girls who have been abducted by armed groups, enslaved and repeatedly raped during conflicts a
Working with ex-child soldiers of Charles Taylor's army, and the girls they have taken as wives, has convinced Nobel
The NGO Working Group on Women, Peace and Security has released the April 2011 version of our Monthly Action Points (
To mark the International Day for the Elimination of Violence against Women, Women for Women International have launc
During the past decade, the international community has come to recognize that girls participate in armed groups and
Having seen first-hand how United Nations female peacekeepers helped her own country rebuild, Sierra Leone's highest-
Gender activists from East and Southern Africa have expressed shock at the backward trends in the 50/50 campaign in r
When women are displaced due to conflict or human rights abuses, they adopt new strategies to provide for themselves
This volume documents UNFPA's experience addressing many forms of violence against women.
By contributing to what is currently known about girls' distinct experience in fighting forces, the presentation of f
Ellen Gruenbaum, who has conducted research in Sudan and Sierra Leone on the practice of female genital cutting and t
By June 11th, 15 countries will have held their Open Day for Peace.