“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.
The girl's voice dropped to a hush as she remembered the bright, sunny afternoon when she stepped out of her hut and
Deputy Secretary-General Asha-Rose Migiro today stressed that efforts to restore peace and stability in Africa's Grea
For December, in which the Russian Federation has the Security Council presidency, the MAP provides recommendations o
Ministers responsible for Gender in the International Conference on the Great Lakes Region (ICGLR) Member States have
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 June 2011 version of our Monthly Action Points (M
The NGO Working Group on Women, Peace and Security has released the April 2011 version of our Monthly Action Points (
The NGO Working Group on Women, Peace and Security has released the January 2011 version of the Monthly Action Points
Men with guns are littering Ivory Coast with corpses while my female companions in P.A's Ribhouse in downtown Monrovi
To mark the International Day for the Elimination of Violence against Women, Women for Women International have launc
Struggling to survive, hour by hour is difficult as security threats continue to grow for the refugees inside the Cha
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-
The NGO Working Group on Women, Peace and Security has released the May 2010 version of their Monthly Action Points (
While the normalization of diplomatic relations between Chad and Sudan and the signing of a cease fire and framewo
The NGO Working Group on Women, Peace and Security has released the February 2010 version of our Monthly Action Point
Gender activists from East and Southern Africa have expressed shock at the backward trends in the 50/50 campaign in r
In October, 2010, the international community will mark the 10th Anniversary of the adoption of 1325, the first Secur
When women are displaced due to conflict or human rights abuses, they adopt new strategies to provide for themselves
In July, the Nobel Women's Initiative led a group of prominent women on a three-week fact-finding mission to investig
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
States Parties shall combat all forms of discrimination against women through appropriate legislative, institutional
This report was commissioned by the Netherlands Special Programme on WID, Ministry of Foreign Affairs (DGIS) of the N
Ellen Gruenbaum, who has conducted research in Sudan and Sierra Leone on the practice of female genital cutting and t
Solidarity for African Women's Rights (SOAWR) is proud to announce the launch of its new website.
By June 11th, 15 countries will have held their Open Day for Peace.
Statement By UN Special Representative Of The Secretary-General, Margot Wallstrom