“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.”
Summary by the PeaceWomen Project Security Council Monitor
"Men want power, women want peace."
Amnesty International condemns the sentencing of Layla Ibrahim Issa Jumul to death by stoning and calls on the Sudane
The head of the United Nations-African Union peacekeeping mission in Darfur, known by the acronym UNAMID, has called
H.E. Salva Kiir Mayardit
President of the Republic of South Sudan, Commander in Chief of the SPLA
The disappearance of Darfur from the international agenda now seems complete, perversely at the very moment when the
he African Union - United Nations Mission in Darfur (UNAMID), in collaboration with the Ministries of Social Affairs
Niemat Ahmadi is a quiet badass.
Women and Genocide in the 21st Century: The Case of Darfur
Despite increased prominence of women's issues in public limelight, progress towards gender equality is still painful
No matter what one thinks, or in what color one tries to see the appointment of Fawzia Yusuf Haji Adam as the first w
Activists in Somalia are demanding that their new government do more to investigate rape charges, especially those di
The conference is organized by the Ministry in cooperation with EVE organization as part of its work on implementing
Following decades of civil war South Sudan achieved independence from Sudan in mid-2011 as the culmination of a long
The disturbing case of a Somali woman who alleged she was raped by security forces, only to be convicted by a court T
"The voices of rural women need to be heard in this 1325 National Action Planning process.
An African high-level ministerial meeting on ending violence against women and girls was held in the Ethiopian capita
It was Ghanaian leader and pan-Africanist Osagyefo Kwame Nkrumah who, paraphrasing Matthew 6:33, said, “Seek ye
In Upper Nile State, South Sudan, women and girls make up 52% of the refugee population.
For more than 20 years there has been a continuous stream of bad news where Somalia is concerned with images of war,
Asha Hagi Elmi and her sister Amina spearhead efforts to bring dignity to the women of Mogadishu's refugee ca
Khadiga Hussein, former minister of state at the Ministry for Peace, and founder of Sudanese Mothers for Peace and De
South Sudan became the world's newest country on 9 July 2011 after decades of civil war and conflict.
When I meet Ikran and Deko, I'm struck by how ordinary they look.
Langiwe Joyce Mwale Ngoma, a recent Nonviolent Peaceforce Peacekeeper who served in South Sudan, was selected by Bryn
The role of women in peacebuilding has long been underestimated in Somaliland.
Cooking with a traditional three-stone stove in south-west Uganda's sprawling Nakivale refugee settlement used to be
Press Statement: AMISOM Troops Commit Brutal Gang Rape in Mogadishu, Somalia
When Eritrea earned independence from Ethiopia in 1991, it was seen by many as a revolutionary moment that would ushe
The struggle by South Sudanese women and civil society members to get a seat at the table during the recent signing o
We, the women of South Sudan are shocked and disappointed by the recent outbreak of armed conflict in South Sudan, an
The current peace negotiations on Syria and South Sudan hold out the hope of mitigating and even resolving two of the
In the day-to-day lives of women in Sudan, it's easy for a man to rape a women and get away with it.
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