“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.”
Period of the review: 12 February - 7 May 2018
The present document, which corresponds to the preliminary list circulated on 14 February 2017 (A/72/50), has been pr
Out of a total of one hundred and seven (197) statements, one hundred and nine (109) statements (56 per cen
The 58th session of the Commission on the Status of Women took place at United Nations Headquarters in New York from
The 45-member U.N.
GENEVA (AP) — The leader of Syria's Western-backed opposition said Thursday he will give his negotiating team t
Working with others to make a difference
Governments and companies around the world should stop signing new contracts with arms suppliers such as the Russian
The United States described Moscow's latest arms sale to Syria as "reprehensible" after a rights group repo
The Lebanese army seized a ship last weekend carrying three containers filled with weapons reportedly intended for Sy
In "Distant View of a Minaret," the late and much-neglected Egyptian writer Alifa Rifaat begins her short s
Militarism, Violence and Conflict is one of the themes of the AWID Forum 2012 ↑ which opens tomorrow in Istanbul
“Violence associated with the ‘war on drugs' and organized crime, which includes government corruption in
Whenever Marie*, just 16, looks at her lively toddler, Honoré*, she has the most intimate reminder of the 25-y
Nahid Hoseini and Golaleh Kamangar, two exiled Kurdish women fighting for their homeland.
In the regions newly liberated from conflict, the struggle still continues for women.
In June 2010 a brawl in the southern capital of Osh sparked four days of clashes between ethnic Uzbeks and Kyrgyz.
A new study says female military members returning from Afghanistan and Iraq are more likely to suffer from mental he
NAIROBI, 7 September 2010 (IRIN) - Authorities in Galkayo, in Somalia's self-declared autonomous region of Puntland,
The Minister of Justice, Cllr. Christiana P.
The paper argues that global standards for the international import, export and transfer of conventional arms and amm
Guerda Benjamin from OFAT Haiti reports on how IANSA women are using a CEDAW Shadow Report to urge the government to
A significant new law specifically linking violence against women with firearms possession was passed by the Colombia
There has recently been a critical shift in the mainstreaming of gender perspectives into DRR: from a women-focused a
The US, which has the Security Council presidency in June, has advocated for an open thematic debate on “women,
This compilation contains only a sample of the testimonies that have been contributed to the IANSA Women's Network.
The following stories aim to show the human face of Security Council resolution 1325, featuring profiles of women fro
Dr. Cynthia Maung has undergone a dramatic transformation.
We know that the role of women as actors in armed conflict has traditionally been neglected and undervalued.
Excerpts from "Precious resources: adolescents in the reconstruction of Sierra Leone.