“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.”
The report said Myanmar has no female township administrators and just 0.11 percent of ward and village-tract adminis
A senior U.N.
As well as preventing sexual violence, assisting survivors of sexual violence in conflict has been a big theme at the
Indonesia has underscored the need for the international community to take concrete steps to put an end to violence a
A 100-page set of guidelines for the legal protection of the rights of women and children was launched by the Ministr
DAVAO CITY (MindaNews / 12 June) –The lead convener in the Global Campaign on Women, Peace and Security dubbed
MANILA – “We are ready to share our experiences in the hopes of inspiring similar stories of success for
The Khmer Rouge have been blamed for many horrors in Cambodia, but until relatively recently the regime's use of sexu
The UN-backed war crimes court in Cambodia has been asked to examine a range of allegations covering the Khmer Rouge'
Women may get 79 or 14 percent of the total seats in the House of Representatives following April's legislative elect
Yangon ( AsiaNews) - The current political initiatives "based on religion", including the proposal for the
On 27 March 2014, a historic first was achieved: a peace agreement led by a woman chief mediator was signed.
The Burmese government's chief peace negotiator, Aung Min, suggested that women's involvement in the ongoing peace pr
Indonesian women and religious minorities have faced heightened discrimination as a result of the government's failur
Preliminary research in two provinces has found that a lack of implementation of the domestic violence law means that
They are victims of a conflict which ended decades ago.
A women's group says the military in Myanmar is still using rape as a weapon of war, with more than 100 women and gir
Savoen still wakes up screaming, reliving the evening she and about 30 other women were dragged to a forest by Khmer
Women's activists in Bali are calling for female representation at the upcoming legislative election to push more wom
All UK partners delivering humanitarian aid to the Philippines are now required to assess the risk of violence agains
The Nationwide Women Forum on Peace, Security and Development, jointly organized by women's human rights organization
Two Indonesian women peace activists have won the 2013 N-Peace Awards for their efforts to promote women's equality a
The government needs to do more to protect migrant workers, ensure that women have access to legal aid, bring cases o
Female representation in the legislature remains low, especially in the eastern part of Indonesia, despite increases
Burma's government has not supported a declaration launched on the sidelines of the UN General Assembly this week to
When Yam Lash was brutally raped by Khmer Rouge soldiers under a coconut tree in 1977, she was convinced she had litt
Never mind the fact that Myanmar's most famous person is a woman—Nobel laureate Aung San Suu Kyi.
Participants at the Myanmar Women's Forum 2013 held from September 20 to 22 in Yangon.
An exile women's rights group will for the first time co-host an event in Burma when the Women's Forum (Burma/Myanmar
The Women's Initiative Network for Peace (Win-Peace) has expressed serious concern at the continued imprisonment of h
(Phnom Penh, 10 July 2013) On 3 July 2013, a group of civil society organizations ("CSOs") jointly organize
Nearly one week into an election campaign period that has seen Phnom Penh's streets play host to thousands of politic
Women from South East Asia and Pacific countries will meet in Fiji to discuss issues relating to managing home enviro
Rape jokes, such as the one recently made by comedian Vice Ganda, are more than just ill-advised humor and reflect Ph
The G8 Foreign Ministers noted that since President Thein Sein took office, Myanmar has made great steps towards demo
The rape and sexual harassment of three stateless Rohingya Muslim women caused last week's deadly brawl between Burme
Ministry of Women Empowerment and Child Protection has highlighted the lack of women participation in politic in Indo
Around 95 representatives from civil societies and governments from Southeast Asian countries namely Indonesia, Cambo
The Women's Initiative Network for Peace has urged President U Thein Sein and the Deputy Commander in Chief of the Ka
A senior United Nations official today welcomed the recent decision by Cambodia's genocide tribunal to annul a previo
Ma-Ubin residents said riot police incited the violence that led to rioting in the Irrawaddy Delta township on Tuesda
In the past five months nine civilians were killed and fourteen injured in Kachin State as a result of Burmese milita
Women in Southeast Asian countries are urged to play more role in the government sector as an effort towards equality
At least 13 women, including teenagers, have been subjected to prolonged rape by Burmese security forces in a remote
Park Geun-hye made history Monday by becoming South Korea's first female president, pledging to secure South Korea ag
Sixty-six Christian churches have been burnt down in Kachin state since the conflict erupted in June 2011, according
Nhem Sreyda feels fortunate that she is still able to see after being doused with acid by her ex-husband in 2012.
The Department of Interior and Local Government enjoined all local governments to conduct activities towards ending v
The president of Medecins Sans Frontieres pressed Papua New Guinea's new government to address its epidemic levels of