“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.”
Sharp statements about religion, powerful calls for international commmitments and resounding applause, marked the cr
Dalit Baum has found an effective strategy to discourage multinational corporations from doing business in the Israel
I remember one day, when I was working in Belfast – it was back in the nineties.
This week Treasury Secretary Timothy Geithner and Secretary of State Hillary Clinton announced new, stricter sanction
November 25 is the International Day for the Elimination of Violence Against Women.
Asked to describe war, most Americans would probably throw out words like troops, tanks, guns, Iraq, and Afghanistan.
As wars become less about states and more about societies, women can play a greater role in shaping or ending conflic
Thousands of women and girls who have been abducted by armed groups, enslaved and repeatedly raped during conflicts a
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.
It's small actions of compassion and dignity that can restore faith in humanity, even in times of war, human conflict
The Women's Initiatives for Gender Justice is an international women's human rights organisation that advocates for g
This report presents the main findings of an assessment conducted in Lebanon, Jordanand Occupied Palestinian Territor
A workshop on post referendum gender issues commences today.
This week in NY was the annual opening of the UN General Assembly where heads of states make their speeches.
Center for Women's Global Leadership
Intersections of Violence Against Women and Militarism
More policies and programmes must address the needs of female-headed households in Sri Lanka's former conflict zone,
Political parties in the Democratic Republic of Congo are struggling to recruit women into their ranks to run for par
Nepal's efforts to help conflict-affected women and girls gain a stronger footing in society may not be enough for th
Migrant workers living in a squatter settlement outside Tripoli have claimed that nearly two dozen women in the camp
Last week, the activism and persistence of IANSA Women in the Arms Trade Treaty process achieved concrete results.
The increasing number of South Sudan's armed forces is costing more than 50 percent of government's expenditure by so
The availability of small arms increases sexual violence against women.
The Sri Lankan government has released all the former female combatants of the defeated terror organization, Liberati
How many rapes are too many in war? Of course, one violent sexual attack on a woman is one too many.
Right through our one hour interview, she kept twitching her fingers nervously.
For over 40 years, violence in Colombia has pitted the government against several guerilla groups including the Revol
In the regions newly liberated from conflict, the struggle still continues for women.
Women and girls returning to northern Uganda from forced conscription into the Lord's Resistance Army (LRA) struggle
On 7th March, 2011 the Women's International League for Peace and Freedom (WILPF) held a seminar on the occasion of t
Warfare is stopping 28 million children worldwide from receiving an education because of sexual violence and attacks
In June 2010 a brawl in the southern capital of Osh sparked four days of clashes between ethnic Uzbeks and Kyrgyz.
Lieutenant-Colonel Samuel Bisengimana, a senior commander with the Democratic Liberation Forces of Rwanda (FDLR), tur
When George W. Bush left the White House, the rest of the world breathed a sigh of relief.
Nearly all of these internally displaced persons, or IDPs, fled their homes during violent clashes that erupted earli
On December 25, a female suicide bomber, not more than 18 years of age, blew herself up killing at least 47 people an
Nepal´s development partners have expressed readiness to continue their support to the peace building process i
A new study says female military members returning from Afghanistan and Iraq are more likely to suffer from mental he
This report examines women's roles in peacebuilding, postconflict reconstruction, and economic development.
An Iraqi Kurdish woman activist has said on Wednesday that the minimization of weapons among citizens have curtailed
Disarmament, Demobilization, and Reintegration (DDR) programming has become a popular tool for returning child combat