“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.”
Participation: "Canada is spearheading the Elsie Initiative – a practical plan to act on our shared promise to
General WPS: “In several parts of the world, gender equality is but a distant hope.
Human rights: "In the field of protection and promotion of human rights at the national level, significant p
This NGO guide will help build the capacity of NGOs and women’s human rights activists to advocate for the rights and
Out of a total of one hundred and seven (197) statements, one hundred and nine (109) statements (56 per cen
Analysis is forthcoming.
Analysis is forthcoming.
For February, in which Venezuela has the presidency of the UN Security Council, the MAP provides recommendations on t
As a network of peacebuilding organizations, constituted regionally and with a global reach, GPPAC's position on the
The program of listening to problems facing women in the rural areas, opened this year by the government, indicates t
The 58th session of the Commission on the Status of Women took place at United Nations Headquarters in New York from
Since late November, Ukrainians have assembled in the capital city to protest current government regime.
The Country Representative of the United Nations Children's Fund (UNICEF), Mr.
The NDP is joining forces with the Native Women's Association of Canada (NWAC) to urge the Conservative government to
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February 7, 2014 - Both men and women suffer from the severe flaws of the criminal justice system.
Violence Against Women and Girls is rife in the Pacific and various programs are being developed to counter this.`26
(WNN) Los Angeles, California, UNITED STATES, AMERICAS: Despite the election of new President Hassan Rowhani in the I
If regular armies are generally a man's world, guerrillas and insurgent forces are just the contrary.
UN-NGLS is pleased to announce the publication of its report Advancing Regional Recommendations for the Post-2015 Dev
As the departure of the international security forces approaches, each day turns every bit of hope into desperation f
Media coverage of the Colombian peace process has focused on the politics surrounding the talks in Havana.
It's hard to underscore enough the role women have played in Liberia's recent history.
The speech of 16-year-old Pakistani activist Malala Yousafzai at the United Nations this month has served as an inspi
The Somali Ministry of Development and Social Affairs is drafting a bill that outlines a new gender policy for the co
This summary report by the Center for Women's Global Leadership (CWGL) is the culmination of a two-day strategic meet
It is over a week since Ruth Flomo was last able to walk, the bullet lodged in her leg an agonising reminder of the t
President Dr Joyce Banda will leave the country on June 26 for Abuja Nigeria where she is expected to attend a High L
North Darfur has announced its total commitment to empowering rural women through microfinance programmes as an ideal
The assistant secretary general of the UN, Lakshmi Puri, made remarks on the need for women around the world to addre
Several UN experts on Wednesday criticised Iran's decision to bar women from running in upcoming elections, saying th
The violence committed against women and girls by men is a global scourge.
The end of Moammar Gadhafi's 40-year rule in 2011 was a watershed moment for women, said a new report from Human Righ
This 40-page report highlights key steps that Libya should take to meet its international obligations by firmly rejec
A number of news articles, news programs, and pundits have described the “Arab Spring” as an "Arab S
American journalist Lara Logan explained on camera how she endured a sexual assault in Cairo's Tahrir Square, but cou
Successful uprisings in Tunisia and Egypt in the last year have sparked movements against dictatorships across the Mi
MONGOLIA: Thanks to the vast mineral wealth inside the region, Mongolia is now showing progress toward the reduction
Quietly and against the odds, women are stepping up the political ladder in Latin America, moving ahead of the United
The most pressing global problems simply won't be solved without the participation of women. Seriously, guys.
In "Distant View of a Minaret," the late and much-neglected Egyptian writer Alifa Rifaat begins her short s
The recent election of José Maria de Vasconcelos, or Taur Matan Ruak as he is known, to the Presidency of Timo
More than 2,500 women from 140 countries traveled to İstanbul on Thursday for the start of the Association of Wo
It's the Americas' largest reunion.
It is never easy to persuade those who have acquired power forcibly of the wisdom of peaceful change," Aung San
At the end of her official country mission to Papua New Guinea, the UN Special Rapporteur on violence against women,