“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 Women's Major Group presents its analysis and response to the United Nations Secretary-General's Report “Th
As a network of peacebuilding organizations, constituted regionally and with a global reach, GPPAC's position on the
"Two excellent stories, one by Buzzfeed's Jina Moore and another by Lauren Wolfe at Foreign Policy, recently bro
On the occasion of the Global Summit to End Sexual Violence in Conflict, the Global Justice Center encourages States
The program of listening to problems facing women in the rural areas, opened this year by the government, indicates t
NEW YORK (WOMENSENEWS)-- From Iraq to Syria to the Gaza Strip, Arab women are paying a heavy price for violence flari
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HALIFAX - First Nation leaders, women's groups, elders and youth today gathered in a Circle of Hope in Halifax today,
"Major Groups have come together with other stakeholders to present a hybrid of the Major Groups structure with
Somali Ministry of Women and Human Rights in collaboration with the United Nations Population Fund and United Nations
Women in Syria have been arbitrarily arrested and detained, physically abused, harassed, and tortured during Syria's
There are no Haitians in the Montreal neighborhood where Lovely lives.
Human rights situation in Afghanistan has lost ground in key areas during first six month of 2014, increasing uncerta
Human rights activist Salwa Bugaighis was shot dead by unknown assailants at her home in the restive east Libyan city
Sudanese authorities shut a 17-year-old centre for women's rights without explanation on Tuesday, the centre's direct
"We are at the end of a long, open and consultative process anchored by the UN Open Working Group.
What started as a normal day for an ordinary young woman here in Libya turned into a nightmare when a security guard
A senior U.N.
RWANDA, EASTERN AFRICA: To curb continuing cases of rape violence in Rwanda's refugee camps, the government of Rwanda
Forty police officers in Fiji have completed a workshop on human rights and gender.
Concern is mounting that British aid money may be funding police who are using rape as a tool of state-sanctioned tor
The European Union has called on the Government of Pakistan to take stronger action to ensure the protection of the r
Last week Cabinet approved the Gender Commission Bill which is likely to be tabled in Parliament next month.
Year 2014 witnessed a steep rise in cases of harassment and molestation across the valley, and to protest against the
India has rebuffed accusations by a U.N.
The Global Summit To End Sexual Violence in Conflict is underway in London.
In the Democratic Republic of Congo there have been more than two decades of armed conflict, sexual violence against
The Government in partnership with the United Nations High Commission for Refugees (UNHCR) on Tuesday inaugurated a m
Pressure on the Sudanese government to release Meriam Ibrahim stepped up on Monday with a formal complaint against au
Nearly 20 years ago, the world came together in Beijing for the Fourth World Conference on Women.
BANGKOK (Thomson Reuters Foundation) – In Sri Lanka, formerly friendly neighbours threatened two women with rap
JUBA, 13 May 2014 (IRIN) - Sexual and gender-based violence might not be a new phenomenon in South Sudan, but the cur
As the recent abduction of nearly 300 Nigerian girls by terror group Boko Haram sheds light on the dramatic situation
Yangon ( AsiaNews) - The current political initiatives "based on religion", including the proposal for the
The 58th session of the Commission on the Status of Women took place at United Nations Headquarters in New York from
This briefing details how the Burmese Army has used rape and sexual violence with impunity for decades.