“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.”
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 UN-backed war crimes court in Cambodia has been asked to examine a range of allegations covering the Khmer Rouge'
Yangon ( AsiaNews) - The current political initiatives "based on religion", including the proposal for the
This briefing details how the Burmese Army has used rape and sexual violence with impunity for decades.
On 27 March 2014, a historic first was achieved: a peace agreement led by a woman chief mediator was signed.
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
In June 2013, AP R2P released a new policy brief in the third volume of its policy brief series in 2013.
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 Women's Initiative Network for Peace has urged President U Thein Sein and the Deputy Commander in Chief of the Ka
Representatives from faith-based organizations, business sector, academic institutions, media, civil society organiza
Samar women were given recognition for their efforts to keep peace in the towns of San Jorge, Matuginao, and San Jose
The event was organized by the Women engaged in Action (We Act) 1325, a coalition of women organizations and civil so
The Bangladeshi government is attempting to register birth data online to combat high levels of child marriage.
The government has kicked off efforts of Localizing the National Action Plan (LNAP) on Women, Peace and Security in t
The fate of a gender equality bill pending in Indonesia's parliament and aligned with the United Nations convention o
Three Nepalese officials visited Kalinga to share their country's peace and security situation and its impact on wome
The recent election of José Maria de Vasconcelos, or Taur Matan Ruak as he is known, to the Presidency of Timo
Members and officials of the Global Network of Women Peacebuilders - International Civil Society Action Network (GNWP
The Indonesia National Dialogue with CSOs on National Action Plan P4K, organized by UNDP under the N-Peace initiative
The Philippines is on track in achieving the Millennium Development Goals particularly in education, health, women an
It is never easy to persuade those who have acquired power forcibly of the wisdom of peaceful change," Aung San
Five years ago, this panel would not have happened. Even a year ago, Burma did not receive a lot of media attention.
The Commission on Human Rights in the region is set to lead a conference and workshop on March 23-24 in Marco Polo Ho
Stakeholders from the various sectors in the province gathered last March 19 at the Institute of Peace and Developmen
Last week, a young woman from the Karen ethnic minority in Burma reported being “beaten, drugged, and sexually
“We fled our village to a hiding site before the fighting began.
An Indonesian woman has won a United Nations Development Program-sponsored peace award for helping to build peace and
In the Pacific, despite women's leadership in peace building, organizing dialogue, providing inputs to defence review
Reports emerged last week from Kachin and Shan States that rape is still being used as a tactic by the Burmese army t
United Nations High Commissioner for Human Rights Navi Pillay has denounced the rape of women and men who are, or app
Twenty-five women were rescued by the Zamboanga sea-based anti-human trafficking task force in two separate operation
At least 36,000 people were displaced on 23-24 April amid fresh fighting along the Thai-Cambodian border, officials s
The United Nations envoy for children and armed conflict and a political movement in the Philippines today agreed to
Parliamentarians play a critical role in curbing violence against women, a UN official says.
The Burmese military leadership should adopt measures to end abuses and ensure that those responsible are held accoun
Basing on the experience of her mother, Dr.
Indonesian Minister for Women`s Empowerment and Child Protection Linda Amalia Sari Gumelar has asked the Indonesian e
The government of Indonesia on Monday announced it will soon implement the United Nations (UN) Security Council resol
OVER the past decades, government has worked to promote Filipino women in every field of life.
Each year around the world, International Women's Day (IWD) is celebrated on March 8.
A convenor of a non-governmental organization of Filipinos of mostly Muslim heritage on Monday expressed that Muslim
Cambodia has become the 100th country to ratify the Optional Protocol to the Convention on the Elimination of All For
Indonesian women are largely unfamiliar with the Millennium Development Goals despite being a key target demographic,