“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.”
Women in Syria have been arbitrarily arrested and detained, physically abused, harassed, and tortured during Syria's
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.
This briefing details how the Burmese Army has used rape and sexual violence with impunity for decades.
A number of alleged domestic violence killings in the past year in Lebanon have fueled a renewed attention on women's
The Syrian civil war has had a devastating impact on women and girls.
Afghan President Hamid Karzai on Monday withheld his signature and instead asked for revisions to a new law that righ
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
BAGHDAD (Reuters) - Iraqi authorities are detaining thousands of women illegally and subjecting many to torture and i
The Asian Legal Resource Centre (ALRC) and its sister organisation the Asian Human Rights Commission (AHRC) are pleas
Banned under strict refugee laws from applying for asylum from within her own country's borders, the former member of
To highlight the issues of inter-faith harmony and rights of women at the national level, AAWAZ, in collaboration wit
Syria's civil war has caused a big increase in ‘honour killings' and child marriages and the breakdown of the h
Women in Syria have been raped in detention, used as human shields during military operations and kidnapped to pressu
Indian police Sunday questioned witnesses in a sexual assault inquiry involving one of the country's most prominent j
TAKING INTO ACCOUNT THE DIFFERENT NEEDS OF WOMEN, GIRLS, BOYS AND MEN MAKES HUMANITARIAN RESPONSE MORE EFFECT
All UK partners delivering humanitarian aid to the Philippines are now required to assess the risk of violence agains
Some Syrians say outrage over the sentencing of a teenage girl was a spark that started the country's two-and-a-half
Arab women played a central role in the Arab Spring, but their hopes the revolts would bring greater freedom and expa
The Government will urge for international action to protect women and girls from violence and sexual exploitation in
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
Women in Syria are being used as "weapons of war", a human rights activist has told MEPs.
The statement will be a blow to Western nations and the government of President Hamid Karzai, who want to paint a pos
Saudi Arabia has passed legislation aimed at protecting women, children and domestic staff against domestic abuse, a
As the departure of the international security forces approaches, each day turns every bit of hope into desperation f
The Labor government's changes to immigration policy show a singular focus on stopping people seeking asylum in Austr
A court has reversed the convictions of three Afghans jailed for torturing a young relative who had refused to become
Imphal-based NGO Women Action for Development (WAD) has taken serious note of the growing crime against women in New
Rural Women demands right to land, employment quota for rural women, protection of violence against women and a compr
The number of women and girls jailed by Afghan authorities for "moral crimes" has risen by 50 percent in th
Islamic fundamentalist politicians in Afghanistan have stopped a debate on whether to give parliamentary approval to
India's "Red Brigade" is a group of angry young women with a simple message for the country's sexual predat
The cell was small with iron bars across the door. Three women, all naked, were chained to each corner.
Thousands of Syrians fled to Jordan's Zataari refugee camp to escape violence at home.
After the publication of an article in The New York Times on Monday about an Afghan man who had agreed to give his 6-
Walk among the plastic tents in one corner of this sprawling, dust-swept desert camp packed with Syrian refugees, and
A senior United Nations official today welcomed the recent decision by Cambodia's genocide tribunal to annul a previo
A senior official with the United Nations High Commissioner for Refugees (UNHCR) today warned of the enormous humanit
The 140-page report provides detailed accounts of 75 cases of alleged rape and sexual abuse that occurred from 2006-2
Lebanese women are taking to the streets to demand that the government takes domestic violence seriously, by introduc
Bangladesh's parliament has amended a law allowing the state to appeal against the life sentence given to an oppositi
The tit-for-tat kidnappings of more than 140 people have provoked fears of expanded sectarian conflict in Syria's nor
“Women should be beaten every day,” says Kamilla,* repeating the grim words of her deceased sister's husb
1 Billion Rising campaign states, "One in three women on the planet will be raped or beaten in her lifetime"
Nhem Sreyda feels fortunate that she is still able to see after being doused with acid by her ex-husband in 2012.