“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.”
HALIFAX - First Nation leaders, women's groups, elders and youth today gathered in a Circle of Hope in Halifax today,
The 45-member U.N.
The NDP is joining forces with the Native Women's Association of Canada (NWAC) to urge the Conservative government to
For those of you who have blocked out memory of the long battle to reauthorize the Violence Against Women Act that wa
They were only 14 years old, cousins from a small town in central Mexico, when a fun trip to the local fair turned in
US Secretary of State Hillary Clinton made a powerful plea on Sunday for the rights of women in Afghanistan, using a
Female farmworkers across the United States are commonly sexually harassed and assaulted, in part because their immig
Alaska Natives are lining up in opposition to Lower 48 tribes over the congressional reauthorization of the Violence
Opposition to the Violence Against Women Act (VAWA) has some who advocate for victims of domestic abuse scratching th
Over the course of a decade and through the administrations of two presidents of different political parties, the Uni
On March 14 at the White House, Ambassador-at-Large for Global Women's Issues Melanne Verveer and U.S.
When President Obama introduced new legislation to combat domestic violence in October 2011, the U.S.
On February 28, 2011, the White House released President Obama's proclamation reaffirming March as Women's History Mo
Robin Levi has a simple point of view when it comes to violence against women in the United States and what the gover
The US government needs to strengthen its protection of people in immigration detention to prevent sexual abuse and t
This week, for the first time, the United States submitted a report to the U.N.
A Mexican woman with a history of domestic violence at the hands of her common-law husband was granted asylum by the
Today, the American Bar Association unanimously passed a resolution urging the U.S.
This 24-page report describes documented incidents and allegations of abuse.
After the bilateral Strategic Dialogue meeting in Islamabad today, U.S.
Obama earlier this week signed the most widely co-sponsored Africa-specific law in U.S. history.
Repercussions from this summer's coup in Honduras are far from over.
In the afternoon of 22 March 2002, in the community of Barranca Tecuani, municipality of Ayutla de los Libres, Guerre
THE STATES PARTIES TO THIS CONVENTION,
The NNVAWI conference brings together an exemplary group of scholars and advocates engaged in anti-violence work arou
FY 2010 Funding Opportunity Announcement for global programs to prevent and respond to gender-based violence
Statement by: Melanne Verveer, Ambassador-at-Large for Global Women's Issues
Ninety years ago, on August 26, 1920, the ratification of the 19th Amendment to our Constitution was completed, guara
As we bid farewell to 2010 and usher in 2011 with a renewed sense of purpose, I'm proud of all the hard work that has
As the youth-led Freedom Movement of 2011 spreads rapidly across the Middle East and around the world, one can only w