Do women hold the key to a peaceful society?
Operation Protective Edge and the costs of war in the latest round of the Israel-Palestine conflict have dominated al
Since the Seneca Falls Convention launched the women's rights movement in the United States 166 years ago, wise men h
As ongoing tensions and what has been called “the politics of hate” rises to a critical point today follo
Former President Mary Robinson has said the involvement of women is central to achieving peace in parts of the world
Justice and peace are not possible without the involvement and participation of women.
The Ending Sexual Violence in Conflict Summit that took place in London Between 10 – 13 June 2014 was a great p
Although Nepal met the objective of increased women´s participation in the ongoing peace building and state res
The radical changes in the Arab world mean women's rights groups face the major challenge of campaigning for both equ
DAVAO CITY (MindaNews / 12 June) –The lead convener in the Global Campaign on Women, Peace and Security dubbed
Obtaining stability and security in conflict zones could be as simple as getting more women involved in the peace pro
LONDON (Thomson Reuters Foundation) – In the early days of Syria's uprising, many women called on men not to ta
MANILA – “We are ready to share our experiences in the hopes of inspiring similar stories of success for
UN, African officials urge efforts to advance peace and stability in CAR
Kurdish women are getting involved in the peace process to promote a free, equal and democratic society.
An open discussion and workshop titled ‘Women for Peace: the way forward' took place at Home for Cooperation ye
A series of gold-framed pictures cover the wall from left to right inside the working space of Senegalese human right
The stories of gang-rape, forced marriage and fathers being forced to rape their own daughters at gunpoint keep her a
The Western Bahr el Ghazal State government in collaboration with the United Nations Mission in South Sudan organized
Four political parties and seven civil society organisations strongly criticised the passage of laws dealing with upc
Yemeni women are fighting for their rights in the same way as Western women.
One day panel discussion on "The importance and role of women in decision making forums, peace and development i
Sierra Leone is demonstrating that it understands the important role women can play as peacekeepers.
Years of advocacy by women's rights groups including those monitoring justice for women with disabilities in northern
On 27 March 2014, a historic first was achieved: a peace agreement led by a woman chief mediator was signed.
Northeast India comprises the contiguous Seven Sister States—Arunachal Pradesh, Assam, Manipur,Meghalaya, Mizor
For more than 30 years, Afghans have been living in a state of war and yearn for stability and peace.
Rewind twenty years—Rwanda, 1994.
Women are the biggest victims in natural disasters and conflicts, yet they are also the most resourceful.
The 45-member U.N.
The women of South Sudan played an instrumental role in the country's liberation struggle and will continue to make s
The documentation centre No habrá paz sin las mujeres [There will be no peace without women] enables female le
The head of the U.N.
The Burmese government's chief peace negotiator, Aung Min, suggested that women's involvement in the ongoing peace pr
GENEVA (AP) — The leader of Syria's Western-backed opposition said Thursday he will give his negotiating team t
If regular armies are generally a man's world, guerrillas and insurgent forces are just the contrary.
Iraq is in the middle of a crisis again.
Three members of the team negotiating for South Sudanese rebels in Ethiopia are women.
With El Salvador's gang truce teetering on the brink, it's high time to get women involved in any peace negotiations
A proper democracy cannot be established without the participation of women.
Military helicopters buzzed overhead and hundreds of thousands of soldiers and police were deployed as Egyptians vote
The voice of Syrian women must be heard in all efforts to resolve the civil war that is tearing their country apart,
GENEVA - Syrian activists said Monday that the voice of women from the war-ravaged nation must not be sidelined at pe
It's been four years since Port-au-Prince collapsed, and Haiti's women are still working through the damage—bot
The campaign to ensure women's equal participation at the peace talks on Syria in January has become more urgent, as
As civil war raged in Burundi since the 1996 outbreak of armed conflict between ethnic Tutsi and Hutu groups, in his
Giving women access to and control of natural resources such as land, water, forests and minerals is essential to ens
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November 6, 2013