“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.”
Written statement* submitted by the World Organization against Torture, the International Federation of ACAT (Action
1. COMMITTEE ON THE ELIMINATION OF ALL FORMS OF DISCRIMINATION AGAINST WOMEN (CEDAW) 30th SESSION BEGINS
The issues of democratic governance assumes enormous significance in the current debate on how to shape a more secure
The 30 or so Somali women and girls gathered near the Holl-Holl camp community garden, where visitors routinely leave
More Nepalese women and children are being tricked into sexual exploitation outside their country, but fewer victims
Somali author Nuruddin Farah reminds us that the lives of many Africans is highly precarious.
Sierra Leone ended its national disarmament, demobilization, and reintegration (DDR) program in December 2003.
The report is a summary of a seminar held in Stockholm in October 2003.
In October 2000, for the first time in its history, the United Nations Security Council acknwoledged that women have
There has been an increasing recognition, world-wide, of the equal rights of women and of the importance of gender ma
The nature of war has changed.
Since the adoption of UN Security Council Resolution 1325 on Women, Peace and Security, DPKO has made some positive s
This Report was commissioned by the United Nations Secretary General, Kofi Annan.
On 26 February 2003, the United Nations Under-Secretary for African Affairs and then Special Representative of the Se
The combined Initial, Second and Third Report and Combined Fourth and Fifth Report of Angola is found on page 118.
A very important work on the legal context of gender and women's issues in Israel.
I begin this chapter by explicating why gender should be incorporated as a key dimension of human security discourses
This paper concentrates on advocacy by women for gender-balanced representation in diplomatic peace negotiations.
This paper examines the productive power of discourses of gender by analyzing a particular institution of global gove
By the 1990s, 9 of 10 people who died in war from direct and indirect effects were civilians.
During and after armed conflict, the different interests, needs and priorities of women, men, girls and boys in a hos
Bougainville is a matrilineal society where women are the custodians of the land, some with chiefly roles.
The Bougainville Crisis disrupted life in the North Solomons Province of Papua New Guinea from 1988-1998.
The General Debate of the 59th session of the General Assembly was held on 21–24 September 2004, 27 September–1 Octob