“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.”
The present report is submitted in accordance with the statement by the President of the Security Council of 23 Octob
In the lead up to the 2007 national elections in Papua New Guinea, women's participation in electoral processes is st
An interview with Suraiya Kamaruzzaman, a human rights activist and one of the founders of Flower Aceh, the first wom
Sexual violence is used by combatants to humiliate and demoralize opponents, to initiate and discipline their own tro
This Guide is designed as a reference for governments, members of Pacific legislatures, political parties, women cand
Haiti – named “the Pearl of the Antilles” by Christopher Columbus, is a country that has known only
As 2008 draws to a close, this year's last edition of the PeaceWomen E-News offers an opportunity to
Bad news for women: of the eight women running for mayor in Mozambique's municipal elections held on Nov.
UNSCRs1325, and its derivative (R1820), can be said to represent a triumph of the collective human will for good in p
List of speakers
On 22 November 2008, the United Nations Information Centre (UNIC) in Antananarivo, together with the UN Club and the
Statement By Ms.
United Nations Security Council Resolution 1325 (UNSCR 1325) on Women, Peace and Security (2000) demands recognition
Only a handful of women are running in Mozambique's municipal elections scheduled for Nov. 19.
As a spearhead agency on the issue, UNIFEM has a strong record on working to end violence against women, part of its
We, the people representing civil society organizations, political parties, gender, human rights, legal institutions
The Permanent Mission of China, which held the Security Council Presidency during the month of October, organized an
UNDP is targeting the National Parliament in Timor-Leste in a renewed bid to ensure that Asia's newest state is groun
In order to understand and promote human security, gender equality and sustainable peace, reliable information and co
The northern region of Diana is known for the beautiful beaches of the Nosy-Be district and the scent of fields of yl
This report highlights deliberations during the four trainings and is accordingly structured in four parts: the first
Words to Action is a quarterly newsletter produced by the United Nations Division for the Advancement of Women (DAW).
In 2009, UNHCR is launching an annual Global Needs Assessment (GNA ) in its operations worldwide aimed at comprehensi
In October 2008 UN-INSTRAW brought together over 90 academics and research professionals from universities, research
Statelessness, or the lack of effective nationality, impacts the daily lives of some 11-12 million people around the
The ink was barely dry on the power-sharing agreement signed by Zimbabwe's main political parties on Sep.
Significant progress towards reducing child and maternal mortality is being made but to meet the Millennium Developme
Months after a peace agreement to end conflict in North Kivu province, civilians are still being killed, raped, abduc
As a girl, Laura Pina was not expected to slave in the kitchen simply by virtue of her gender.
The General Debate of the 63th session of the General Assembly was held on 23–30 September 2008.
This page contains statements made during the General Debate of the 63rd session of the General Assembly 23–30
Little is known about the short and long term effects of war on youth.
The IOM contends that global human trafficking is worth between US$7 billion and $12 billion dollars annually, making
In Nepal's elected Constituent Assembly sit 191 women – the wives and daughters of former Prime Ministers next
The Lord's Resistance Army (LRA)—a rebel movement fi ghting thegovernment of Uganda—is estimated to have
Under the guise of peace-building and post-conflict reconstruction, countriesthat have been through years of civil wa
Based on the Global AIDS Alliance's August 2006 report Zero Tolerance: Stop the Violence AgainstWomen and Children, S
The Salzburg Global Seminar, in collaboration with the Initiative for Inclusive Security, gathered more than 60 leadi
A joint publication from the Geneva Call and the Small Arms Survey, documents the range of contributions that women m
This Guide is intended to help readers understand the political, legal and institutional framework of the ICGLR.
In July, the Nobel Women's Initiative led a group of prominent women on a three-week fact-finding mission to investig
In September 2008, the FAO-Dimitra project organised its third workshop with all its partners in Brussels, on the the
This edition of the 1325 PeaceWomen E-News offers an opportunity to reflect on some of the linkages b
Nearly a third of candidates in Angola's upcoming parliamentary elections are female, thanks to a new quota imposed b
A paper presented at the national seminar on Women in Constitution organized by Women for Peace and Justice (Core Com
An alarming number of women soldiers are being sexually abused by their comrades-in-arms, both at war and at home.
Transformation of Nepal's conflict into durable peace and democracy requires not only sensitively dealing with the ex