“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.”
Rape and other forms of sexual violence against women were widespread during the 1992-1995 war in Bosnia and Herzegov
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In the last decade, the way in which development is conceptualized and implemented has changed significantly, and so
When women are displaced due to conflict or human rights abuses, they adopt new strategies to provide for themselves
The current global crisis is bringing economic and financial burden to working class women and rural women's lives in
The goal of this book is to prepare Ecumenical Women delegates for advocacy at the CSW, but we realize our work exten
The purpose of this chapter is to construct a framework for understanding the gender dimensions of post-conflict reco
The report brings us the voices of women human rights defenders from all over the world.
“The MDGs and Gender Equality: Progress and Challenges”, looks at successes and road blocks in meeting MD
The paper summarizes responses that address the advisability of adopting a Global Plan of Action on preventing traffi
There has recently been a critical shift in the mainstreaming of gender perspectives into DRR: from a women-focused a
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
Statement By Ms.
As a spearhead agency on the issue, UNIFEM has a strong record on working to end violence against women, part of its
In 2009, UNHCR is launching an annual Global Needs Assessment (GNA ) in its operations worldwide aimed at comprehensi
Statelessness, or the lack of effective nationality, impacts the daily lives of some 11-12 million people around the
Significant progress towards reducing child and maternal mortality is being made but to meet the Millennium Developme
Little is known about the short and long term effects of war on youth.
The Lord's Resistance Army (LRA)—a rebel movement fi ghting thegovernment of Uganda—is estimated to have
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
Our findings show that even in the most extreme situations, where 15% of the female population was raped, where HIV p
It is now fashionable in academic and activist circles to speak of transitional justice in normative, inflexible term
The systematic use of extreme violence, in particular sexual violence, in conflict and post-conflict situations raise
In considering the wars in the Central African Republic (CAR), Darfur, and the Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC) whe
Impunity is deeply engrained throughout Indonesia's criminal justice system, whereby perpetrators of human rights vio
The US, which has the Security Council presidency in June, has advocated for an open thematic debate on “women,
The selection of this issue at this High-Level Meeting on AIDS is an indication of the enormous progress that has bee
With the adoption of resolution 6/30, the Human Rights Council affirmed its commitment to advancing women's rights an
IANSA Women's Network member, Blue Veins, has started a media monitoring project that summarizes cases of armed viole
This report is the culmination of a six-month project commissioned by the Women's Commission for Refugee Women and Ch
This commentary identifies a number of the key problems for women prisoners, based on QUNO's primary research - inclu
This report is the second in a series of eight reports published by Plan examining the rights of girls throughout the
Psychosocial support comprises all activities that promote the psychological and social well-being and development of
This report comprises the Afghanistan component of an international project examining women's participation in family
Stephen Lewis warns UN military commanders who gathered on May 27th 2008 at Wilton Park in West Sussex, England to di
A background on the HIV/AIDS situation, trafficking and smuggling, gender based violence, and political participation
The Myanmar regime, guilty of the most serious crimes of concern to the international community, has revealed that it
Liberia experienced conflict between 1989 and 1997 and again between 1999 and 2003.
This report presents an analysis of women's position in Northern Ireland in relation to specific articles contained i
The aim of the project was to examine the advisability of creating a new mechanism to address laws that discriminate
This report looks at the role of women in peace, security and development in Sierra Leone.
According to a new WorldPublicOpinion.org poll of 16 nations from around the world there is a widespread consensus th
Despite intense international focus on the human rights situation in Myanmar (Burma) in 2007, forced displacement, as