Representatives from faith-based organizations, business sector, academic institutions, media, civil society organiza
The UN Trust Fund to End Violence against Women will give more than $8 million in grants to local initiatives in 18 c
President Barack Obama won re-election with 55% of women's votes and 45% of men's votes for a decisive and historic 1
“The things we have in common are that our sons or daughters are disappeared, and that we can organize from our
On a warm day late last month a crowd filed into a white tent outside the royal palaces in Amman to hear a much-antic
UNSCR number 1,325 was adopted by the council in 2000.
According to information from the women's ward of Evin prison, Karami, detained political prisoners on hunger strike
Egyptian bullies who sexually harass women in the streets, often taking advantage of mob situations and the anonymity
A Nobel-prize nominated Congolese gynecologist said on Tuesday he is too scared to return to his native Congo after a
“This occupation is the cruelest one that the Malian people have had to undergo, nowadays women are deprived of
Abeer Abu Ghaith, a poised young woman overflowing with optimism, works tirelessly to help Palestinian women achieve
NATO and its partners are taking concerted action to support implemention of United Nations Security Council Resoluti
This weekend I was invited to speak about women's issues at the Model UN taking place here in Washington.
In the offices of the General Union of Palestinian Women –a bastion for older-generation prominent women politi
This has been a great year for women in power in Africa with the election of a second female president, the appointme
When we read about the dangers of humanitarian efforts, typically we hear about threats against Americans.
Amnesty International called on Iranian authorities to protect all detainees and prisoners from harassment and degrad
Fawzia Yusuf Haji Adam is to be Somalia's first female foreign minister in a cabinet formed by new Prime Minister Abd
Championed by the Ministry of Gender and Child Welfare, the consultations brought the UN family organizations dealing
A conference on Peace and Justice for Kashmiri Women in Srinagar [ Images ] recently brought together representatives
If you walked past the Roger Smith Hotel on Lexington Avenue in Midtown Manhattan, New York, you would have had a win
“The Security Council takes note of the important role that civil society, including women's organizations, can
The Security Council has called on the international community to give women's civil society organizations a prominen
On August 30, 2012 on the eve of International Disappearances Day, numerous Kashmir families took a pledge that they
Brian Ngugi interviews Winnie Lichuma, chairwoman of the National Gender and Equality Commission.
By Ellen Johnson Sirleaf
IT is both ironic and tragic that policy debates on the need to reform the security sector in post-conflict societies
In the conflict ridden Somali capital Mogadishu, Somali women have been given a rare opportunity to join the Somali P
Forty-four Syrian women from different civil society organizations and young independent activists convened in Cairo
My worry, as the high-level panel on post-2015 development goals meets this week, is that my voice – and those
Ghana on Wednesday launched a National Action Plan for the implementation of the United Nations Security Council Reso
For November, in which India has the Security Council presidency, the MAP provides recommendations on the situations
TODAY is the twelfth anniversary of the adoption by the United Nations Security Council Resolution 1325, on women and
The Senior Police Advisor to the Eastern Africa Standby Force (EASFCOM), Torbjorn Sande, has called on regional count
The Chief Gender Monitor, Oda Gasinzigwa, has advised a visiting Kenyan delegation, to seek political leadership posi
For long Zimbabwean women have played second fiddle to their male counterparts in all spheres of life but a new const
Keen to defend the country's record because of candidacy for the Nov 12 election to HRC and hopes of qualifying for n
Mi Kun Chan Non, a representative of the Mon Women's Organization, and one of the only two female observers of the Mo
More than one in three men surveyed in the Democratic Republic of the Congo's war-torn east admits committing sexual
With today's challenges, UN peacekeepers continue to play an essential role in furthering global peace and stability.
Last week, coffee in hand, I read a chilling email. Armed men had shot at Dr.
In 1979, newly recruited policewoman, Asha Hassan Hussein, was the first female to ride a police motorcycle to patrol
IIDA Women's Development Organization today launched a policy brief report detailing how Somali women's two decades o
Several of them are regular visitors to Peshawar High Court where their respective cases have long been pending.
About 70 per cent of Rwandan women deliver under the supervision of a professional medical practitioner, an official
Speaking at the launch ceremony held at the Pacific Islands Forum Secretariat in Suva, Fiji, the Forum Chair, Hon.
A pair of Iranian dissidents — a jailed human rights lawyer and a banned filmmaker -- were named winners Friday
Yesterday, President Obama's campaign released three statements announcing his endorsement of state ballot initiative