“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 DRC and the plight of its women and girls can seem a world away – even beyond our geographical reach to hel
In the past, Kenyan women were kept out of standing in the elections or even voting on election day because of violen
Cases of sexual and gender-based violence (SGBV), as well as domestic violence, are increasing in camps for internall
A new action plan opens far-reaching possibilities to improve the security of women and the world.
Guatemalan human rights defender Norma Cruz – leader of the women's rights organization ‘Survivors' Found
For February, in which Togo has the Security Council presidency, the MAP provides recommendations on country situatio
Women should be included in the ongoing Burma's peace-talk process between the government and ethnic armed groups, a
There are many barriers to world peace, each of which must be overcome in its own way.
Gender Specialist at the Sierra Leone Conference on Transformation and Development (SLCDT), Madam Naasu Fofanah has s
The relentless wave of femicides in Guatemala, which has one of the highest female murder rates in the world, has pro
Internally displaced women in Colombia are organizing themselves to secure their rights to housing, education and hea
The Second Deputy Speaker of Parliament, Prof.
For Tamils, the end of Sri Lanka's civil war has brought no peace dividend; for Tamil women, peace has brought with i
Catherine Cherop does not allow the social construction of society's life to intimidate her.
In one of those rare, "perfect storm" of coincidences, three events converge to provide the topic for this
This is the final report from the seminar “Why Controlling Small Arms Matters to Women” held on 25 Octobe
The issues surro
The outgoing batch of the Philippine United Nations Police (UNPOL) Contingent in Timor-Leste was recently honored in
The Fiji Women's Rights Movement has indicated its wish to participate in the consultation stages of the constitution
"The power of women is in their stories.
This is Security Council Report's second Cross-Cutting Report on Women, Peace and Security.
Colombia has unveiled plans for new laws to tackle high levels of violence against women, in what is being billed as
Saudi Arabian officials strip-searched 29 Christian women and assaulted six Christian men after arresting them for ho
On the diplomatic front the Korean ambassador to the United Nations was named president of the forty-one-nation gover
What most of us know about Rwanda – other than the fact that it is a small country in central Africa – is
On the 25th of January at 10:00 a.m, EVE Organization invited the women's civil society and female activists to a pre
A South Sudanese women's alliance on Wednesday said the National Constitution Review Commission (NCRC) did not fully
The United Nations' secretary-general is appealing to the world's main nuclear disarmament forum to get down to work
On the 19th of January the Security Council held an Open Debate, under the Presidency of South Afric
Myanmar and its army are continuing a “systematic repression” of citizens, namely in ethnic areas with on
Where are all the women in Syria's national uprising?