Search Hub

27,627
RESOURCES!
 

“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.”

Country / Region:

Displaying 1 - 38 of 38 results
  1. AMERICAS: 'War On Drugs' Leaves Latin american Women Lives in Ruin

    “Violence associated with the ‘war on drugs' and organized crime, which includes government corruption in

    Sunday, April 1, 2012
    Pre 2015 News Archive65 042
  2. Refugees, Sexual Violence, and Armed Conflict: The Nuances Between Victims and Agents

    Women survivors of sexual violence seeking refuge are disadvantaged because they lack agency in the forced migration

    Sunday, April 1, 2012
    Reports/Policy Briefs90 621
  3. BOSNIA & HERZEGOVINA: Amnesty Slams Bosnia for Neglecting Victims of Wartime Rape

    Rights group Amnesty International has slammed the government of Bosnia-Herzegovina for neglecting women survivors of

    Thursday, March 29, 2012
    Pre 2015 News Archive64 974
  4. AFGHANISTAN: Jail May Await Afghan Women Fleeing Abuse, Rape

    For Afghan women, the act of fleeing domestic abuse, forced prostitution or even being stabbed repeatedly with a scre

    Wednesday, March 28, 2012
    Pre 2015 News Archive64 949
  5. USA: Gwen Moore, Wisconsin Congresswoman, Recounts Her Rape Ordeal In House Floor Speech

    As part of her floor speech pushing to reauthorize the Violence Against Women Act (VAWA) on Wednesday, Rep.

    Wednesday, March 28, 2012
    Pre 2015 News Archive64 950
  6. NEPAL: Conflict and Women Victims

    The debate on development, peace and the rule of law entails the notion of reciprocity, as one is necessarily anchore

    Wednesday, March 28, 2012
    Pre 2015 News Archive64 952
  7. PAPUA NEW GUINEA: UN Expert Calls on Papua New Guinea to Do More to Protect Women Against Violence

    A United Nations independent expert today called on Papua New Guinea to reinforce mechanisms that protect women again

    Tuesday, March 27, 2012
    Pre 2015 News Archive64 947
  8. LIBYA: Historic Transition in Libya Must Not Forget the Survivors of Sexual Violence

    As the Security Council last week voted unanimously to extend the mandate of the UN's political mission in Libya, its

    Monday, March 26, 2012
    Pre 2015 News Archive64 927
  9. PNG: Statement: Special Rapporteur on Violence Against Women

    At the end of her official country mission to Papua New Guinea, the UN Special Rapporteur on violence against women,

    Monday, March 26, 2012
    Pre 2015 News Archive64 938
  10. LEBANON: Protest in Beirut Demands Criminalizing Violence Against Women

    Hundreds of people protested on Sunday to demand a law allowing Lebanese women to transfer nationality to their famil

    Sunday, March 25, 2012
    Pre 2015 News Archive64 911
  11. SOUTH SUDAN: Women Condemn Rapes, Killings in Jonglei State

    Women representatives from the Civil Society, United Nations Women Empowerment, Associations, and Women with disabili

    Saturday, March 24, 2012
    Pre 2015 News Archive64 945
  12. PAKISTAN: 1,000 Pakistani Women Killed For Honour in 2011

    Nearly 1,000 women and girls in Pakistan were victims of honour killings during 2011, a human rights group said.

    Friday, March 23, 2012
    Pre 2015 News Archive64 916
  13. INTERNATIONAL: UN Police Chief: 'Zero Impunity' for Peacekeepers Guilty of Sexual Abuse

    The United Nations police chief today called on Member States to ensure that peacekeeping personnel found guilty of s

    Wednesday, March 21, 2012
    Pre 2015 News Archive64 928
  14. DRC: CBM'S Fistula Campaign Aims to Give Women Back Their Dignity

    On 22nd March 2012, CBM, the overseas disability charity, will be running a UK wide awareness campaign about their wo

    Wednesday, March 21, 2012
    Pre 2015 News Archive64 929
  15. PHILIPPINES: Lanao Sur Stakeholders Address Women's Rights in Armed Conflict

    Stakeholders from the various sectors in the province gathered last March 19 at the Institute of Peace and Developmen

    Wednesday, March 21, 2012
    Pre 2015 News Archive64 931
  16. LIBERIA: Nearly Hundred Liberian Women Participated in CMI's Consultations

    To gain field-based knowledge on how gender-based violence (GBV) should be taken into account in future peace process

    Wednesday, March 21, 2012
    Pre 2015 News Archive64 941
  17. SOLOMON ISLANDS: SI highest amongst highest in violence against women

    United Nations Special Rapporteur on Violence against women Ms Rashida Manjoo has reported Solomon Islands have the h

    Tuesday, March 20, 2012
    Pre 2015 News Archive64 923
  18. SOUTH SUDAN: Women in South Sudan Face Repercussions of Violence

    “Free at last” after decades of civil war with the north, South Sudan is building a nation from scratch.

    Monday, March 19, 2012
    Pre 2015 News Archive64 933
  19. Pre 2015 News Archive64 922
  20. NEPAL: Women and War in Nepal

    Durga´s tale

    Thursday, March 15, 2012
    Pre 2015 News Archive64 908
  21. BURMA: License to rape: How Burma's military employs systematic sexualized violence

    Last week, a young woman from the Karen ethnic minority in Burma reported being “beaten, drugged, and sexually

    Thursday, March 15, 2012
    Pre 2015 News Archive64 960
  22. USA: New Initiative Responds to Gender Based Violence as Part of Global HIV Response

    On March 14 at the White House, Ambassador-at-Large for Global Women's Issues Melanne Verveer and U.S.

    Wednesday, March 14, 2012
    Pre 2015 News Archive64 905
  23. COLOMBIA: What the Workshops Revealed About Sexual Violence and Moving R1325 Forward

    Sexual violence in Colombia continues to be an invisible crime.

    Wednesday, March 14, 2012
    Reports/Policy Briefs90 579
  24. BURUNDI: Changing Lives in Burundi: "Now I am no longer beaten"

    Burundian society has long been accustomed to domestic and sexual violence.

    Tuesday, March 13, 2012
    Pre 2015 News Archive64 895
  25. ZIMBABWE: UN Slammed for 'Silence' on Zim political Rape

    The United Nations (UN) has been slammed for its silence on Zimbabwe and the campaign of politically motivated rape,

    Tuesday, March 13, 2012
    Pre 2015 News Archive64 896
  26. MAP March 2012: Afghanistan, Haiti, Libya, Sierra Leone, Sudan, Syria, Middle East, and WPS

    For March, in which the United Kingdom has the Security Council presidency, the MAP provides recommendations on count

    Tuesday, March 13, 2012
    Reports/Policy Briefs90 578
  27. JAMAICA: Forbes: Women in Jamaica

    International Women's Day was celebrated on March 8.

    Monday, March 12, 2012
    Pre 2015 News Archive64 903
  28. Pre 2015 News Archive64 883
  29. INTERNATIONAL: Women and the Responsibility to Protect

    In the context of contemporary armed conflict, the general discourse often assumes that women, one of the most

    Friday, March 9, 2012
    Pre 2015 News Archive64 884
  30. COLOMBIA: A Step Forward for Women Toward a Life Without Violence

    With the passage of four decrees that regulate Law 1257 against gender violence, Colombia has made significant progre

    Friday, March 9, 2012
    Pre 2015 News Archive64 897
  31. PALESTINE/KASHMIR: Enforced disappearances: Women resist in both Palestine and Kashmir

    Arbitrary arrests. Administrative detention. Abductions. Enforced disappearances. Torture. Rape. Beatings.

    Thursday, March 8, 2012
    Pre 2015 News Archive64 902
  32. PAKISTAN: Unheard and Unwanted, Rape Continues to Be Used as a Tool to Suppress Women

    The women's international day on March 8 is generally celebrated throughout the country with enthusiasm and jubilatio

    Wednesday, March 7, 2012
    Pre 2015 News Archive64 875
  33. SRI LANKA: Failure of State Protection for Women From Rape, Sexual Harassment, Murder and Other Harmful Acts

    At Kahawatte, representatives from several religions met and addressed a press conference on the issue of insecurity

    Wednesday, March 7, 2012
    Pre 2015 News Archive64 877
  34. KASHMIR: Mass Rape Survivors Still Wait for Justice in Kashmir

    KUNAN POSHPORA, KASHMIR, INDIA -Located in the remote northern district of Kupwara, Kunan Poshpora looks like any oth

    Wednesday, March 7, 2012
    Pre 2015 News Archive64 878
  35. DEMOCRATIC REPUBLIC OF THE CONGO: Congo-Kinshasa: The Forgotten Rape Capital of the World

    The effects of civil strife on the people of the Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC) and the attendant sexual violatio

    Wednesday, March 7, 2012
    Pre 2015 News Archive64 885
  36. HAITI: Sophia Martelly Opened the National Forum of Haitian Women

    The First Lady of the Republic, Ms Sophia Martelly, officially opened yesterday Tuesday, the National Forum on the Is

    Wednesday, March 7, 2012
    Pre 2015 News Archive64 901
  37. IRAQ: "Honor Killings" Require Tougher Laws, Say Iraqi Women

    Near the northern Iraqi city of Kirkuk, a father doused his three teenage daughters with boiling water and shot them

    Tuesday, March 6, 2012
    Pre 2015 News Archive64 879
  38. UGANDA: Looking for Justice in Northern Uganda

    As I walked into the middle of the circle to introduce myself, the women started cheering loudly; I had arrived at th

    Tuesday, March 6, 2012
    Pre 2015 News Archive64 882