“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.”
“Violence associated with the ‘war on drugs' and organized crime, which includes government corruption in
Women survivors of sexual violence seeking refuge are disadvantaged because they lack agency in the forced migration
Rights group Amnesty International has slammed the government of Bosnia-Herzegovina for neglecting women survivors of
For Afghan women, the act of fleeing domestic abuse, forced prostitution or even being stabbed repeatedly with a scre
As part of her floor speech pushing to reauthorize the Violence Against Women Act (VAWA) on Wednesday, Rep.
The debate on development, peace and the rule of law entails the notion of reciprocity, as one is necessarily anchore
A United Nations independent expert today called on Papua New Guinea to reinforce mechanisms that protect women again
As the Security Council last week voted unanimously to extend the mandate of the UN's political mission in Libya, its
At the end of her official country mission to Papua New Guinea, the UN Special Rapporteur on violence against women,
Hundreds of people protested on Sunday to demand a law allowing Lebanese women to transfer nationality to their famil
Women representatives from the Civil Society, United Nations Women Empowerment, Associations, and Women with disabili
Nearly 1,000 women and girls in Pakistan were victims of honour killings during 2011, a human rights group said.
The United Nations police chief today called on Member States to ensure that peacekeeping personnel found guilty of s
On 22nd March 2012, CBM, the overseas disability charity, will be running a UK wide awareness campaign about their wo
Stakeholders from the various sectors in the province gathered last March 19 at the Institute of Peace and Developmen
To gain field-based knowledge on how gender-based violence (GBV) should be taken into account in future peace process
United Nations Special Rapporteur on Violence against women Ms Rashida Manjoo has reported Solomon Islands have the h
“Free at last” after decades of civil war with the north, South Sudan is building a nation from scratch.
Last week, a young woman from the Karen ethnic minority in Burma reported being “beaten, drugged, and sexually
On March 14 at the White House, Ambassador-at-Large for Global Women's Issues Melanne Verveer and U.S.
Sexual violence in Colombia continues to be an invisible crime.
Burundian society has long been accustomed to domestic and sexual violence.
The United Nations (UN) has been slammed for its silence on Zimbabwe and the campaign of politically motivated rape,
For March, in which the United Kingdom has the Security Council presidency, the MAP provides recommendations on count
International Women's Day was celebrated on March 8.
With the passage of four decrees that regulate Law 1257 against gender violence, Colombia has made significant progre
Arbitrary arrests. Administrative detention. Abductions. Enforced disappearances. Torture. Rape. Beatings.
The women's international day on March 8 is generally celebrated throughout the country with enthusiasm and jubilatio
At Kahawatte, representatives from several religions met and addressed a press conference on the issue of insecurity
KUNAN POSHPORA, KASHMIR, INDIA -Located in the remote northern district of Kupwara, Kunan Poshpora looks like any oth
The effects of civil strife on the people of the Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC) and the attendant sexual violatio
The First Lady of the Republic, Ms Sophia Martelly, officially opened yesterday Tuesday, the National Forum on the Is
Near the northern Iraqi city of Kirkuk, a father doused his three teenage daughters with boiling water and shot them
As I walked into the middle of the circle to introduce myself, the women started cheering loudly; I had arrived at th