Nearly two decades after the Bosnian War ended, thousands of Bosnian women who were victims of sexual violence are st
Seven children under the age of 14 were being raped in Soweto in a day.
The most pressing global problems simply won't be solved without the participation of women. Seriously, guys.
In "Distant View of a Minaret," the late and much-neglected Egyptian writer Alifa Rifaat begins her short s
The recent election of José Maria de Vasconcelos, or Taur Matan Ruak as he is known, to the Presidency of Timo
Every morning in this mountain village in eastern Afghanistan, four dozen girls sneak through a square opening in a m
It is a country that can seem inured to violence from sheer familiarity.
Today, a full-page advertisement supporting the New Israel Fund will appear in the New York Times.
Kabul, Afghanistan (CNN) -- At least 140 Afghan schoolgirls and female teachers were admitted to a local hospital Tue
The involvement of women in anti-war actions and in support of peace activism worldwide is a critical part of modern
Women from across Zimbabwe have celebrated the launch of a strategic high-level women's coalition.
It's the Americas' largest reunion.
MYANMAR'S Election Commission announced last week the landslide victory of the opposition National League of Democrac
CAIRO - In years past, when conservative members of Egypt's parliament spoke out to demand reversing the rights of wo
The Philippines is on track in achieving the Millennium Development Goals particularly in education, health, women an
Two months ago, in February 2012, a victory was won in the battle for more effective legal provisions for women in Pa
Twenty years ago this month, war broke out in Bosnia and Herzegovina, the main act in the dissolution of Yugoslavia.
Isabel* thinks she's finally found a place where she can rebuild her life, seven years after fleeing her home and mov
They have been beaten, spat at and cursed. Jeered, mocked and ignored.
Military and civilian experts convened at the U.S.
Birthing Justice: Women Creating Economic and Social Alternatives.
Over the course of a decade and through the administrations of two presidents of different political parties, the Uni
Most African societies have patriarchal structures whereby men dominate the social, economic, and political realms of