“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.”
National Executive Secretariat of the ruling party's female wing, OMA, has appealed to all Angolan women to effective
The Solomon Islands cabinet has refused to approve a report on women in time for its submission to a meeting of a Uni
Awareness of the National Action Plan initiative – on women, peace and security – has been woefully inade
That a war crimes court should focus on the victims of war crimes sounds like a simple concept.
Women are being murdered in Honduras -- already deemed the world's deadliest country by the United Nations -- at a sk
It's a crime that's rising in Seattle and across the country, and it is even more profound in places like El Salvador
The 16 Days of Activism Against Gender Violence
The present report provides a summary of progress in the implementation of the section of General Assembly resolution
Fast track courts should be set up for trial of cases pertaining to excesses against women, National Commission for W
Since South Sudan's independence on 9 July 2011, the positive role that women played in the independence struggle bar
When the multi-country research programme that I direct, Pathways of Women's Empowerment, began its search for inspir
Although Colombia seems to have a number of the right policies for improving gender equality, structural challenges a
It is hard for most foreigners to understand the poor state of Haiti's infrastructure.
When I attended the first Summit of the Americas in Miami in 1994, only two female heads of state represented their c
The present report, submitted pursuant to General Assembly resolution 66/132, provides a review of the follow-up to a
A few kilometres north of Kabul, a 22-year-old woman collapsed to the ground.
A two-day OSCE training seminar for members of the Inter-Agency Working Group established by Kyrgyzstan to develop a
The Working Group on Gender Justice in Africa Tuesday called on the African Union (AU) to encourage member states tha
What is Cross-Learning or Twinning?
Women across Asia are being shut out from prosperous forestland because of a paradigm geared towards male ownership,
The government has taken a policy to prioritise women leadership in the microfinance and other income generating prog
The Lakshman Kadirgamar Institute for International Relations and Strategic Studies (LKIIRSS) will convene the Nation
Statement of the Committee on the Elimination of Discrimination against Women on the need for a gender perspective in
Solomon Islands' new police commissioner says the police must set an example when it comes to addressing the country'
The year 2012 has thus far proved promising for the African woman's status within public bodies following the recent
Despite legislation designed to secure gender equality, women rarely make it beyond deputy positions in the Tajik gov
On 5th July 2012, a strong and diverse group of stakeholders working on women's empowerment issues came together to e
Sookaina Boudraa had been waiting for three hours at the Alwaha health clinic in Sidi Moumen, an area in northeastern
As Haiti continues to rebuild itself from the 2010 earthquake that left it in ruins, the University of the West Indie
As you may know next year in March 2013, CSW will meet for its fifty-seventh session on the priority area: the el
Pursuant to resolution 65/190 of the General Assembly, the present report provides information by States and activiti
In Mozambique, as in many countries, gender violence remains a guarded secret.
An N-Peace review and work planning meeting in Colombo, organized by UNDP and Search for Common Ground last week, was
With the participation of scores of women leaders from various provinces of Afghanistan, the first National Dialogue
With sacrificing family resources to educate a girl child and a potential future leader still a big societal challeng
A United Nations official today condemned the sexual violence in the eastern Democratic Republic of the Congo (DRC) r
This week I was invited to an Organization for Security and Co-operation in Europe (OSCE) meeting in the Austrian cap
Some Syrian refugees arriving in Jordan are opting to marry off their daughters at a young age believing that marital
Plans to expand demand-side financing (DSF) through vouchers could further improve the maternal health of thousands o
(WNN/PI) Santa Domingo, DOMINICAN REPUBLIC: With Dominican Republic's national legislation against violence i
They were only 14 years old, cousins from a small town in central Mexico, when a fun trip to the local fair turned in
United States Ambassador to Jamaica Pamela Bridgewater is hoping that more Jamaican women will take a greater role in
The World Bank's Board has approved an additional International Development Association (IDA)* grant of $75 million f
At a news conference by the “My Nationality Is a Right for Me and My Family” campaign and the National Al