“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.”
TODAY is the twelfth anniversary of the adoption by the United Nations Security Council Resolution 1325, on women and
Last week, coffee in hand, I read a chilling email. Armed men had shot at Dr.
Speaking at the launch ceremony held at the Pacific Islands Forum Secretariat in Suva, Fiji, the Forum Chair, Hon.
The Department for International Development (DFID) must do more to improve the lives of women in Afghanistan who con
The project "Implementation of UNSCR 1325: Integration of gender sensitive policies in the security sector of Bo
From September 2009 to April 2010, the Standing Senate Committee on Human Rights conducted a study of United Nations
In 2000, United Nations Security Council Resolution (UNSCR) 1325 called on all member states and the United Nations (
The goal of the U.S.
Researchers from the Development Research Centre on Citizenship, Participation and Accountability spent a decade work
Violent conflict, a pervasive feature of the recent global landscape, has lasting impacts on human capital, and these
The manual has been designed for the training of trainers (ToT) programme for media and civil society on gender and s
Physical, sexual, psychological and economic violence against women is endemic worldwide.
Peace is fragile and delicate in post conflict societies and the full recovery from the trauma caused needs time, com
On December 19 2012, President Obama released the first-ever U.S.
Fifteen brave Guatemalan women from the indigenous q'eqchí people testified before the High Risk Court in Guat
Today, the government of Colombia and the Revolutionary Armed Forces of Colombia (FARC) insurgency group meet in Oslo
Despite laws, resolutions, decrees, protocols, and directives against gender-based violence, women victims of sexual
“Following the political change of 2006, concrete steps have been taken to empower women and increase the propo
This information was shared at a ‘group discussion on women police' which was organised by a non-governmental o
The Resolution 1325 is the first resolution ever passed by the UN Security Council which laid the foundation for equa
Margarita Lopez begins to speak about the horrible events that marked the end of her daughter's life in a low, even t
The lack of women's economic and political participation, and lack of women's education, kept Arab countries from dev
In addition to the 123 heads of state who will meet for the Sept. 25-Oct. 1 annual gathering of U.N.
Kurds are a forgotten people.
With Mohammad Morsi's inauguration as President of Egypt in June 2012, many Egyptians hoped that the country's fitful
An innovative online research tool just launched by Georgetown University's Edmund A.
Malala, 14, who suffered gunshot injuries to her head in the attack in Swat Oct.
Afridi's death, as one of the very few Pashtun women leaders in any field, leaves a large gap and begs the question o
Human rights activists in Iran are subjected to beatings with batons, mock hangings, rape, sleep deprivation, and thr
A Guideline for the Development and Implementation of United Nations Security Council Resolution (UNSCR) 1325 on Wome
To this end, the judges awarded the Peace Prize jointly to three women, recognizing their "non-violent struggle
Ten. Eleven. Twelve. Those are the ages that for many girls, the world becomes a much more dangerous place.
Late last year, the United Nations declared Oct. 11 the International Day of the Girl.
The Government of Liberia via the Ministry of Gender and Development has said no considerable improvement has been ma
When he was still a senator and a member of the then opposition, President Benigno Aquino III recalled, he took part
The Fata Civil Secretariat earmarked Rs60 million in the ADP for tribal areas for current fiscal year under the head
Saferworld welcomes the UK Government's decision to increase its efforts to prevent sexual violence in armed conflict
Dominant human rights frameworks tend to define women's human rights in terms of individual political rights, a frame
On 18 January 2011, in Cairo, Asmaa Mahfouz, a 26-year-old blogger, posted a video on Facebook calling for a demonstr
The societal and political transformations sweeping the Arab region have empowered large segments of the region's pop
Senator BOXER [presiding]. The hearing will come to order.
Women in Colombia, as elsewhere, face many forms of physical and psychological genderbased violence in many contexts
A number of news articles, news programs, and pundits have described the “Arab Spring” as an "Arab S
American journalist Lara Logan explained on camera how she endured a sexual assault in Cairo's Tahrir Square, but cou
Successful uprisings in Tunisia and Egypt in the last year have sparked movements against dictatorships across the Mi
Peace matters to everyone living in con¬flict regions.
The Honour Based Violence Awareness Network says today the UNFPA – United Nations Population Fund statistics es