“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.”
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
The present report is submitted in response to Economic and Social Council resolution 2011/6.
"What is the future for democracy in the Middle East, following the Arab Spring?"… "Depends how
The impact of Iranian doctrines in the region is apparent throughout history.
More than 2,500 women from 140 countries traveled to İstanbul on Thursday for the start of the Association of Wo
Members and officials of the Global Network of Women Peacebuilders - International Civil Society Action Network (GNWP
Today, a full-page advertisement supporting the New Israel Fund will appear in the New York Times.
A clean energy economy will generate new industries and jobs in manufacturing, construction, science and engineering,
The involvement of women in anti-war actions and in support of peace activism worldwide is a critical part of modern
This past March was designated women's month in the Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC).
The Indonesia National Dialogue with CSOs on National Action Plan P4K, organized by UNDP under the N-Peace initiative
Women from across Zimbabwe have celebrated the launch of a strategic high-level women's coalition.
A new partnership between the EU and UN Women set up to strengthen cooperation between the two organizations on their
It's the Americas' largest reunion.
They held their first summit in Kadoma last month, convened by Gender Links, the Zimbabwe Local Government Associatio
MYANMAR'S Election Commission announced last week the landslide victory of the opposition National League of Democrac
Young Afghans braved fears of violence to join a rare march on parliament to demand justice for the women who have be
Karachi, Pakistan - From a country where terrorism, extremism, inner strife and polarisation continue to eat at its r
To many outsiders, Bangladesh is best known for its poverty and the natural disasters that hit it with depressing reg
A year ago, women were front and centre in the Arab Spring uprisings – acting as advocates, smuggling ammunitio
Two months ago, in February 2012, a victory was won in the battle for more effective legal provisions for women in Pa
It is never easy to persuade those who have acquired power forcibly of the wisdom of peaceful change," Aung San
Twenty years ago this month, war broke out in Bosnia and Herzegovina, the main act in the dissolution of Yugoslavia.
Five years ago, this panel would not have happened. Even a year ago, Burma did not receive a lot of media attention.
Joyce Banda, who has made history becoming Malawi's first female president and only the second woman to lead a countr
Malian women gathered in Bamako at a rally on Saturday (April 7) after leaders of Mali's coup and neighbouring countr
The experience of the Angolan women in politics must be utilised by other countries as they have made relevant progre
Speakers at the ‘Collective Action for Ensuring Women's and Girl's Participation in Electoral Processes in Paki
Birthing Justice: Women Creating Economic and Social Alternatives.
The Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC) has become infamous in recent years as the “rape capital of the world,&r
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