“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.”
"Women continue to play a major role in the efforts for peace.
The conflict that Somalia endured for more than 20 years took a heavy toll on the women of the country who now look t
“In the struggle to defend our territory, our natural resources, what's at stake is our very existence.”
Now that world leaders have addressed the United Nations General Assembly, it's time to think about the role of globa
It is my pleasure to join in welcoming you to the 10th annual Women PeaceMakers Program.
First of all, Pakistan being a multinational federal state, the parliament ought to be so constituted as to ensure fa
Proscovia Alengot Oromait has become Africa's youngest Member of Paliament (MP) at the age of 19, after she won the U
Over three consecutive days, ending Sep.
Two years ago, Sierra Leone's government invited the women's movement to draw up a bill to usher in the quota system
A former U.S. ambassador has announced a multimillion dollar pledge to support a landmark U.N.
Last night the East West Institute, a foreign policy think tank that promotes dialogue and understanding on security
The past 12 months have seen a series of notable successes for African women - with two Nobel Peace prizes, a second
Nawal Al Saadawi has been at the lead of the fight for rights for women for decades, and like many here was exhilarat
Gender Action's new case study, Haiti's National Housing Policy: Will it Work for Women?
Malawi President Joyce Banda and Liberian President Ellen Johnson Sirleaf delivered blunt advice Monday to those seek
While the world has made significant strides in expanding opportunity for women and girls, continued inequalities rem
Ambassador Swanee Hunt, chair of The Institute for Inclusive Security, announced the Institute's Commitment to Action
Today the United Nations Foundation's Girl Up campaign announced its partnership with the organization Girls on the R
"Blessed are the peacemakers, for they shall be called the children of God."
The slow progress stands in contrast to the government's tall claims regarding women development and empowerment &mda
Globally, women hold slightly less than 20 per cent of seats in parliament.
It may be International Peace day tomorrow but a study out today suggests women are being shut out of peace processes
After conducting research in five main Afghan provinces – Kabul, Badakhshan, Nangarhar, Balkh, Herat – th
On October 1st parliamentary elections will be held in Georgia.
President Jacob Zuma and MPs from across the political spectrum hailed Home Affairs Minister Nkosazana Dlamini Zuma f
As Liberian women continue to enjoy the country's political honeycomb (sweetness), with a substantial representation
A 2000 UN security council resolution that called for equal participation for women in "the maintenance and prom
African Development Solutions (ADESO) has launched a project for more than 300 women in the Puntland region of Somali
Around the world, women make peace in their homes and communities on a daily basis.
In a unique gathering, celebrated women from all over the world shared ideas, experiences and challenges in seminars
With the emergence of conflicts following the 2007 post election violence, it is unlikely that Kenya will attain the
When South African women marched against the discriminatory laws of Apartheid in 1956, their rally cry — &ldquo
Delana's achievement is not only outstanding but in the history of Fiji, there has never been a gold medallist at the
This paper examines truth and reconciliation commissions that have made reference to a longer-term role for education
This briefing note contributes to the knowledge on UN Security Council Resolution 1325 on women, peace and security a
Speaking at a news conference at the Timergara Press Club, a group of NGOs' representatives led by Akbar Khan alleged
VISITING newly elected Chairperson of the African Union (AU) Commission Dr Nkosazana Dlamini-Zuma has called upon wom
This research sought to understand the role of education in peacebuilding in postconflict states.
A new group running for municipal elections in Hebron is offering residents an alternative to politics as usual in th
Melanne Verveer, Ambassador at Large for Global Women's Issues, will travel to Belgium on September 17 - 18, 2012, to
MONGOLIA: Thanks to the vast mineral wealth inside the region, Mongolia is now showing progress toward the reduction
Caracas, September 14th 2012 (Venezuelanalysis.com) – Women's rights groups presented a series of proposals to
2011 Nobel peace prize was given jointly to Ellen Johnson Sirleaf, President of Liberia, Tawakkol Karman, a democrati
Last week, on Thursday, September 6, Sandra Ramírez filed into Havana‘s convention palace with five of h
Security forces in Iraq have arrested Eman ”Dakhiliya”, who run one of the worse trafficking chains in Ba
On Monday, President Obama set the record for most women judges appointed to the federal bench in one term when Steph
World Water Week recently concluded in Stockholm with a special emphasis on the linkages between water and food secur
The Afghan Ministry of Justice has registered 84 political parties since a new law took effect in September 2009, acc
Talking to APP, he said reservation of four seats for minorities in the Senate and work on 'Minorities Protection Bil
The Women Situation Room WSR, with the theme "Peace in our Hands" will be officially launched by President