“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.”
It's a country the size of all of western Europe, with enormous mineral riches that enable the artifacts of modern li
A new report released by the UN says Afghan women are still victims of abuse despite some success by authorities in p
A decade after the last attempt to end Latin America's longest-running insurgency failed, the Colombian government an
With the emergence of conflicts following the 2007 post election violence, it is unlikely that Kenya will attain the
Security forces in Iraq have arrested Eman ”Dakhiliya”, who run one of the worse trafficking chains in Ba
Leaders of 15 Pacific Island nations have pledged to remove barriers to women's economic empowerment, end violence ag
Four recent cases of women slain allegedly at the hand of either a husband or father have prompted women and human ri
The punishment that she and other women in her position received is hard to justify, or even discuss, she says.
More frequently the issue of bringing men into the conversation on gender equality is coming to the fore.
The fate of a gender equality bill pending in Indonesia's parliament and aligned with the United Nations convention o
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
More than 2,500 women from 140 countries traveled to İstanbul on Thursday for the start of the Association of Wo
The involvement of women in anti-war actions and in support of peace activism worldwide is a critical part of modern
A new partnership between the EU and UN Women set up to strengthen cooperation between the two organizations on their
Young Afghans braved fears of violence to join a rare march on parliament to demand justice for the women who have be
Twenty years ago this month, war broke out in Bosnia and Herzegovina, the main act in the dissolution of Yugoslavia.
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
At the end of her official country mission to Papua New Guinea, the UN Special Rapporteur on violence against women,
To gain field-based knowledge on how gender-based violence (GBV) should be taken into account in future peace process
International Women's Day was celebrated on March 8.
With the passage of four decrees that regulate Law 1257 against gender violence, Colombia has made significant progre
The First Lady of the Republic, Ms Sophia Martelly, officially opened yesterday Tuesday, the National Forum on the Is
In El Salvador in 1930, the first female president in all of Latin America was elected.
“Everything changed when the soldiers arrived,” said Rosa, an Indigenous Ixil woman living in the Quich&e
Gender Specialist at the Sierra Leone Conference on Transformation and Development (SLCDT), Madam Naasu Fofanah has s
At first Samira Ibrahim was afraid to tell her father that Egyptian soldiers had detained her in Tahrir Square in Cai
IN 2002, women in Liberia helped bring an end to one of Africa's bloodiest wars by staging a series of peace protests
It's perhaps the only market in the world where all the vendors are women.
Just 15 years old, Sahar Gul has become the bruised and bloodied face of women's rights in Afghanistan.