It's been almost two years since revolution swept across parts of the Arab world.
Nobel Prize winner Shirin Ebadi spoke to Sophie Claudet last week on the sidelines of the Women's Forum in Deauville,
The draft proposal of a new constitution for Egypt, has caused fiery protests from civil society and women's organiza
Health is essential to the economy, well-being, national security, and future of the Middle East region.
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
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?
Today the United Nations Foundation's Girl Up campaign announced its partnership with the organization Girls on the R
The slow progress stands in contrast to the government's tall claims regarding women development and empowerment &mda
When South African women marched against the discriminatory laws of Apartheid in 1956, their rally cry — &ldquo
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Talking to APP, he said reservation of four seats for minorities in the Senate and work on 'Minorities Protection Bil
Amnesty calls for the immediate release of Zhila Bani-Yaghoub
“The lack of women's representation – of women's empowerment – affects individual women's rights &n
Women make enormous contributions to their families and their communities, and there is compelling evidence that wome
“More and more women are becoming politically active and so the number of women in prison is rising too.”
The best places for women to live in Latin America and the Caribbean are Barbados and Cuba, according to a May report
Participants of a national consultation have demanded representation of female political workers in all party ranks t
At least 43 vulnerable women in Ndera Sector, Gasabo District have successfully completed a nine month training cours
I would like to situate my ideas within the geo-political context of the popular uprisings that continue to take plac
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Women are discriminated against in most societies.
Major improvements to women's rights in Bahrain has lead to greater equality in the country's courts, said Her Royal
Saudi female activists who had been expected to brave a driving ban have postponed a planned day of action for Sunday
Burmese opposition leader Aung San Suu Kyi formally accepted her Nobel Peace Prize today, more than two decades after
The International Criminal Court swears in Gambian lawyer Fatou Bensouda as its new prosecutor Friday, the first woma
“There is need to provide more information about how individuals and organisations can know more about the UN C
Quietly and against the odds, women are stepping up the political ladder in Latin America, moving ahead of the United
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
"What is the future for democracy in the Middle East, following the Arab Spring?"… "Depends how
More than 2,500 women from 140 countries traveled to İstanbul on Thursday for the start of the Association of Wo
This past March was designated women's month in the Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC).
It's the Americas' largest reunion.
A year ago, women were front and centre in the Arab Spring uprisings – acting as advocates, smuggling ammunitio
It is never easy to persuade those who have acquired power forcibly of the wisdom of peaceful change," Aung San
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,
A two-day women conference with different political views from state was held between 18-19th March.
In the face of the most prolonged government crackdown in the Arab Spring, Syrian women are protesting alongside men,