“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 Knesset Election Committee will discuss the possibility of disqualifying Hareidi parties because they have no wom
A new report released by the UN says Afghan women are still victims of abuse despite some success by authorities in p
A Dubai resident has decided to undertake a one-woman mission to bring peace to the 22 countries in the Arab League.
As unrest unfolds in the Middle East, a traveling art exhibition at the Sheldon Museum of Art in Lincoln seems all th
It's been nearly two years since Syria's dictator Bashar al Assad began his brutal assault on hundreds of thousands o
It's been almost two years since revolution swept across parts of the Arab world.
When Mabrouka M'barek is in the Tunisian capital these days, much of her time is spent writing a new constitution as
Late October, a new government was approved by the newly elected Georgian parliament.
Nobel Prize winner Shirin Ebadi spoke to Sophie Claudet last week on the sidelines of the Women's Forum in Deauville,
The lack of women's economic and political participation, and lack of women's education, kept Arab countries from dev
With Mohammad Morsi's inauguration as President of Egypt in June 2012, many Egyptians hoped that the country's fitful
It was stressed that representation of women in Parliament and the Senate must be between 33 and 50 per cent.
As the dark-grey rain clouds gather and another late afternoon monsoon downpour threatens to unleash itself on the ci
The faces of five men in business suits and one woman in a white head scarf beam under the slogan “Modern Hebro
Afridi's death, as one of the very few Pashtun women leaders in any field, leaves a large gap and begs the question o
The aid plans were launched earlier this year by Norway, the World Bank, European Union, United Kingdom, United Natio
“There will be no significant rehabilitation or reconstruction of war-torn societies without women,” the
The draft proposal of a new constitution for Egypt, has caused fiery protests from civil society and women's organiza
From high-level public figures to grassroots activists, the winners include a survivor of a rocket-propelled grenade
Health is essential to the economy, well-being, national security, and future of the Middle East region.
Today security issues are no longer simply state- and military-centric issues.
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
In August 2011, UN Women signed a Memorandum of Understanding with Pakistan's National Database and Registration Auth
Journalists, bloggers and civil activists from Abkhazia and South Ossetia had a rare opportunity to meet their Georgi
Nearly two years after the start of uprisings across the Arab world, Arab women are confronting the reality that topp
Nearly two years after the start of Arab Spring uprisings, Arab women are facing the reality that toppling dictators
Preparations for the 2014 presidential elections are under way in Afghanistan, and this campaign appears likely to be
First of all, Pakistan being a multinational federal state, the parliament ought to be so constituted as to ensure fa
Over three consecutive days, ending Sep.
Nawal Al Saadawi has been at the lead of the fight for rights for women for decades, and like many here was exhilarat
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.
After conducting research in five main Afghan provinces – Kabul, Badakhshan, Nangarhar, Balkh, Herat – th
On October 1st parliamentary elections will be held in Georgia.
Delana's achievement is not only outstanding but in the history of Fiji, there has never been a gold medallist at the
Speaking at a news conference at the Timergara Press Club, a group of NGOs' representatives led by Akbar Khan alleged
A new group running for municipal elections in Hebron is offering residents an alternative to politics as usual in th
2011 Nobel peace prize was given jointly to Ellen Johnson Sirleaf, President of Liberia, Tawakkol Karman, a democrati
Security forces in Iraq have arrested Eman ”Dakhiliya”, who run one of the worse trafficking chains in Ba
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
Peace building efforts between India and Pakistan are not for bilateral talks at the diplomatic level alone.
Amnesty calls for the immediate release of Zhila Bani-Yaghoub
Persistent discrimination has prohibited women from garnering a greater role in the design and implementation of the
Access to information including education programmes for rural women to enable them to participate in formal decision
Leaders of 15 Pacific Island nations have pledged to remove barriers to women's economic empowerment, end violence ag