“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.”
With the support of the European Union, Save the Children and its partner in Lebanon KAFA (Enough) Violence and Explo
With the emergence of conflicts following the 2007 post election violence, it is unlikely that Kenya will attain the
The purpose of this review is “to investigate the effectiveness of interventions for preventing boys' and young
The challenges facing women and children with disabilities are the focus of the annual Conference of States Parties f
Occupied West Bank, Aug 16 2012 (IPS) - After the brutal murder of a Palestinian woman in late July in a busy Bethleh
Government forces in Syria are targeting women for rape and assault as the conflict between President Bashar al-Assad
Almost unnoticed, Nepal's burgeoning adult entertainment industry has been drawing young girls away from being traffi
A group of women claiming to be from the Syrian city of Homs announced this week the formation of the first exclusive
The Security Council today strongly condemned the recent mutiny by renegade soldiers in the Democratic Republic of th
The UK is setting up a special rapid deployment unit to collect evidence on mass rape used as a weapon during global
Female farmworkers across the United States are commonly sexually harassed and assaulted, in part because their immig
"It is now more dangerous to be a woman than to be a soldier in modern wars." These words were spoken by Ma
The Organization of American States (OAS) and the government of Chile have signed a letter of intent to strengthen ca
A top United Nations official has voiced her concern about the latest wave of fighting in eastern Democratic Republic
Seven children under the age of 14 were being raped in Soweto in a day.
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
It is a country that can seem inured to violence from sheer familiarity.
Barbara Gove served as a Marine at Parris Island and Cherry Point in the mid-nineteen-fifties.
Kabul, Afghanistan (CNN) -- At least 140 Afghan schoolgirls and female teachers were admitted to a local hospital Tue
From March 7–9, the ABA Rule of Law Initiative (ABA ROLI)—in cooperation with the Haitian Ministry of Jus
Secretary of Defense Leon Panetta and Chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff Gen.
Displaced women in camps across Darfur have expressed their anger at the recent escalation of rapes carried out by mi
Jessica Horn: Were there any early warnings that this crisis would emerge?
Isabel* thinks she's finally found a place where she can rebuild her life, seven years after fleeing her home and mov
Opposition to the Violence Against Women Act (VAWA) has some who advocate for victims of domestic abuse scratching th
She had expected a job in a hotel.
The Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC) has become infamous in recent years as the “rape capital of the world,&r
“Violence associated with the ‘war on drugs' and organized crime, which includes government corruption in
Women survivors of sexual violence seeking refuge are disadvantaged because they lack agency in the forced migration
As part of her floor speech pushing to reauthorize the Violence Against Women Act (VAWA) on Wednesday, Rep.
At the end of her official country mission to Papua New Guinea, the UN Special Rapporteur on violence against women,
The United Nations (UN) has been slammed for its silence on Zimbabwe and the campaign of politically motivated rape,
For March, in which the United Kingdom has the Security Council presidency, the MAP provides recommendations on count
With the passage of four decrees that regulate Law 1257 against gender violence, Colombia has made significant progre
At least 600 Ugandan girls have been forced into Malaysia's sex trade in what has become a human trafficking epidemic
We first thought about starting this piece with the story of Saleha Begum, a survivor of Bangladesh's 1971 war in whi
In January 2011, The Economist published the number of women raped in six conflicts, including an estimate o
It doesn't matter where you look; sexualized violence is intrinsic to conflict.
Across the Darfur region of western Sudan, female workers weighed down by heavy buckets are a common sight on buildin
Arothi returned from the bush on Friday.
The chief of the joint United Nations-African Union operation in Darfur (UNAMID) stressed today his commitment to end
The bodies of three women who appeared to have been tortured were found inside a ramshackle dwelling east of San Salv
Expressing grave concern about the ongoing violence that has impacted Bahrain with forty-four casualties, the BCHR &n