“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.”
More than one in three men surveyed in the Democratic Republic of the Congo's war-torn east admits committing sexual
Other districts are Lahore, Okara, Sargodha, Faisalabad, Rawalpindi, Sialkot, Gujrat, DG Khan, Pakpattan, Muzaffargar
The report adds that the FIRs of around 59 per cent of the cases in the province were not registered.
Activists said the provincial government should appoint an ombudsperson to redress women's complaints against harassm
Afghan women's safety activists say a new partnership with religious leaders can help stop Taliban attacks on girls a
Fifteen brave Guatemalan women from the indigenous q'eqchí people testified before the High Risk Court in Guat
The news that the Taliban gunned down a schoolgirl last week shocked the world, but not a young woman named Noorjahan
At least 5 000 women have been raped this year in the Democratic Republic of Congo's eastern province of North Kivu a
In the latest incident, an 18-year-old identified only as Najibullah was arrested on October 13 in connection with th
“As daunting as the road ahead is, I do not think eradicating sexual violence in conflict is a mission impossib
Despite laws, resolutions, decrees, protocols, and directives against gender-based violence, women victims of sexual
“Following the political change of 2006, concrete steps have been taken to empower women and increase the propo
Mohammad Ishaq Aloko told TOLOnews that because most women in the remote areas of the country do not have access to o
Police statistics and assessments by non-government organisations (NGOs) working to establish women's rights show tha
Margarita Lopez begins to speak about the horrible events that marked the end of her daughter's life in a low, even t
A 22-year-old Somali woman who says she was forced to flee her home country after being threatened by the al-Shabaab
In addition to the 123 heads of state who will meet for the Sept. 25-Oct. 1 annual gathering of U.N.
The first part of the report focuses on ‘'the impact of wartime sexual violence on adults, as well as children,
Hundreds of Kenyan girls, including some as young as three years old, filed a petition in the High Court on Thursday
While presiding over a meeting of civil society organisations' representatives on Thursday, NCWS Chairperson Anis Har
Sok Samith told of her Vietnamese friend impregnated by rape, forced to work in shackles and then sent to prison wher
Concluding a four-day visit to Mali, a top United Nations human rights official today cited ongoing abuses in the nor
Manipur is one of eight states in the Northeast region of India.
Legal Awareness Programme for Human Rights (LAPH) organised the workshop to sensitise journalists to the issue and wa
Saferworld welcomes the UK Government's decision to increase its efforts to prevent sexual violence in armed conflict
Women in Colombia, as elsewhere, face many forms of physical and psychological genderbased violence in many contexts
The Honour Based Violence Awareness Network says today the UNFPA – United Nations Population Fund statistics es
Zainab Salbi, the founder of the nonprofit humanitarian organization Women for Women International and author of &ldq
Time has passed, but justice has not moved forward.
At least 450 thousand women farmers earn less than 2 euros a day and almost 200 thousand migrant workers suffer abuse
South Sudan should take immediate action to end human rights violations including torture, shootings and sexual viole
Last month saw two major stories involving sexual abuse in the headlines of Nicaraguan newspapers.
The attack, in September 2011, left the 50-year-old mother of three with no right eye, 50 percent vision in the left
A police officer in Karachi beats up his wife at the slightest provocation.
Liberian women have re-echoed their call for robust steps to be taken by the government, especially the judiciary, to
Ivet González interviews ANA GÜEZMES, regional director of UN-Women
A decade after the last attempt to end Latin America's longest-running insurgency failed, the Colombian government an
Tunisia has long been known for its advanced stand regarding women's rights, thanks to the Personal Status Code, a se
Last Tuesday in New York, UK Foreign Secretary William Hague announced that the UK government will give £1M for