“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.”
Ana Angelica Bello, 45, was coming out of the Ministry of Justice in 2009 when two men bundled her into a car, put a
Fifteen brave Guatemalan women from the indigenous q'eqchí people testified before the High Risk Court in Guat
Despite laws, resolutions, decrees, protocols, and directives against gender-based violence, women victims of sexual
Margarita Lopez begins to speak about the horrible events that marked the end of her daughter's life in a low, even t
Last month saw two major stories involving sexual abuse in the headlines of Nicaraguan newspapers.
“In the garrison they had rooms where they would rape us; sometimes there were three, four or five soldiers,&rd
While recent attention has focused on the absurd remarks U.S.
Female farmworkers across the United States are commonly sexually harassed and assaulted, in part because their immig
The Organization of American States (OAS) and the government of Chile have signed a letter of intent to strengthen ca
Barbara Gove served as a Marine at Parris Island and Cherry Point in the mid-nineteen-fifties.
From March 7–9, the ABA Rule of Law Initiative (ABA ROLI)—in cooperation with the Haitian Ministry of Jus
The involvement of women in anti-war actions and in support of peace activism worldwide is a critical part of modern
“Violence associated with the ‘war on drugs' and organized crime, which includes government corruption in
As part of her floor speech pushing to reauthorize the Violence Against Women Act (VAWA) on Wednesday, Rep.
With the passage of four decrees that regulate Law 1257 against gender violence, Colombia has made significant progre
Protecting women from violence and abuse has been an issue of bipartisan cooperation since President Clinton signed t
The relentless wave of femicides in Guatemala, which has one of the highest female murder rates in the world, has pro
IN 2002, women in Liberia helped bring an end to one of Africa's bloodiest wars by staging a series of peace protests