“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.”
Late October, a new government was approved by the newly elected Georgian parliament.
Brian Ngugi interviews Winnie Lichuma, chairwoman of the National Gender and Equality Commission.
By Ellen Johnson Sirleaf
Week after week, the Sunday papers lead with stomach-turning stories of misspending of taxpayers' money, corruption a
BBC Africa Debate comes from Malawi this month and asks whether African women are winning the power battle.
Gender Action's new case study, Haiti's National Housing Policy: Will it Work for Women?
A new group running for municipal elections in Hebron is offering residents an alternative to politics as usual in th
Caracas, September 14th 2012 (Venezuelanalysis.com) – Women's rights groups presented a series of proposals to
Last week, on Thursday, September 6, Sandra Ramírez filed into Havana‘s convention palace with five of h
On Monday, President Obama set the record for most women judges appointed to the federal bench in one term when Steph
World Water Week recently concluded in Stockholm with a special emphasis on the linkages between water and food secur
Since South Sudan's independence on 9 July 2011, the positive role that women played in the independence struggle bar
SECURICO, the company that Zimbabwe's Divine Ndhlukula started in her cottage in the late 1990s with four employees a
Majdah al-Fallah flashes a broad smile and pumps the hands of shoppers in downtown Tripoli as she works potential vot
When rich countries like the U.S., Japan, and NATO nations get together periodically to discuss the future of develop
Papua New Guinea enters its second week of elections, but with the only female MP in PNG retiring, there are fears no
The top United Nations envoy in Libya today stressed the importance of the equal participation of women in rebuilding
Egypt's first ever democratically elected president, Mohamed Morsi, will make history in another way: by appointing a
If new elections are held, Fatema Khafagy will not be sorry to see the months-old Islamist parliament go.
International Security Assistance Force commander U.S. Marine Gen. John R.
After four years of intense work, the 601-member Constituent Assembly (CA) missed a May 27 deadline to adopt a new co
Pretoria — President Jacob Zuma has appointed nine commissioners to the Commission for Gender Equality.
On July 11th, Remzija Delic will see her children again.
The International Day of United Nations Peacekeepers, commemorated each year on 29 of May, is an occasion to salute t
Including women in the peacemaking process could bring about a speedier and more durable resolution to Myanmar's ethn
After Egyptian women stood shoulder to shoulder with men in the protests that toppled Hosni Mubarak, many looked forw
Anchor Aaron Schachter talks with journalist Gayle Lemmon about a “shadow summit” on Afghanistan's women
With the US and NATO planning the departure of their forces from Afghanistan by December 2014, some Afghan women and
After two decades of civil war and being subjected to violence and unthinkable hardships, Somali women are now expect
Female protesters continue to participate in pro-democracy demonstrations that remain deadly more than a year after P
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
Today, a full-page advertisement supporting the New Israel Fund will appear in the New York Times.
The involvement of women in anti-war actions and in support of peace activism worldwide is a critical part of modern
Women from across Zimbabwe have celebrated the launch of a strategic high-level women's coalition.
It's the Americas' largest reunion.
MYANMAR'S Election Commission announced last week the landslide victory of the opposition National League of Democrac
Two months ago, in February 2012, a victory was won in the battle for more effective legal provisions for women in Pa
Twenty years ago this month, war broke out in Bosnia and Herzegovina, the main act in the dissolution of Yugoslavia.
Birthing Justice: Women Creating Economic and Social Alternatives.
Over the course of a decade and through the administrations of two presidents of different political parties, the Uni
Most African societies have patriarchal structures whereby men dominate the social, economic, and political realms of
At the end of her official country mission to Papua New Guinea, the UN Special Rapporteur on violence against women,
It has been close to eight months since the Republic of South Sudan became independent.
A 155-strong peace-keeping contingent will flew to Haiti yesterday from the Villamor Air Base as part of the Armed Fo
I do not agree with the phrase "Arab Spring." The overthrow of dictatorships is not sufficient in itself.
Rights groups are becoming increasingly concerned that the Afghan government is willing to surrender women's rights t