“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 Country Director of Action Aid Liberia, an international women's rights advocate group, has called on the Governm
The conflict in the Eastern DR Congo provinces of North and South Kivu between the Kinshasa government and the M23 mo
Egyptian "democracy" unveiled: Women without veils were barred from voting for the new anti-secular constit
Several Gender Based Violence (GBV) campaigners, predominately women, have made a commitment to continue the fight by
The Liberian journalist who wrote about the practice of female circumcision, or genital mutilation (FGM), and its hea
It is also quite common to see masked women (commonly called “Bondo devils”) in their traditional red and
A group of 15 policewomen became the first all-women team to deploy with the U.N.
The United Nations police adviser, Ann-Marie Orler, has welcomed the arrival of Rwanda's female police contingent in
It's a country the size of all of western Europe, with enormous mineral riches that enable the artifacts of modern li
Women in Africa's Democratic Republic of the Congo (DRC) are calling on President Barack Obama to lend resources and
Marching on Pretoria's Union Buildings in protest of marginalization and mistreatment under apartheid in 1956, 20,000
Mariam Cisse sits on a wooden bench with her arm wrapped in a sling, her sad eyes cast downward and her voice low.
Zainab Bangura has taken over one of the United Nations' most thankless top positions: tackling a world's worth of ho
Sierra Leone held its third election since the end of its decade-long civil war on November 17.
It seemed like a case of simple blackmail.
Thousands of people who have fled some of the world's most dangerous countries are being forced into destitution, beg
Gender equality is an issue that is afforded a significant amount of attention right now in Ethiopia.
Scores of Malians have found havens in neighbouring Mauritania to escape the months-long conflict.
Sexual violence is on the rise as armed groups continue to move across the eastern Democratic Republic of Congo's (DR
On November 22nd, the International Criminal Court (ICC) unsealed the indictment of Simone Gbagbo, wife of the former