With the emergence of conflicts following the 2007 post election violence, it is unlikely that Kenya will attain the
The Security Council today strongly condemned the recent mutiny by renegade soldiers in the Democratic Republic of th
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.
In "Distant View of a Minaret," the late and much-neglected Egyptian writer Alifa Rifaat begins her short s
It is a country that can seem inured to violence from sheer familiarity.
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?
The Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC) has become infamous in recent years as the “rape capital of the world,&r
The United Nations (UN) has been slammed for its silence on Zimbabwe and the campaign of politically motivated rape,
At least 600 Ugandan girls have been forced into Malaysia's sex trade in what has become a human trafficking epidemic
Swapo's Women's Council (SPWC) has to continue the search for solutions to the challenges facing women and girls in N
We first thought about starting this piece with the story of Saleha Begum, a survivor of Bangladesh's 1971 war in whi
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