“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.”
A new report released by the UN says Afghan women are still victims of abuse despite some success by authorities in p
A U.N. resolution passed over 10 years ago requires women's involvement in conflict resolutions.
In Egypt, domestic abuse is not a crime. When a woman is beaten by her husband, the authorities are seldom called.
A Dubai resident has decided to undertake a one-woman mission to bring peace to the 22 countries in the Arab League.
Marched through the middle a market in Damascus carrying red banners that read 'Stop all military operations in Syria
On the first day of the Eid el-Fitr celebrations, Cairo's Nile River promenade's sidewalks were crowded, and packed w
MADRE, an international women's human rights organization, condemns the growing violence that has killed at least 18
Lawmakers in Iran are preparing to consider legislation that may drastically alter an adult woman's ability to obtain
Nasrin Sotoudeh's awards would cover a wall.
The Palestinian Centre for Human Rights (PCHR) strongly condemns the Palestinian female police's violent dispersal of
The violence between Israel and Palestine is increasing.
It's been nearly two years since Syria's dictator Bashar al Assad began his brutal assault on hundreds of thousands o
Late October, a new government was approved by the newly elected Georgian parliament.
Representatives from faith-based organizations, business sector, academic institutions, media, civil society organiza
According to information from the women's ward of Evin prison, Karami, detained political prisoners on hunger strike
Egyptian bullies who sexually harass women in the streets, often taking advantage of mob situations and the anonymity
Abeer Abu Ghaith, a poised young woman overflowing with optimism, works tirelessly to help Palestinian women achieve
In the offices of the General Union of Palestinian Women –a bastion for older-generation prominent women politi
Amnesty International called on Iranian authorities to protect all detainees and prisoners from harassment and degrad
Forty-four Syrian women from different civil society organizations and young independent activists convened in Cairo
Speaking at the launch ceremony held at the Pacific Islands Forum Secretariat in Suva, Fiji, the Forum Chair, Hon.
The Department for International Development (DFID) must do more to improve the lives of women in Afghanistan who con
“Following the political change of 2006, concrete steps have been taken to empower women and increase the propo
This information was shared at a ‘group discussion on women police' which was organised by a non-governmental o
The Resolution 1325 is the first resolution ever passed by the UN Security Council which laid the foundation for equa
The lack of women's economic and political participation, and lack of women's education, kept Arab countries from dev
In addition to the 123 heads of state who will meet for the Sept. 25-Oct. 1 annual gathering of U.N.
Kurds are a forgotten people.
Malala, 14, who suffered gunshot injuries to her head in the attack in Swat Oct.
Afridi's death, as one of the very few Pashtun women leaders in any field, leaves a large gap and begs the question o
Human rights activists in Iran are subjected to beatings with batons, mock hangings, rape, sleep deprivation, and thr
The Fata Civil Secretariat earmarked Rs60 million in the ADP for tribal areas for current fiscal year under the head
I woke up early that Sunday morning last May to attend the Nakba Day at Kass-Kass Park, just outside of Shatila Pales
“We do not want to go back on our gains.
The event was organised by Individualland, a research-based consultancy and advocacy group, supported by the Royal No
Zainab Salbi, the founder of the nonprofit humanitarian organization Women for Women International and author of &ldq
Tuesday's New York Times carried a fascinating article on its front page about the prospects for peace in Afghanistan
Japan's Foreign Minister Koichiro Gemba accepted the Institute's International Peace Building Award on behalf of the
The centre is part refuge, part meeting place. She is part tutor and part mentor to her visitors.
Samar women were given recognition for their efforts to keep peace in the towns of San Jorge, Matuginao, and San Jose
The event was organized by the Women engaged in Action (We Act) 1325, a coalition of women organizations and civil so
Egyptians have finally spoken out regarding the attacks by Salafist Islamist preacher Abdullah Badr against female Eg
On October 1st parliamentary elections will be held in Georgia.
The US-led International Security Assistance Force initially said an air strike targeted about 45 insurgents, but lat
They were speaking at a seminar organised by a NGO on “role of women as leader in crisis” at the press cl
Women and girls continue to be the worst affected by Syria's conflict, but their suffering rarely makes the headlines
Many Solomon Islands women slum dwellers have to walk at least a kilometre a day carrying heavy loads of water back t
Access to information including education programmes for rural women to enable them to participate in formal decision
This is the case in the autonomous region of Bougainville in the east of the country, where disarmament remains elusi