The Department of Interior and Local Government enjoined all local governments to conduct activities towards ending v
The president of Medecins Sans Frontieres pressed Papua New Guinea's new government to address its epidemic levels of
For three decades the scars branded onto Kim Khem's arms have been a reminder of the sexual torture she saw under the
Representatives from faith-based organizations, business sector, academic institutions, media, civil society organiza
Mi Kun Chan Non, a representative of the Mon Women's Organization, and one of the only two female observers of the Mo
Based in Ambon, the provincial capital of Maluku and the site of the most severe violence between Christians and Musl
As the dark-grey rain clouds gather and another late afternoon monsoon downpour threatens to unleash itself on the ci
The aid plans were launched earlier this year by Norway, the World Bank, European Union, United Kingdom, United Natio
“There will be no significant rehabilitation or reconstruction of war-torn societies without women,” the
Sok Samith told of her Vietnamese friend impregnated by rape, forced to work in shackles and then sent to prison wher
WE Act 1325 wishes to be counted among the many civil society organizations and other stakeholders who celebrate the
From high-level public figures to grassroots activists, the winners include a survivor of a rocket-propelled grenade
The conflict in Mindanao has by some estimates cost the lives of at least 120,000 people since the 1970s and displace
The attack, in September 2011, left the 50-year-old mother of three with no right eye, 50 percent vision in the left
About 60,000 Kachin villagers fleeing Burma Army attacks and persecution, who are sheltering in Kachin-controlled ter
Over three consecutive days, ending Sep.
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
“We have great expectations and hope that she will lead this path of reconciliation and greater participatory d
“Today, women account for 70 percent of the 1.3 billion people worldwide still living in poverty,” said M
To bring attention to the intolerable trade, “Never Again!” recounts the stories of several victims and i
Women across Asia are being shut out from prosperous forestland because of a paradigm geared towards male ownership,
The United Nations Integrated Mission (UNMIT) in Timor-Leste began in 2006 after a mutiny by soldiers and a breakdown
The Bangladeshi government is attempting to register birth data online to combat high levels of child marriage.
The Women's League of Burma (WLB) told a Burmese government peacemaking delegation on Thursday in Bangkok that it wan
Improving women's access to jobs and economic opportunity could significantly boost worker productivity in the Philip
Women members of civil society groups clad in black shirts and holding bananas staged a protest-rally in front of the
Cambodian women have fewer opportunities than men, and less access to economic and political positions of power, a Wo
That put Indonesia lower than South Africa and Mexico, and just above Saudi Arabia and India.
Phnom Penh, Cambodia — Four Cambodian women imprisoned for protesting their eviction from the land where their
The punishment that she and other women in her position received is hard to justify, or even discuss, she says.
New parliamentarian Aung Sang Suu Kyi spoke of development, gender equality and the future of Myanmar's constitution
Authorities in the Philippines are reporting a sharp uptick in the number of gender-based violence cases over the las
Including women in the peacemaking process could bring about a speedier and more durable resolution to Myanmar's ethn
The government has kicked off efforts of Localizing the National Action Plan (LNAP) on Women, Peace and Security in t
Many around the world have died protecting it: land.
The fate of a gender equality bill pending in Indonesia's parliament and aligned with the United Nations convention o
While Aung San Suu Kyi enjoys iconic status in Myanmar (also known as Burma), women remain invisible in this country
Three Nepalese officials visited Kalinga to share their country's peace and security situation and its impact on wome
The recent election of José Maria de Vasconcelos, or Taur Matan Ruak as he is known, to the Presidency of Timo
Members and officials of the Global Network of Women Peacebuilders - International Civil Society Action Network (GNWP
The Indonesia National Dialogue with CSOs on National Action Plan P4K, organized by UNDP under the N-Peace initiative
The Philippines is on track in achieving the Millennium Development Goals particularly in education, health, women an
It is never easy to persuade those who have acquired power forcibly of the wisdom of peaceful change," Aung San
Five years ago, this panel would not have happened. Even a year ago, Burma did not receive a lot of media attention.
Indonesian women are still struggling to have their voices heard as part of mediation efforts in trouble spots and co
The Commission on Human Rights in the region is set to lead a conference and workshop on March 23-24 in Marco Polo Ho
Stakeholders from the various sectors in the province gathered last March 19 at the Institute of Peace and Developmen