“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 diverse group of women leaders and organizations have joined forces with the Black Women's Roundtable (BWR) to laun
As the Colombian Government prepares to meet with the Revolutionary Armed Forces of Colombia (FARC) in Havana, Cuba,
President Barack Obama won re-election with 55% of women's votes and 45% of men's votes for a decisive and historic 1
Nancy Sanchez has been working for human rights in Colombia for two decades.
Today, the government of Colombia and the Revolutionary Armed Forces of Colombia (FARC) insurgency group meet in Oslo
On Monday, October 15, the government and FARC negotiators will sit down in Oslo to begin the next phase of the Colom
Women are running for congress in record numbers this year.
A decade after the last attempt to end Latin America's longest-running insurgency failed, the Colombian government an
“In the struggle to defend our territory, our natural resources, what's at stake is our very existence.”
Now that world leaders have addressed the United Nations General Assembly, it's time to think about the role of globa
It is my pleasure to join in welcoming you to the 10th annual Women PeaceMakers Program.
Gender Action's new case study, Haiti's National Housing Policy: Will it Work for Women?
While the world has made significant strides in expanding opportunity for women and girls, continued inequalities rem
Ambassador Swanee Hunt, chair of The Institute for Inclusive Security, announced the Institute's Commitment to Action
"Blessed are the peacemakers, for they shall be called the children of God."
Melanne Verveer, Ambassador at Large for Global Women's Issues, will travel to Belgium on September 17 - 18, 2012, 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
Two U.S. government agencies, the Department of State and the U.S.
On the first of her two-day visit to Senegal, US Secretary of State Hillary Rodham Clinton Wednesday hailed the incre
When I attended the first Summit of the Americas in Miami in 1994, only two female heads of state represented their c
United States Ambassador to Jamaica Pamela Bridgewater is hoping that more Jamaican women will take a greater role in
The best places for women to live in Latin America and the Caribbean are Barbados and Cuba, according to a May report
The International Day of United Nations Peacekeepers, commemorated each year on 29 of May, is an occasion to salute t
From the very beginning of his administration, President Barack Obama has put women at the heart of United States for
Quietly and against the odds, women are stepping up the political ladder in Latin America, moving ahead of the United
The involvement of women in anti-war actions and in support of peace activism worldwide is a critical part of modern
It's the Americas' largest reunion.
Over the course of a decade and through the administrations of two presidents of different political parties, the Uni
A 155-strong peace-keeping contingent will flew to Haiti yesterday from the Villamor Air Base as part of the Armed Fo
International Women's Day was celebrated on March 8.
With the passage of four decrees that regulate Law 1257 against gender violence, Colombia has made significant progre
The First Lady of the Republic, Ms Sophia Martelly, officially opened yesterday Tuesday, the National Forum on the Is
The news of the day was that Democratic representatives walked out of a hearing on “religious liberty and birth
In the 1970s and 1980s, one of the main arguments against ratification of the Equal Rights Amendment to the U.S.
When three women, including Liberian President Ellen Johnson Sirleaf, an alumna of Harvard Kennedy School (HKS), rece
A forum on violence against women will be held in Nicaragua on Friday, after the recent approval of a comprehensive l
Would the world be more peaceful if women were in charge?
In El Salvador in 1930, the first female president in all of Latin America was elected.
“Everything changed when the soldiers arrived,” said Rosa, an Indigenous Ixil woman living in the Quich&e
A new action plan opens far-reaching possibilities to improve the security of women and the world.
Guatemalan human rights defender Norma Cruz – leader of the women's rights organization ‘Survivors' Found
IN 2002, women in Liberia helped bring an end to one of Africa's bloodiest wars by staging a series of peace protests