National Executive Secretariat of the ruling party's female wing, OMA, has appealed to all Angolan women to effective
The Solomon Islands cabinet has refused to approve a report on women in time for its submission to a meeting of a Uni
Awareness of the National Action Plan initiative – on women, peace and security – has been woefully inade
That a war crimes court should focus on the victims of war crimes sounds like a simple concept.
Women are being murdered in Honduras -- already deemed the world's deadliest country by the United Nations -- at a sk
It's a crime that's rising in Seattle and across the country, and it is even more profound in places like El Salvador
Fast track courts should be set up for trial of cases pertaining to excesses against women, National Commission for W
Since South Sudan's independence on 9 July 2011, the positive role that women played in the independence struggle bar
When the multi-country research programme that I direct, Pathways of Women's Empowerment, began its search for inspir
Although Colombia seems to have a number of the right policies for improving gender equality, structural challenges a
It is hard for most foreigners to understand the poor state of Haiti's infrastructure.
A few kilometres north of Kabul, a 22-year-old woman collapsed to the ground.
A two-day OSCE training seminar for members of the Inter-Agency Working Group established by Kyrgyzstan to develop a
The Working Group on Gender Justice in Africa Tuesday called on the African Union (AU) to encourage member states tha
Women across Asia are being shut out from prosperous forestland because of a paradigm geared towards male ownership,
Solomon Islands' new police commissioner says the police must set an example when it comes to addressing the country'
The year 2012 has thus far proved promising for the African woman's status within public bodies following the recent
Despite legislation designed to secure gender equality, women rarely make it beyond deputy positions in the Tajik gov
On 5th July 2012, a strong and diverse group of stakeholders working on women's empowerment issues came together to e
Sookaina Boudraa had been waiting for three hours at the Alwaha health clinic in Sidi Moumen, an area in northeastern
As Haiti continues to rebuild itself from the 2010 earthquake that left it in ruins, the University of the West Indie
In Mozambique, as in many countries, gender violence remains a guarded secret.
With sacrificing family resources to educate a girl child and a potential future leader still a big societal challeng
A United Nations official today condemned the sexual violence in the eastern Democratic Republic of the Congo (DRC) r
This week I was invited to an Organization for Security and Co-operation in Europe (OSCE) meeting in the Austrian cap
Some Syrian refugees arriving in Jordan are opting to marry off their daughters at a young age believing that marital
Plans to expand demand-side financing (DSF) through vouchers could further improve the maternal health of thousands o
(WNN/PI) Santa Domingo, DOMINICAN REPUBLIC: With Dominican Republic's national legislation against violence i
They were only 14 years old, cousins from a small town in central Mexico, when a fun trip to the local fair turned in
United States Ambassador to Jamaica Pamela Bridgewater is hoping that more Jamaican women will take a greater role in
The World Bank's Board has approved an additional International Development Association (IDA)* grant of $75 million f
At a news conference by the “My Nationality Is a Right for Me and My Family” campaign and the National Al
The government of Mali on Wednesday formally asked the International Criminal Court to investigate atrocities attribu
“Rape is being used as a tool of war in Syria, and, in most cases, it is allegedly being carried out by governm
Creating better opportunities for women is key to Africa's economic development, a Nigerian minister said Friday at t
The Ministry of Women and Children Affairs (MOWAC) has developed a national action plan to give more protection and s
South African Home Affairs Minister Nkosazana Dlamini-Zuma was elected on Sunday to become the first female head of t
The Mexican authorities have failed to protect women from increasing levels of violence and discrimination or to ensu
Hillary Clinton is doing something this weekend that no U.S.
Since the "Northern Triangle" of El Salvador, Honduras and Guatemala emerged as the main corridor for US-bo
Allegations that a member of Kyrgyzstan's KGB-successor agency organized the brutal rape of his wife have outraged wo
If you've been hanging out and wondering who will win the battle to make the "war on women" their election-
The world's population now stands at about seven billion, and by 2050, this figure will hit a whopping nine billion.
Government forces in Syria are targeting women for rape and assault as the conflict between President Bashar al-Assad
India should eliminate coercive female sterilization practices as it implements plans for the expanded contraceptive
We, members of the Senegalese Feminist Forum, would like to express our full support for the Malian people and especi
Wednesday is World Population Day, and the United Nations Population Fund says reproductive health is crucial for dev
In a grainy video that shocked viewers around the world, a young woman named Najiba shrouded in a gray shawl sits alo
“No scalpel, no stitch and no rest needed,” guarantees Dr.