“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 militia group has killed 27 Muslims in a village in the Central African Republic, the United Nations said on Friday
To highlight the issues of inter-faith harmony and rights of women at the national level, AAWAZ, in collaboration wit
For the past two decades women's bodies have become the battlefield as gangs of combatants have committed atrocities
Syria's civil war has caused a big increase in ‘honour killings' and child marriages and the breakdown of the h
Savoen still wakes up screaming, reliving the evening she and about 30 other women were dragged to a forest by Khmer
Under the dense rainforest canopy, 14-year-old Claudia Roa lay delirious with pain after giving birth to a boy.
Thousands of women were victims of sexual crimes during the Balkan conflicts.
This is the first of two articles by Mariz Tadros discussing the disjunctures between the current international disco
A global summit will be held in London next year to demand “justice and respect” for victims of wartime r
Women refugees who escaped Syria's conflict to find sanctuary in neighbouring Lebanon have been sexually harassed by
Women in Syria are increasingly the targets of violent abuse and torture by government forces and armed groups.
Women in Syria have been raped in detention, used as human shields during military operations and kidnapped to pressu
Indian police Sunday questioned witnesses in a sexual assault inquiry involving one of the country's most prominent j
Monday, November 25, is International Day for the Elimination of Violence against Women. The U.N.
All UK partners delivering humanitarian aid to the Philippines are now required to assess the risk of violence agains
Some Syrians say outrage over the sentencing of a teenage girl was a spark that started the country's two-and-a-half
Arab women played a central role in the Arab Spring, but their hopes the revolts would bring greater freedom and expa
The Government will urge for international action to protect women and girls from violence and sexual exploitation in
UN independent experts have urged Sudan to end flogging punishments for women accused of so called moral crimes, stre
Female Police officers have vowed to fight for the rights of women and girls in their respective areas of operation b
Ever since a young woman was brutally gang raped in New Delhi in 2012, the international media has focused on the cul
The top United Nations human rights official warned today that the deteriorating violence in the Central African Repu
An excerpt from the Amnesty International report, "CAR: Human rights crisis spiralling out of control":
The International Committee of the Red Cross is stepping up its focus on victims of sexual violence in armed conflict
This high-level moderated armchair discussion explores why gender, specifically gender-based violence, should
By: Kaci Racelma for Al-Monitor Posted on October 10.
BY GITURA MWAURA, 10 OCTOBER 2013
Women from South America are lured into T&T and kept in “houses” as virtual slaves throughout T&T
A protected witness testified in The Hague this week about being gang-raped and held prisoner by Bosnian Serb soldier
October 4, 2013
By Rachel Chase
Thousands of women in Nicaragua have taken to the streets to protest against legal changes that could push female vic
Burma's government has not supported a declaration launched on the sidelines of the UN General Assembly this week to
When Yam Lash was brutally raped by Khmer Rouge soldiers under a coconut tree in 1977, she was convinced she had litt
Participants at the Myanmar Women's Forum 2013 held from September 20 to 22 in Yangon.
ONE night last year police received a call from worried residents of a wealthy area of San Salvador, El Salvador's ca
Laws to punish domestic violence are too often honoured in the breach
PORT-AU-PRINCE, Haiti (sentinel.ht) - On Tuesday, Prime Minister Laurent Lamothe said he would be supporting the draf
Women in Syria are being used as "weapons of war", a human rights activist has told MEPs.
Only a few months ago following the killing of First Lieutenant Isla Bibi, her female police force replacement Second
The statement will be a blow to Western nations and the government of President Hamid Karzai, who want to paint a pos
How best can international development agencies and indigenous NGOs support the efforts of women in the countries whe
The journal International Interactions has just published a special issue titled "A Systematic Understan
The death toll from an alleged massacre in an Alawite village in central Syria has risen to 22, including women, chil
Preyed on by armed men at beauty pageants and at school gates and then raped. Forced into sex slavery.
In the context of the conflict in the former Yugoslavia and of the genocide in Rwanda, reports of sexual violence app
Saudi Arabia has passed legislation aimed at protecting women, children and domestic staff against domestic abuse, a
As the departure of the international security forces approaches, each day turns every bit of hope into desperation f