“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.”
Currently, Member States, the UN system, civil society organizations, academia, private sector and businesses, resear
For September, in which the United States has the presidency, the MAP provides recommendations on the situations in A
The Associate for Women's Rights in Development (AWID), in collaboration with the Women Human Rights Defenders Intern
The Southern African Gender Protocol Alliance has called on gender ministers to craft a strong rights-based appro
Violent extremism, militarization and arms proliferation continue to devastate communities from Sinjar Iraq to Chibok Nigeria, from Ferguson USA to Ilovaisk Ukraine, and in each and every street of Gaza Palestine. The news from Iraq is increasingly troubling.
Everywhere I go there is a palpable sense of anger and sadness at the recent spate of abuse and killing of women and
"Two excellent stories, one by Buzzfeed's Jina Moore and another by Lauren Wolfe at Foreign Policy, recently bro
"The United Nations Development Programme in Ethiopia announced the appointment of its Goodwill Ambassador for E
On Thursday, 21 August 2014, the Security Council held an open debate on the Maintenance of International Peace and S
Colombia's former minister of justice emphasized the need for the country's judges to familiarize themselves with int
Every day, women around the world are cracking glass ceilings.
Do women hold the key to a peaceful society?
In the last few days, while the world has been overwhelmed by the flow of information about atrocities committed by I
It has been four months since the 14th of April -- the beginning of a life-changing horror story for almost 300 schoo
Women groups and Civil Society Organisations have made their inputs into the Sierra Leone in-country monitoring of th
When Nobel Peace Prize winner Leymah Gbowee led women in song at the fish markets on the Liberian coast in the late 1
Operation Protective Edge and the costs of war in the latest round of the Israel-Palestine conflict have dominated al
Women leaders in the Ugandan police force and the military have called for deliberate measures and policies to increa
Activist groups called on African government officials to ban child marriage amid President Barack Obama's first U.S.
“EMPOWERMENT to women around our region is something I feel is very important because we have the lowest rate o
Since the Seneca Falls Convention launched the women's rights movement in the United States 166 years ago, wise men h
The Sadc Protocol on Gender and Development is a perfect instrument that needs to implemented by all member States to
For August, in which the United Kingdom has the presidency, the MAP provides recommendations on the situations in Bur
Minister in the Presidency responsible for Women, Susan Shabangu has launched the 2014 National Women's Month program
Too often the Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC) is reduced to ‘the rape capital of the world,' a tragic title
Africa will celebrate on 31 July the African Women?s Day, which was declared by the African Union after the first Pan
Lessons learned from women in peace-building and conflict prevention applied successfully in Bangladesh and Morocco.
For years women in Mogadishu have been on the side-lines in the fight against al-Shabaab, but more recently they have
April, Syeda Ghazala made headlines in Pakistan, becoming the first female to head a major police station in restive
The UN says militant Islamist group Isis has ordered all women and girls in Mosul, northern Iraq, to undergo female g
The Convention on the Elimination of Violence against Women is still missing, but progress on other dimensions of thi
In 2000, the United Nations (UN) Security Council passed a historic resolution as its clarion call for ending sexual
Peace negotiations regularly exclude women participants and neglect to sufficiently address issues pertaining to wome
On the occasion of the Global Summit to End Sexual Violence in Conflict, the Global Justice Center encourages States
The attached document is an excerpt of a 2014 report released by Social Watch, titled "Means and Ends" that
The aspirations to achieve peace and reconciliation in Colombia were at the center of proposals in three regional for
The program of listening to problems facing women in the rural areas, opened this year by the government, indicates t