“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.”
During the National Assembly debate on the State of the Nation Address this year, the Minister for Women, Children an
"Violence against women, violence against our mothers and sisters has reached an unacceptable level and we all m
On February 25, Georgetown University will host former Secretary of State and likely 2016 presidential candidate Hill
Women from the 17 districts of Mogadishu have staged anti-Al Shabaab protest in Mogadishu in support of lasting peace
The documentation centre No habrá paz sin las mujeres [There will be no peace without women] enables female le
The head of the U.N.
The women of Port Loko District on Valentine's Day celebrated the first One Billion rising in Africa V-Day on the the
Women's empowerment is possible only if state administrators implement the policies framed by the central government,
Britain's foreign minister William Hague has urged world leaders to make tackling and rape in armed conflicts a top g
Afghan President Hamid Karzai on Monday withheld his signature and instead asked for revisions to a new law that righ
Time is a luxury and those without money, safety and security don't have it.
On 14 January 2014 the closing ceremony of the VII course on Women Leadership was held in the municipality of Antiguo
The German ambassador Christian Much launched the women's “it will be our constitution” campaign by sendi
The South African National Defence Force is the only military in Africa, and one of a few in the world that deploys f
Somalia's new cabinet should urgently adopt meaningful reforms to confront rampant sexual violence, Human Rights Watc
The Country Representative of the United Nations Children's Fund (UNICEF), Mr.
It feels like a slap in the face of humanity: a new Afghan draft law effectively legalising domestic violence against
Prime Minister Voreqe Bainimarama has come out strongly against sexual offences committed against women and children.
The Pakistan Women's Day was celebrated on Wednesday in commemoration of the events of February 12, 1983.
The Punjab Assembly passed The Punjab Commission on the Status of Women Bill 2013 on Wednesday.
A new draft law in Afghanistan that would limit testimony in domestic violence cases is drawing international outcry,
The NDP is joining forces with the Native Women's Association of Canada (NWAC) to urge the Conservative government to
In recent years, Somali women and girls living in makeshift camps in and around Mogadishu have experienced a wave of
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While nearly 1 billion people have escaped extreme poverty in the past 20 years and child and maternal mortality have
The Burmese government's chief peace negotiator, Aung Min, suggested that women's involvement in the ongoing peace pr
Violence Against Women and Girls is rife in the Pacific and various programs are being developed to counter this.`26
By breaking their silence, and documenting the outrages committed, local communities in Kachin are defending themselv
The minister of social development in South Sudan's Eastern Equatoria state, Paska Hifita, has called on women across
For those of you who have blocked out memory of the long battle to reauthorize the Violence Against Women Act that wa
Africa now has three female heads of state, after Catherine Samba-Panza of the Central African Republic took office i
BAGHDAD (Reuters) - Iraqi authorities are detaining thousands of women illegally and subjecting many to torture and i
Baghdad, 6 February 2014 – The Government of Iraq today launched its National Action Plan on UN Security Counci
The Commissioner for the Protection of Equality Nevena Petrusic has urged that women should account for a third of ca
At an early age, Faduma began to learn an art that has been passed down her family from generation to generation.
(WNN) Los Angeles, California, UNITED STATES, AMERICAS: Despite the election of new President Hassan Rowhani in the I
Longstanding cultural norms make life hard for many women in Addis Ababa, including deep-seated chauvinism that is ap