“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.”
Kurdish women are getting involved in the peace process to promote a free, equal and democratic society.
The gruesome rape and hanging of two teenage girls in the populous Uttar Pradesh state again proves how women have be
An open discussion and workshop titled ‘Women for Peace: the way forward' took place at Home for Cooperation ye
The complex challenges and opportunities of the Women, Peace and Security Agenda, as enunciated in United National Se
Zahra said a neighbor raped her in her home on Friday.
Four musical sisters are launching a campaign to raise awareness about violence against women.
Osama bin Laden, Al-Zarqawi, Mullah Omar: we know these names because they were on a kill list, a targeted roster the
How does militarism and inequality increase the risks of abductions, gender based violence and women's insecurity?
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New guidance from the IASC Gender Reference Group regarding immediate steps the humanitarian community can take to address key gender related protection concerns in South Sudan.
Women's Power to Stop War Webinar Series
This Series of regular Webinars is hosted by our WILPF Academic Network and will be featuring every two months in the lead-up to April 2015.
These Webinars are open for everybody, no prior knowledge or experience necessary! They feature any issue concerning peace and security from a gender perspective, including disarmament, human rights and the women, peace and security agenda.
In the third episode, Vanessa Farr takes on four major international instruments; Security Council Resolutions 1325, 2122, the Arms Trade Treaty and the new CEDAW General Recommendation 30.Watch this episode to find out how you can use these instruments locally, advocating for women's power to stop war in your community. See the third episode here.
This is the ninth Gender Report Card on the International Criminal Court produced by the Women's Initiatives for Gender Justice. Its purpose is to assess the implementation by the International Criminal Court (ICC) of the Rome Statute, Rules of Procedure and Evidence (RPE) and Elements of Crimes, and in particular the gender mandates they embody, in the eleven years since the Rome Statute came into force.
Nearly 20 years ago, the world came together in Beijing for the Fourth World Conference on Women.
A series of gold-framed pictures cover the wall from left to right inside the working space of Senegalese human right
Counterpart International, a global leader in the development of the social sector, announced the official launch of
NEW DELHI (WOMENSENEWS)--The alleged gang rape of a 32-year-old Muslim woman, associated with the predominantly Hindu
BANGKOK (Thomson Reuters Foundation) – In Sri Lanka, formerly friendly neighbours threatened two women with rap
The 9th of February, 1996. That was a Friday evening I will never forget.
Nepal recently hosted a "Conference on democracy and inclusive good governance for gender equality and sustainab
The stories of gang-rape, forced marriage and fathers being forced to rape their own daughters at gunpoint keep her a
With three days to go before the final round of voting in the Indian election, first-time candidate Ravindra Singh is
New guidance from the IASC Gender Reference Group regarding immediate steps the humanitarian community can take to ad
The Khmer Rouge have been blamed for many horrors in Cambodia, but until relatively recently the regime's use of sexu
“My 10 year old daughter decided to follow me when I visited a friend at the hospital.
Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon appointed the first woman to command a United Nations peacekeeping force — a Norw
May 13, 2014 (JUBA) – The leaders of a South Sudanese women's group have called on the government and rebels to
The UN-backed war crimes court in Cambodia has been asked to examine a range of allegations covering the Khmer Rouge'
JUBA, 13 May 2014 (IRIN) - Sexual and gender-based violence might not be a new phenomenon in South Sudan, but the cur
Women may get 79 or 14 percent of the total seats in the House of Representatives following April's legislative elect
Kavita Krishnan is a central leader of the Communist Party of India―Marxist-Leninist (CPI-ML) and editor of its
There is a need for women to organise themselves as a pressure group to be able to carve a niche in the political sph
JAIPUR: The National Commission for Women, chairperson, Mamta Sharma on Friday hit out against Congress government in
As the recent abduction of nearly 300 Nigerian girls by terror group Boko Haram sheds light on the dramatic situation
Islamabad: While candidates for next month's mayoral elections in Balochistan come from across the political spectrum
The Western Bahr el Ghazal State government in collaboration with the United Nations Mission in South Sudan organized
Both parties in the war in South Sudan have used rape and extreme sexual violence resulting in the death of girls and
Northeast India comprises the contiguous Eight States—Arunachal Pradesh, Assam, Manipur, Meghalaya, Mizoram, Na
A coalition of civil society groups, human rights activists and other good spirited Nigerians led by Women for Peace
Yangon ( AsiaNews) - The current political initiatives "based on religion", including the proposal for the