“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.”
Longstanding cultural norms make life hard for many women in Addis Ababa, including deep-seated chauvinism that is ap
Jenny Pierce's recent piece about El Salvador on the Inter-American Development Bank's blog, Sin Miedos, questioned w
The young women and girls from Africa have spoken.
Zaatari refugee camp, Jordan (CNN) -- They carried teapots and tiny gas canisters, shopping bags filled with clothes
Washington — The Obama administration is redoubling its efforts to end gender violence in the United States, as
In late November 2013, Egyptian police rounded up 14 female activists in downtown Cairo, including three prominent wo
The new head of Japan's national broadcaster NHK defence of the country's wartime military sexual slavery is deplorab
GENEVA (AP) — The leader of Syria's Western-backed opposition said Thursday he will give his negotiating team t
“We need more women leaders! When women lead side by side with men, it is good for equality and democracy.
Zimbabwe has made significant strides in gender equality but still lags behind on key indicators, according to the la
Female opposition lawmaker, Hon.
In its annual report, the Human Rights Watch organization released on Tuesday blasts that Women and girls in Somalia
The Special Representative of the Chairperson of the African Union Commission (SRCC) Ambassador Mahamat Saleh Annadif
In India, a new female-friendly handgun has sparked renewed scrutiny over how women can protect themselves from sexua
Living in the lush mountainous region in the eastern Democratic Republic of Congo, Wivine Mwbawa would spend hours ea
Cheers broke out in the National Assembly building here on Monday as representatives chose the mayor of this beleague
Walk around Dzaipi transit centre in northern Uganda and you will see thousands of children running about, tents full
If regular armies are generally a man's world, guerrillas and insurgent forces are just the contrary.
WASHINGTON--(ENEWSPF)--January 16, 2014. U.S. Senator Mark Kirk (R-Ill.) and U.S.
The United Nations Population Fund, UNFPA, has provided delivery kits to mothers and children at the James Davids Hos
Iraq is in the middle of a crisis again.
Three members of the team negotiating for South Sudanese rebels in Ethiopia are women.
Next month in Geneva, rebels will sit down to talk to representatives of President Bashar al-Assad's government about
With El Salvador's gang truce teetering on the brink, it's high time to get women involved in any peace negotiations
Afghanistan has its first female police chief after appointing an officer with 25 years experience to head a district
Aside from ushering in hitherto unprecedented changes, the Arab Spring also brought to the fore an unsaid aspect &mda
ZAHLEH, LEBANON — Fear, confusion and a lack of information are preventing many Syrian refugees in Lebanon from
A women's group says the military in Myanmar is still using rape as a weapon of war, with more than 100 women and gir
Egyptians were voting in a referendum on the country's draft constitution on Tuesday and Wednesday, a document that w
This past Saturday marked three years since Haiti was stuck by a devastating earthquake.
The voice of Syrian women must be heard in all efforts to resolve the civil war that is tearing their country apart,
GENEVA - Syrian activists said Monday that the voice of women from the war-ravaged nation must not be sidelined at pe
It's been four years since Port-au-Prince collapsed, and Haiti's women are still working through the damage—bot