Every day, women around the world are cracking glass ceilings.
On Tuesday July, 15, 2014, two of the United Nations System Agencies, the Joint Programme on HIV and AIDS (UNAIDS) an
Last Sunday, President Paul Kagame met with Rwandan women of all walks of life to celebrate the country's 20th libera
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"It is now more dangerous to be a woman than to be a soldier in modern wars." These are not the words of a
UN Secretary General Ban Ki-moon has urged Nepal to appoint more female peacekeepers so as to make UN peacekeeping mi
Obtaining stability and security in conflict zones could be as simple as getting more women involved in the peace pro
On Wednesday, 11 June 2014 the Security Council h
Emily was bitten, beaten and raped just a few hundred metres from the UN camp in South Sudan's capital, Juba.
The five days transformational leadership and character education for peaceful co-existence training ended successful
Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon appointed the first woman to command a United Nations peacekeeping force — a Norw
The 58th session of the Commission on the Status of Women took place at United Nations Headquarters in New York from
Sierra Leone is demonstrating that it understands the important role women can play as peacekeepers.
Britain's foreign minister William Hague has urged world leaders to make tackling and rape in armed conflicts a top g
Conflict-related sexual and gender based violence paper launched by VCDF at Civil-Military Leaders Workshop
The South African National Defence Force is the only military in Africa, and one of a few in the world that deploys f
BAGHDAD (Reuters) - Iraqi authorities are detaining thousands of women illegally and subjecting many to torture and i
In this paper, Saferworld and Conciliation Resources set out a vision for including
WASHINGTON--(ENEWSPF)--January 16, 2014. U.S. Senator Mark Kirk (R-Ill.) and U.S.
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
Aside from ushering in hitherto unprecedented changes, the Arab Spring also brought to the fore an unsaid aspect &mda
This past Saturday marked three years since Haiti was stuck by a devastating earthquake.
GENEVA - Syrian activists said Monday that the voice of women from the war-ravaged nation must not be sidelined at pe