“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.”
Since late November, Ukrainians have assembled in the capital city to protest current government regime.
The 45-member U.N.
A number of alleged domestic violence killings in the past year in Lebanon have fueled a renewed attention on women's
Some 15 years after the conflict in Kosovo ended, parliament has decided to offer legal rights to wartime rape victim
After more than a decade of an international intervention and close to the proclaimed second post-2014 transition pha
With no political solution on the horizon to end the con- flict in Syria, it is clear that humanitarian agencies must
The Syrian civil war has had a devastating impact on women and girls.
The present report is prepared in response to the request contained in resolution
Afghan President Hamid Karzai on Monday withheld his signature and instead asked for revisions to a new law that righ
Conflict Prevention, Post-Conflict Peacebuilding, Promotion of Durable Peace, Rule of Law and Governance.
The Country Representative of the United Nations Children's Fund (UNICEF), Mr.
The Punjab Assembly passed The Punjab Commission on the Status of Women Bill 2013 on Wednesday.
The NDP is joining forces with the Native Women's Association of Canada (NWAC) to urge the Conservative government to
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February 7, 2014 - Both men and women suffer from the severe flaws of the criminal justice system.
Violence Against Women and Girls is rife in the Pacific and various programs are being developed to counter this.`26
For those of you who have blocked out memory of the long battle to reauthorize the Violence Against Women Act that wa
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
(WNN) Los Angeles, California, UNITED STATES, AMERICAS: Despite the election of new President Hassan Rowhani in the I
Jenny Pierce's recent piece about El Salvador on the Inter-American Development Bank's blog, Sin Miedos, questioned w
Situated in various conflict situations the articles have focused on variegated experiences of displaced women: while
Zaatari refugee camp, Jordan (CNN) -- They carried teapots and tiny gas canisters, shopping bags filled with clothes
GENEVA (AP) — The leader of Syria's Western-backed opposition said Thursday he will give his negotiating team t
In its annual report, the Human Rights Watch organization released on Tuesday blasts that Women and girls in Somalia
Indonesian women and religious minorities have faced heightened discrimination as a result of the government's failur
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
The Asian Legal Resource Centre (ALRC) and its sister organisation the Asian Human Rights Commission (AHRC) are pleas
With El Salvador's gang truce teetering on the brink, it's high time to get women involved in any peace negotiations
A proper democracy cannot be established without the participation of women.
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.
Banned under strict refugee laws from applying for asylum from within her own country's borders, the former member of
Certain extremist armed opposition groups are imposing strict and discriminatory rules on women and girls that have n