As a network of peacebuilding organizations, constituted regionally and with a global reach, GPPAC's position on the
Women leaders in the Ugandan police force and the military have called for deliberate measures and policies to increa
Lessons learned from women in peace-building and conflict prevention applied successfully in Bangladesh and Morocco.
April, Syeda Ghazala made headlines in Pakistan, becoming the first female to head a major police station in restive
The Moremi Initiative has launched the 2014 MILEAD Fellows Leadership Institute to train young women to develop their
Prominent women-leaders from the Central-West region of Western province excelled to greater heights in knowledge and
Gaspard, the taxi driver taking me back to my hotel after dinner, is 27. So he was just a boy in 1994.
Inclusion of women in society indicates stability, and a stable Afghanistan will lead to greater international securi
Although Nepal met the objective of increased women´s participation in the ongoing peace building and state res
Lasting peace in Northern Ireland will not be achieved if women are not fully involved in the prolonged task of post-
Women and children, particularly from Afro-Colombian and indigenous groups, have borne the brunt of Colombia's 50-yea
LONDON (Thomson Reuters Foundation) – In the early days of Syria's uprising, many women called on men not to ta
We awoke one morning in Kabul to the sound of not-too-distant explosions, marking the start to the fighting season.
The United States government has recognised Bougainville women for their contribution to peace building before, durin
Women from around the region are in Fiji to learn how to influence social change, and to take that influence beyond t
UN, African officials urge efforts to advance peace and stability in CAR
Counterpart International, a global leader in the development of the social sector, announced the official launch of
The 9th of February, 1996. That was a Friday evening I will never forget.
The 58th session of the Commission on the Status of Women took place at United Nations Headquarters in New York from
Years of advocacy by women's rights groups including those monitoring justice for women with disabilities in northern
This briefing details how the Burmese Army has used rape and sexual violence with impunity for decades.
For more than 30 years, Afghans have been living in a state of war and yearn for stability and peace.
Several women organizations and groups have been motivated to assist the security sector in consolidating the peace a
The women of South Sudan played an instrumental role in the country's liberation struggle and will continue to make s
After more than a decade of an international intervention and close to the proclaimed second post-2014 transition pha
During the National Assembly debate on the State of the Nation Address this year, the Minister for Women, Children an
The documentation centre No habrá paz sin las mujeres [There will be no peace without women] enables female le
Analysis and key recommendations
by the Women's Major Group
Conflict Prevention, Post-Conflict Peacebuilding, Promotion of Durable Peace, Rule of Law and Governance.
These briefs analyze conflict prevention, post-conflict peacebuilding and the promotion of durable peace, rule of law
The minister of social development in South Sudan's Eastern Equatoria state, Paska Hifita, has called on women across
At an early age, Faduma began to learn an art that has been passed down her family from generation to generation.
Zaatari refugee camp, Jordan (CNN) -- They carried teapots and tiny gas canisters, shopping bags filled with clothes
The Prime Minister of Papua New Guinea Peter O'Neil has completed his historic state visit to the Autonomous Region o
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
Zimbabwe has made significant strides in gender equality but still lags behind on key indicators, according to the la
The Special Representative of the Chairperson of the African Union Commission (SRCC) Ambassador Mahamat Saleh Annadif
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
They are victims of a conflict which ended decades ago.
Libyan political activist Amal al-Taher el-Haj has submitted her name to the General National Congress as a candidate
ZAHLEH, LEBANON — Fear, confusion and a lack of information are preventing many Syrian refugees in Lebanon from
A proper democracy cannot be established without the participation of women.
Military helicopters buzzed overhead and hundreds of thousands of soldiers and police were deployed as Egyptians vote
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.