“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.”
World Bank Group's Board of Executive Directors has approved US$107 million in financial grants to the countries of B
AUTHORITIES will crack down on forced marriages, female genital mutilation and the abuse of migrant spouses under a n
The Ending Sexual Violence in Conflict Summit that took place in London Between 10 – 13 June 2014 was a great p
MAIDUGURI, Nigeria (AP) — Extremists have abducted 60 more girls and women and 31 boys in weekend attacks on vi
The scale of violence committed against women and girls, mostly by men, constitutes a global crisis affecting all peo
Last week, what was billed as the world's largest summit on the issue of sexual violence in conflict, co-hosted by UK
Time and again, we hear horrific accounts of violence perpetrated against women in conflicts around the world.
What started as a normal day for an ordinary young woman here in Libya turned into a nightmare when a security guard
40 participants from Fiji, Nauru, Palau, Papua New Guinea, RMI, Samoa, Solomon Islands, Tonga and Vanuatu will gradua
Colombia's president has approved a law that makes acts of sexual violence committed during the country's long-standi
Senior UN human rights officials at a UN Human Rights Council event have called for immediate efforts to end caste-ba
Female genital mutilation, the excision of the clitoris practised widely in African and many Muslim countries, is a m
RWANDA, EASTERN AFRICA: To curb continuing cases of rape violence in Rwanda's refugee camps, the government of Rwanda
Concern is mounting that British aid money may be funding police who are using rape as a tool of state-sanctioned tor
Year 2014 witnessed a steep rise in cases of harassment and molestation across the valley, and to protest against the
As well as preventing sexual violence, assisting survivors of sexual violence in conflict has been a big theme at the
Sri Lanka says the country has taken concrete steps to address the issue of violence against women, in line with its
The wages of war, and of natural disasters, are obvious.
Year 2014 has so far witnessed a steep rise in cases of crime against women in valley.
Indonesia has underscored the need for the international community to take concrete steps to put an end to violence a
A 100-page set of guidelines for the legal protection of the rights of women and children was launched by the Ministr
A decree issued Wednesday in Libya would recognize rape committed during that country's revolution as a war crime and
India has rebuffed accusations by a U.N.
There is only so much sexual violence against women I can watch before the knot in my gut and roar in my throat force
The Global Summit To End Sexual Violence in Conflict is underway in London.
Emily was bitten, beaten and raped just a few hundred metres from the UN camp in South Sudan's capital, Juba.
MANILA – “We are ready to share our experiences in the hopes of inspiring similar stories of success for
I have met survivors of rape, ranging from babies a few months old to elderly women: in my country, the Democratic Re
The Congolese soldiers march through the night, but not towards battle.
Seven men have been arrested on suspicion of sexually assaulting women at Sunday's celebrations for the inauguration
Anar Gul, 16, wept as she waited outside the Afghan ministry of women's affairs in Kabul with her parents.
BILLIONS of dollars are spent every year developing new guns and missiles, but one of the most horrible weapons of wa
Two decades after the 1994 genocide, a television journalist returns to hear the extraordinary testimony of women who
In the Democratic Republic of Congo there have been more than two decades of armed conflict, sexual violence against
The Government in partnership with the United Nations High Commission for Refugees (UNHCR) on Tuesday inaugurated a m