“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.”
Participation: "Canada is spearheading the Elsie Initiative – a practical plan to act on our shared promise to
“The Republic of Korea is also increasing its assistance to people who are suffering from human rights violations and
Out of a total of one hundred and seven (197) statements, one hundred and nine (109) statements (56 per cen
A High-Level Thematic Debate of the UN General Assembly on UN, Peace and Security.
As a network of peacebuilding organizations, constituted regionally and with a global reach, GPPAC's position on the
Somali Ministry of Women and Human Rights in collaboration with the United Nations Population Fund and United Nations
There are no Haitians in the Montreal neighborhood where Lovely lives.
Year 2014 witnessed a steep rise in cases of harassment and molestation across the valley, and to protest against the
India has rebuffed accusations by a U.N.
The 58th session of the Commission on the Status of Women took place at United Nations Headquarters in New York from
This briefing details how the Burmese Army has used rape and sexual violence with impunity for decades.
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
The Syrian civil war has had a devastating impact on women and girls.
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 NDP is joining forces with the Native Women's Association of Canada (NWAC) to urge the Conservative government to
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 its annual report, the Human Rights Watch organization released on Tuesday blasts that Women and girls in Somalia
Laws to punish domestic violence are too often honoured in the breach
As the departure of the international security forces approaches, each day turns every bit of hope into desperation f
Media coverage of the Colombian peace process has focused on the politics surrounding the talks in Havana.
Women political activists in rural Zimbabwe have told Amnesty International they have been threatened with violence a
It's hard to underscore enough the role women have played in Liberia's recent history.
The Labor government's changes to immigration policy show a singular focus on stopping people seeking asylum in Austr
Lawyers and rights activists are calling for a change in Sudan's laws which allow for the marriage of girls as young
It is over a week since Ruth Flomo was last able to walk, the bullet lodged in her leg an agonising reminder of the t
In 2009/10, the United Nations Security Council passed Resolutions 1888 and 1960 establishing Women's Protection Advi
An independent United Nations human rights expert has stressed the need to hold States accountable not only for inves
Imphal-based NGO Women Action for Development (WAD) has taken serious note of the growing crime against women in New
Rural Women demands right to land, employment quota for rural women, protection of violence against women and a compr
The issue of Italy's rising tide of violence against women has been in the spotlight with a raft of headline-grabbing
The violence committed against women and girls by men is a global scourge.
The number of women and girls jailed by Afghan authorities for "moral crimes" has risen by 50 percent in th
This first widespread governmental study on sexual harassment in Egypt has revealed that an astounding 99.3 per cent
Islamic fundamentalist politicians in Afghanistan have stopped a debate on whether to give parliamentary approval to
India's "Red Brigade" is a group of angry young women with a simple message for the country's sexual predat
The new government of Somalia plans to relocate tens of thousands of internally displaced people (IDPs) within Mogadi
The 140-page report provides detailed accounts of 75 cases of alleged rape and sexual abuse that occurred from 2006-2
1 Billion Rising campaign states, "One in three women on the planet will be raped or beaten in her lifetime"
Mahasa sits in the dust outside the hut she built herself, holding her youngest son in her arms.