“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.”
For December, in which Spain has the presidency of the UN Security Council, the MAP provides recommendation on the si
The Convention on the Elimination of Violence against Women is still missing, but progress on other dimensions of thi
On Tuesday July, 15, 2014, two of the United Nations System Agencies, the Joint Programme on HIV and AIDS (UNAIDS) an
"Violence against women, violence against our mothers and sisters has reached an unacceptable level and we all m
The women of Port Loko District on Valentine's Day celebrated the first One Billion rising in Africa V-Day on the the
The Country Representative of the United Nations Children's Fund (UNICEF), Mr.
A mother of a three year old baby identified as Kadiatu Momoh Sheriff, a resident of Mobi Village in Sierra Leone has
The National Research Council has begun an intense gender-based violence campaigned in several communities in Paynesv
Hundreds of women Thursday marched along the streets of the Sierra Leonean capital, Freetown, to protest against an i
More than 38,000 children have taken part in Liberia's war as fighters, porters, and slaves throughout the country's
NEW YORK, July 31, 2013/African Press Organization (APO)/ — Reduction of Military Set for Next Year, Possible F
It's hard to underscore enough the role women have played in Liberia's recent history.
Imagine starting a country from scratch.
The Minister of Social Welfare, Gender and Children's Affairs, Hon.
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
Liberia's national police force (LNP) has begun an intensive recruitment program across the country aimed at women.
Since the beginning of January 2012, an insurgent group has been fighting with the Mali government for the independen
Liberian women have re-echoed their call for robust steps to be taken by the government, especially the judiciary, to
“I was raped during the war by three men.
The United Nations Security Council Resolution 1509 adopted on 16 September authorized the setting up of a peacekeepi
The girl's voice dropped to a hush as she remembered the bright, sunny afternoon when she stepped out of her hut and
The public campaign to end violence against women has come and gone but the issue of sexual violence against women is
Every year women world over mark the 16 Days activism on violence against women.
When the bazooka ruled in 2003 and only the opinions of Liberian warlords and a beleaguered head of state mattered to
Deputy Secretary-General Asha-Rose Migiro today stressed that efforts to restore peace and stability in Africa's Grea
Inspector Dwamena Akenten, Station Officer of the Domestic Violence and Victim Support Unit (DOVVSU) of the Ghana Pol
The United Nations Population Fund (UNFPA) has organised a community sensitisation programme on Sexual and Gender-Bas
Thousands of women and girls who have been abducted by armed groups, enslaved and repeatedly raped during conflicts a
If an American television network were going to be in cahoots with the Nobel committee, it makes sense that it would
Working with ex-child soldiers of Charles Taylor's army, and the girls they have taken as wives, has convinced Nobel
Violence against women is one of the most common abuses of human rights.
The violence in Côte d'Ivoire has gotten so that women sitting at a vegetable stall mid-afternoon can end up in
The Human Rights Council adopted a Resolution to dispatch an independent international commission of inquiry to C&oci
Marches by thousands of women in protest at Ivory Coast's president Laurent Gbagbo have ended in bloodshed after his
The UN refugee agency says parts of Ivory Coast's main city, Abidjan, resemble a war zone.
It is lunch time at the Light Stream Academy School on Pagos Island in Monrovia.
The Ministry of Justice, in collaboration with United Nations Fund for Women (UNIFEM) and other partners, Tuesday com
The United Nations (UN) is surprised at the continued incidents of rape and other gender-targeted violence in Liberia
Darfuri refugee women and girls face high levels of rape and other violence on a daily basis both inside and outside
During the prolonged 14 years of civil war in Liberia sexual and gender based violence was a characterizing feature o
When my co-Director of AIDS-Free World, Paula Donovan, visited in November, and observed that the war being waged aga
From July 4th-14th 2006, International Alert conducted a mapping of the incidence of GBV and the programmes that are
By contributing to what is currently known about girls' distinct experience in fighting forces, the presentation of f
Statement By UN Special Representative Of The Secretary-General, Margot Wallstrom
“The rebels were just at the corner and watching me,” recalls one young Malian girl.
The World Health Organisation recently trained the spotlight on gender-based violence, particularly in Africa, where
In West Africa's Ivory Coast (Côte d'Ivoire), as many as 60 percent of women experience physical or sexual viol