“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.”
Operation Protective Edge and the costs of war in the latest round of the Israel-Palestine conflict have dominated al
There are no Haitians in the Montreal neighborhood where Lovely lives.
24 June 2014 – With women and girls in Central African Republic (CAR) falling prey to a raft of “terrifyi
Kavita Krishnan is a central leader of the Communist Party of India―Marxist-Leninist (CPI-ML) and editor of its
A coalition of civil society groups, human rights activists and other good spirited Nigerians led by Women for Peace
The Minister of Women Affairs and Social Development, Zainab Maina has reiterated the commitment of the Present Admin
Rewind twenty years—Rwanda, 1994.
"Violence against women, violence against our mothers and sisters has reached an unacceptable level and we all m
On February 25, Georgetown University will host former Secretary of State and likely 2016 presidential candidate Hill
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
In late November 2013, Egyptian police rounded up 14 female activists in downtown Cairo, including three prominent wo
In its annual report, the Human Rights Watch organization released on Tuesday blasts that Women and girls in Somalia
In India, a new female-friendly handgun has sparked renewed scrutiny over how women can protect themselves from sexua
If regular armies are generally a man's world, guerrillas and insurgent forces are just the contrary.
Next month in Geneva, rebels will sit down to talk to representatives of President Bashar al-Assad's government about
With El Salvador's gang truce teetering on the brink, it's high time to get women involved in any peace negotiations
BY GITURA MWAURA, 10 OCTOBER 2013
Laws to punish domestic violence are too often honoured in the breach
Only a few months ago following the killing of First Lieutenant Isla Bibi, her female police force replacement Second
Thirteen years after the U.N.
Fifty Rwanda Defence Forces (RDF) officers yesterday concluded a two-day course on "prevention and response to c
A mother of a three year old baby identified as Kadiatu Momoh Sheriff, a resident of Mobi Village in Sierra Leone has
As Mogadishu's Liido beach became a popular spot, where young men and women are predominant during the holidays, wome
Inside a brightly painted Mogadishu clinic, Salim (not her real name) sits alongside her seven-year-old son, waiting
Hundreds of women Thursday marched along the streets of the Sierra Leonean capital, Freetown, to protest against an i
The Labor government's changes to immigration policy show a singular focus on stopping people seeking asylum in Austr
Despite the United Nations' "zero tolerance" policy against sexual violence, there has been a rash of gende
The Police lack necessary to handle gender-related issues, Justice David Batema, has said.
An independent United Nations human rights expert has stressed the need to hold States accountable not only for inves
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 end of Moammar Gadhafi's 40-year rule in 2011 was a watershed moment for women, said a new report from Human Righ
On the first day of the Eid el-Fitr celebrations, Cairo's Nile River promenade's sidewalks were crowded, and packed w
MADRE, an international women's human rights organization, condemns the growing violence that has killed at least 18
The violence between Israel and Palestine is increasing.
A 15-year-old Pakistani girl named Anusha was the victim of an "honor killing" last week at the hands of he
On a warm day late last month a crowd filed into a white tent outside the royal palaces in Amman to hear a much-antic
According to information from the women's ward of Evin prison, Karami, detained political prisoners on hunger strike
Egyptian bullies who sexually harass women in the streets, often taking advantage of mob situations and the anonymity
Abeer Abu Ghaith, a poised young woman overflowing with optimism, works tirelessly to help Palestinian women achieve
This weekend I was invited to speak about women's issues at the Model UN taking place here in Washington.
Human rights activists in Iran are subjected to beatings with batons, mock hangings, rape, sleep deprivation, and thr
The event was organised by Individualland, a research-based consultancy and advocacy group, supported by the Royal No
Thirty-two American protestors, majority of them are women, joined Imran Khan's peace march against the drone attacks
Women often suffer the most in times of conflict, but they are rarely represented in peace negotiations.
Egyptians have finally spoken out regarding the attacks by Salafist Islamist preacher Abdullah Badr against female Eg
China, Russia, Pakistan and Azerbaijan abstained from a U.N.