“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.”
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 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 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
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
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
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
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.
In Egypt, domestic abuse is not a crime. When a woman is beaten by her husband, the authorities are seldom called.
Women and girls continue to be the worst affected by Syria's conflict, but their suffering rarely makes the headlines
Female farmworkers across the United States are commonly sexually harassed and assaulted, in part because their immig
Misogyny has reduced women to headscarves and hymens.
The most pressing global problems simply won't be solved without the participation of women. Seriously, guys.
In "Distant View of a Minaret," the late and much-neglected Egyptian writer Alifa Rifaat begins her short s
The recent election of José Maria de Vasconcelos, or Taur Matan Ruak as he is known, to the Presidency of Timo
Every morning in this mountain village in eastern Afghanistan, four dozen girls sneak through a square opening in a m
More than 2,500 women from 140 countries traveled to İstanbul on Thursday for the start of the Association of Wo
Militarism, Violence and Conflict is one of the themes of the AWID Forum 2012 ↑ which opens tomorrow in Istanbul
From March 7–9, the ABA Rule of Law Initiative (ABA ROLI)—in cooperation with the Haitian Ministry of Jus
Most of the Pacific Islands region continues to be one of the least women-friendly places in the world.
She had expected a job in a hotel.
“Violence associated with the ‘war on drugs' and organized crime, which includes government corruption in