“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.”
Prominent women-leaders from the Central-West region of Western province excelled to greater heights in knowledge and
Inclusion of women in society indicates stability, and a stable Afghanistan will lead to greater international securi
The women of South Sudan played an instrumental role in the country's liberation struggle and will continue to make s
The documentation centre No habrá paz sin las mujeres [There will be no peace without women] enables female le
Zaatari refugee camp, Jordan (CNN) -- They carried teapots and tiny gas canisters, shopping bags filled with clothes
The new head of Japan's national broadcaster NHK defence of the country's wartime military sexual slavery is deplorab
GENEVA (AP) — The leader of Syria's Western-backed opposition said Thursday he will give his negotiating team t
Zimbabwe has made significant strides in gender equality but still lags behind on key indicators, according to the la
The Special Representative of the Chairperson of the African Union Commission (SRCC) Ambassador Mahamat Saleh Annadif
Living in the lush mountainous region in the eastern Democratic Republic of Congo, Wivine Mwbawa would spend hours ea
Cheers broke out in the National Assembly building here on Monday as representatives chose the mayor of this beleague
ZAHLEH, LEBANON — Fear, confusion and a lack of information are preventing many Syrian refugees in Lebanon from
Egyptians were voting in a referendum on the country's draft constitution on Tuesday and Wednesday, a document that w
This past Saturday marked three years since Haiti was stuck by a devastating earthquake.
The voice of Syrian women must be heard in all efforts to resolve the civil war that is tearing their country apart,
It's been four years since Port-au-Prince collapsed, and Haiti's women are still working through the damage—bot
The campaign to ensure women's equal participation at the peace talks on Syria in January has become more urgent, as
BY GITURA MWAURA, 10 OCTOBER 2013
I've been watching the news about the war in Syria with a mixture of anger and worry.
As the departure of the international security forces approaches, each day turns every bit of hope into desperation f
Egyptian women are livid after an advisor to President Mohamed Morsi said that statistics on sexual harassment and se
The defense ministries of Montenegro, Macedonia, Serbia and Bosnia and Herzegovina (BiH) are focusing on improving wo
Late October, a new government was approved by the newly elected Georgian parliament.
Fifteen brave Guatemalan women from the indigenous q'eqchí people testified before the High Risk Court in Guat
While a lot of important news has been coming out of the United Nations General Assembly lately, there is one story t
Caracas, September 14th 2012 (Venezuelanalysis.com) – Women's rights groups presented a series of proposals to
World Water Week recently concluded in Stockholm with a special emphasis on the linkages between water and food secur
Since 2009, when current President Andry Rajoelina ousted then-president Marc Ravalomanana with the army's support, M
Some nonpartisan commentators finally recognize that current US foreign policy continues to escalate militarily as th
A few kilometres north of Kabul, a 22-year-old woman collapsed to the ground.
The government has kicked off efforts of Localizing the National Action Plan (LNAP) on Women, Peace and Security in t
Misogyny has reduced women to headscarves and hymens.
Nearly two decades after the Bosnian War ended, thousands of Bosnian women who were victims of sexual violence are st
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
Kabul, Afghanistan (CNN) -- At least 140 Afghan schoolgirls and female teachers were admitted to a local hospital Tue
The involvement of women in anti-war actions and in support of peace activism worldwide is a critical part of modern
It's the Americas' largest reunion.
MYANMAR'S Election Commission announced last week the landslide victory of the opposition National League of Democrac
CAIRO - In years past, when conservative members of Egypt's parliament spoke out to demand reversing the rights of wo
The Philippines is on track in achieving the Millennium Development Goals particularly in education, health, women an
Two months ago, in February 2012, a victory was won in the battle for more effective legal provisions for women in Pa
Twenty years ago this month, war broke out in Bosnia and Herzegovina, the main act in the dissolution of Yugoslavia.
Military and civilian experts convened at the U.S.
“Violence associated with the ‘war on drugs' and organized crime, which includes government corruption in
At the end of her official country mission to Papua New Guinea, the UN Special Rapporteur on violence against women,