“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.”
Women groups and Civil Society Organisations have made their inputs into the Sierra Leone in-country monitoring of th
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
I sat in the glittery closing plenary of last week's global summit to end sexual violence in conflict in London, tire
A three-day training workshop on the monitoring and evaluation of United Nations Security Council Resolution (UNSCR)
The government of The Gambia through the Office of the Vice President and Ministry of Women Affairs on Friday launche
The Minister of Women Affairs and Social Development, Zainab Maina has reiterated the commitment of the Present Admin
"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.
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Female opposition lawmaker, Hon.
The United Nations Population Fund, UNFPA, has provided delivery kits to mothers and children at the James Davids Hos
WIPSEN-AFRICA is a leading women-focused pan African Non-government Organization with the mandate to promote women's
The Women Peace and Security Network-Africa (WIPSEN) has provided leadership training for dozens of young girls in Si
By the launch of the National Action Plan on United Nations Security Council Resolution (UNSCR 1325) in Abuja Tuesday
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
The Female legislative Caucus of Liberia's National Legislature says it will shortly introduce a parity bill.
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
The National Elections Commission (NEC) in collaboration with the International Institute for Democracy and Electoral
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.
A black Mercedes pulls up in a grimy street in Bamako and the back door swings open.
Political parties in Liberia have been asked to ensure that at least 40 per cent of all elected positions at the dist
Imagine starting a country from scratch.
The National Security Coordinator (NSCOORD), Retired Brigadier Mustapha M.K.
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
President Dr Joyce Banda will leave the country on June 26 for Abuja Nigeria where she is expected to attend a High L
Women activists from various groups in Sierra Leone, including the Parliamentary Female Caucus, 50/50 Group and Campa
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
As part of ongoing efforts to strengthen implementation of United Nations Security Council Resolution 1325 on Women P
A Guideline for the Development and Implementation of United Nations Security Council Resolution (UNSCR) 1325 on Wome
The Government of Liberia via the Ministry of Gender and Development has said no considerable improvement has been ma
The West Africa Network of Peace building (WANEP) Tuesday commenced a three-day training on 'Peace building and confl
Liberian women have re-echoed their call for robust steps to be taken by the government, especially the judiciary, to
Malawi President Joyce Banda and Liberian President Ellen Johnson Sirleaf delivered blunt advice Monday to those seek
The Women Situation Room WSR, with the theme "Peace in our Hands" will be officially launched by President
The Federal Government will soon develop a roadmap for the full implementation of the United Nations Security Council
The Ministry of Women and Children Affairs (MOWAC) has developed a national action plan to give more protection and s
On one Sunday morning, Madam Mary Haruna and her two daughters went to a nearby church in Jos for their weekly devoti
“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
Before we finally close the chapter on 2011, flipping a fresh page for a new beginning in 2012, let's not forget that
“The goal for more women in politics is not fewer men in politics but a more equitable society.” This is