“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.”
The United States Institute of Peace released this report which examines the implementation of UNSCR 1325, its accomp
This Special Report from the United States Peace Institute is written by Paula M.
More women should play instrumental roles in determining the country's defense and diplomatic policies, MKs said at a
Brazil's national volleyball team beat Iran 3-2 at Tehran's Azadi stadium June 15 in the FIVB Volleyball Men's World
Kurdish women are getting involved in the peace process to promote a free, equal and democratic society.
Yemeni women are fighting for their rights in the same way as Western women.
To mark the three-year anniversary of the uprising in Syria, the International Women's Human Rights Law Clinic at the
February 7, 2014 - Both men and women suffer from the severe flaws of the criminal justice system.
(WNN) Los Angeles, California, UNITED STATES, AMERICAS: Despite the election of new President Hassan Rowhani in the I
A proper democracy cannot be established without the participation of women.
The voice of Syrian women must be heard in all efforts to resolve the civil war that is tearing their country apart,
The effective participation of women and attention to women's rights issues is a critical element in achieving a just
Syrian refugee women have a key role to play in shaping the future of their war-torn homeland, the protection chief o
Some Syrians say outrage over the sentencing of a teenage girl was a spark that started the country's two-and-a-half
A group of women journalists has investigated for five months the attitude of the Israeli media toward women in polit
The modern Arab world has never known a female leader, and against all odds, Syria may be the country where it happen
In February 1997, four residents of the north who were mothers of soldiers then serving in Lebanon established a prot
An international human rights group is urging Yemen to ensure that its new constitution has adequate protections for
Thirty-seven women expect to run for mayor or head of local councils in municipal elections to be held on Oct.
The Secretariat-General of the Supreme Council for Women (SCW) took part in a training project on raising awareness o
With parliamentary elections due in Iraq's autonomous Kurdistan Region later this month, female politicians are hopin
A group of prominent Iranian women's rights activists and intellectuals have outlined some of their main demands for
Several UN experts on Wednesday criticised Iran's decision to bar women from running in upcoming elections, saying th
A constitutional body in Iran has ruled that women cannot run in presidential elections scheduled for June 14.
The Syrian uprising has given the Muslim Brotherhood a chance to emerge as an integral part of the opposition.
Finance Minister Yair Lapid on Friday appointed Yael Andorn to be the next Finance Ministry director-general.
Dozens of women protested Tuesday ouside Prime Minister Salam Fayyad's Ramallah office demanding the adaptation for l
Hivos welcomes the establishment of the Syrian Women's Forum for Peace (SWFP), which aims to strengthen the role of S
While parliamentarians discuss a new electoral law to govern the 2013 parliamentary elections, women politicians are
An Arab woman who's been toiling on the fringes of Israeli politics for nearly two decades has broken out of obscurit
A women's unit is being created for Iran's riot police, Brigadier General Hassan Karami told the country's semi-offic
Haneen Zoabi is an Arab member of the Knesset (Israeli Parliament).
If sorted out from the floating theories on the culprits and their motivations, what the execution-style killings of
Two decrees reconstituted the council, which advises the government on new legislation, for a new four-year term - an
The Likud-Beytenu list changes tactics • Instead of attacking Habayit Hayehudi leader Naftali Bennett, it goes a
The Knesset Election Committee will discuss the possibility of disqualifying Hareidi parties because they have no wom
A Dubai resident has decided to undertake a one-woman mission to bring peace to the 22 countries in the Arab League.
As unrest unfolds in the Middle East, a traveling art exhibition at the Sheldon Museum of Art in Lincoln seems all th
It's been nearly two years since Syria's dictator Bashar al Assad began his brutal assault on hundreds of thousands o
It's been almost two years since revolution swept across parts of the Arab world.
When Mabrouka M'barek is in the Tunisian capital these days, much of her time is spent writing a new constitution as
Late October, a new government was approved by the newly elected Georgian parliament.
Nobel Prize winner Shirin Ebadi spoke to Sophie Claudet last week on the sidelines of the Women's Forum in Deauville,
The lack of women's economic and political participation, and lack of women's education, kept Arab countries from dev
With Mohammad Morsi's inauguration as President of Egypt in June 2012, many Egyptians hoped that the country's fitful
The faces of five men in business suits and one woman in a white head scarf beam under the slogan “Modern Hebro
The draft proposal of a new constitution for Egypt, has caused fiery protests from civil society and women's organiza
Health is essential to the economy, well-being, national security, and future of the Middle East region.