“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.”
This paper provides an analysis on how to deal with Boko Haram by utilizing the Women, Peace and Security (WPS) Agend
UN, African officials urge efforts to advance peace and stability in CAR
A series of gold-framed pictures cover the wall from left to right inside the working space of Senegalese human right
The stories of gang-rape, forced marriage and fathers being forced to rape their own daughters at gunpoint keep her a
The Western Bahr el Ghazal State government in collaboration with the United Nations Mission in South Sudan organized
Four political parties and seven civil society organisations strongly criticised the passage of laws dealing with upc
Sierra Leone is demonstrating that it understands the important role women can play as peacekeepers.
Years of advocacy by women's rights groups including those monitoring justice for women with disabilities in northern
The women of South Sudan played an instrumental role in the country's liberation struggle and will continue to make s
The head of the U.N.
Three members of the team negotiating for South Sudanese rebels in Ethiopia are women.
Military helicopters buzzed overhead and hundreds of thousands of soldiers and police were deployed as Egyptians vote
As civil war raged in Burundi since the 1996 outbreak of armed conflict between ethnic Tutsi and Hutu groups, in his
By Ronald Bruce St. John
By the launch of the National Action Plan on United Nations Security Council Resolution (UNSCR 1325) in Abuja Tuesday
There is need to invest in women's empowerment and leadership in order for countries to achieve sustainable developme
As dusk enveloped the salmon-pink houses of this capital city, the brightly colored robes of women stood out in a mas
There are encouraging signs that the new push for peace in the Democratic Republic of the Congo (DRC) can succeed, Ma
Since the beginning of January 2012, an insurgent group has been fighting with the Mali government for the independen
This year's World Social Forum, a transnational gathering of social activists, took place in Tunis, a city bubbling w
The President of the Republic and Secretary General of the Frente POLISARIO Mr.
Several Libyan organisations fighting for women's rights held a demo on Thursday morning against deteriorating human
When Sudanese President Omar Bashir and South Sudanese President Salva Kiir signed a series of agreements on Septembe
A series of workshops on women's participation in the Darfur Peace Process were organized throughout Darfur by the Af
A group of women from North Kivu in the Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC) have demanded to be involved in the on-goi
Concerned over the stand-off in the implementation of the different political and socio- economic agreements that wer
"Duck down and put your head below the window," says Hamid as we pass a military outpost in southern Laayou
The conflict in the Eastern DR Congo provinces of North and South Kivu between the Kinshasa government and the M23 mo
It's a country the size of all of western Europe, with enormous mineral riches that enable the artifacts of modern li
Six of the women who planned to study at (EMU) in the summer of 2012 in the brand-new Women's Peacebuilding Leadershi
A 22-member Women's Interest Group on November 22 presented a communiqué calling on President Ellen Johnson Si
Though only 25, Cassandra Basnett has already made a significant impact for good on the world.
“This occupation is the cruelest one that the Malian people have had to undergo, nowadays women are deprived of
About 70 per cent of Rwandan women deliver under the supervision of a professional medical practitioner, an official
The last part of Africa to be decolonised, the Southern African Development Community (SADC) region, remains one of t
Relaxing in the beige-toned lobby of the Empire Hotel in Manhattan, a world away from her native Somalia, Dr.
One of the positive results of peace processes and political transitions in the Great Lakes region in Africa during t
Natasha Makengo manages to embody that dream combination of scientific knowledge, artistic skill and natural communic
The West Africa Network of Peace building (WANEP) Tuesday commenced a three-day training on 'Peace building and confl
"Women continue to play a major role in the efforts for peace.
The conflict that Somalia endured for more than 20 years took a heavy toll on the women of the country who now look t
UN High Commissioner for Refugees António Guterres on Monday night presented the Nansen Refugee Award to Somal
The past 12 months have seen a series of notable successes for African women - with two Nobel Peace prizes, a second
African Development Solutions (ADESO) has launched a project for more than 300 women in the Puntland region of Somali
Hawa Aden Mohamed watched the young women in blue and red shawls as their hands fluttered busily over clacking sewing
With the emergence of conflicts following the 2007 post election violence, it is unlikely that Kenya will attain the
Tahany Hassan, a 17-year-old high school female student was shot in the head and killed on 31 July by the Sudanese po
The Women Situation Room WSR, with the theme "Peace in our Hands" will be officially launched by President