“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.”
There has been a lot of public outcry over corruption in Uganda and Africa as a continent.
The "No to Oppressing Women" Initiative, which focuses on the rights of Sudanese women, was preparing to ho
Women in Zimbabwe have come out strongly against the idea of holding elections in 2011, saying that a full implementa
Galkayo (RBC Radio):- THE curtain fell in style 10th December 2010 on the 16 Days of Activism Against Gender Based Vi
Good gender representation in the Namibian Defence Force (NDF) offers opportunity to women to empower themselves thro
As calls for an early election grow louder, the country's civic society groups want government to launch a countrywid
UNAMID, in collaboration with the South Darfur Legislature and the State Committee for Combating Violence Against Wom
Deputy Prime Minister Thokozani Khupe has told women in South Africa that equality between men and women was a human
As Zimbabwe joins the rest of the world in commemorating the 16-days of activism against gender violence which begin
Tanzania has been trying to come to terms with its dismal election performance in respect to the quantity of women el
In 1996, the British Council sponsored a resource person Ms.
United Nations -- With barely 55 days left until a referendum on independence for southern Sudan, the U.N.
The Women's Movement spearheaded by the Forum for Women in Democracy (FOWODE) recently launched the Uganda Women's Ag
Women human rights defenders meeting in Banjul as a prelude to the 48th Ordinary session of the African Centre for De
In June 2000, the African Women's Development Fund (AWDF) was launched through the efforts of its co-founders, Joana
NAIROBI, Kenya -- Last week two girls, aged 14 and 18, were shot in a public execution in Somalia after the extremist
Representatives of embassies of AU member states, Regional Economic Communities, UN agencies, educational institution
This year's United Nations report on State of World Population 2010 shows that women and children suffer most in conf
Many of Congo's rape survivors took to the streets Sunday to speak out against sexual violence in a country where it
Mr Mark Woyongo, Upper East Regional Minister, at the weekend said it was government's desire to see peace maintained
From 5th to 7th October 2010, over seventy (70) African Women Church Leaders from 12 Countries of Angola, Botswana, E
In an effort to build a new Liberia to complement Government's development program, the women of Liberia yesterday la
Two Sudanese Women's Rights Activists spoke about the challenges of civil society in Sudan, and their commitment to c
CITIZENSHIP is important as it is also an identity.
“We, the women of Darfur, have united to heal the wounds. We have built our power.
African women are too often presented in scholarly and media accounts as passive, pathetic victims of harsh circumsta
Isatou Njie-Saidy, Gambian Vice-President, on Friday outlined the progress made by the West African nation towards im
The German Protestant Church Development Service (EED) in collaboration with the Association for Development Cooperat
Are sex strikes slowly but surely becoming a new form of political strategy?
Women activists have developed a manifesto through which they will inform political parties and stakeholders about ge
Structural change is expected within the ruling Ethiopian Peoples' Revolutionary Democratic Front's (EPRDF) top leade
Since the World Conference on Women in 1995 the issue women and violent conflict isone major focal point of the inter
Newly elected members of parliament from Western Equatoria State Legislative Assembly in Southern Sudan took part tod
JUBA - Col.
This week, 66 women from some of Sudan's diverse and volatile regions are in Juba for a conference called “Path
The African Union has declared 2010 the Year of Peace and Security in Africa, and will soon launch the African Decade
A seven-person delegation from the West Point military academy in the United States visited the UN office in Kigali,
The road from the Rwanda-Congo border to Bukavu—a war-torn city on the southeastern edge of Lake Kivu—was
President Paul Kagame has promoted all Rwandans and given each one a platform to showcase their ability, a move that
Lisa Shannon has run 30 miles straight, alone, on a steep and forested Portland trail.
ONE million women, countrywide, will today be marching to highlight the achievements recorded in the areas of gender
An Alberta woman who was held hostage for more than 15 months in Somalia has started a foundation to send women in th
A leading member of the women's group of the Rumbek State legislature in southern Sudan says there was a large turnou
The fate of thousands of women and girls held as sex slaves and child soldiers by Uganda's Lords Resistance Army rebe
Sudan's first multiparty elections in 24 years, which wrapped up earlier this week, fell short of international stand
This report, submitted to the African Union (AU) Peace and Security Council (PSC) on the status of Women and Children
Hundreds of Somalis have marched through the streets of Mogadishu, protesting against al-Shabab militants.
Thirty-five women, including some involved in the Kenya post-election crisis peace process in 2008, will meet next we