“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
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.
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
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
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
The last part of Africa to be decolonised, the Southern African Development Community (SADC) region, remains one of t
One of the positive results of peace processes and political transitions in the Great Lakes region in Africa during t
"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
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
The Women Situation Room WSR, with the theme "Peace in our Hands" will be officially launched by President
This working paper is a contribution to understandings of peace-building among pastoralists.
Somaliland women's narratives have largely been absent from accounts in state and nation building in Somaliland, yet
With peace agreements ending wars across Africa, local communities are embarking on rebuilding and revival.
Since South Sudan's independence on 9 July 2011, the positive role that women played in the independence struggle bar
Malian women gathered in Bamako at a rally on Saturday (April 7) after leaders of Mali's coup and neighbouring countr
The African Women's Decade (2010-2020) is a bold political initiative that aims to put women at the centre of develop
The 9th Choice Women First 5Km run organized by Great Ethiopian Run will be held on Sunday March 11, 2012.
Magdalena Ehisa Tito, an elegant and extremely polite woman welcomed us into her home.
The women's Leadership for Peace and Security in the Greater Horn of Africa project was launched in 2009.
The 40 women conference participants dubbed G40 will in the five days of their discussions come up with an action pla
The First Lady of Somaliland Amina Sheikh Mohamed Waris inaugurated an international conference on the theme of &ldqu
While women are not new to politics, women's presence and faces in politics have become increasingly more commonplace
Fifty years ago when Sierra Leone gained independence after 150 years of colonial rule, with it came a feeling of opt
Where are all the women in Syria's national uprising?
High decorated ceremony organized by the organization of the Somali women known as COGWO that focused on the role of
On Egypt's first day of elections, women's participation was visibly large in the country's first post-revolution ele