“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.”
Operation Protective Edge and the costs of war in the latest round of the Israel-Palestine conflict have dominated al
The Ending Sexual Violence in Conflict Summit that took place in London Between 10 – 13 June 2014 was a great p
MANILA – “We are ready to share our experiences in the hopes of inspiring similar stories of success for
The Syrian civil war has had a devastating impact on women and girls.
Bangladesh's parliament has amended a law allowing the state to appeal against the life sentence given to an oppositi
The Iranian government and police have begun positioning women as watch guards at female prisons across the country a
Security forces in Iraq have arrested Eman ”Dakhiliya”, who run one of the worse trafficking chains in Ba
A new Lebanon based human rights and equality initiative is now partnering with men to reach the goal as advocates fo
The once remarkable gains in protecting and promoting equality between women and men in Afghanistan are now facing th
Over the course of a decade and through the administrations of two presidents of different political parties, the Uni
For Afghan women, the act of fleeing domestic abuse, forced prostitution or even being stabbed repeatedly with a scre
For Tamils, the end of Sri Lanka's civil war has brought no peace dividend; for Tamil women, peace has brought with i
One World South Asia
Violence against women is an abuse of fundamental human rights, says Australia's Head of Mission, Judith Robinson.
Women activists from South Asian countries have emphasised upon a greater role for women in peace building measures i
A workshop to help rural communities know how to prevent violence against women is currently underway.
The caravan has been organised by ActionAid Pakistan and PODA (Potohar Organization for Development Advocacy) to mark
Ruchira Gupta, founder and president of Apne Aap Women Worldwide, an NGO working against sex trafficking, has been ho
The Ministry of State for Women Affairs agreed on Thursday with the Ministries of Health, Labor and Interior and the
On the 100th anniversary of International Women's Day, Rizwan Latif, a national UN Volunteer Outreach and Capacity De
Pakistan People's Party (PPP) Women Wing Sindh Information Secretary Ms Sharmila Farooqui left here on Sunday for the
Gender-based violence in the occupied Palestinian territory remains at epidemic levels, according to UN agencies, loc
A biweekly bulletin has for the past year been helping to transform the lives of women in Maluku's capital.
Amid incessant campaigns to end violence against women, the abuse of women continues right in front of our eyes.
The United Nations Secretary-General's campaign "UNiTE to End Violence Against Women" got off to a powerful
Dozens of women were arrested en masse in Urfa during their march against gender-based violence and for the protectio
The photo of Bibi Aisha, a 19-year-old Afghan woman, on the cover of Time magazine last week is unforgettable.
Parvina Hangar's son was just 16 years old when she says he was abducted by Indian forces.
Afghan women and girls fear they will pay the price for any deal to end the insurgency cut by President Hamid Karzai
"Even now, I can't find the words to explain the kinds of horrors that are happening,” wrote Nurjan Tulega
Terrorism and Afghan insurgency have so overshadowed other issues in Pakistan that it sometimes feels like we -- comm
Since 2002, the International Women's Peace Service in Palestine (IWPS-Palestine) has been documenting and non-violen
Speech by Inés Alberdi, UNIFEM Executive Director
Date: 4 March 2010
Numerous women's rights campaigners, female journalists and relatives are being arrested and persecuted as authoritie
Calling it as bestial act, Mindanao women expressed their outrage over the Maguindanao massacre where innocent civili
Retribution, retaliation and revenge - understandable feelings from those who have been made to stand in mute witness
For the past ten months, the Palestinian occupied territories have been engulfed in a bloody popular uprising against
This side event creates a forum for member state and civil society stakeholders to learn more about women's experienc
Bahraini men who espouse the rights of women have become inspirations for their counterparts in Lebanon.
"I follow with my eyes men who are passing by.