“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.”
Although Nepal met the objective of increased women´s participation in the ongoing peace building and state res
LONDON (Thomson Reuters Foundation) – In the early days of Syria's uprising, many women called on men not to ta
For more than 30 years, Afghans have been living in a state of war and yearn for stability and peace.
GENEVA (AP) — The leader of Syria's Western-backed opposition said Thursday he will give his negotiating team t
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 campaign to ensure women's equal participation at the peace talks on Syria in January has become more urgent, as
A new group running for municipal elections in Hebron is offering residents an alternative to politics as usual in th
As the sun set over Jerusalem, about one hundred women milled around tables covered with hand-made crafts.
In the beginning of August, a memorial evening was held in Gori, a city in eastern Georgia, to commemorate the annive
The Lakshman Kadirgamar Institute for International Relations and Strategic Studies (LKIIRSS) will convene the Nation
With the US and NATO planning the departure of their forces from Afghanistan by December 2014, some Afghan women and
Today, a full-page advertisement supporting the New Israel Fund will appear in the New York Times.
Over the course of a decade and through the administrations of two presidents of different political parties, the Uni
As the Arab Spring is reshaping social and political structures across the Middle East region, a Nobel Peace Prize-wi
I do not agree with the phrase "Arab Spring." The overthrow of dictatorships is not sufficient in itself.
KATHMANDU, NEPAL (Catholic Online) - Attracted to the Army by promises of equality and justice during the decade of c
As part of its commitment to the process of peace-building between India and its neighboring countries, WISCOMP - Wom
On 23rd November 2011, the Afghan Women's Network (AWN) consulted 500 women leaders representing 500,000 women from m
Afghanistan still has a long way to go before women in the country are fully protected under the two-year-old Elimina
As the remaining US troops in Iraq prepare to return home, how has life changed for women in the country they are lea
One World South Asia
On October 31, 2000, the UN Security Council (UNSC) unanimously passed resolution 1325.
Wars are constructed as a ‘Masculine' concept where in only men are interested.
For the first time, women peace activists from South Asia came together to present a joint resolution to the United N
From June 9 to16, 2011, the Afghan Women's Network and The Institute for Inclusive Security convened a regionally div
President Ali Abdullah Saleh has met with tens of thousands of women from different governorates who expressed suppor
A group of women in Saudi Arabia has launched a website to campaign for the participation of women in municipal elect
The crisis engulfing the Middle East and North Africa shows that greater citizen participation and better governance
Glued simultaneously to the TV, Blackberry, laptop, and my own windows, I watched Arab politics come back to life jus
Egyptians were glued to their televisions on Wednesday as the military handed down the country's new working constitu
Activists among Saudi Arabia's women, who can't drive or vote and need male approval to work and travel, are turning
The Ministry of State for Women Affairs agreed on Thursday with the Ministries of Health, Labor and Interior and the
Women should have greater opportunities in decision-making processes to ensure the effectiveness of policy programs d
Chairperson of National Women Commission (NWC) Naina Kala Thapa said it is necessary to promulgate the new Constituti
Arab women were integral players in the post-colonial revolutions in Egypt, Tunisia, and Algeria, but soon lost groun
Prime Minister Jhala Nath Khanal today appealed to all women to unite for peace and constitution.
Pakistan People's Party (PPP) Women Wing Sindh Information Secretary Ms Sharmila Farooqui left here on Sunday for the
Nawara Belal dreamt of an Egypt where men and women stood side-by-side.
Azza Kamel, a women's rights advocate in Egypt, said the popular uprisings in her country and its neighbors are creat
Sitting cross-legged on blue velour cushions on the living room floor, the women of the self-help brigade sip green t
Iranian women are not the type of women who remain silent and consider themselves lesser than men.
Civil society has called upon the government to take special measures for reducing gender gaps as are revealed in nat