“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
Since the Seneca Falls Convention launched the women's rights movement in the United States 166 years ago, wise men h
DAVAO CITY (MindaNews / 12 June) –The lead convener in the Global Campaign on Women, Peace and Security dubbed
Obtaining stability and security in conflict zones could be as simple as getting more women involved in the peace pro
MANILA – “We are ready to share our experiences in the hopes of inspiring similar stories of success for
On 27 March 2014, a historic first was achieved: a peace agreement led by a woman chief mediator was signed.
Rewind twenty years—Rwanda, 1994.
The 45-member U.N.
The women of South Sudan played an instrumental role in the country's liberation struggle and will continue to make s
The documentation centre No habrá paz sin las mujeres [There will be no peace without women] enables female le
The head of the U.N.
GENEVA (AP) — The leader of Syria's Western-backed opposition said Thursday he will give his negotiating team t
If regular armies are generally a man's world, guerrillas and insurgent forces are just the contrary.
Iraq is in the middle of a crisis again.
Three members of the team negotiating for South Sudanese rebels in Ethiopia are women.
With El Salvador's gang truce teetering on the brink, it's high time to get women involved in any peace negotiations
The voice of Syrian women must be heard in all efforts to resolve the civil war that is tearing their country apart,
GENEVA - Syrian activists said Monday that the voice of women from the war-ravaged nation must not be sidelined at pe
It's been four years since Port-au-Prince collapsed, and Haiti's women are still working through the damage—bot
The campaign to ensure women's equal participation at the peace talks on Syria in January has become more urgent, as
Giving women access to and control of natural resources such as land, water, forests and minerals is essential to ens
A coalition of 30 Israeli feminist groups released "A Comprehensive Action Plan for the Application of United Se
A new UN resolution to reiterate the importance of women's involvement in conflict prevention, resolution and peace-b
Thirteen years after the U.N.
By the launch of the National Action Plan on United Nations Security Council Resolution (UNSCR 1325) in Abuja Tuesday
Media coverage of the Colombian peace process has focused on the politics surrounding the talks in Havana.
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
Civil society activists in India are hopeful the government led by Nawaz Sharif will work towards improving ties with
The first Didi Nirmala Deshpande South Asian Peace and Justice Award for 2013 has been conferred on Sunila Abeysekera
Since the beginning of January 2012, an insurgent group has been fighting with the Mali government for the independen
The Women's Initiative Network for Peace has urged President U Thein Sein and the Deputy Commander in Chief of the Ka
A group of women from North Kivu in the Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC) have demanded to be involved in the on-goi
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
Marched through the middle a market in Damascus carrying red banners that read 'Stop all military operations in Syria
MADRE, an international women's human rights organization, condemns the growing violence that has killed at least 18
As the Colombian Government prepares to meet with the Revolutionary Armed Forces of Colombia (FARC) in Havana, Cuba,
The Palestinian Centre for Human Rights (PCHR) strongly condemns the Palestinian female police's violent dispersal of
It's been nearly two years since Syria's dictator Bashar al Assad began his brutal assault on hundreds of thousands o
Abeer Abu Ghaith, a poised young woman overflowing with optimism, works tirelessly to help Palestinian women achieve
In the offices of the General Union of Palestinian Women –a bastion for older-generation prominent women politi
Forty-four Syrian women from different civil society organizations and young independent activists convened in Cairo
Today, the government of Colombia and the Revolutionary Armed Forces of Colombia (FARC) insurgency group meet in Oslo
Women are needed, not only in the home, but also at the negotiating table, to achieve peace.
The West Africa Network of Peace building (WANEP) Tuesday commenced a three-day training on 'Peace building and confl
Margarita Lopez begins to speak about the horrible events that marked the end of her daughter's life in a low, even t
Women often suffer the most in times of conflict, but they are rarely represented in peace negotiations.