“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
Rewind twenty years—Rwanda, 1994.
If regular armies are generally a man's world, guerrillas and insurgent forces are just the contrary.
With El Salvador's gang truce teetering on the brink, it's high time to get women involved in any peace negotiations
Half a million women were raped during the Rwandan genocide.
Thirteen years after the U.N.
Several Libyan organisations fighting for women's rights held a demo on Thursday morning against deteriorating human
MADRE, an international women's human rights organization, condemns the growing violence that has killed at least 18
Six women were arrested at the Western Wall on Thursday for wearing prayer shawls during services in a manner that ha
Abeer Abu Ghaith, a poised young woman overflowing with optimism, works tirelessly to help Palestinian women achieve
Haiti's President Michel Martelly honored Maria Bello on Tuesday for her advocacy work on behalf of the Caribbean cou
Women often suffer the most in times of conflict, but they are rarely represented in peace negotiations.
Today is International Peace Day.
The most pressing global problems simply won't be solved without the participation of women. Seriously, guys.
It's the Americas' largest reunion.
As the remaining US troops in Iraq prepare to return home, how has life changed for women in the country they are lea
Some 14 months after Haiti's earthquake, activists say there is an ongoing epidemic of rape and gender-based violence
On the 100th anniversary of International Women's Day, Rizwan Latif, a national UN Volunteer Outreach and Capacity De
"Hope is dying in Afghanistan."
Switzerland is taking further steps to implement an international resolution that aims to increase the participation
Women human rights defenders meeting in Banjul as a prelude to the 48th Ordinary session of the African Centre for De
This year's United Nations report on State of World Population 2010 shows that women and children suffer most in conf
ISLAMABAD: A two-day regional conference on gender and policing began on Tuesday at the Islamabad National Library.
Thirty members of the All-Women Corps in the Civilian Protection Component of the International Monitoring Team (IMT)
Hillary Clinton today promised that any peace deal with the ultra-conservative Taliban movement would not come at the
Women living in Afghanistan's safest region are retreating behind the veil amid fears they are being stalked by a res
For over two decades now, the tiny nation Somalia, in the Horn of Africa, has endured protracted militarized violence
Hundreds of women have taken to the streets of Nigeria's capital, Abuja, and the central city of Jos in ralli
As an Afghan woman who for many years lived a life deprived of the most basic human rights, I find unbearable the tho