“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.”
Out of a total of one hundred and seven (197) statements, one hundred and nine (109) statements (56 per cen
Date: 6 September 2016
On Thursday (21 May), Security Council members held a closed Arria-formula meeting, organised by Spain, focused on ke
As a network of peacebuilding organizations, constituted regionally and with a global reach, GPPAC's position on the
The 58th session of the Commission on the Status of Women took place at United Nations Headquarters in New York from
This briefing details how the Burmese Army has used rape and sexual violence with impunity for decades.
Today marks the launch of an important new report documenting ongoing crimes of sexual violence—over 100 cases
The issue of sexual and gender-based violence in conflict and crisis has been featured prominently among scholars, or
Half a million women were raped during the Rwandan genocide.
BY GITURA MWAURA, 10 OCTOBER 2013
We are now supposed to be in the midst of celebrating the 2nd anniversary of the Arab Spring.
With a current population of 812,826 people, the west coast U.S.
Seven children under the age of 14 were being raped in Soweto in a day.
The most pressing global problems simply won't be solved without the participation of women. Seriously, guys.
In "Distant View of a Minaret," the late and much-neglected Egyptian writer Alifa Rifaat begins her short s
The recent election of José Maria de Vasconcelos, or Taur Matan Ruak as he is known, to the Presidency of Timo
It is a country that can seem inured to violence from sheer familiarity.
Kabul, Afghanistan (CNN) -- At least 140 Afghan schoolgirls and female teachers were admitted to a local hospital Tue
It's the Americas' largest reunion.
Isabel* thinks she's finally found a place where she can rebuild her life, seven years after fleeing her home and mov
“Violence associated with the ‘war on drugs' and organized crime, which includes government corruption in
At the end of her official country mission to Papua New Guinea, the UN Special Rapporteur on violence against women,
With the passage of four decrees that regulate Law 1257 against gender violence, Colombia has made significant progre
As the remaining US troops in Iraq prepare to return home, how has life changed for women in the country they are lea
Pakistan's parliament has passed a landmark law aimed at strengthening protection for women facing economic and socia
The levels of literacy in Haiti are low, but among the most vulnerable groups living in camps they are even lower.
This report documents brutal and long-lasting violence against women and girls by husbands, partners, and family memb
A water project supported by the UN-African Union peacekeeping force (UNAMID) in eight villages of North Darfur will
Some 14 months after Haiti's earthquake, activists say there is an ongoing epidemic of rape and gender-based violence
The human cost of the armed conflict in Afghanistan grew in 2010.
Amnesty International today urged the Guatemalan authorities to act to stop the high numbers of women being killed ac
Afghan women's leaders announced at a press conference this morning in Kabul that they will fight the proposed regula
Halya Lagunesse thought she knew despair.
Primarily, as a result of negligible conviction rate, the graph of crime against women in Kashmir has touched an all
There should be no impunity for the perpetrators of rape and it is important for Zimbabwe to set up a multi-sectoral
In an effort to help law enforcement agencies in southern Africa respond to gender-based violence effectively, the Un
I remember when I was a small child and in middle of the night and early hours of the morning I heard a cry, a scream
The United Nations says traditional women's rights are being violated across Afghanistan, urging the country's leader
On November 25, 2010, Lebanon joined over 55 countries around the world by organising the first White Ribbon Campaign
This paper gives an overview of the challenges which indigenous women in Latin America face in accessing both formal
Women and children suffered terribly during the 2010 general election given the gun battles in border areas, accordin
The criminal justice system (CJS) needs to do more to protect women and to deal with all social and political issues
The protection of civilians from the worst ravages of war is a dilemma that international bodies have sought to addre
A large number of police officials across Pakistan have been booked for rape and human rights violations in the last
The murder of a British honeymooner in a township near Cape Town made the headlines – but what about the women