“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
February 7, 2014 - Both men and women suffer from the severe flaws of the criminal justice system.
The Government will urge for international action to protect women and girls from violence and sexual exploitation in
Saudi Arabia has passed legislation aimed at protecting women, children and domestic staff against domestic abuse, a
The sheer number of women sexually abused and gang raped in a single public square had become too big to ignore.
In March 2004, President George W.
Dozens of Lebanese women dance in front of the home of the country's parliament speaker, Nabih Berri, to send a clear
We are now supposed to be in the midst of celebrating the 2nd anniversary of the Arab Spring.
With the support of the European Union, Save the Children and its partner in Lebanon KAFA (Enough) Violence and Explo
Occupied West Bank, Aug 16 2012 (IPS) - After the brutal murder of a Palestinian woman in late July in a busy Bethleh
Government forces in Syria are targeting women for rape and assault as the conflict between President Bashar al-Assad
A group of women claiming to be from the Syrian city of Homs announced this week the formation of the first exclusive
In "Distant View of a Minaret," the late and much-neglected Egyptian writer Alifa Rifaat begins her short s
Expressing grave concern about the ongoing violence that has impacted Bahrain with forty-four casualties, the BCHR &n
Six shelters for battered women are likely to close because the organizations running them for years did not win the
This report documents brutal and long-lasting violence against women and girls by husbands, partners, and family memb
Two months ago, the State Department released its 2010 Trafficking in Persons Report (TiP Report), laying out a pictu
Each night before she goes to sleep, Umm Shekar checks to make sure her pistol is loaded and tucks it beneath her mat
Sporting a long blue dress and white headscarf, Umm Omar barely blinks as she whips out a pistol in her garden.
Almost seven years after Naila Farhat, 20, became another victim of an acid throwing attack by a spurned suitor, she
In the first part of my research-based article on titled 'Iran: Clerics or pimps', readers must have already learnt a
The spiraling violence and killings in Israel and the Occupied Territories in the past four and a half years has brou
This side event creates a forum for member state and civil society stakeholders to learn more about women's experienc
To mark the international day of women, protesters in Sulaymanieh called for a special day for women's rights.
Women's rights are increasingly heralded as a useful propaganda device to further imperial designs.