“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.”
In early December 2011, IPJ Deputy Director Dee Aker and Program Officer Zahra Ismail were in Cambodia for the th
There is an escalating pattern of physical attacks by Egyptian military and police officers against women and male pr
More than two years after the end of the 30-year war between the Sri Lankan government and Tamil rebels, wome
Egyptian women protesters “are being attacked, stripped and beaten in the streets” by security forces, a
The United States hopes to prevent and defuse conflicts by getting more women seated at negotiating tables around the
Sarah Ajith James arrived in Washington last Sunday night, just five months after her country -- South Sudan -- seced
Thousands of Egyptian women have held rallies in Cairo against their treatment by security forces.
Leymah Gbowee of Liberia was one of three women to be honored with the 2011 Nobel Prize.
A women's rights activist from Jordan, during an İstanbul conference on women's empowerment in the midst of the
Women in Sri Lanka's predominantly Tamil-speaking north and east are facing a desperate lack of security in the after
Afghan women want peace, but not at the cost of losing all they have gained in the last 10 years.
Sharp statements about religion, powerful calls for international commmitments and resounding applause, marked the cr
Rape as a tool of war is uncomfortable subject matter.
When the bazooka ruled in 2003 and only the opinions of Liberian warlords and a beleaguered head of state mattered to
Kashmala Bibi* says her cousin's breasts were cut into pieces when five militants walked into their house and
This report, launched 7 December 2011, presents the findings and analysis generated by a needs assessment on gender a
History was made in Oslo on Saturday, when the eyes of the world watched as three great women received the 2011 Nobel
Jadaliyya: What made you write this article?
"We have a lot of work ahead of us," says Sara Mazik, from Women for Libya, a new group of women who have r
KATHMANDU, NEPAL (Catholic Online) - Attracted to the Army by promises of equality and justice during the decade of c
Anyone lucky enough to be teaching peace studies courses soon notices that more females are in the classes than males
Imagine a world where women living directly with the realities of war help build the peace.
The Senate unanimously passed two historical bills upholding the rights of women, The Acid Control and Acid Crim
Dalit Baum has found an effective strategy to discourage multinational corporations from doing business in the Israel
As part of its commitment to the process of peace-building between India and its neighboring countries, WISCOMP - Wom
Two women Members of Parliament from the Central African Republic (CAR), yesterday met with members of National Women
Many Afghan women find themselves suffering from violence and abuse, with virtually no legal protection.
Gambian jurist Fatou Bensouda is the only remaining candidate to become the International Criminal Court's next prose
Eve Ensler, author of The Vagina Monologues, talks about her work with the City of Joy refuge in the Democratic Repub
On 23rd November 2011, the Afghan Women's Network (AWN) consulted 500 women leaders representing 500,000 women from m
The Afghan Conference that begins today in Bonn could prove to be crucial for the future of women in Afghanistan.
Afghanistan still has a long way to go before women in the country are fully protected under the two-year-old Elimina
Leaders attending the Bonn Conference on the future of Afghanistan must make an explicit declaration that women's rig
On December 5, the international community will gather with Afghan leaders in Bonn, Germany's picturesque Cold War-er
The Taliban came once for Fawzia Koofi, and she knows they could come again.
Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon today discussed security in Central Asia with regional leaders following recent unrest,
The Permanent Missions to the United Nations of France, the United Kingdom, and the United States submitted to the Se