Women and children, particularly from Afro-Colombian and indigenous groups, have borne the brunt of Colombia's 50-yea
The new head of Japan's national broadcaster NHK defence of the country's wartime military sexual slavery is deplorab
GENEVA (AP) — The leader of Syria's Western-backed opposition said Thursday he will give his negotiating team t
They are victims of a conflict which ended decades ago.
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Working with others to make a difference
In "Distant View of a Minaret," the late and much-neglected Egyptian writer Alifa Rifaat begins her short s
“Violence associated with the ‘war on drugs' and organized crime, which includes government corruption in
"A dead rat is worth more than the body of a woman." Those were the words of one distraught young woman who
Wartime rape is a persistent and brutal aspect of conflict, whether during or in the aftermath of hostilities.
Women have made significant advances in politics over the past few decades, with females having served as the head of
Sharp statements about religion, powerful calls for international commmitments and resounding applause, marked the cr
Dalit Baum has found an effective strategy to discourage multinational corporations from doing business in the Israel
Asked to describe war, most Americans would probably throw out words like troops, tanks, guns, Iraq, and Afghanistan.
As wars become less about states and more about societies, women can play a greater role in shaping or ending conflic
Thousands of women and girls who have been abducted by armed groups, enslaved and repeatedly raped during conflicts a
It's small actions of compassion and dignity that can restore faith in humanity, even in times of war, human conflict
A workshop on post referendum gender issues commences today.
More policies and programmes must address the needs of female-headed households in Sri Lanka's former conflict zone,
Right through our one hour interview, she kept twitching her fingers nervously.
Warfare is stopping 28 million children worldwide from receiving an education because of sexual violence and attacks
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The Crisis in Zimbabwe Coalition joins the world in commemorating the 16 days of activism against gender based violen
Sixteen years after Burma's military regime reached a ceasefire deal with the country's second largest rebel group, t
November 17, 2010 (JUBA) - Implementation of the disarmament, demobilization and reintegration (DDR) program in Sudan
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Only fifteen of nearly four hundred persons, most of them women, were allowed to witness before Sri Lanka's Lessons L