“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.”
Although Nepal met the objective of increased women´s participation in the ongoing peace building and state res
LONDON (Thomson Reuters Foundation) – In the early days of Syria's uprising, many women called on men not to ta
UN, African officials urge efforts to advance peace and stability in CAR
Years of advocacy by women's rights groups including those monitoring justice for women with disabilities in northern
For more than 30 years, Afghans have been living in a state of war and yearn for stability and peace.
The women of South Sudan played an instrumental role in the country's liberation struggle and will continue to make s
The documentation centre No habrá paz sin las mujeres [There will be no peace without women] enables female le
GENEVA (AP) — The leader of Syria's Western-backed opposition said Thursday he will give his negotiating team t
A proper democracy cannot be established without the participation of women.
Military helicopters buzzed overhead and hundreds of thousands of soldiers and police were deployed as Egyptians vote
The voice of Syrian women must be heard in all efforts to resolve the civil war that is tearing their country apart,
It's been four years since Port-au-Prince collapsed, and Haiti's women are still working through the damage—bot
The campaign to ensure women's equal participation at the peace talks on Syria in January has become more urgent, as
Half a million women were raped during the Rwandan genocide.
Buenos Aires, Sep 16 (Prensa Latina) Nobel Peace laureate Rigoberta Menchu said today that after many long years of g
In a searing, impact-filled letter written to Swiss Armenian woman filmmaker Suzanne Khardalian, human rights activis
A new group running for municipal elections in Hebron is offering residents an alternative to politics as usual in th
As the sun set over Jerusalem, about one hundred women milled around tables covered with hand-made crafts.
Last week, on Thursday, September 6, Sandra Ramírez filed into Havana‘s convention palace with five of h
“A few years ago, our people, the people you can see around you, we began to realize what was happening,”
Since 2009, when current President Andry Rajoelina ousted then-president Marc Ravalomanana with the army's support, M
In the beginning of August, a memorial evening was held in Gori, a city in eastern Georgia, to commemorate the annive
Since South Sudan's independence on 9 July 2011, the positive role that women played in the independence struggle bar
The MDC Women's Assembly has celebrated the resilience shown by women to fight off socio-economic hardships caused by
On Monday, the Gender Monitoring Office (GMO) and the Rwanda Women Parliamentary Forum (FFRP) held a meeting aiming a
Zimbabwean women involved in politics and civil society have warned against holding elections without creating a peac
With the US and NATO planning the departure of their forces from Afghanistan by December 2014, some Afghan women and
The most pressing global problems simply won't be solved without the participation of women. Seriously, guys.
Today, a full-page advertisement supporting the New Israel Fund will appear in the New York Times.
The involvement of women in anti-war actions and in support of peace activism worldwide is a critical part of modern
It's the Americas' largest reunion.
Twenty years ago this month, war broke out in Bosnia and Herzegovina, the main act in the dissolution of Yugoslavia.
They have been beaten, spat at and cursed. Jeered, mocked and ignored.
Over the course of a decade and through the administrations of two presidents of different political parties, the Uni
As the Arab Spring is reshaping social and political structures across the Middle East region, a Nobel Peace Prize-wi
I do not agree with the phrase "Arab Spring." The overthrow of dictatorships is not sufficient in itself.
In the war torn area of the Eastern Democratic Republic of Congo armed rebels rape and pillage women on a regular bas
Late in the afternoon on November 29, former Ivorian President Laurent Gbagbo was removed from his prison cell in the
The United States hopes to prevent and defuse conflicts by getting more women seated at negotiating tables around the
Leymah Gbowee of Liberia was one of three women to be honored with the 2011 Nobel Prize.