“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.”
The promotion of women's participation in elected assemblies will remain among the top priorities of the authorities,
By: Kaci Racelma for Al-Monitor Posted on October 10.
This year's World Social Forum, a transnational gathering of social activists, took place in Tunis, a city bubbling w
This week I was invited to an Organization for Security and Co-operation in Europe (OSCE) meeting in the Austrian cap
Now that Algeria has the largest proportion of women lawmakers in the Arab world, workmen at the national assembly bu
The head of the United Nations entity mandated to promote gender equality today welcomed the increase in women's repr
The next generation of Algeria's elected bodies will include more women than before.
The former CIA chief in Algeria has been sentenced to jail for raping an Arab woman.
To appease "Arab spring" protesters, Algeria lifted a 1991 law that banned public assembly, but a longstand
ate-February lifting of the state's emergency powers law hasn't helped the women who keep a weekly vigil in the Alger
Based on Islamic law and tribal traditions, Algerian law discriminates against women in terms of marriage, children's
Amidst the demands for democratic change across the Middle East and North Africa, the United States is now confronted
Only a short time ago, commerce in Algeria was an almost exclusively male activity.
Algeria's National Consultative Committee on the Promotion and Protection of Human Rights (CNCPPDH) held a conference
UN Special Rapporteur on gender-based violence, Rashida Manjoo, is visiting Algeria through Saturday (November 20th)
Algerian Foreign Minister Mourad Medelci announced Wednesday the appointment, out of on 27 "senior diplomatic po
Algerian rights groups on Monday pressed President Abdel-Aziz Bouteflika to open an independent inquiry into alleged
Last week Freedom House released their "Women's Rights in the Middle East" report, on the state of gender e
Women's groups throughout the Maghreb are pushing to change national Family Codes, rejecting current legislation as i
In order to provide a detailed look at the conditions faced by women in the Middle East and understand the complex en
There is a slow process within human rights organisations that started twenty years ago: it aims at fully incorporati
Those who think that Algerians have been passive victims of their country's political problems need look no further t
The English senior seminar class presented the documentary film "Algeria: Women at War" in Bryan Jr.
Having battled for over twenty years against the Family Code, Algerian women now face a new challenge.
The CIA's top officer in Algeria has been returned to Washington amid allegations that he drugged and raped two women
Ten-year conflict between armed Islamists and the civil army continue victimizing Algerian women in extreme ways.
In Algeria, women drive trains, hold positions as judges and make up the majority of students.
Her face is swollen, her eyes are red and her nightdress is torn in places.
In this tradition-bound nation scarred by a brutal Islamist-led civil war that killed more than 100,000, a quiet revo
An independent United Nations human rights expert has called on Algeria to take concrete measures against the gender
The 200,000 dead and 8,000 disappeared of Algeria's long civil war were almost all men.
This report was commissioned by the Netherlands Special Programme on WID, Ministry of Foreign Affairs (DGIS) of the N
Even as the Arab spring unfolds across the region, I learned with profound astonishment that Mr.