“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.”
Conflict Resolution Unit will lead the development of Ireland's Second National Action Plan on Women, Peace and Secur
ISLAMABAD: The government of Denmark has provided a grant of $1 million to support UN Women, the United Nations entit
Since late November, Ukrainians have assembled in the capital city to protest current government regime.
Some 15 years after the conflict in Kosovo ended, parliament has decided to offer legal rights to wartime rape victim
So much has been said about it, so many small and international-scale conferences have been held in big salons, and s
The UK National Action Plan on Women, Peace, and Security (NAP) is due to be launched in June 2014.
A searching independent review finds that NATO and its operational partners have made ‘significant progress' in
In the context of the conflict in the former Yugoslavia and of the genocide in Rwanda, reports of sexual violence app
Over 770 people have filed their bids for participation in the parliamentary elections in Chechnya, a republic in Rus
Serbia has made certain progress in terms of the position of women, officials concluded at the session of the UN Comm
Two ladies, one in red, the other in blue — that two iconic early images of Turkey's uprising flashed around th
The issue of Italy's rising tide of violence against women has been in the spotlight with a raft of headline-grabbing
Irish minister of state for equality Kathleen Lynch has announced that she will be pushing for "tight, firm conc
Finland wants to make it easier for women to enter peacekeeping forces, but this could mean loosening physical fitnes
Women, men, girls and boys experience and take action differently in the context of armed conflict, peacekeeping, pea
Representatives of Georgian Civil Society Organisations and government entities involved in the implementation of the
This year marks the 10th anniversary of UN Security Council Resolution 1325 on women, peace and security (WPS).1 The
UNSCR number 1,325 was adopted by the council in 2000.
The project "Implementation of UNSCR 1325: Integration of gender sensitive policies in the security sector of Bo
The UN envisaged Security Council Resolution (UNSCR) 1325, passed on the 31 October 2000 as a landmark document that
“Working on UNSCR 1325 in Northern Ireland is like working in a virtual reality” (Civil society member fr
On September 12, the United Nations Kosovo Team (UNKT) at the Swiss Diamond hotel in Pristina, collaborated with the
The Regional Women's Lobby (RLW), a network of women from seven countries in the Western Balkans, organized a roundta
Throughout history, sexual assault has been used as a weapon of war, up to and including events under way in Syria.
Nearly two decades after the Bosnian War ended, thousands of Bosnian women who were victims of sexual violence are st
More than 2,500 women from 140 countries traveled to İstanbul on Thursday for the start of the Association of Wo
A new partnership between the EU and UN Women set up to strengthen cooperation between the two organizations on their
Twenty years ago this month, war broke out in Bosnia and Herzegovina, the main act in the dissolution of Yugoslavia.
She had expected a job in a hotel.
The Associate Parliamentary Group on Women, Peace and Security (APG) and Gender Action for Peace and Security (GAPS)
The second Dutch National Action Plan 1325 (NAP 1325-II) kicked off on 21 February 2012.
The signing ceremony in Belgrade this Thursday officially launched a project dubbed “Support for Gender Mainstr
On the 10th anniversary of UN Security Council Resolution 1325 on women, peace and security (WPS), civil society orga
UNECE has identified several key areas where disadvantages for women currently exist in the region, as well as policy
The continuing prevalence of civil wars merits renewed efforts to understand more about how they might be successfull
For December, in which the Russian Federation has the Security Council presidency, the MAP provides recommendations o
Crime hurts, and the protection of victims from criminality is always a priority in any criminal policy.
How does Europe compare with sub-Saharan Africa in terms of women's rights?
The President of the Republic of Kosovo, Mrs. Atifete Jahjaga continues the official visit to Lithuania.
CYPRUS has been placed on the US' sex trafficking watch list after failing to meet minimum standards for the eliminat
State Secretary of the Ministry of Labour and Social Policy and National Director of project “Fight against sex
After curving through miles of Quebec's countryside, the road to Montebello arrives at an enormous log cabin along th
Sat in the front row in army fatigues and desert boots and patiently listening to children giving their presentation,
The NGO Working Group on Women, Peace and Security has released the May 2011 version of the Monthly Action Points (MA
Women are critical to peace building and conflict resolution.
The NGO Working Group on Women, Peace and Security has released the April 2011 version of our Monthly Action Points (