“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.”
Women groups and Civil Society Organisations have made their inputs into the Sierra Leone in-country monitoring of th
The Convention on the Elimination of Violence against Women is still missing, but progress on other dimensions of thi
On Tuesday July, 15, 2014, two of the United Nations System Agencies, the Joint Programme on HIV and AIDS (UNAIDS) an
MAIDUGURI, Nigeria (AP) — Extremists have abducted 60 more girls and women and 31 boys in weekend attacks on vi
I sat in the glittery closing plenary of last week's global summit to end sexual violence in conflict in London, tire
A three-day training workshop on the monitoring and evaluation of United Nations Security Council Resolution (UNSCR)
This paper provides an analysis on how to deal with Boko Haram by utilizing the Women, Peace and Security (WPS) Agend
The government of The Gambia through the Office of the Vice President and Ministry of Women Affairs on Friday launche
The stories of gang-rape, forced marriage and fathers being forced to rape their own daughters at gunpoint keep her a
EFFORTS to enhance women's participation in politics beginning from the 2015 general elections received a boost durin
Sierra Leone is demonstrating that it understands the important role women can play as peacekeepers.
The Minister of Women Affairs and Social Development, Zainab Maina has reiterated the commitment of the Present Admin
Several women organizations and groups have been motivated to assist the security sector in consolidating the peace a
"Violence against women, violence against our mothers and sisters has reached an unacceptable level and we all m
The women of Port Loko District on Valentine's Day celebrated the first One Billion rising in Africa V-Day on the the
The Country Representative of the United Nations Children's Fund (UNICEF), Mr.
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Female opposition lawmaker, Hon.
The United Nations Population Fund, UNFPA, has provided delivery kits to mothers and children at the James Davids Hos
President Ellen Johnson Sirleaf has called upon Liberia's female lawyers, gender advocates and civil society to "
WIPSEN-AFRICA is a leading women-focused pan African Non-government Organization with the mandate to promote women's
The Women Peace and Security Network-Africa (WIPSEN) has provided leadership training for dozens of young girls in Si
New Delhi, Sep 12 (IANS): An all-women police unit provided by India, as part of a UN peacekeeping force, inspired ma
It was aimed at strategising and building the capacity of women for effective participation in decision making in the
By the launch of the National Action Plan on United Nations Security Council Resolution (UNSCR 1325) in Abuja Tuesday
A mother of a three year old baby identified as Kadiatu Momoh Sheriff, a resident of Mobi Village in Sierra Leone has
The National Research Council has begun an intense gender-based violence campaigned in several communities in Paynesv
In Africa, women are subjected to discriminatory practices that keep them in a vulnerable situation.
The Female legislative Caucus of Liberia's National Legislature says it will shortly introduce a parity bill.
Hundreds of women Thursday marched along the streets of the Sierra Leonean capital, Freetown, to protest against an i
More than 38,000 children have taken part in Liberia's war as fighters, porters, and slaves throughout the country's
The National Elections Commission (NEC) in collaboration with the International Institute for Democracy and Electoral
NEW YORK, July 31, 2013/African Press Organization (APO)/ — Reduction of Military Set for Next Year, Possible F
It's hard to underscore enough the role women have played in Liberia's recent history.
A black Mercedes pulls up in a grimy street in Bamako and the back door swings open.
Political parties in Liberia have been asked to ensure that at least 40 per cent of all elected positions at the dist
Imagine starting a country from scratch.
The National Security Coordinator (NSCOORD), Retired Brigadier Mustapha M.K.
The Minister of Social Welfare, Gender and Children's Affairs, Hon.
It is over a week since Ruth Flomo was last able to walk, the bullet lodged in her leg an agonising reminder of the t
President Dr Joyce Banda will leave the country on June 26 for Abuja Nigeria where she is expected to attend a High L
Women activists from various groups in Sierra Leone, including the Parliamentary Female Caucus, 50/50 Group and Campa
Liberia's national police force (LNP) has begun an intensive recruitment program across the country aimed at women.
Three officers of the Emergency Response Unit (ERU) of the Liberia National Police have reportedly ganged raped a 23-
Two things, at least, matter more to Ramata Touré than the outcome of the donor conference in Brussels on Wedn
During the rebel takeover of northern Mali in April 2012, many women said they were subjected to rape or sexual assau
Throughout the lengthy regime of President Tubman, murder and rape were considered two terrible crimes that warranted