“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.”
Solidarity for African Women's Rights (SOAWR) is proud to announce the launch of its new website.
Sudanese Women living in refugee camps in eastern Chad are facing rape and other forms of violence.
Amnesty International yesterday met, in Paris, His Excellency Mr Pierre-Aimé Kipré, Côte d'Ivoire
The International Rescue Committee is working with writer, photographer and long-time women's advocate Ann Jones to g
IFES is a non-profit, non-partisan organization dedicated to strengthening inclusive and transparent political proces
Ghana is scheduled to hold both presidential and parliamentary elections next year – a prospect that has galvan
Centre for Sustainable Development Initiatives (CENSUDI) organized a multi-media campaign intended to engage both wom
The National Committee of the Inter-African Committee Against Traditional Practices affecting the Health of Woman and
Sinim Mira Nissigue, an NGO established in the late 1990's, has been taking the lead on bringing information a
A non- governmental organization, the Women Aid Society (WAS), headed by Liberian female musical star, Tokay Tomah ha
This postcard campaign urges President Ellen Johnson-Sirleaf and the Liberian government to ensure that the needs and
Liberia has been devastated by years of civil war.
The International Foundation for Election Systems provides professional advice and technical assistance in promoting
Women's Rights Watch Nigeria is urging the Federal Government of Nigeria, through an online petition, to seek judicia
Fantsuam Foundation's Bayanloco Community Learning Center initiative is the focus of their GEM evaluation.
On 22 March 2002, Amina Lawal, 30 years old, Muslim, was condemned to death for having a child as a divorced woman by
WOMEN OF SIERRA LEONE – IT'S YOUR PARLIAMENT TOO ! Workshops to Get More Women Successfully In
Women are generally overlooked in Sierra Leone, with girls' and women's education being a low priority for families.
Launched after the first muti-party democratic elections after three decades, the purpose of the Campaign for Good Go
By June 11th, 15 countries will have held their Open Day for Peace.
Statement by Leymah Gbowee, WIPNET- Unifem Panel on DDRR, CSW Beijing+10.
Following the conflict, a disarmament, demobilization, rehabilitation and reintegration process began.
After fourteen years of civil war, Liberia is a nation ready for change.
A decade since the Security Council first considered the agenda item Women, Peace and Security we are compelled to as
The Center for Media Studies & Peace Building (CEMESP) has concluded a three-week Computer Literacy and Internet
The first ever women owned radio station was introduced in Liberia.
Human Rights Are Women's Rights using political strategies; women are gaining power around the world by Peggy Curlin.
By: Fatoumata Nabie Fofana
Liberian women are taking positions of power and filling roles usually dominated by men.
After a decade-long conflict, Sierra Leone has many challenges ahead including improving child and maternal health.
Hawa went into labour on the evening of March 18, 2008 in a rural village in Koinadugu District in northern Sierra Le
Women delegates representing the Mano River Union (MRU) countries on Friday called for the establishment of a sub-reg
Liberian President Ellen Johnson Sirleaf spoke powerfully Tuesday about the necessity of government reform on behalf
Women leaders in the western region have begun discussing the simplified version of the Truth and Reconciliation Comm
Ora Garway is Liberia's only female newspaper editor and publisher, a crusader in reporting on major issues.
Women of Liberia Mass Action for Peace is a peace movement started by women in Liberia, Africa that
Last year, I reported with the intrepid Glenna Gordon a story about Liberia's Court E, a court chamber in the capital
October 2010 marks ten years since the passage of UN Security Council Resolution 1325 (PDF) on women, peace and secur
In 2009, FAWE (The Forum for African Women Educationalists) submitted a project on Girls' empowerment in post-conflic
A video created by Tiyatien Health in partnership with Action Aid Liberia, Association of Female Lawyers Liberia, and
Some 20 women from Kono district and the Western Rural Area have received training on breaking barriers and empowerin
Liberia — it was a country engulfed in war, its women bearing the brunt of the conflict.
A national conference to discuss United Nation Security Council (UNSC) Resolution 1325 on Women's involvement in Peac
Ban Ki-moon, Secretary General of the United Nations, has pledged to have 10 per cent of women on every peacekeeping
Improving the economic situation of women is key to peace-building efforts in Liberia following a civil war that tore
The Convention on the Elimination of all forms of Discrimination Against Women (CEDAW), amongst other things calls fo