“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
Kurdish women are getting involved in the peace process to promote a free, equal and democratic society.
Yemeni women are fighting for their rights in the same way as Western women.
On 27 March 2014, a historic first was achieved: a peace agreement led by a woman chief mediator was signed.
Northeast India comprises the contiguous Seven Sister States—Arunachal Pradesh, Assam, Manipur,Meghalaya, Mizor
To mark the three-year anniversary of the uprising in Syria, the International Women's Human Rights Law Clinic at the
A proper democracy cannot be established without the participation of women.
The voice of Syrian women must be heard in all efforts to resolve the civil war that is tearing their country apart,
The effective participation of women and attention to women's rights issues is a critical element in achieving a just
An exile women's rights group will for the first time co-host an event in Burma when the Women's Forum (Burma/Myanmar
Civil society activists in India are hopeful the government led by Nawaz Sharif will work towards improving ties with
Hivos welcomes the establishment of the Syrian Women's Forum for Peace (SWFP), which aims to strengthen the role of S
As unrest unfolds in the Middle East, a traveling art exhibition at the Sheldon Museum of Art in Lincoln seems all th
It's been nearly two years since Syria's dictator Bashar al Assad began his brutal assault on hundreds of thousands o
The faces of five men in business suits and one woman in a white head scarf beam under the slogan “Modern Hebro
Health is essential to the economy, well-being, national security, and future of the Middle East region.
Today security issues are no longer simply state- and military-centric issues.
Journalists, bloggers and civil activists from Abkhazia and South Ossetia had a rare opportunity to meet their Georgi
On October 1st parliamentary elections will be held in Georgia.
A new group running for municipal elections in Hebron is offering residents an alternative to politics as usual in th
Security forces in Iraq have arrested Eman ”Dakhiliya”, who run one of the worse trafficking chains in Ba
“The daily toil and toll of keeping and making peace can challenge even the most persevering among us,” S
“More and more women are becoming politically active and so the number of women in prison is rising too.”
Her phone rang at 9 p.m. “Can you come tonight? He's home.” The voice was anxious.
With the US and NATO planning the departure of their forces from Afghanistan by December 2014, some Afghan women and
Today, a full-page advertisement supporting the New Israel Fund will appear in the New York Times.
Over the course of a decade and through the administrations of two presidents of different political parties, the Uni
KABUL: Women members of an Afghan government council charged with seeking reconciliation with the Taliban have been s
"At the demonstration today in Kafr a-Dik, I noticed looks and finger-pointing from the shabab (nickname for you
Around the world, political power still comes with a price for women who seek it.
I do not agree with the phrase "Arab Spring." The overthrow of dictatorships is not sufficient in itself.
When her father told her at the age of 10 that she should cover her hair with a veil, Hanan al Shaykh was quick to sh
KATHMANDU, NEPAL (Catholic Online) - Attracted to the Army by promises of equality and justice during the decade of c
“Pakistanis can feel the pain of the victims of 26/11. We have also gone through similar terror attacks.
IMPORTANT talks are coming up where discussions about the peace of Afghanistan will take place.
One World South Asia
Afghan women activists are at risk of being sidelined at a key international conference on Afghanistan's future sched
For the first time, women peace activists from South Asia came together to present a joint resolution to the United N
From June 9 to16, 2011, the Afghan Women's Network and The Institute for Inclusive Security convened a regionally div
Since the beginning of the Arab Spring – starting with the unrest in Tunisia in early January – questions