“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 United Nations Integrated Mission (UNMIT) in Timor-Leste began in 2006 after a mutiny by soldiers and a breakdown
The punishment that she and other women in her position received is hard to justify, or even discuss, she says.
The recent election of José Maria de Vasconcelos, or Taur Matan Ruak as he is known, to the Presidency of Timo
The outgoing batch of the Philippine United Nations Police (UNPOL) Contingent in Timor-Leste was recently honored in
With Timor-Leste continuing to consolidate peace and stability and promote development, the United Nations is already
As the number of reported sexual crimes in Timor Leste increases, survivors - mostly women and girls - must wait up t
A scheme supported by the United Nations Development Programme (UNDP) seeks to help needy households – mostly h
Like many women in East Timor, 34 year-old Mariquita Soares joined the Revolutionary Front for an
There is now very wide acceptance of the fact that modern armed conflict has a disproportionate impact on women and g
In October 2000, the United Nations Security Council (UNSC) unanimously adopted Security Council Resolution (SCR) 132
Despite a call to action, the outcome document of the MDG summit makes bare mention of conflict and fragility, which
In 2009, the Australian Agency for International Development's (AusAID) Gender Policy and Coordination Section commis
The Special Representative of the Secretary-General for Timor-Leste, Ameerah Haq, presided over a dialogue with civil
The top United Nations envoy to Timor-Leste has underscored the need for dialogue to bring an end to gender-based vio
In Timor-Leste, women are key players in reshaping the future of the second youngest country in the world.
Dulce Junior is a Timorese 36-year old mother of two boys.
The NGO Working Group on Women, Peace and Security has released the February 2010 version of our Monthly Action Point
The tiny new nation of East Timor came to the United Nations last month for its first women's rights checkup and pick
For Police Sub-inspectors Maria Fatima Martins and Daria Ximenes, finding a temporary shelter for vic
This book expands the inquiry of United Nations peace operations
UNDP is targeting the National Parliament in Timor-Leste in a renewed bid to ensure that Asia's newest state is groun
As a girl, Laura Pina was not expected to slave in the kitchen simply by virtue of her gender.
This report is the second in a series of eight reports published by Plan examining the rights of girls throughout the
This report is the result of an evaluation on the gender impacts of the UN peacekeeping missions in Timor Leste, mand
Throughout history, gender−based violence has been an integral component of armed conflict.
In one of the world's most remarkable examples of struggle and success, the people of East Timor are at long last mov
Recognizing the urgent need to address the political, structural and cultural barriers to mainstreaming Emergency Con
After the overwhelming result in favour of East Timor independence, an unknown number of East Timorese were murdered,
On UN Day Against Violence of Women, a coalition of women's organizations, including FOKUPERS, Organizacao da Mulher
This discussion was on-the-record.
With a press conference, the UNFPA Country Office in Timor-Leste will launch the State of World Population report (SW
"Women can't be very interested in their own education, because they have too much work to do at home; there
KATHMANDU, July 29: An official delegation from Timor-Leste led by Minister for Social Solidarity Isabel Amaral Guter