“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 States Institute of Peace released this report which examines the implementation of UNSCR 1325, its accomp
Operation Protective Edge and the costs of war in the latest round of the Israel-Palestine conflict have dominated al
More women should play instrumental roles in determining the country's defense and diplomatic policies, MKs said at a
Field Study Regarding Women's Rights in Lebanon.
To mark the three-year anniversary of the uprising in Syria, the International Women's Human Rights Law Clinic at the
A number of alleged domestic violence killings in the past year in Lebanon have fueled a renewed attention on women's
After more than a decade of an international intervention and close to the proclaimed second post-2014 transition pha
The Syrian civil war has had a devastating impact on women and girls.
February 7, 2014 - Both men and women suffer from the severe flaws of the criminal justice system.
BAGHDAD (Reuters) - Iraqi authorities are detaining thousands of women illegally and subjecting many to torture and i
Baghdad, 6 February 2014 – The Government of Iraq today launched its National Action Plan on UN Security Counci
(WNN) Los Angeles, California, UNITED STATES, AMERICAS: Despite the election of new President Hassan Rowhani in the I
Zaatari refugee camp, Jordan (CNN) -- They carried teapots and tiny gas canisters, shopping bags filled with clothes
GENEVA (AP) — The leader of Syria's Western-backed opposition said Thursday he will give his negotiating team t
Iraq is in the middle of a crisis again.
Aside from ushering in hitherto unprecedented changes, the Arab Spring also brought to the fore an unsaid aspect &mda
ZAHLEH, LEBANON — Fear, confusion and a lack of information are preventing many Syrian refugees in Lebanon from
The voice of Syrian women must be heard in all efforts to resolve the civil war that is tearing their country apart,
The campaign to ensure women's equal participation at the peace talks on Syria in January has become more urgent, as
The effective participation of women and attention to women's rights issues is a critical element in achieving a just
A coalition of 30 Israeli feminist groups released "A Comprehensive Action Plan for the Application of United Se
In February 1997, four residents of the north who were mothers of soldiers then serving in Lebanon established a prot
I've been watching the news about the war in Syria with a mixture of anger and worry.
The death toll from an alleged massacre in an Alawite village in central Syria has risen to 22, including women, chil
The Secretariat-General of the Supreme Council for Women (SCW) took part in a training project on raising awareness o
As always, another election was upon us; all eyes were on who voted for or against the 2002 Iraq War Resolution.
A group of prominent Iranian women's rights activists and intellectuals have outlined some of their main demands for
Female authors and books on women's issues have a hard time finding publishers and buyers in the Kurdistan Region, wr
Several UN experts on Wednesday criticised Iran's decision to bar women from running in upcoming elections, saying th
This booklet presents voices of women from MENA region talking about their security challenges.
Throughout the world, incidents of gender-based violence escalate during times of conflict as rape and sexual abuse b
Among chaos in neighboring Syria and increasing refugees fleeing to Iraq, many Iraqi women are fighting to stop bruta
The Syrian government is arming and training Syrian women to fight for President Bashar al-Assad, putting it ahead of
A U.N. resolution passed over 10 years ago requires women's involvement in conflict resolutions.
In Egypt, domestic abuse is not a crime. When a woman is beaten by her husband, the authorities are seldom called.
A Dubai resident has decided to undertake a one-woman mission to bring peace to the 22 countries in the Arab League.
On the first day of the Eid el-Fitr celebrations, Cairo's Nile River promenade's sidewalks were crowded, and packed w
MADRE, an international women's human rights organization, condemns the growing violence that has killed at least 18
Lawmakers in Iran are preparing to consider legislation that may drastically alter an adult woman's ability to obtain
Nasrin Sotoudeh's awards would cover a wall.
The Palestinian Centre for Human Rights (PCHR) strongly condemns the Palestinian female police's violent dispersal of