“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.”
This Special Report from the United States Peace Institute is written by Paula M.
Operation Protective Edge and the costs of war in the latest round of the Israel-Palestine conflict have dominated al
As ongoing tensions and what has been called “the politics of hate” rises to a critical point today follo
The Ending Sexual Violence in Conflict Summit that took place in London Between 10 – 13 June 2014 was a great p
The radical changes in the Arab world mean women's rights groups face the major challenge of campaigning for both equ
LONDON (Thomson Reuters Foundation) – In the early days of Syria's uprising, many women called on men not to ta
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.
To mark the three-year anniversary of the uprising in Syria, the International Women's Human Rights Law Clinic at the
The Syrian civil war has had a devastating impact on women and girls.
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.
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 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
This year's World Social Forum, a transnational gathering of social activists, took place in Tunis, a city bubbling w
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
MADRE, an international women's human rights organization, condemns the growing violence that has killed at least 18
Six women were arrested at the Western Wall on Thursday for wearing prayer shawls during services in a manner that ha
The Palestinian Centre for Human Rights (PCHR) strongly condemns the Palestinian female police's violent dispersal of
It's been nearly two years since Syria's dictator Bashar al Assad began his brutal assault on hundreds of thousands o
Abeer Abu Ghaith, a poised young woman overflowing with optimism, works tirelessly to help Palestinian women achieve
In the offices of the General Union of Palestinian Women –a bastion for older-generation prominent women politi
Forty-four Syrian women from different civil society organizations and young independent activists convened in Cairo
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
The Iranian government and police have begun positioning women as watch guards at female prisons across the country a
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
As the sun set over Jerusalem, about one hundred women milled around tables covered with hand-made crafts.
Security forces in Iraq have arrested Eman ”Dakhiliya”, who run one of the worse trafficking chains in Ba
Nobel Peace Laureate Shirin Ebadi issued a letter to the United Nations Women Executive Director, Michelle Bachelet,
In the beginning of August, a memorial evening was held in Gori, a city in eastern Georgia, to commemorate the annive
A new Lebanon based human rights and equality initiative is now partnering with men to reach the goal as advocates fo
“More and more women are becoming politically active and so the number of women in prison is rising too.”
The situation in northern Lebanon has made a turn for the worse during the last couple of weeks, after several outbre
Today, a full-page advertisement supporting the New Israel Fund will appear in the New York Times.
Promising news as a United Nations-brokered truce brings a day of relative calm to Syria after weeks of escalating vi
"At the demonstration today in Kafr a-Dik, I noticed looks and finger-pointing from the shabab (nickname for you
As the Arab Spring is reshaping social and political structures across the Middle East region, a Nobel Peace Prize-wi
I do not agree with the phrase "Arab Spring." The overthrow of dictatorships is not sufficient in itself.