“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 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
A proper democracy cannot be established without the participation of women.
In the offices of the General Union of Palestinian Women –a bastion for older-generation prominent women politi
Health is essential to the economy, well-being, national security, and future of the Middle East region.
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
“More and more women are becoming politically active and so the number of women in prison is rising too.”
Promising news as a United Nations-brokered truce brings a day of relative calm to Syria after weeks of escalating vi
Nahid Hoseini and Golaleh Kamangar, two exiled Kurdish women fighting for their homeland.
Iranian judicial authorities should immediately release two recently detained women's rights activists, the Internati
Large numbers of Iranian schoolgirls staged a rally in front of the Saudi embassy in Tehran on Tuesday to protest at
Iranian women will take to the streets in a show of solidarity with Bahraini women who are continually falling victim
On 20 March, the day before the Mother's Day holiday in Lebanon, 30,000 people of all ages took the streets of Beirut
The crisis engulfing the Middle East and North Africa shows that greater citizen participation and better governance
Activists among Saudi Arabia's women, who can't drive or vote and need male approval to work and travel, are turning
The Ministry of State for Women Affairs agreed on Thursday with the Ministries of Health, Labor and Interior and the
In remarks commemorating the 100th anniversary of International Women's Day, Secretary of State Hillary Clinton took
All across the occupied Palestinian territories, women took to the streets on Tuesday in commemoration of the 100th a
Arab women were integral players in the post-colonial revolutions in Egypt, Tunisia, and Algeria, but soon lost groun
Azza Kamel, a women's rights advocate in Egypt, said the popular uprisings in her country and its neighbors are creat
Among the most prevalent Western stereotypes about Muslim countries are those concerning Muslim women: doe-eyed, veil
Many Americans have a certain image of the average Middle Eastern woman.
In a meeting on Sunday with more than 20 representatives of women's organisations in the Kurdistan Region, President
The pre-World Women's Conference meetings of the regional women's networks' generated passionate discussions on relev
The proposals of four Turkish nongovernmental organizations focusing on women's empowerment will be funded by the Uni
Women can be a major power in convincing Mideast leaders to agree to a comprehensive Arab-Israeli peace deal, U.S.
The national campaign to grant women equal citizenship, allowing them to pass on their nationality to their children,
The bloody wake left by the Mavi Marmara after the May 31 Israeli commando raid has not deterred 50 female activists
It was a single word scrawled on a wall at the Hebrew University of Jerusalem that unlocked something deep inside Inb
"Today I was again contacted after being interrogated, I was summoned through a telephone call.
Iran has sentenced in absentia award-winning women's rights activist Shadi Sadr and another fellow activist to jail a
Iranian women have pushed the battle for equal rights online even as security forces aggressively monitor the Interne
Numerous women's rights campaigners, female journalists and relatives are being arrested and persecuted as authoritie
A mother protecting her child isn't anything unique. But in Iran, humanitarian activist mothers are
Women make up only a tiny minority of more than 7,000 Palestinians held in Israeli prisons, but they often pay a high
In conjunction with the presentation of the UN Fact Finding Mission's report to the Human Rights Council on 29 Septem
To tackle tribal conflicts in her country, Nadwa Al-Dawsari took the leap from journalist to director of the Partners
Foreigners are flocking to Palestinc, but not for Holy Land pilgrimages or beach vacations.
This side event creates a forum for member state and civil society stakeholders to learn more about women's experienc
In Bil'in and Jayyous, Leviev (one of Israel's wealthiest businessmen) with partner Shaya Boymelgreen are building se
“We (a group of Iranian feminists and women's rights activists) demand an end to state-led violence and repression, a