“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.
LONDON (Thomson Reuters Foundation) – In the early days of Syria's uprising, many women called on men not to ta
After more than a decade of an international intervention and close to the proclaimed second post-2014 transition pha
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
ZAHLEH, LEBANON — Fear, confusion and a lack of information are preventing many Syrian refugees in Lebanon from
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
I've been watching the news about the war in Syria with a mixture of anger and worry.
Egyptian female activists are looking for a better constitution and members of the Syrian opposition are concerned ab
We are now supposed to be in the midst of celebrating the 2nd anniversary of the Arab Spring.
Opposition chief Ahmed Moaz al-Khatib demanded all women held in Syrian prisons be freed by Sunday, or the regime wil
In Lebanon's Baabda prison for women, there is no shortage of appalling stories.
Jewish women endure arrests, heckling and legal battles in struggle to attain what they consider their inalienable ri
The chief prosecutor of the International Criminal Court says she is collecting evidence for filing possible new war
Late October, a new government was approved by the newly elected Georgian parliament.
In the Middle East and North Africa, it is a challenge to ensure transitional justice measures do not further entrenc
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.
In the beginning of August, a memorial evening was held in Gori, a city in eastern Georgia, to commemorate the annive
Egypt's first ever democratically elected president, Mohamed Morsi, will make history in another way: by appointing a
In the "Arab Spring" countries in transition, women are now marginalized or excluded entirely from politica
If new elections are held, Fatema Khafagy will not be sorry to see the months-old Islamist parliament go.
It is becoming increasingly uncomfortable to be female or foreign in Cairo's Tahrir Square, birthplace of the January
With her father sitting nearby, 16-year-old Jenan Merza struggled to explain why she was lying in bed recovering from
Female protesters continue to participate in pro-democracy demonstrations that remain deadly more than a year after P
In "Distant View of a Minaret," the late and much-neglected Egyptian writer Alifa Rifaat begins her short s
Today, a full-page advertisement supporting the New Israel Fund will appear in the New York Times.
CAIRO - In years past, when conservative members of Egypt's parliament spoke out to demand reversing the rights of wo
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.
Rights groups are becoming increasingly concerned that the Afghan government is willing to surrender women's rights t
Arab women have fought bravely over the last year to demand dignity and new freedoms.
Near the northern Iraqi city of Kirkuk, a father doused his three teenage daughters with boiling water and shot them
“I have heard and read much about Khojaly tragedy.
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