“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.”
Throughout the world, incidents of gender-based violence escalate during times of conflict as rape and sexual abuse b
Lebanese women are taking to the streets to demand that the government takes domestic violence seriously, by introduc
The tit-for-tat kidnappings of more than 140 people have provoked fears of expanded sectarian conflict in Syria's nor
A senior U.N.
Israeli police have detained 10 women at one of Judaism's holiest sites for wearing prayer shawls, which Orthodox tra
The near weekly demonstrations and sit-ins lobbying for a range of women's issues in the Lebanese capital have one co
Opposition chief Ahmed Moaz al-Khatib demanded all women held in Syrian prisons be freed by Sunday, or the regime wil
As if the war which drove them out of Syria and the hardships of exile were not enough, refugee women and children in
Among chaos in neighboring Syria and increasing refugees fleeing to Iraq, many Iraqi women are fighting to stop bruta
For years, the Kurdistan Regional Government (KRG) in Northern Iraq has struggled to fight violence against women in
While parliamentarians discuss a new electoral law to govern the 2013 parliamentary elections, women politicians are
Israel has admitted for the first time that it has been giving Ethiopian Jewish immigrants birth-control injections,
The Syrian government is arming and training Syrian women to fight for President Bashar al-Assad, putting it ahead of
Natan Sharansky, chairman of the executive of the Jewish Agency for Israel, was in New York for a quick two-day trip
In Jordan, hundreds of Syrian females have been affected by an informal trade that has sprung up since the start of t
An Arab woman who's been toiling on the fringes of Israeli politics for nearly two decades has broken out of obscurit
Women across Iran could be facing a new restriction on their freedom.
Ten female soldiers from Malaysia are expected in Lebanon on Tuesday to serve for six months with the Malaysian conti
A women's unit is being created for Iran's riot police, Brigadier General Hassan Karami told the country's semi-offic
Rape is a "significant and disturbing" feature of the Syrian civil war, with women and girls citing sexual
Haneen Zoabi is an Arab member of the Knesset (Israeli Parliament).
If sorted out from the floating theories on the culprits and their motivations, what the execution-style killings of
Two decrees reconstituted the council, which advises the government on new legislation, for a new four-year term - an
Three Kurdish women activists, including a co-founder of the Kurdistan Workers Party (PKK), have been killed overnigh
Britain is being urged to look to Israel for lessons in how to combat human trafficking and rehabilitate victims.
He brought unprecedented attention to the plight of Soviet Jewry. He stood up to the KGB.
In recent months ICAN's staff have held regular in-person and online consultations with Syrian civil society activist
The Likud-Beytenu list changes tactics • Instead of attacking Habayit Hayehudi leader Naftali Bennett, it goes a
In Lebanon's Baabda prison for women, there is no shortage of appalling stories.
The Knesset Election Committee will discuss the possibility of disqualifying Hareidi parties because they have no wom
Violence against women remains a reality in the Kurdistan Region, but another scourge remains less well known: Threat
Women have been involved in terrorist activities for more than 100 years, but from 2007 to 2008 there was an 800 perc
Jewish women endure arrests, heckling and legal battles in struggle to attain what they consider their inalienable ri
After ending her 49 day hunger long strike a few days ago, Iranian human rights attorney Ms.
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.
As unrest unfolds in the Middle East, a traveling art exhibition at the Sheldon Museum of Art in Lincoln seems all th
Kurdistan Regional Government KRG Prime Minister Nechirvan Barzani joined the High Committee of the Campaign Combatti
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.
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
The violence between Israel and Palestine is increasing.
Prominent female lawmaker and rights activist Leyla Zana who symbolises the Kurdish struggle in Turkey has joined hun