“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.”
As always, another election was upon us; all eyes were on who voted for or against the 2002 Iraq War Resolution.
Democratic Senator Bob Casey and a handful of other senators met with Afghan President Hamid Karzai in Washington, D.
Senator BOXER [presiding]. The hearing will come to order.
At an event in the Foreign and Commonwealth Office last night, the foreign secretary will launch a high-profile new i
Over the course of a decade and through the administrations of two presidents of different political parties, the Uni
Today the U.S.
What do driving, voting, wearing pants, and protesting have in common?
Rosemary Gonzalez was murdered in 2009, the victim of a war that ended in 1996.
Former first lady Laura Bush says women in Afghanistan are creating their own economic opportunities and that entrepr
US Secretary of State Hillary Clinton on Monday hailed a draft Senate resolution backing the rights of women in the A
The US government launched a five-year ‘Gender Equity Programme' in Pakistan in 2011, to advance women's human
Human rights has been a hot topic in Afghanistan since the Taliban's near-medieval treatment of Afghan girls and wome
Two years ago, a small team of female Marines -- drivers, engineers, cooks and other specialists -- began conducting
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.
Why should Canada bother helping Afghan women and girls when Canadian combat troops withdraw next year?
This paper draws on discussions from The Institute for Inclusive Security's 12th Annual Colloquium “Across Conf
A new Senate committee urges the government to put women's rights in Afghanistan at the top of its priority list for
Canada should threaten to withhold aid to Afghanistan unless women are fully included in the peace process and push f
The abuse of women has been going on for centuries and it is often the case that a woman is killed before the problem
The Department of State has awarded $5 million in grants to several nongovernmental organizations (NGOs) to provide d
In an effort to kick-start public debate on Canada's post-combat mission in Afghanistan, CARE Canada recommends the g
The September 11, 2001 terrorist attacks brought about many changes in American society.
The United States on Monday launched a new 40-million-dollar Gender Equity Grants Program in Pakistan to advance wome
The evidence against Burma's junta has been piling up for many years.
Afghanistan's transition toward leading its own security efforts must include the rights of Afghan women.
Iran's conservative establishment appears to have reacted coldly to an entreaty by Brazil's president to allow an Ira
President Lula asked Iran to allow Sakineh Mohammadi Ashtiani to accept the offer.
The Human Rights Committee concluded its ninety-ninth session today, during which it considered and adopted concludin
Some advocates at last week's International AIDS Conference greeted news of the results of an HIV gel coolly, saying
After the bilateral Strategic Dialogue meeting in Islamabad today, U.S.
Ambassador-at-Large for Global Women's Issues Melanne Verveer, Executive Director of the White House Council on Women
Bangladesh's first female contingent to be deployed to an UN peacekeeping mission arrived today (1 June) in quake-rav
In an interview Secretary of State Hillary Clinton spoke to NBC's Andrea Mitchell about women's rights and Middle
The headquarters building here is undergoing renovations.
Addressing the Commission on the Status of Women's fifty-fourth session this afternoon, Deputy Secretary-General Asha
Afghan women walk past a guesthouse damaged a day after the suicide attacks in Kabul, 27 Feb. 2010
International Women's Day is celebrated each year on March eighth.
What do women fishing, school building and better farming skills have to do with U.S. national security?
On this International Women's Day, it is fitting that we reflect upon United Nations Security Council Resolution 1325
Speech by Inés Alberdi, UNIFEM Executive Director
Date: 4 March 2010
United Nations Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon says that full empowerment of women requires expanding economic opportun
Shelley Anderson is an old colleague with an inspiring track record in gender work. We see things very much alike.
Nearly ten years after the adoption by the UN Security Council of its groundbreaking resolution on Women, Peace and S