“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.”
Sudanese Women living in refugee camps in eastern Chad are facing rape and other forms of violence.
ICTJ's Pivot Pictures, in partnership with Julie Bridgham (Butter Lamp Films) and our local Nepali partner Media for
Dear Colleagues and Friends,
The Women's Manifesto has been endorsed by numerous women's organization, such as the Women's Policy Group and Equali
The administration launched a $17 million program to fight rape in Congo—but is it effective?
Human rights defenders working to end violence against women in the Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC) do so in the f
When the Taliban fell in 2001, my family and I were already settled in Pakistan after having fled our home country, A
Has the plight of Afghan women improved and what will happen when the US leaves?
Acclaimed teacher Cynthia Enloe, Class of 1960, speaks about "Taking Women's Lives Seriously to Tally the Real C
October 2010 marks ten years of the existence of the UN Security Council Resolution (UNSCR) 1325 on women, peace and
In mid-August in the northern Afghanistan province of Kunduz, the Taliban carried out a horrific sentence against two
Sixteen months after the end of the civil war in northern Sri Lanka, thousands of former rebel fighters are still mis
Women, Peace and Security: from Resolution to Action
Theater of operations.
Separation from their families and communities deprives women of the support networks they rely on for food and resou
For wars occurring in various countries and war zones, record shows that ninety percent of casualties are civilians,
Diana and Lisa's recent trip to Haiti reminded us of the remarkable power in a simple tool: a plastic whistle.
November 25 is the International Day for the Elimination of Violence Against Women and the beginning of the 16 Days C
It's been a year since Haiti was hit by the devastating earthquake that crumbled structures, cut short lives, and imp
How cynical is it, that an activist who led protests against the unsolved killings of hundreds of women, gets murdere
The importance of film industry, in the context of human rights and world affairs cannot be overstated.
Violence against women occurs in epidemic proportions in the U.S .and abroad.
Morocco's recent reforms have made significant headway in the area of judicial reforms which go beyond the judiciary
The Asian Legal Resource Centre (ALRC) is submitting this statement as a joint statement with leading Nepalese organi
GENEVA, March 7 (UNHCR) – In June last year, inter-ethnic clashes erupted in southern Kyrgyzstan.
To mark the international day of women, protesters in Sulaymanieh called for a special day for women's rights.
ANNUAL REPORT DOCUMENTS 2,777 CIVILIAN DEATHS IN 2010
The U.S.-led military campaign in Afghanistan should be brought to a halt because it has solidified, rather than weak
Those who use rape as a weapon of war in volatile regions across the world must be punished, says the United Nations,
Effectiveness of Violence Against Women Legislation: Ley General De Acceso de las Mujeres a una Vida Libre de Violenc
I read with horror recently what my friend and colleague Lynsey Addario experienced after being held by rag-tag soldi
As the U.S.
The Irish Congress of Trade Unions has written to the Colombian embassy requesting that the Colombian government prov
Northern Mali is on the brink of a major humanitarian disaster and aid agencies must be allowed immediate access to a
Organizations and individuals around the world have worked tirelessly to amplify the voices of survivors and stop rap
This weekly update provides a snapshot of the United Nations and its partners' response to the influx of Syrian refug
Rigoberta Menchú Tum, the first Indigenous woman and the youngest person ever to receive the Nobel Peace Prize
World Pulse believes that your stories, recommendations, and collective rising leadership can—and will—br
The International Campaign to Stop Rape & Gender Violence in Conflict will be making its first official visit to
“I have said that Afghanistan not only needs building construction, but also mental construction.”
awing on the global reach and reputation of the International Herald Tribune and the Thomson Reuters Foundation, the
This past Saturday marked three years since Haiti was stuck by a devastating earthquake.
To increase the pool of experts that can be rapidly deployed to participate in investigations into gender-based crime