“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 costs of our wars in Iraq and Afghanistan are staggering, especially as they relate to social needs in the U.S.
BDP Women's Council Conference Ends.
Opposition head Tzipi Livni and Defense Minister Ehud Barak found some common ground on Monday, as both argued in a K
Between the very intricate social structure of the Gaza Strip and the constant political disorder, Palestinian women
Ladies and Gentlemen, good evening.
It was just minutes into our conversation when Layla's tears began to fall.
Since the 1967 occupation of the West Bank and Gaza Strip, Israel has demolished close to 25,000 Palestinian homes in
The invasion of Iraq heralded promises of freedom from tyranny and equal rights for the women of Iraq.
Arab women possess the DNA of social change..
Scores of women's organisations from Africa, Europe, the Middle East and Asia joined forces last week for a sensation
The problem of statelessness is global.
Data from different sources seems to consistently estimate that no less than 100 women come forward yearly to denounc
Distinguished guests, ladies and gentlemen,
Legal reforms are necessary to fight against gender-based violence but they must be accompanied by wider social and p
Sixteen employees of the Iraqi Ministry of Interior became the first females to complete a formal MoI Basic Human Rig
What actually is security?
An old friend of mine called saying “you were right.” I was a bit surprised, because my friend had tradit
17-year-old Rand ‘Abd al-Qader was killed in the city of Basra on 16 March 2008.
One of the most contentious issues within Islam today is the role of women in society.
A video created from various news clips to promote a documentary photo project I will be pursuing in January 2011.
In December 2004, when the Indian Ocean tsunami devastated the Andaman and Nicobar Islands, women died, in part, beca
Bahraini men who espouse the rights of women have become inspirations for their counterparts in Lebanon.
Kurdish women are largely divided into four regions; Syria, Turkey, Iran and Kurdistan.
As security continues to improve in Iraq, the country is rebuilding both its civilian and military aviation secto
As each day's tragic headlines make clear, post-Saddam Iraq is still plagued by major security issues and economic de
Iraq and UN Security Council Resolution 1325
I'd like to thank Becky Norton Dunlop of The Heritage Foundation and Michelle Easton of the Clare Boothe Luce Policy
single word is on the tight, pencil-lined lips of women here.
In March 2006, code Pink invited eight Iraqi women to the U.S. to speak about their experiences under U.S.
Decades of conflict in Turkey's Southeast has helped politicize Kurdish women and promote gender equality in the regi
At a summit for Muslim women Sunday, President Mahmoud Ahmadinejad called feminism "a cry of protest of crushed
A video recording has shown the Sudanese police, in the presence of a judge, brutally whipping a woman suspected of p
By Patricia Smith Melton
More than seven years after the US- and UK-led invasion of their country, Iraqis continue to endure an occupation tha
No More Tears: Tell the Profiteers at CSI to Stop Selling Tear Gas to Israel
On the 7 January 2011, Camp Ashraf was attacked and 175 persons were injured, part of a series of events which cannot
Women in every society have a different perception of their respective roles, which are generally molded by social an
As a physician and politician in Iraq, Dr. Nara Ibrahim is no stranger to risking her life in the name of progress.
Today a UN committee looked into whether Israel was complying with the Convention on the Elimination of All Forms of
Lighting a candle and letting the fresh scent waft through your home can bring an instant atmosphere of peace and rel
Manal Omar, a women's rights advocate of Palestinian descent who has worked in Iraq's humanitarian field since the la
It's now widely known that conflict has a disproportionate impact on women and girls.
“We Are Super Women!” twelve young women from Israel, Palestine, India, and Pakistan shouted in unison wh
I held my hand to reach my pen on to write an article about women's lives in Kurdistan, from a woman's perspective.