Dear Fredrik Reinfeldt,
Dear Mr. Fredrik Reinfeldt,
On behalf of all the International Coordinators and Board Members of Peace Women Across the Globe (formerly 1000 Wome
Hanin Zoabi was aboard the Mavi Marmara, the lead ship in the flotilla where all nine activists were killed, and she
Help is needed to preserve the life of Sakineh Mohammadi-Ashtiani, an Iranian women who could be stoned to death at a
As a part of its Human Rights Week, the Italian city of Genoa honored Iran's strong and vibrant women's rights moveme
Ambassador-at-Large for Global Women's Issues
We often hear people say that women in Lebanon are the most emancipated in the Middle East region.
Military Moms, Iraq Veterans and Veteran Peace Activists Respond to the Iraq Withdrawal
Acclaimed teacher Cynthia Enloe, Class of 1960, speaks about "Taking Women's Lives Seriously to Tally the Real C
This year marks the 10th anniversary of UN Security Council resolution on Women, Peace and Security.
“War ripples on,” said guest lecturer Dr.
“Considering Gender in Conflict Affected Populations: The Republic of Georgia” as presented by Profes
Ladies and Gentlemen, good evening.
What actually is security?
In December 2004, when the Indian Ocean tsunami devastated the Andaman and Nicobar Islands, women died, in part, beca
Manal Omar, a women's rights advocate of Palestinian descent who has worked in Iraq's humanitarian field since the la
A photo exhibition featuring Iranian women in demonstrations before the victory of the Islamic Revolution in 1979 is
Throughout the extraordinary events of the last few months, across the Middle East and North Africa, long-silenced vo
In August 2010, the United States marked the formal end of combat operations in Iraq with divergent assessments of th
Soon after the launch of the US-led war in 2003, Iraq witnessed the emergence of a violent conflict and the deepening
A new report shows gains for women's rights across most of North Africa and the Middle East. But not in Iraq.
As the youth-led Freedom Movement of 2011 spreads rapidly across the Middle East and around the world, one can only w
In 2000, when the United Nations Security Council passed Resolution 1325, there was reason to hope that women would f
On March 12, 2011, women human rights defenders from Palestine and Israel marked the centenary of International Women
Secretary of State Hillary Clinton has correctly warned that women's rights in Tunisia and Egypt risk being undermine
Filmmakers Mostafa Heravi, Alka Sadat and Laila Hotait Salas may hail from three different countries — Iran, Af
While representing a month of liberation for many in the Middle East, March was revolutionary for the area in more th
Women in Black is a women's anti-war movement initiated in 1988 in Israel.
There is much about the Middle East that needs changing.
Disturbing dispatches out of Yemen yesterday report that thousands of women, chanting “peaceful, peaceful,&rdqu
Whether the topic is Libya's rebels or Afghanistan's “reconciliation” with the Taliban, the pivotal quest
Open call for artists and filmmakers
KSSO and Kurdish Association would like to cordially invite you to Kurdish Studies forthcoming book launch and semina
Ali Abdullah Saleh, the beleaguered president of Yemen, should have known better.
Imman AbuElhula and Hussun Fahamne suffer from double discrimination.
In a land torn apart by years of bitter conflict, the daily struggle to survive is an ongoing battle.
The meeting of the National Coordination Group On "National Action Plan for 2012-2015" on implementation on
In this new one-hour public radio show, participants in the people's revolution in Egypt give first hand accounts of
UN Women held national consultations on the integration of peace and security principles into the National Action Pla
We the women of the Middle East and North Africa (MENA) region and South Asia, with our colleagues from North
Last weekend, Saudi security forces encircled and arrested a small group of women who were protesting the long-term d
The UN Resolution 1325 on Women, Peace and Security, adopted by the Security Council in 2000, is considered by many a