“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.”
For years women in Mogadishu have been on the side-lines in the fight against al-Shabaab, but more recently they have
The program of listening to problems facing women in the rural areas, opened this year by the government, indicates t
More women should play instrumental roles in determining the country's defense and diplomatic policies, MKs said at a
The gender audit in peace building programme conducted in 10 districts from March-May 2014 states that the victims of
I sat in the glittery closing plenary of last week's global summit to end sexual violence in conflict in London, tire
Millions of Afghans have cast their votes in a presidential run-off to elect a successor to Hamid Karzai, who has bee
There is a need for women to organise themselves as a pressure group to be able to carve a niche in the political sph
Northeast India comprises the contiguous Eight States—Arunachal Pradesh, Assam, Manipur, Meghalaya, Mizoram, Na
On 27 March 2014, a historic first was achieved: a peace agreement led by a woman chief mediator was signed.
The Minister of Women Affairs and Social Development, Zainab Maina has reiterated the commitment of the Present Admin
Since late November, Ukrainians have assembled in the capital city to protest current government regime.
The women of South Sudan played an instrumental role in the country's liberation struggle and will continue to make s
So much has been said about it, so many small and international-scale conferences have been held in big salons, and s
"Violence against women, violence against our mothers and sisters has reached an unacceptable level and we all m
The documentation centre No habrá paz sin las mujeres [There will be no peace without women] enables female le
The head of the U.N.
The women of Port Loko District on Valentine's Day celebrated the first One Billion rising in Africa V-Day on the the
The Country Representative of the United Nations Children's Fund (UNICEF), Mr.
The NDP is joining forces with the Native Women's Association of Canada (NWAC) to urge the Conservative government to
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Violence Against Women and Girls is rife in the Pacific and various programs are being developed to counter this.`26
(WNN) Los Angeles, California, UNITED STATES, AMERICAS: Despite the election of new President Hassan Rowhani in the I
“We need more women leaders! When women lead side by side with men, it is good for equality and democracy.
Female opposition lawmaker, Hon.
The Special Representative of the Chairperson of the African Union Commission (SRCC) Ambassador Mahamat Saleh Annadif
Cheers broke out in the National Assembly building here on Monday as representatives chose the mayor of this beleague
If regular armies are generally a man's world, guerrillas and insurgent forces are just the contrary.
Three members of the team negotiating for South Sudanese rebels in Ethiopia are women.
Next month in Geneva, rebels will sit down to talk to representatives of President Bashar al-Assad's government about
Afghanistan has its first female police chief after appointing an officer with 25 years experience to head a district
The voice of Syrian women must be heard in all efforts to resolve the civil war that is tearing their country apart,
Amidst a rise in sexual violence in the world's war zones, the United Nations has begun appointing women to head some
A new UN resolution to reiterate the importance of women's involvement in conflict prevention, resolution and peace-b
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Japan joined the Equal Futures Partnership, a U.S.-led multilateral initiative to increase political and economic par
The new constitution, adopted ahead of the July elections, guarantees freedoms to demonstrate and gather, said Zimbab
In February 1997, four residents of the north who were mothers of soldiers then serving in Lebanon established a prot
How best can international development agencies and indigenous NGOs support the efforts of women in the countries whe
On a sunny day in early May, in Ndu, northwest Cameroon, a group of women, many of whom have taken the day off from w
The Secretariat-General of the Supreme Council for Women (SCW) took part in a training project on raising awareness o
In the context of the conflict in the former Yugoslavia and of the genocide in Rwanda, reports of sexual violence app
By the launch of the National Action Plan on United Nations Security Council Resolution (UNSCR 1325) in Abuja Tuesday
As the departure of the international security forces approaches, each day turns every bit of hope into desperation f
Over 770 people have filed their bids for participation in the parliamentary elections in Chechnya, a republic in Rus
Media coverage of the Colombian peace process has focused on the politics surrounding the talks in Havana.
The Female legislative Caucus of Liberia's National Legislature says it will shortly introduce a parity bill.
The National Elections Commission (NEC) in collaboration with the International Institute for Democracy and Electoral
NEW YORK, July 31, 2013/African Press Organization (APO)/ — Reduction of Military Set for Next Year, Possible F
It's hard to underscore enough the role women have played in Liberia's recent history.