The new international agency UN Women should move quickly to back the Saudi women’s rights movement.
Here’s some good news in celebration of International Women’s Day.
Women human rights defenders have been threatened, tortured, raped, exiled, and assassinated. But they have not been silenced.
The political crisis in Cote d’Ivoire has had major diplomatic, financial, economic and social repercussions on the population, including on women and the organisations that defend their rights.
The feminine face of fury has been on display in the public protests in Egypt.
When George W. Bush left the White House, the rest of the world breathed a sigh of relief.
Tunisian women were at the forefront of their revolution, and they are trying to make their voices heard in the transition as well.
The International Olympic Committee should put its money where its mouth is when it comes to women and sports.
In the aftermath of the violence in Kyrgyzstan this summer, women are again coming together for common action.
The Israeli peace movement is back and more diverse than ever.
Since September 11 and the ensuing war on terrorism, Central Asia’s geopolitics have been further complicated by the new military presence of the United States, whose troops are now stationed in China’s and Russia’s backyard.
This past eight months of bloodletting between Israelis and Palestinians is no more than an additional, exhausting chapter in a decades old conflict.