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Three activists, Leymah Gbowee, President Ellen Johnson Sirleaf and Yemeni pro-democracy activist, Tawakkul Karman receive their Nobel Peace Prize.

Global Fund for Women - As millions rose up last year demanding justice, women were on the front lines and behind the headlines pushing to advance human rights. Global Fund for Women celebrates International Women’s Day with ten ...Read More

UNESCO- To mark International Women’s Day, UNESCO and the UIS have jointly released the World Atlas of Gender Equality in Education, which includes over 120 maps, charts and tables featuring a wide range of sex-disaggregated indicators. The vivid presentation of information ...Read More

UNITE - Each year hundreds of organizations and civil society activists attend the Commission on the Status of Women (CSW). They come from across the world to share and exchange ideas, make connections and push for change, ...Read More

AIUK- People around the world should show their solidarity with the courageous women who were pivotal in uprisings across the Middle East and North Africa, Amnesty International said. Ahead of International Women’s Day on 8 March, the organization ...Read More

WFP- Fatima Fuseini and her business partners sit around a table filling plastic bags with rock salt and sealing them with a packing machine. It’s tedious work, but Fatimah says it’s some of the best work she's ever done. She and ...Read More

Reporters Without Borders is outraged by the cruelty and injustice of the five-year jail sentence that a Damascus state security court imposed today on Tal Al-Mallouhi, a 19-year-old high school student and blogger, on a charge of “divulging information to ...Read More

Amnesty International has urged authorities in the Democratic Republic of the Congo (DRC) to step up reforms to its justice system following the conviction of a military general for crimes against humanity. Lieutenant Colonel Kibibi Mutware was sentenced to 20 years ...Read More

The sexual exploitation of women in conflict zones is frequently viewed as an inexorable byproduct of war. From Democratic Republic of Congo where rape has been used as a tactic to gain political control to the conflict in Bosnia where ...Read More

Latina- Mexican womens rights activist Susana Chavez tirelessly fought to bring attention to the decade's long murder of women occurring in Ciudad Juarez. She was an active member of May Our Daughters Return Home, a local group representing victims of ...Read More