US abortion debate: Rights experts urge lawmakers to adhere to women’s convention  |

The UN women’s rights committee said that the US is one of only seven countries throughout…

Sustainable blue economy critical to small countries and coastal populations |

The world’s coastal populations contribute significantly to the global economy – an estimated $1.5 trillion per…

Overturning of Roe v. Wade abortion law a ‘huge blow to women’s human rights’ warns Bachelet |

The widely anticipated Supreme Court decision, by six votes to three, was made in the specific…

Violence against indigenous women, ‘legacy of colonialism’ rooted in racism |

“This violence is rooted in historic and unequal patriarchal power structures, racism, exclusion, and marginalization enabled…

Sexual violence in conflict ‘terrorizes populations, destroys lives and fractures communities’ |

In his message for the International Day for the Elimination of Sexual Violence in Conflict, commemorated…

Promoting women’s rights, a ‘proven’ strategy for peace and stability |

“At this time of proliferating crises, the international community must pursue proven strategies for peace and…

First Person: The South Sudanese refugee helping others through trauma |

Ms. Tiep lives and works in Omugo II, an extension of Rhino Camp Refugee Settlement, which…

A catering programme with baked-in prospects for vulnerable Liberian girls |

“My name is Agnes Kenderman. I am 19 years old and I live in New Kru…

Restoring safety and dignity to women in Malawi, displaced by Tropical Storm Ana |

“The prospect of another cyclone was scary,” says Monica, who lives in Mbenje in Malawi’s Nsanje…

‘Turn the clock forward on women’s rights’: UN chief’s International Women’s Day message |

Mr. Guterres highlighted the contribution that women have made to ending the COVID-19 pandemic, hailed the…