Issues / Women
Social policies and instruments will need to be developed to ensure that the Green Economy not only alleviates poverty and improves equity, but that the interests of the people who depend on Green Economy are deliberately safeguarded from the very outset.
Many white Americans fear "population control" lest the world be overrun by madly procreating Muslims.
Honduran security forces are murdering, raping, beating, and detaining Hondurans -- with U.S. aid.
Though failing to generate buzz, Angelina Jolie's film about Bosnia deserves to be widely viewed.
Women bear the burden of the violence that is convulsing Mexico.
A poem for the mother of a young man killed by a bomb in Israel.
Three women are sharing the 2011 Nobel Prize for Peace.
'With her death on 30 August 2011, Wambui Otieno-Mbugua joins the pantheon of African women activists who devoted their lives to struggles against colonial and post-independence political regimes and against systems that favoured and still do favour men over women,' writes Elsie Cloete.
Somalia is now suffering from a drought on top of its civil war. Including women in decision-making roles is part of solving both crises.
Saudi Arabia has played the lead role in countering the Arab Spring, but Saudi women are gaining momentum in their own campaign for driving rights.