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Dispelling the dangerous myths about women and war

of Zimbabwe Arise) in Zimbabwe, the AWAW (Association of War Affected Women) and PSMIA (Parents of Servicemen ... to reduce terrorism and war are plagued by widespread ignorance of women’s roles in violence and peace. ... of international violence to local contexts in the Middle East. Myth 1: War and violence against women ...

13/05/2013 - 12:39 - comment 0

Listen up: Breast cancer affects men too

affects women, raising awareness about male breast cancer is quite challenging, said Dr. Sawsan. ... is usually associated with women, a recent campaign held by the breast cancer awareness initiative Pink ... that they could have breast cancer. While breast cancer is usually associated ...

Editor's Choice - 21/10/2013 - 05:01 - comment 0

‘Men are from Mars, Women are from Venus’ Author ‘John Gray’ Live in Dubai!

emotions are associated with being female and male, society imposes its perception of gender differences. The gender stereotypes and emotional sensitivity affect people’s ability to tackle daily social issues, ... between men and women. Attendees will discover answers for many age-old questions that drive ...

Press Release - 18/02/2013 - 07:06 - comment 0

Thousands of women raped in Syria war, activists say

Syrian opposition members believe over 7,500 women ... of Syria’s opposition-in-exile has claimed there have been 7,500 confirmed cases of women being raped ... Coalition  was speaking Friday in Istanbul during a news conference on women’s rights violations in Syria. ...

07/06/2014 - 10:11 - comment 0

A dangerous possibility: why the world might be on the brink of an oil price war

decisions that could affect the still fragile world economy: whether to cut production of crude to defend ... could be placed on ice. A sharp drop-off in domestic oil production and associated tax receipts from ... the traditional focus since the end of the Second World War. The International Energy Agency — the world’s top ...

06/10/2014 - 20:43 - comment 0

Is ISIS ordering women in Iraq to undergo female genital mutilation?

the Islamic State has ordered all girls and women in and around Mosul to undergo female genital mutilation ... that the “fatwa” issued by the militant group, formerly known as Isis, would affect 4million females aged between ... opposed to Isis. Mr Maher told us FGM was more “cultural” rather than having a specific association ...

Editor's Choice - 24/07/2014 - 17:04 - comment 0

Free Syria Foundation "safe space" tent program provides training for women war victims

traumatic things in war, women – as well as men – need a way to cope with their trauma. I would also imagine ... by regime forces, “in the case of women, it is being used as a form of torture. It is a weapon of war ... And rape is a crime that affects the fabric of all of society – women, men, families. Once we all accept ...

Editor's Choice - 17/12/2013 - 11:09 - comment 0

Statement by UNICEF Executive Director Ann M. Veneman - International Women’s Day 2009: Women and Men United to End Violence against Women and Girls

of the affected women and girls, and on entire societies. Mothers who survive violence are often less able ... This year, International Women's Day addresses an issue which shames the world. Every day, around the world, women and girls face domestic violence ...

16/05/2010 - 17:06 - comment 0

British Muslim parents being urged to report family members joining Syria war to police

British nationals traveling to Syria to fight in the war. The concern comes after a British teen was killed allegedly fighting alongside rebels earlier this month. Muslim women in the UK are being urged to report family members they believe are planning to join the war in Syria ...

Editor's Choice - 25/04/2014 - 04:00 - comment 0

Arab public enemy #1 - Ariel Sharon remembered as a blood thirsty war criminal

was commonly dubbed the “Butcher of Beirut” for his association with some of the worst atrocities during Lebanon’s 1975-1990 Civil War. He was a part of the Israeli military since the country’s creation, as a member of the Jewish Haganah paramilitaries in the 1947-48 war that led to the “Nakba,” displacing ...

Editor's Choice - 11/01/2014 - 15:23 - comment 1