Only 19 women currently serve as heads of state or government, but there are signs of progress. March 8 is International Women's Day.
Ten years ago the UN Security Council mandated the dreaded Janjaweed militia be disarmed. They never really were.
This week's roundup of Good Reads includes a look at two American demographic dramas, the danger journalists face in Syria, a profile of UN Ambassador Samantha Power, why professional women lack confidence, and slumping casino sales.
The UN General Assembly resolution, which passed Thursday, called on countries not to interfere in Ukraine's national unity and territorial integrity.
Photos that purportedly show the torture and killing of detained opponents of Syria's regime are released on the eve of UN-sponsored peace talks in Geneva.
The UN asked today for $6.5 billion for Syria, its largest appeal ever for a single crisis. A breakdown of what's been requested, and where it would go.
Teen motherhood is something that perpetuates poverty and puts girls' health and life at risk, according to a new UN Population Fund report released today.
Cholera erupted in Haiti nine months after the 2010 earthquake and rights groups say UN peacekeepers are to blame. Will a lawsuit force the UN to compensate victims?