Looking inside ourselves and out at the world
Independent and neutral with regard to all political and religious orientations,® aims to promote awareness of the major democratic principles on which tolerance is based.

Women in Conflict Zones at Risk of Violence, Discrimination

U.N. Human Rights experts are expressing concern about the widespread violence and discrimination to which women in conflict-ridden Central African Republic and Syria are subjected. C.A.R. and Syria are two of eight countries examined by the U.N. Committee on the Elimination of Discrimination Against Women, which monitors States Compliance to existing rules. Members of the committee say countries at peace often miss the deadline for submitting reports regarding their implementation of the...

Read complete article
© Voice of America -

Follow us on ...
Facebook Twitter