Wered vomits every morning. Her dream, like that of so many others, was to cross the Mediterrean to Europe to seek a better life for herself and her family. Now, at 16, she is pregnant after months of rape and abuse by Islamic State fighters, and locked in a Libyan …
Between the 25th November and the 10th December, the United Nations Population Fund (UNFPA) Libya office, organizes a campaign in Libya to advocate and raise awareness on gender-based violence with the support of the Women and Youth Empowerment Forum (WYEF). The campaign involves many local organizations and institutions in all …
Female MPs from the House of Representatives are demanding a 30 per cent increase in women’s participation in all parliamentary delegations.
The UN organization of Gender Equality convened in Tunisia, on Wednesday, to speak of the peace operation and human issues in Libya. The meeting discussed the equal participation between to two genders in the transitional period.
For every Libyan citizen, there are two or more guns circulating within the oil-rich North African country’s border, based on a consensus of estimates.
The United Nations Support Mission in Libya (UNSMIL) has sent a 48-page document including its comments and suggestions concerning the first draft issued by the working committee in the Constitution Drafting Assembly (CDA).
Under the theme of ‘Discussing the Competencies of the Women’s Empowerment Unit under the Presidency Council,’ representatives of Libyan womengroups and women activists from diverse backgrounds representing all areas of Libya opened today a three-day meeting in the Tunisian capital. First deputy President of the House of Representatives (HoR) Mouhammad …
Libyan women activists urged the parties in the national dialogue to recognition women as essential partners in the transition process and not to marginalize their role as actors in bringing about change.
Libyan Women’s Platform for Peace urges all parties to act responsibly to ensure an inclusive political agreement
Libyan Women’s Platform for Peace (LWPP), a leading Libyan women’s NGO, has expressed its firm conviction that the UN led Political Dialogue headed by Bernardino Leon, has reached an important stage towards achieving national consensus.
IFES Libya organizes Women’s Leadership Program to strengthen active role of women in political and public processes
A two-week-workshop for Libyan women in Civil Society Organizations (CSOs), and who are engaged in Libya’s transitional process, was organized by the International Foundation for Electoral Systems Libya (IFES) – part of the Women Leadership Program (WLP) in Tunis.