News & Events
In this section, the PeaceWomen Project aims to highlight news and events related to women, peace and security taking place on a local, national, regional and international levels.
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December 10, 2013
PAKISTAN: Conference on Women, Peace and Social Harmony
To highlight the issues of inter-faith harmony and rights of women at the national level, AAWAZ, in collaboration with five well-known civil society organisations
December 9, 2013
INDIA: Indian Capital Elects Only Three Women to its Parliament
Only three women won seats in the Indian capital's 70-member assembly in recent elections, showing women continue to face huge obstacles to political empowerment in the world's largest democracy, activists said on Monday.
December 4, 2013
SYRIA: Syrian War Causing Honour Killings, Child Marriages- Doctor
Syria's civil war has caused a big increase in honour killings and child marriages and the breakdown of the healthcare system, a British-Syrian doctor said on Wednesday.