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  1. PAKISTAN: Pakistani Policewomen

    April, Syeda Ghazala made headlines in Pakistan, becoming the first female to head a major police station in restive

    Tuesday, July 29, 2014
    Pre 2015 News Archive66 451
  2. PAKISTAN: No Honor in Gender Violence

    For anyone following the news from Pakistan, the past few weeks have made for grim reading when it comes to violence

    Wednesday, July 2, 2014
    Pre 2015 News Archive66 419
  3. PAKISTAN: EU Urges Pakistan To Take Stronger Action To Curb Violence Against Women

    The European Union has called on the Government of Pakistan to take stronger action to ensure the protection of the r

    Monday, June 16, 2014
    Pre 2015 News Archive66 370
  4. PAKISTAN: Meet Sadia Khan: The Pakistani Woman 'With a Price on Her Head' for Protesting Against Abuses

    As the recent abduction of nearly 300 Nigerian girls by terror group Boko Haram sheds light on the dramatic situation

    Friday, May 9, 2014
    Pre 2015 News Archive66 310
  5. PAKISTAN: Political empowerment: Fencing in the women of Balochistan

    Islamabad: While candidates for next month's mayoral elections in Balochistan come from across the political spectrum

    Friday, May 9, 2014
    Pre 2015 News Archive66 318
  6. PAKISTAN: Pakistan Women's Day Celebrated

    The Pakistan Women's Day was celebrated on Wednesday in commemoration of the events of February 12, 1983.

    Thursday, February 13, 2014
    Pre 2015 News Archive66 242
  7. PAKISTAN: Law Passed: Punjab to have Commission on Status of Women

    The Punjab Assembly passed The Punjab Commission on the Status of Women Bill 2013 on Wednesday.

    Thursday, February 13, 2014
    Pre 2015 News Archive66 243
  8. BOOK: The Law, Patriarchy and Religious Fundamentalism: Women's Rights in Pakistan

    The Asian Legal Resource Centre (ALRC) and its sister organisation the Asian Human Rights Commission (AHRC) are pleas

    Thursday, January 16, 2014
    Reports/Policy Briefs90 865
  9. PAKISTAN: Reporter gets Death Threats after Covering Sexual Assault

    Reporters Without Borders is extremely concerned about the anonymous threats that Noorul Wahab, a journalist who cove

    Tuesday, January 14, 2014
    Pre 2015 News Archive66 187
  10. 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 wit

    Tuesday, December 10, 2013
    Pre 2015 News Archive66 169
  11. PAKISTAN: Empower Young Women in Pakistan an Initiative by Monyati

    Etihad Airways, the national airline of the United Arab Emirates, has teamed up once again with the Monyati Initiativ

    Monday, November 25, 2013
    Pre 2015 News Archive66 152
  12. PAKISTAN: Women's Role in Democracy Pivotal

    The role of women in politics of the country from the platform of the Pakistan Muslim League-Nawaz (PMLN) was filled

    Sunday, October 27, 2013
    Pre 2015 News Archive66 122
  13. PAKISTAN: Women's Representation: Reduction in Local Govt Seats Decried

    The National Commission on the Status of Women (NCSW) and civil society members expressed concern over the reduced nu

    Wednesday, September 4, 2013
    Pre 2015 News Archive66 058
  14. PAKISTAN: No Bigger Cruelty Than Depriving Women From Voting: SC

    The Supreme Court on Tuesday observed that there was no cruelty bigger than depriving women from their right to vote.

    Wednesday, September 4, 2013
    Pre 2015 News Archive66 060
  15. PAKISTAN: Women Education to Bring Socio-Economic Change: Fakhar -ul-Haq

    Punjab University, Oriental College Chairman Department of Urdu and Veteran Educationist Professor Fakhar-ul-Haq Noor

    Sunday, August 4, 2013
    Pre 2015 News Archive66 031
  16. PAKISTAN: Laws on Women's Issues: All-female Committee to Start Dialogue Soon

    To initiate consultation with different stakeholders on laws for women's issues, the Sindh government formed an eight

    Thursday, August 1, 2013
    Pre 2015 News Archive66 027
  17. PAKISTAN: Awareness Stressed for Women's Participation in Electoral Process

    Speakers stressed on the need for education, awareness and training to enhance participation of women in the electora

    Wednesday, July 10, 2013
    Pre 2015 News Archive66 007
  18. PAKISTAN: Human rights: UN Women to launch social reconstruction plan

    UN Women is set to launch a five-year programme on social stabilisation and reconstruction.

    Monday, July 8, 2013
    Pre 2015 News Archive65 999
  19. STUDY: A Policy Framework for Women's Equal Rights: Issues, Concerns, and Recommendations

    The National Commission on the Status of Women (NCSW) initiated a study on women and policy in Pakistan at the beginn

    Thursday, June 13, 2013
    Reports/Policy Briefs90 813
  20. PAKISTAN: Pakistan India talks: Delhi Policy Group Chief Sees Hope for Peace Process

    Civil society activists in India are hopeful the government led by Nawaz Sharif will work towards improving ties with

    Tuesday, June 11, 2013
    Pre 2015 News Archive65 984
  21. PAKISTAN: 1,100 Women in Jails, 35 on Death Row

    Of nearly 75,000 prisoners in jails in Pakistan, around 1,100 are women, according to the Human Rights Commission of

    Monday, June 10, 2013
    Pre 2015 News Archive65 982
  22. PAKISTAN: Rural Women Want Land Right, Jobs, Protection Against Violence

    Rural Women demands right to land, employment quota for rural women, protection of violence against women and a compr

    Sunday, June 2, 2013
    Pre 2015 News Archive65 973
  23. PAKISTAN: Despite Threats, Pakistani Women Cast Votes in Election

    Despite threats from militant groups, many women headed to the polls in Pakistan to vote in the country's historic el

    Saturday, May 11, 2013
    Pre 2015 News Archive65 949
  24. PAKISTAN: GEM Promotes Gender Inclusive Elections in Pakistan

    The Gender Concerns International's Gender Election Monitoring (GEM) Mission has deployed 15 international and 50 nat

    Tuesday, May 7, 2013
    Pre 2015 News Archive65 946
  25. PAKISTAN: Rights Commission Documents More Than 900 Honor Killings In Pakistan

    In its annual report, the HRCP said 913 girls and women, including 99 minors, were killed in 2012.

    Sunday, April 14, 2013
    Pre 2015 News Archive65 932
  26. PAKISTAN: Daring Woman Enters the Contest

    “My sole motive is to serve my people, especially women who have had no role in politics so far.

    Tuesday, April 9, 2013
    Pre 2015 News Archive65 927
  27. PAKISTAN: Women Take the Stage Against Taliban

    The Taliban may have placed a ban on theatre, but women in Pakistan's northern provinces won't allow the threat of th

    Friday, April 5, 2013
    Pre 2015 News Archive65 925
  28. PAKISTAN: Woman Runs for Election in Pakistan Tribal Area

    For most women in Pakistan's war-torn and ultra-conservative frontier region, casting a vote in an election is an imp

    Monday, April 1, 2013
    Pre 2015 News Archive65 905
  29. PAKISTAN: PTI Elections: Ayla Strong Candidate for Women Wing's Leadership

    The party elections of Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf (PTI) are being held in Lahore today.

    Thursday, March 21, 2013
    Pre 2015 News Archive65 881
  30. PAKISTAN: Ex-women MPAS Feel Political Culture Not Favourable

    The majority of the women elected to the last Khyber Pakhtunkhwa Assembly on reserved seats have applied for tickets

    Thursday, March 21, 2013
    Pre 2015 News Archive65 908
  31. PAKISTAN: Pakistan's Women Get Seats at the Bottom Table

    Tanvir Zehra is one of thousands of women across Pakistan entering politics for the first time.

    Sunday, March 17, 2013
    Pre 2015 News Archive65 902
  32. PAKISTAN: Pakistan Should Include More Women for UN Peacekeeping Mission

    Former Special Representative of UN Secretary General and Head of Mission in Liberia Ellen Margrethe Loej has urged P

    Thursday, February 7, 2013
    Pre 2015 News Archive65 782
  33. PAKISTAN: Quota for Women on General Election Seats Stressed

    Speakers reiterated the demand of quota for women on general election seats and urged political leadership to finance

    Thursday, January 31, 2013
    Pre 2015 News Archive65 774
  34. PAKISTAN: Petition for Direct Election of Women

    A civil society activist on Tuesday filed a petition in the Islamabad High Court (IHC) seeking direct elections of wo

    Tuesday, January 15, 2013
    Pre 2015 News Archive65 739
  35. PAKISTAN: Women Politicians Receive Training on Peacebuilding

    A two-day training workshop for women politicians on “Leadership, peace-building, advocacy and effective media

    Sunday, January 13, 2013
    Pre 2015 News Archive65 724
  36. PAKISTAN: Growing Risks for Aid Workers in Pakistan

    PESHAWAR, 7 January 2013 (IRIN) - There was no warning when gunmen killed seven aid workers with local NGO Support Wi

    Monday, January 7, 2013
    Pre 2015 News Archive65 812
  37. PAKISTAN: Khar Paints Rosy Picture of Human Rights in Pakistan

    Keen to defend the country's record because of candidacy for the Nov 12 election to HRC and hopes of qualifying for n

    Wednesday, October 31, 2012
    Pre 2015 News Archive65 587
  38. PAKISTAN: Many Swat Women Share Misery

    Several of them are regular visitors to Peshawar High Court where their respective cases have long been pending.

    Monday, October 29, 2012
    Pre 2015 News Archive65 585
  39. PAKISTAN: PTI Women Hold Rally Against Drone Attacks

    The protesting female workers led by PTI leader Aysha Gulalay Wazir were holding placards and banners inscribed with

    Wednesday, October 24, 2012
    Pre 2015 News Archive65 561
  40. PAKISTAN: Violence Against Women High in Peshawar

    Other districts are Lahore, Okara, Sargodha, Faisalabad, Rawalpindi, Sialkot, Gujrat, DG Khan, Pakpattan, Muzaffargar

    Tuesday, October 23, 2012
    Pre 2015 News Archive65 563
  41. PAKISTAN: Culture of Impunity Blamed for Violence Against Women

    The report adds that the FIRs of around 59 per cent of the cases in the province were not registered.

    Monday, October 22, 2012
    Pre 2015 News Archive65 549
  42. PAKISTAN: Violence against women: 'Sexual violence increasing in K-P'

    Activists said the provincial government should appoint an ombudsperson to redress women's complaints against harassm

    Friday, October 19, 2012
    Pre 2015 News Archive65 542
  43. PAKISTAN: Women Police Problems Highlighted

    This information was shared at a ‘group discussion on women police' which was organised by a non-governmental o

    Wednesday, October 17, 2012
    Pre 2015 News Archive65 529
  44. PAKISTAN: Towards Women Empowerment

    It was stressed that representation of women in Parliament and the Senate must be between 33 and 50 per cent.

    Monday, October 15, 2012
    Pre 2015 News Archive65 514
  45. PAKISTAN: Girls Determined to Fight Guns With Books

    Malala, 14, who suffered gunshot injuries to her head in the attack in Swat Oct.

    Friday, October 12, 2012
    Pre 2015 News Archive65 504
  46. PAKISTAN: Obstacles to Pashtun Women's Leadership

    Afridi's death, as one of the very few Pashtun women leaders in any field, leaves a large gap and begs the question o

    Friday, October 12, 2012
    Pre 2015 News Archive65 505
  47. PAKISTAN: Drive Planned to Curb Violence Against Women

    While presiding over a meeting of civil society organisations' representatives on Thursday, NCWS Chairperson Anis Har

    Friday, October 12, 2012
    Pre 2015 News Archive65 531
  48. PAKISTAN: Violence Behind High Suicide Ratio in Chitral Women

    Legal Awareness Programme for Human Rights (LAPH) organised the workshop to sensitise journalists to the issue and wa

    Tuesday, October 9, 2012
    Pre 2015 News Archive65 476
  49. PAKISTAN: Gender Uplift, Juvenile Protection: Fata Gets Funds But Not Laws

    The Fata Civil Secretariat earmarked Rs60 million in the ADP for tribal areas for current fiscal year under the head

    Tuesday, October 9, 2012
    Pre 2015 News Archive65 499
  50. PAKISTAN: Women Police, Their Role in Curbing Crime Discussed

    The event was organised by Individualland, a research-based consultancy and advocacy group, supported by the Royal No

    Monday, October 8, 2012
    Pre 2015 News Archive65 500

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