“It’s important to be aware of what’s going on in the world and to think about how you can start to make a difference, even when you’re a kid.”
What challenges do women face in politics?
The worst natural disaster in Pakistan's history has created new dangers for the girls and women who make up much of
A large number of police officials across Pakistan have been booked for rape and human rights violations in the last
Gender refers to the cultural construction of sexual differences.
In the last week of September, the As-Sahab Foundation, which disseminates al-Qaeda messages and propaganda, released
Steps should be taken to explore opportunities making police more responsible and responsive towards gender-based vio
ISLAMABAD: A two-day regional conference on gender and policing began on Tuesday at the Islamabad National Library.
The Taliban have renewed attacks on girls' schools in northwest Pakistan, stoking fears of a fresh terror campaign ag
With one-fifth of a nation under water and sluggish donations to fund relief efforts for flood victims, there is a fr
Almost five million people are currently without shelter following devastating flooding sparked more than a month ago
The UN has, over many decades, taken steps and established mechanisms to promote gender justice and equality and wome
The United States on Monday launched a new 40-million-dollar Gender Equity Grants Program in Pakistan to advance wome
The Hong Kong-based Asian Legal Resource Center (A.L.R.C.) has called Islamabad to invite the Working Group on Enforc
The monsoon floods in Pakistan have killed thousands and affected an estimated twenty million people across several p
Three weeks after Pakistan's worst natural disaster began, many people are living in camps all around the country.
Participants here at a seminar on Monday called upon the government to fulfill its obligations under the UN resolutio
Sustainable peace invariably builds on improving the living conditions and perspectives of the majority of the popula
After the bilateral Strategic Dialogue meeting in Islamabad today, U.S.
In spite of advances, discrimination against women persists in laws and in practice.
Terrorism and Afghan insurgency have so overshadowed other issues in Pakistan that it sometimes feels like we -- comm
As a part of the US – Pakistan Strategic Dialogue initiated in March, 2010 by US Secretary of State Hilary Clin
UNIFEM and leading women and civil society organisations in Pakistan organised “Open Day 1325” here the o
Aimed at empowering women to take on leadership roles in their families, communities and societies, Aurat Foundation
The Special Envoy of the UN Secretary-General for Assistance to Pakistan, Jean-Maurice Ripert, met with representativ
Women from Tribal Areas Yearn the Opportunities Opened Up by Education
Prime Minister Syed Yusuf Raza Gilani has reiterated the commitment for social, political and economic empowerment of
A village leader and woman farmer, Bakhtawar knows all too well about the problems facing farmers in the southeastern
For sustainable solution to existing security situation faced by the country due to ongoing conflict at western borde
What do women fishing, school building and better farming skills have to do with U.S. national security?
While women in Pakistan are being liberated in the world of today, violence against them is still alarmingly high, an
In Peshawar, Pakistan, the sermons of radical imams are carried on loudspeakers atop the minarets of mosques, and the
As a political activist and president of the women's wing of the Awami National Party (ANP), Zahira Khattak has been
Finally the National Assembly passed the Protection Against Harassment at Workplace Bill, 2009 after the Criminal Law