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  1. ASIA: Asia Must Improve Job Options for Women

    Asian countries, including India [ Images ], need to address the growing gender inequality in the labour market by in

    Friday, April 29, 2011
    Pre 2015 News Archive63 670
  2. BANGLADESH: Bangladeshi Women Defy Islamic Clergy

    Bangladeshi women are pushing government to implement the recently approved National Women Development Policy (NWDP)

    Friday, April 29, 2011
    Pre 2015 News Archive63 680
  3. IRAN/BAHRAIN: Iranians Support Bahraini Women

    Iranians take to the streets in Tehran to show support for Bahraini women enduring the violence and crimes committed

    Friday, April 29, 2011
    Pre 2015 News Archive63 710
  4. Monthly Action Points (MAP) on Women, Peace and Security, NGOWG, April 2011

    The NGO Working Group on Women, Peace and Security has released the April 2011 version of our Monthly Action Points (

    Friday, April 29, 2011
    Reports/Policy Briefs90 384
  5. Monthly Action Points (MAP) on Women, Peace and Security, NGOWG, March 2011

    The NGO Working Group on Women, Peace and Security has released the March 2011 version the Monthly Action Points (MAP

    Friday, April 29, 2011
    Reports/Policy Briefs90 385
  6. Monthly Action Points (MAP) on Women, Peace and Security, NGOWG, January 2011

    The NGO Working Group on Women, Peace and Security has released the January 2011 version of the Monthly Action Points

    Friday, April 29, 2011
    Reports/Policy Briefs90 386
  7. IRAN: Iran Women Protest Bahrain Crackdown

    Iranian women will take to the streets in a show of solidarity with Bahraini women who are continually falling victim

    Thursday, April 28, 2011
    Pre 2015 News Archive63 654
  8. BANGLADESH: Women Defy Islamic Clergy

    Bangladeshi women are pushing government to implement the recently approved National Women Development Policy (NWDP)

    Thursday, April 28, 2011
    Pre 2015 News Archive63 663
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  10. PAKISTAN: Outspoken Pakistani Rape Victim to Appeal Supreme Court Decision

    A Pakistani woman who became internationally known for pressing charges against the men who gang raped her in 2002 is

    Thursday, April 28, 2011
    Pre 2015 News Archive63 668
  11. AFGHANISTAN: Shura Gives Voice to Women's Role in Paktika

    An all-female delegation of women from Paktika province convened for the first time April 25, 2011.

    Thursday, April 28, 2011
    Pre 2015 News Archive63 688
  12. AFGHANISTAN: Shura Gives Voice to Women's Role in Paktika

    An all-female delegation of women from Paktika Province convened for the first time April 25.

    Wednesday, April 27, 2011
    Pre 2015 News Archive63 653
  13. PAKISTAN: Education Key to Changing Women's Lot

    Narrating her life and struggle, Ghulam Sughra, a recipient of International Women of Courage Award, on Tuesday told

    Wednesday, April 27, 2011
    Pre 2015 News Archive63 669
  14. SAUDI ARABIA: Voting for Saudi women?

    Women in Saudi Arabia showed a great deal of tenacity recently at municipal voting centers where they showed up to re

    Tuesday, April 26, 2011
    Pre 2015 News Archive63 645
  15. AFGHANISTAN: Virginity-Related Penalties

    The penalties that Afghan women suffer whenever allegations of pre-marital sex and loss of virginity emerge, includin

    Tuesday, April 26, 2011
    Pre 2015 News Archive63 647
  16. BANGLADESH: Minority Women in Bangladesh Gang Raped in 2001-02: Report

    A judicial commission in Bangladesh has concluded that "over 200 minority women were gang raped" in the vio

    Tuesday, April 26, 2011
    Pre 2015 News Archive63 648
  17. MIDDLE EAST/NORTH AFRICA: An Arab Spring for Women

    The "Arab Spring" has received copious attention in the American media, but one of its crucial elements has

    Tuesday, April 26, 2011
    Pre 2015 News Archive63 650
  18. CAMBODIA/THAILAND: 36,000 Displaced By Deadly Border Clashes

    At least 36,000 people were displaced on 23-24 April amid fresh fighting along the Thai-Cambodian border, officials s

    Monday, April 25, 2011
    Pre 2015 News Archive63 623
  19. PHILIPPINES: Filipina Jailed After Reporting 'Rape' To Face Court

    A Filipina who has been in custody for more than four months since reporting a rape to police is due to appear in cou

    Monday, April 25, 2011
    Pre 2015 News Archive63 635
  20. SRI LANKA: 'National Security' in Post-War Sri Lanka: Women's (In) Security in the North

    Resurrecting the ‘undead Tiger' to secure the citizen: How the situation of women belie the dominant security
    Monday, April 25, 2011
    Pre 2015 News Archive63 642
  21. INDONESIA: Yogyakarta Group Lends A Hand To Abused Women

    Being well educated or financially independent does not always come with red carpet treatment for women.

    Sunday, April 24, 2011
    Pre 2015 News Archive63 620
  22. SRI LANKA: Casualties of War: Helping Sri Lanka's Female Soldiers

    Right through our one hour interview, she kept twitching her fingers nervously.

    Sunday, April 24, 2011
    Pre 2015 News Archive63 641
  23. AFGHANISTAN: Westchester Poet Pamela Hart Mentors Afghan Women Writers

    We've all heard stories about how hard it is for girls and women in Afghanistan.

    Sunday, April 24, 2011
    Pre 2015 News Archive63 655
  24. PAKISTAN: Women, Rights Bodies Shocked by SC Verdict

    NEW YORK/ISLAMABAD/KARACHI: The New York-based Human Rights Watch (HRW) and Pakistan`s National Commission on the Sta

    Friday, April 22, 2011
    Pre 2015 News Archive63 621
  25. YEMEN: Thousands of Women Show Support for an End to Political Chaos in Yemen

    President Ali Abdullah Saleh has met with tens of thousands of women from different governorates who expressed suppor

    Friday, April 22, 2011
    Pre 2015 News Archive63 622
  26. MIDDLE EAST/NORTH AFRICA: Women Have Emerged as Key Players in the Arab Spring

    In a small room in Benghazi some young men and women are putting out a new opposition newspaper.

    Friday, April 22, 2011
    Pre 2015 News Archive63 624
  27. BANGLADESH: Women's Economic Empowerment to Get Priority in Next Budget: Muhith

    Finance Minister AMA Muhith has said the upcoming fiscal budget will have special focus on women's economic empowerme

    Friday, April 22, 2011
    Pre 2015 News Archive63 638
  28. BANGLADESH/MAYANMAR: Rohingya Women Flee Myanmar to Face Rape and Abuse in Bangladesh

    Tens of thousands of stateless Muslim Rohingya women and girls who fled persecution in Myanmar for safety in Banglade

    Friday, April 22, 2011
    Pre 2015 News Archive63 640
  29. SOUTH ASIA: Indo-American Community Services Host First South Asian Women's Conference

    The Indo-American Community Services organization hosted the South Asian Women's Conference at the Chicago Marriott O

    Friday, April 22, 2011
    Pre 2015 News Archive63 646
  30. PAKISTAN/INTERNATIONAL: Pakistan to host 7th meeting of women speakers

    Pakistan will host the 7th meeting of the women speakers from around the world in November this year.

    Friday, April 22, 2011
    Pre 2015 News Archive63 661
  31. SRI LANKA: No Respite Even After War: The Rape, Execution, Torture and Disappearances of IDPs in Sri Lanka

    The Island newspaper continues to publish leaks from the report produced by the Panel appointed by the UN Secretary G

    Friday, April 22, 2011
    Pre 2015 News Archive63 673
  32. MIDDLE EAST: The Arab Spring Is 2011, Not 1989

    The Arab revolutions are beginning to destroy the cliché of an Arab world incapable of democratic transformati

    Thursday, April 21, 2011
    Pre 2015 News Archive63 615
  33. OCCUPIED PALESTINIAN TERRITORIES: UN Coordinator Calls for Protection of Rights of Palestinians Detained by Israel

    The United Nations Humanitarian Coordinator for the Occupied Palestinian Territory has called for protection of the r

    Thursday, April 21, 2011
    Pre 2015 News Archive63 617
  34. PAKISTAN: Pakistan Top Court Upholds Acquittals in Notorious Rape Case

    The Supreme Court of Pakistan on Thursday upheld the acquittal of five of the six men accused in the gang rape of Muk

    Thursday, April 21, 2011
    Pre 2015 News Archive63 618
  35. INDIA: Women Bodies, Activists Condemn 'Witch' Killings In Assam

    More than 50 human rights bodies and individuals in Assam yesterday condemned the recent killing of four women as a r

    Thursday, April 21, 2011
    Pre 2015 News Archive63 637
  36. PAKISTAN: Civil Society Groups Disappointed at the Verdict of Supreme Court in Mukhtaran Mai Case

    Government of Pakistan

    National Commission on the Status of Women

    NCSW Press Release

    Thursday, April 21, 2011
    Pre 2015 News Archive63 639
  37. PAKISTAN: Pakistan Must Bring Justice To Rape Victim

    The Pakistan Supreme Court's acquittal of five men charged with the gang rape of Mukhtaran Mai highlights the failure

    Thursday, April 21, 2011
    Pre 2015 News Archive63 662
  38. SRI LANKA: Evidence of Ongoing Repression and Abuse

    Two years on from the end of the devastating 26-year civil war that ripped Sri Lanka apart, Channel 4 News has obtain

    Wednesday, April 20, 2011
    Pre 2015 News Archive63 613
  39. ASIA: Governments Should Jointly Protect Migrant Workers

    Ministers from Asian labor-sending countries meeting in Dhaka this week should together endorse protections for migra

    Tuesday, April 19, 2011
    Pre 2015 News Archive63 596
  40. BANGLADESH: Bangladeshi war film Meherjaan rekindles old enmities

    When Bangladeshi film Meherjaan was released in January this year, it was a great moment for the director Rubaiyat Ho

    Tuesday, April 19, 2011
    Pre 2015 News Archive63 601
  41. Afghan Women and the United Nations

    UN Women working for Afghan women.

    Tuesday, April 19, 2011
    Reports/Policy Briefs90 377
  42. PHILIPPINES: What Comelec Needs Is A Woman

    A senior commissioner has urged President Benigno Aquino III to appoint a woman to the remaining vacancy in the Commi

    Monday, April 18, 2011
    Pre 2015 News Archive63 597
  43. SOUTH ASIA: Despite inequality, South Asian women hold high office

    With the exception of the three nations of Nepal, Bhutan and Iran, Cornell University's Kathryn March, Feminist and P

    Sunday, April 17, 2011
    Pre 2015 News Archive63 600
  44. EDITORIA: NEPAL: Something positive

    Gradually, but certainly Nepali Congress (NC) is intensifying internal discussions on how to get the peace process mo

    Sunday, April 17, 2011
    Pre 2015 News Archive63 612
  45. KASHMIR: 4,000 Cases of Violence Against Women Filed With SCW in J&K

    As many as 4,000 cases of violence against women have been registered by Jammu and Kashmir State Commission for Women

    Friday, April 15, 2011
    Pre 2015 News Archive63 605
  46. NEPAL: New Voices Speak Through 'People's Constitution

    The United Nations Development Programme (UNDP) has launched a film documenting how the hopes and dreams of women, in

    Friday, April 15, 2011
    Pre 2015 News Archive63 606
  47. SOUTH ASIA: Pakistan, Nepal Leading the Region in Making Laws to Protect Women Workers' Rights

    Despite its political and financial stability, India lags behind all other South Asian countries in making laws to pr

    Thursday, April 14, 2011
    Pre 2015 News Archive63 584
  48. TURKEY: Turkey Grapples with Spike in 'Honor' Killings

    A drastic rise in reported "honor" killings and fatal domestic violence in Turkey has sparked a vigorous de

    Thursday, April 14, 2011
    Pre 2015 News Archive63 603
  49. PAKISTAN: $750 Million Earmarked for Pakistan's Tribal Women

    Stung by fresh US criticism of its ability to defeat the Taliban on the Afghan border, Pakistan is turning to women i

    Wednesday, April 13, 2011
    Pre 2015 News Archive63 581
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