“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.”
A new device called a "Silent Observer" -- hailed as a solution to curbing the practice of aborting female
New Delhi, Dec 26 (IBNS) ASSOCHAM, Creative Living Foundation of India and Paiman Trust of Pakistan have set
The government has not only empowered the womenfolk in the country but also working to provide them space in all walk
More than two years after the end of the 30-year war between the Sri Lankan government and Tamil rebels, wome
Women in Sri Lanka's predominantly Tamil-speaking north and east are facing a desperate lack of security in the after
IMPHAL, December 16: The department of Political Science, Nambol L.
When Alfred Nobel drew up his will, he designated peace as the fifth and final prize area.
Kabul - Afghanistan's government can't hold peace talks with its Taliban insurgents until the Islamic militia identif
Afghan women want peace, but not at the cost of losing all they have gained in the last 10 years.
Kashmala Bibi* says her cousin's breasts were cut into pieces when five militants walked into their house and
The fact that within a period of one month Pakistan has passed three pro-women bills can be considered a tremendous a
KATHMANDU, NEPAL (Catholic Online) - Attracted to the Army by promises of equality and justice during the decade of c
The Senate unanimously passed two historical bills upholding the rights of women, The Acid Control and Acid Crim
As part of its commitment to the process of peace-building between India and its neighboring countries, WISCOMP - Wom
Coverage on Afghan women who have traveled the distance to be part of the Bonn Conference in Germany this week did sh
The same sea, the same sky. The distance between Mumbai and Karachi is only 877 km.
Women are facing disproportionately high risks to their livelihoods and health from climate change, as well as associ
Armed with only a slightly used copy book sent by her aunt from Peshawar, the capital of the northwestern Khyber Pakh
Many Afghan women find themselves suffering from violence and abuse, with virtually no legal protection.
I'm Michel Martin and this is TELL ME MORE from NPR News.
For December, in which the Russian Federation has the Security Council presidency, the MAP provides recommendations o
On 23rd November 2011, the Afghan Women's Network (AWN) consulted 500 women leaders representing 500,000 women from m
The Afghan Conference that begins today in Bonn could prove to be crucial for the future of women in Afghanistan.
Afghanistan still has a long way to go before women in the country are fully protected under the two-year-old Elimina
Leaders attending the Bonn Conference on the future of Afghanistan must make an explicit declaration that women's rig
On December 5, the international community will gather with Afghan leaders in Bonn, Germany's picturesque Cold War-er
If and when Sri Lanka's Lessons Learned and Reconciliation Commission (LLRC) releases its report later this month, as
The Taliban came once for Fawzia Koofi, and she knows they could come again.
“Pakistanis can feel the pain of the victims of 26/11. We have also gone through similar terror attacks.
IMPORTANT talks are coming up where discussions about the peace of Afghanistan will take place.
One World South Asia
Sherry Rehman, who has received death threats after campaigning to reform Pakistan's blasphemy laws, has been appoint
There is a long way to go before the rights of Afghan women are fully protected, says a United Nations report release
On October 31, 2000, the UN Security Council (UNSC) unanimously passed resolution 1325.
Women activists in Churachandpur district of conflicted state of Manipur are defying all threats to fight for the rap
Pakistan's parliament has passed a landmark law aimed at strengthening protection for women facing economic and socia
The three-room house in the Korangi area of the Pakistani city of Karachi, occupied until two months ago by Alam Din
Afghan women activists are at risk of being sidelined at a key international conference on Afghanistan's future sched
Before US Secretary of State Hillary Clinton left the podium at the International Conference on Afghanistan in London
Eleven years since its adoption, once again, the international community will be debating progress towards implementi
Nagaland State Women Commission Chairperson Sano Vamuzo has said that the impact of conflict on women has become a hu
Women of Jammu and Kashmir from both the sides of the Line of Control (LoC) expressed their desire for peace, securit
Despite many positive advancements in Afghan women's lives over the past ten years, progress remains fragile and at t
In its statement to the world, the Norwegian Nobel Committee honored women warriors battling for peace and said it ho