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  1. SOUTH ASIA: Women Rally Against '"Eve Teasing" in S. Asia

    It sounds almost playful, but "Eve teasing" is a daily torment for many women in South Asia, who are now tr

    Monday, February 28, 2011
    Pre 2015 News Archive63 299
  2. AFGHANISTAN: Reaching Afghanistan's Hidden War Widows in Helmand

    After decades of conflict in Afghanistan, there are almost two million widows leading secluded, poverty-stricken live

    Saturday, February 26, 2011
    Pre 2015 News Archive63 305
  3. AFGHANISTAN: In Broken Justice System, Women in Kabul Find their Legal Voice

    Sitting cross-legged on blue velour cushions on the living room floor, the women of the self-help brigade sip green t

    Thursday, February 24, 2011
    Pre 2015 News Archive63 283
  4. AFGHANISTAN: Afghan Girls' Education in Danger, Aid Groups Warn

    Girls' education in Afghanistan, one of the biggest gains for women since the 2001 overthrow of the Taliban, is at ri

    Thursday, February 24, 2011
    Pre 2015 News Archive63 318
  5. U.S./PAKISTAN: US Launches Gender Equity Programme

    The US government launched a five-year ‘Gender Equity Programme' in Pakistan in 2011, to advance women's human

    Thursday, February 24, 2011
    Pre 2015 News Archive63 319
  6. NEPAL: Nepal Launches National Action Plan on Women Peace & Security Internationally

    Nepal launches National Action Plan on Women Peace & Security internationally

    Thursday, February 24, 2011
    Pre 2015 News Archive63 320
  7. PAKISTAN: IDPs in Mohmand Agency Hit by Border Closure

    Thousands of people displaced from their homes by fighting between Pakistani government forces and militants in Mohma

    Wednesday, February 23, 2011
    Pre 2015 News Archive63 297
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  9. NEPAL: Peace Thru Women's Participation

    With a view to achieving sustainable peace and establishing a just society by ensuring participation of women at all

    Saturday, February 19, 2011
    Pre 2015 News Archive63 262
  10. NEPAL: Action Plan on Women, Peace

    The Ministry of Peace and Reconstruction on Thursday formally launched a set of national action plans in line with th

    Saturday, February 19, 2011
    Pre 2015 News Archive63 265
  11. KASHMIR: Each District to have a Womens' Police Station in Kashmir

    Many aspects of normal civilian life are compromised in Kashmir, as in any area of conflict.

    Saturday, February 19, 2011
    Pre 2015 News Archive63 266
  12. AFGHANISTAN: Afghan Women's Shelter Advocates Call for International Solidarity

    This morning, leading women's rights activists reiterated their position that the Afghan government's impending takeo

    Thursday, February 17, 2011
    Pre 2015 News Archive63 249
  13. AFGHANISTAN: Afghan Women's Leaders Fight Proposed Shelter Regulation

    Afghan women's leaders announced at a press conference this morning in Kabul that they will fight the proposed regula

    Thursday, February 17, 2011
    Pre 2015 News Archive63 263
  14. PAKISTAN: It is the Women Who Have the Guts in Pakistan

    In Pakistan, Salman Taseer's assassination in early January has blown the lid off the seething cauldron that has been

    Thursday, February 17, 2011
    Pre 2015 News Archive63 271
  15. NEPAL: Seventh Anniversary of the Killing of Maina Sunuwar

    Seven years after the arrest and killing of Maina Sunuwar, the government of Nepal should take immediate steps, with

    Wednesday, February 16, 2011
    Pre 2015 News Archive63 235
  16. Asia-Pacific UNiTE to End Violence Against Women

    Launched in 2008, United Nations Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon's UNiTE to End Violence against Women campaign is a mu

    Tuesday, February 15, 2011
    Reports/Policy Briefs90 305
  17. PAKISTAN: Government Urged to Take Steps for Reducing Gender Gap

    Civil society has called upon the government to take special measures for reducing gender gaps as are revealed in nat

    Monday, February 14, 2011
    Pre 2015 News Archive63 239
  18. PAKISTAN: National Women's Day

    Women in rural areas are particularly vulnerable to oppression by family and society because of lack of education and

    Saturday, February 12, 2011
    Pre 2015 News Archive63 225
  19. PAKISTAN: Women's Empowerment: Reflecting on the Highs and Lows

    It all began on February 12, 1983, when outspoken lawyers, doctors and activists stood up against the discriminatory

    Saturday, February 12, 2011
    Pre 2015 News Archive63 246
  20. AFGHANISTAN: Afghan State Seeks Control Over Abused Women

    Afghanistan's government is considering taking over the running of women's shelters, subjecting victims of domestic a

    Thursday, February 10, 2011
    Pre 2015 News Archive63 199
  21. AFGHANISTAN: Trainers Aim to Increase Women's Role in Afghan Society

    Human rights has been a hot topic in Afghanistan since the Taliban's near-medieval treatment of Afghan girls and wome

    Wednesday, February 9, 2011
    Pre 2015 News Archive63 198
  22. UNITED STATES/AFGHANISTAN: Trainers Aim to Increase Women's Role in Afghan Society

    Human rights has been a hot topic in Afghanistan since the Taliban's near-medieval treatment of Afghan girls and wome

    Wednesday, February 9, 2011
    Pre 2015 News Archive63 216
  23. PAKISTAN: Violence Against Women Remains High in Pakistan

    Physical torture, abuse, forced abductions, sexual harassment, forced marriages, and other brutal practices are every

    Wednesday, February 9, 2011
    Pre 2015 News Archive63 222
  24. AFGHANISTAN: Afghan Women Take Seats in Parliament, Prepare for Road Ahead

    After several months of controversy and delays in the certification of election results, 249 members have now taken t

    Wednesday, February 9, 2011
    Pre 2015 News Archive63 285
  25. PAKISTAN: Conflict-Stricken IDPs Increasing by the Day

    UN agencies are concerned about the soaring figure of 1,750 conflict affected families in Mohmand Agency, Fata.

    Tuesday, February 8, 2011
    Pre 2015 News Archive63 204
  26. UNITED STATES/AFGHANISTAN: CST: Afghanistan

    Two years ago, a small team of female Marines -- drivers, engineers, cooks and other specialists -- began conducting

    Tuesday, February 8, 2011
    Pre 2015 News Archive63 215
  27. Universal Periodic Review 10th Session: Nepal

    Universal Periodic Review 10th Session: Nepal The Universal Periodic Review of Nepal took place on 25 January, 2011.

    Tuesday, February 8, 2011
    Reports/Policy Briefs90 242
  28. CEDAW 48th Session: Sri Lanka

    Sri Lanka presented its combined 5th , 6th , and 7th periodic reports to the CEDAW Committee on the 26 January 2011.

    Tuesday, February 8, 2011
    Reports/Policy Briefs90 244
  29. INDIA/KASHMIR: Women from Conflict Zones Join Hands

    Parveena Ahangar's unassuming nature and calm demeanour does not betray the pain and agony that the Srinagar-based fo

    Monday, February 7, 2011
    Pre 2015 News Archive63 190
  30. PAKISTAN: Over 6,000 Violence Cases Against Women in Eight Months Reported

    Some 6,221 cases of violence against women were reported in the country from January to August 2010 including 778 cas

    Monday, February 7, 2011
    Pre 2015 News Archive63 192
  31. IRAN/PAKISTAN: LCWU has Great Role in Women Development in Pakistan: Iranian Ambassador

    Iranian Ambassador Mashallah Shakiri has said that Lahore College for Women University (LCWU) has great role in women

    Sunday, February 6, 2011
    Pre 2015 News Archive63 187
  32. INDIA: India Takes Step Forward in Tackling Maternal Health

    Delhi's high court has ordered the capital's government to build shelters for destitute pregnant women so they can re

    Friday, February 4, 2011
    Pre 2015 News Archive63 166
  33. AFGHANISTAN: Violence Against Afghan Women hit Record

    More than 4,000 incidents of violence against women have happened in nine months last year in Afghanistan, a senior o

    Thursday, February 3, 2011
    Pre 2015 News Archive63 160