“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.”
Former first lady Laura Bush says women in Afghanistan are creating their own economic opportunities and that entrepr
Economic disparities among haves and have-nots in Pakistan have made life challenging for men, however, their plight
The young lovers met at a secluded spot next to a field of wheat at the edge of this sprawling suburb of New Delhi, w
Women lawmakers have expressed dissatisfaction over their limited role in the Constituent Assembly.
Ten years ago, as the world was celebrating the arrival of the twenty-first century, the
The United Nations human rights office and the national commission on caste-based discrimination in Nepal have urged
Fracha Begam has been unable to come to terms with the deaths of her two teenage daughters, killed by unknown gunmen
The first time Mumal Barupal went to a meeting of her village council, she sat on the floor, off to the side of the b
The Second National Women Social Forum has demanded timely promulgation of the constitution to ensure a women-friendl
While it's been common for women to be fighting for gender equality and to be advocating for change in Nepal's patria
Dozens of women in the war-torn Afghan capital took part in a march for peace ahead of the traditional new year, call
Nepali women migrant workers (WMWs) are more vulnerable to overseas job-related risks than men because of their poor
Decades of armed conflict, ongoing violence and high unemployment have left millions of men and women in Iraq struggl
The human cost of the armed conflict in Afghanistan grew in 2010.
In the regions newly liberated from conflict, the struggle still continues for women.
Interlocutors for Jammu and Kashmir, currently holding a women's' conference in Srinagar to understand the viewpoint
Chairperson of National Women Commission (NWC) Naina Kala Thapa said it is necessary to promulgate the new Constituti
On the 100th anniversary of International Women's Day, Rizwan Latif, a national UN Volunteer Outreach and Capacity De
"Hope is dying in Afghanistan."
Today is the International Women's Day.
Rehana Yasmin thought the kindly women had come to help her after floods devastated her village.
A visit to the Jalozai camp, originally established in 1980 for Afghans fleeing the Soviet invasion, gives an idea of
Prime Minister Jhala Nath Khanal today appealed to all women to unite for peace and constitution.
Women in Sri Lanka won the right to vote in 1931, seventeen years before independence.
Pakistan People's Party (PPP) Women Wing Sindh Information Secretary Ms Sharmila Farooqui left here on Sunday for the
As we enter the second century of celebrations to mark March 8 as the International Women's Day (IWD), my mind questi
The United Nations Security Council, in resolutions 1325 and 1820, recognized that women and girls need protection an
Experts have predicted an increase in the incidents of violence against women (VAW) in future and termed the trend a
Perhaps for the first time since inception of armed militancy in Jammu and Kashmir, the Kashmiri women broke silence