“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.”
The government has not only empowered the womenfolk in the country but also working to provide them space in all walk
When Alfred Nobel drew up his will, he designated peace as the fifth and final prize area.
Afghan women want peace, but not at the cost of losing all they have gained in the last 10 years.
KATHMANDU, NEPAL (Catholic Online) - Attracted to the Army by promises of equality and justice during the decade of c
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
“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
Women activists in Churachandpur district of conflicted state of Manipur are defying all threats to fight for the rap
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
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
Following the 2001 invasion of Afghanistan, Afghan women emerged as a high-profile focus of U.S. policy.
The 10th anniversary of the invasion of Afghanistan falls in the first week of October, but it will attract a fractio
The Finance Division of the government of Pakistan and the United Nations Entity for Gender Equality and the Empowerm
For the first time, women peace activists from South Asia came together to present a joint resolution to the United N
This research draws on more than 50 interviews conducted from November 2009 to May 2010, including fieldwork in Kabul
From June 9 to16, 2011, the Afghan Women's Network and The Institute for Inclusive Security convened a regionally div
The speakers at a South Asian conference here on Thursday called for a collective struggle and structural reforms to
For Maria Saifuddin Effendi, it began with a bar of chocolate.
Statistics shows the status of women is better than last couple of years in Pakistan.
The ten year long armed conflict started by the Communist Party of Nepal -Maoist (CPN Maoist), with the objective of
More policies and programmes must address the needs of female-headed households in Sri Lanka's former conflict zone,
“Necessity is the mother of Invention” is a well proven fact; similar has been the case with the women of
Peace is not made with friends, it is made with enemies.
Pakistan has appointed its first female foreign minister, filling a key Cabinet position days ahead of peace talks wi
Four Afghan women are in Texas training to become among the first female pilots in the Afghan Air Force.
What do driving, voting, wearing pants, and protesting have in common?
A South Asian regional conference on “Promoting Gender Responsive Democratic Governance in South Asia” ha
Former Prime Minister and senior leader of CPN-UML Madhav Kumar Nepal has stressed that the new constitution should g
There is no peace process in the war-torn country right now, even as troop withdrawals approach.
South Asia may boast a number of women leaders and be home to cultures that revere motherhood and worship female deit
Afghanistan's women are among the most oppressed in the world.
Women have won hard-fought rights in Afghanistan since the austere rule of the Taliban was ended by U.S.-backed Afgha
As Canada prepares to pull out its military troops from Kandahar after a long and difficult run in southern Afghanist
On 9 June 2011 three Sri Lankan women came together to show their work at the Saskia Fernando Gallery on Dharmapala M
Even with regards to the capabilities of Nepali working women, many of them have apparently found that their capabili
The National Commission on the Status of Women (NCSW) has written two separate letters to the President and Prime Min
Married off at 12 years old to an abusive husband more than four times her age, Maryam wanted to join Afghanistan's p
Sakena Yacoobi has worked tirelessly to educate the women of Afghanistan.