“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.”
IMPHAL, December 16: The department of Political Science, Nambol L.
KATHMANDU, NEPAL (Catholic Online) - Attracted to the Army by promises of equality and justice during the decade of c
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.
On 23rd November 2011, the Afghan Women's Network (AWN) consulted 500 women leaders representing 500,000 women from m
Afghanistan still has a long way to go before women in the country are fully protected under the two-year-old Elimina
“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
On October 31, 2000, the UN Security Council (UNSC) unanimously passed resolution 1325.
Afghan women activists are at risk of being sidelined at a key international conference on Afghanistan's future sched
Wars are constructed as a ‘Masculine' concept where in only men are interested.
For the first time, women peace activists from South Asia came together to present a joint resolution to the United N
From June 9 to16, 2011, the Afghan Women's Network and The Institute for Inclusive Security convened a regionally div
Women activists from South Asian countries have emphasised upon a greater role for women in peace building measures i
The prospect of a political solution to the Afghan war has generated much public debate about the fate of Afghan wome
By July, President Obama plans to decide how many troops to pull out of Afghanistan in the first initial US withdrawa
When asking for Afghan women's opinion on whether there should be negotiations with the Taliban and foreign troop wit
Sakena Yacoobi has worked tirelessly to educate the women of Afghanistan.
The campaign made them bear the brunt of a government ban on demonstrations around parliament announced on Tuesday, a
The caravan has been organised by ActionAid Pakistan and PODA (Potohar Organization for Development Advocacy) to mark
One woman is leading the fight against the scourge of child sexual slavery, writes Courtney Trenwith.
Ruchira Gupta, founder and president of Apne Aap Women Worldwide, an NGO working against sex trafficking, has been ho
Sima Samar receives a threatening phone call almost every day because she dares to say women should have rights and m
She gave voice to the voiceless -- women, lower castes, the exploited -- when the entire country cowered to Rana rule
Pakistan will host the 7th meeting of the women speakers from around the world in November this year.
Gradually, but certainly Nepali Congress (NC) is intensifying internal discussions on how to get the peace process mo
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
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."
Prime Minister Jhala Nath Khanal today appealed to all women to unite for peace and constitution.
Pakistan People's Party (PPP) Women Wing Sindh Information Secretary Ms Sharmila Farooqui left here on Sunday for the
Sitting cross-legged on blue velour cushions on the living room floor, the women of the self-help brigade sip green t
With a view to achieving sustainable peace and establishing a just society by ensuring participation of women at all
The Ministry of Peace and Reconstruction on Thursday formally launched a set of national action plans in line with th
In Pakistan, Salman Taseer's assassination in early January has blown the lid off the seething cauldron that has been
Civil society has called upon the government to take special measures for reducing gender gaps as are revealed in nat
Women in rural areas are particularly vulnerable to oppression by family and society because of lack of education and
It all began on February 12, 1983, when outspoken lawyers, doctors and activists stood up against the discriminatory
Parveena Ahangar's unassuming nature and calm demeanour does not betray the pain and agony that the Srinagar-based fo
Having suffered pain and injustice for decades, women of the northeastern region of the country are coming together t
'Muslim women' have been used as symbolic pawns in the global war on terror as well as in national disputes between g
Nepal´s development partners have expressed readiness to continue their support to the peace building process i