“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
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
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
The Senate unanimously passed two historical bills upholding the rights of women, The Acid Control and Acid Crim
Many Afghan women find themselves suffering from violence and abuse, with virtually no legal protection.
The Taliban came once for Fawzia Koofi, and she knows they could come again.
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There is a long way to go before the rights of Afghan women are fully protected, says a United Nations report release
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
Nagaland State Women Commission Chairperson Sano Vamuzo has said that the impact of conflict on women has become a hu
Guns available in new abundance in the troubled north of Pakistan are increasingly being used on women in ‘hono
Women activists from South Asian countries have emphasised upon a greater role for women in peace building measures i
Women's rights in Afghanistan are once again under threat after 10 years of progress, two leading British aid agencie
The speakers at a South Asian conference here on Thursday called for a collective struggle and structural reforms to
Women's rights have been central to the war in Afghanistan.
Researchers and practitioners on violence against women (VAW) from all over South Asia gave country presentations and
The ten year long armed conflict started by the Communist Party of Nepal -Maoist (CPN Maoist), with the objective of
Nepal's efforts to help conflict-affected women and girls gain a stronger footing in society may not be enough for th
Peace is not made with friends, it is made with enemies.
Afghanistan should develop mechanisms to raise awareness about the dangers of human trafficking, support victims and
Police in Jammu and Kashmir have registered a complaint of abduction and rape based on allegations by a woman against
Just five days before the submission date, the government has yet to begin work on its report on the Convention Again
Tibetan Women's Association (TWA), the largest women's organisation in exile submitted a report on the treatment of T
When Hillary Clinton hugged Charimaya Tamang, the 34-year-old Nepali woman had reason to be proud.
Trafficking in people for prostitution and forced labour is one of the fastest growing areas of international crimina
The news about Afghanistan hasn't been good lately: a recent report from the Senate Foreign Relations Committee baldl
What do driving, voting, wearing pants, and protesting have in common?
Experts have called for evolving a comprehensive strategy to control the overall situation of violence in the country
Afghan women face a bleak future unless women's rights are included as a non-negotiable element of any future politic
In 2001, after the fall of the Taliban regime, reconstruction of political and economical structures began in Afghani
Advocacy Forum, an NGO working for human rights, today called on the government to exercise due diligence to prevent
Complaints with regard to child abuse and sexual offences against women and children in Sri Lanka are increasing dram
Bandaged and bruised, Rumana Manzur is pleading for justice after suffering a brutal assault that left her blind.
An eight-year-old Pakistani girl was kidnapped by Islamist militants who forced her to wear a suicide vest to attack
South Asia may boast a number of women leaders and be home to cultures that revere motherhood and worship female deit
Within the next three years, the minimum age of Sri Lankan women seeking employment as domestic workers aboard will b
Five United Nations agencies have banded together to call for urgently addressing gender-biased sex selection favouri
A woman was allegedly paraded naked in the streets of Neelor Bala village on the instigation of a jirga that found he
Afghanistan's women are among the most oppressed in the world.
The UK Home Office Minister with responsibility for equality, Lynne Featherstone, is scheduled to arrive in the Capit
A top UN official today said she is ''keeping an eye'' on Kashmir where some individual cases of sexual violence have
Hundreds of Nepalese women who emigrate to Arab countries in search of better jobs and wages, are unaccounted for.