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  1. INDIA: "Silent Observer" Fails to Silence India's Activists on Girl Abortions

    A new device called a "Silent Observer" -- hailed as a solution to curbing the practice of aborting female

    Wednesday, December 28, 2011
    Pre 2015 News Archive64 619
  2. PAKISTAN: National Working Women Day Today: Government Empowering Womenfolk in the Country

    The government has not only empowered the womenfolk in the country but also working to provide them space in all walk

    Thursday, December 22, 2011
    Pre 2015 News Archive64 601
  3. SRI LANKA: Women, Girls Face Dire Security Threats in Tamil Areas

    More than two years after the end of the 30-year war between the Sri Lankan government and Tamil rebels, wome

    Wednesday, December 21, 2011
    Pre 2015 News Archive64 608
  4. PAKISTAN: Horrors of Sexual Abuse in Conflict-Stricken FATA

    Kashmala Bibi* says her cousin's breasts were cut into pieces when five militants walked into their house and

    Thursday, December 15, 2011
    Pre 2015 News Archive64 553
  5. PAKISTAN: A Monumental Triumph

    The fact that within a period of one month Pakistan has passed three pro-women bills can be considered a tremendous a

    Wednesday, December 14, 2011
    Pre 2015 News Archive64 533
  6. PAKISTAN: Women-specific Bills Passed: Fourteen-Year Jail Term for Acid-Throwers

    The Senate unanimously pass­ed two historical bills upholding the rights of women, The Acid Control and Acid Crim

    Monday, December 12, 2011
    Pre 2015 News Archive64 554
  7. Afghanistan: Women Still Jailed for 'Moral Crimes'

    Many Afghan women find themselves suffering from violence and abuse, with virtually no legal protection.

    Wednesday, December 7, 2011
    Pre 2015 News Archive64 516
  8. AFGHANISTAN: Taliban Peace Deal Threat to Women's Future

    The Taliban came once for Fawzia Koofi, and she knows they could come again.

    Thursday, December 1, 2011
    Pre 2015 News Archive64 493
  9. SOUTH ASIA: Deep Scars of the Bullet: Women in Conflict

    One World South Asia

    Saturday, November 26, 2011
    Pre 2015 News Archive64 472
  10. AFGHANISTAN: Afghanistan Has 'Long Way To Go' in Protecting Women From Violence

    There is a long way to go before the rights of Afghan women are fully protected, says a United Nations report release

    Wednesday, November 23, 2011
    Pre 2015 News Archive64 444
  11. SOUTH ASIA: Women Fight Violence in North-East Indian State

    Women activists in Churachandpur district of conflicted state of Manipur are defying all threats to fight for the rap

    Tuesday, November 22, 2011
    Pre 2015 News Archive64 449
  12. PAKISTAN: Pakistan passes law to stop 'anti-women practices' - paper

    Pakistan's parliament has passed a landmark law aimed at strengthening protection for women facing economic and socia

    Thursday, November 17, 2011
    Pre 2015 News Archive64 435
  13. PAKISTAN: Tormented by stigma after rape

    The three-room house in the Korangi area of the Pakistani city of Karachi, occupied until two months ago by Alam Din

    Friday, November 11, 2011
    Pre 2015 News Archive64 427
  14. SOUTH ASIA: Impact of Conflict on Women…Breaking the Silence

    Nagaland State Women Commission Chairperson Sano Vamuzo has said that the impact of conflict on women has become a hu

    Monday, October 31, 2011
    Pre 2015 News Archive64 373
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  16. PAKISTAN: Guns Aimed Increasingly at Women

    Guns available in new abundance in the troubled north of Pakistan are increasingly being used on women in ‘hono

    Wednesday, October 5, 2011
    Pre 2015 News Archive64 279
  17. SOUTH ASIA: Activists Give Voice to Women in Strife-Torn Regions

    Women activists from South Asian countries have emphasised upon a greater role for women in peace building measures i

    Tuesday, October 4, 2011
    Pre 2015 News Archive64 272
  18. AFGHANISTAN: Afghan Women's Rights 'Under Threat'

    Women's rights in Afghanistan are once again under threat after 10 years of progress, two leading British aid agencie

    Monday, October 3, 2011
    Pre 2015 News Archive64 270
  19. NEPAL: Impact of Small Arms on Gender

    1. Facts:

    Small arms:

    Wednesday, September 28, 2011
    Pre 2015 News Archive64 249
  20. SOUTH ASIA: Violence Against Women Far From Over in South Asia

    The speakers at a South Asian conference here on Thursday called for a collective struggle and structural reforms to

    Wednesday, September 28, 2011
    Pre 2015 News Archive64 251
  21. AFGHANISTAN: What Went Wrong for Afghanistan's Women?

    Women's rights have been central to the war in Afghanistan.

    Monday, September 26, 2011
    Pre 2015 News Archive64 229
  22. PAKISTAN: Pakistan Only South Asian State Yet to Pass Law on Domestic Violence

    Researchers and practitioners on violence against women (VAW) from all over South Asia gave country presentations and

    Monday, September 26, 2011
    Pre 2015 News Archive64 236
  23. NEPAL: Women and Peace at Grassroots Level in Nepal

    The ten year long armed conflict started by the Communist Party of Nepal -Maoist (CPN Maoist), with the objective of

    Monday, September 12, 2011
    Pre 2015 News Archive64 211
  24. NEPAL: Reintegration Challenges for Displaced Women, Girls

    Nepal's efforts to help conflict-affected women and girls gain a stronger footing in society may not be enough for th

    Tuesday, August 30, 2011
    Pre 2015 News Archive64 170
  25. AFGHANISTAN: Women and Reconciliation: What are the Concerns?

    Peace is not made with friends, it is made with enemies.

    Tuesday, August 30, 2011
    Pre 2015 News Archive64 209
  26. AFGHANISTAN: Urgent Need to Tackle Human Trafficking

    Afghanistan should develop mechanisms to raise awareness about the dangers of human trafficking, support victims and

    Monday, July 25, 2011
    Pre 2015 News Archive64 125
  27. KASHMIR: Kashmiri Woman Alleges Rape by Two Army Personnel

    Police in Jammu and Kashmir have registered a complaint of abduction and rape based on allegations by a woman against

    Friday, July 22, 2011
    Pre 2015 News Archive64 122
  28. PAKISTAN: Torture – a Word Missing in Pakistan's Penal Code

    Just five days before the submission date, the government has yet to begin work on its report on the Convention Again

    Tuesday, July 19, 2011
    Pre 2015 News Archive64 102
  29. NEPAL: Stop Sexual Assault on Tibetan Women, TWA tells Nepal

    Tibetan Women's Association (TWA), the largest women's organisation in exile submitted a report on the treatment of T

    Wednesday, July 13, 2011
    Pre 2015 News Archive64 090
  30. NEPAL: Nepali Woman's Long March

    When Hillary Clinton hugged Charimaya Tamang, the 34-year-old Nepali woman had reason to be proud.

    Tuesday, July 12, 2011
    Pre 2015 News Archive64 087
  31. PAKISTAN: Trafficking of Women is a Fast Growing Crime

    Trafficking in people for prostitution and forced labour is one of the fastest growing areas of international crimina

    Monday, July 11, 2011
    Pre 2015 News Archive64 081
  32. AFGHANISTAN: What is the Future for Women in Afghanistan?

    The news about Afghanistan hasn't been good lately: a recent report from the Senate Foreign Relations Committee baldl

    Friday, July 8, 2011
    Pre 2015 News Archive64 075
  33. INTERNATIONAL: Salute To Women Driving Revolutions

    What do driving, voting, wearing pants, and protesting have in common?

    Friday, July 8, 2011
    Pre 2015 News Archive64 080
  34. PAKISTAN: Strategy for Controlling Violence Against Women Demanded

    Experts have called for evolving a comprehensive strategy to control the overall situation of violence in the country

    Wednesday, July 6, 2011
    Pre 2015 News Archive64 061
  35. AFGHANISTAN: Afghanistan's Women are at the Sharp End of War

    Afghan women face a bleak future unless women's rights are included as a non-negotiable element of any future politic

    Wednesday, July 6, 2011
    Pre 2015 News Archive64 063
  36. NEPAL: Stop Torturing Women in Detention

    Advocacy Forum, an NGO working for human rights, today called on the government to exercise due diligence to prevent

    Sunday, June 26, 2011
    Pre 2015 News Archive64 004
  37. SRI LANKA: Sexual Offences on the Increase

    Complaints with regard to child abuse and sexual offences against women and children in Sri Lanka are increasing dram

    Friday, June 24, 2011
    Pre 2015 News Archive63 999
  38. BANGLADESH: Blinded Woman's Plea for Justice Highlights Dangers Faced by South Asian Women

    Bandaged and bruised, Rumana Manzur is pleading for justice after suffering a brutal assault that left her blind.

    Thursday, June 23, 2011
    Pre 2015 News Archive63 993
  39. PAKISTAN: Pakistan Militants Force Girl to Wear Suicide Vest

    An eight-year-old Pakistani girl was kidnapped by Islamist militants who forced her to wear a suicide vest to attack

    Monday, June 20, 2011
    Pre 2015 News Archive63 968
  40. INTERNATIONAL/IRAQ: The Word on Women - The Other Tahrir Square

    Last week, a group of twenty-five women who were demonstrating for peace and democracy in Baghdad's Tahrir Square

    Thursday, June 16, 2011
    Pre 2015 News Archive63 988
  41. SOUTH ASIA: South Asia's Growing Modernity Masks Women's Plight

    South Asia may boast a number of women leaders and be home to cultures that revere motherhood and worship female deit

    Wednesday, June 15, 2011
    Pre 2015 News Archive63 944
  42. SRI LANKA: Women Going as Domestic Aides Abroad to be Further Restricted

    Within the next three years, the minimum age of Sri Lankan women seeking employment as domestic workers aboard will b

    Tuesday, June 14, 2011
    Pre 2015 News Archive63 812
  43. ASIA: UN Agencies Urge Renewed Efforts to End Practice of 'Son Preference'

    Five United Nations agencies have banded together to call for urgently addressing gender-biased sex selection favouri

    Tuesday, June 14, 2011
    Pre 2015 News Archive63 928
  44. PAKISTAN: Warped Justice: Mother Sexually Abused as Punishment For Son

    A woman was allegedly paraded naked in the streets of Neelor Bala village on the instigation of a jirga that found he

    Tuesday, June 14, 2011
    Pre 2015 News Archive63 929
  45. AFGHANISTAN: Afghani Women Still Lacking Equal Voice

    Afghanistan's women are among the most oppressed in the world.

    Monday, June 13, 2011
    Pre 2015 News Archive63 926
  46. NEPAL: UK minister to assess violence against women in Nepal visit

    The UK Home Office Minister with responsibility for equality, Lynne Featherstone, is scheduled to arrive in the Capit

    Sunday, June 12, 2011
    Pre 2015 News Archive63 918
  47. KASHMIR: 'Eye' on Kashmir Amid Reports of Sexual Violence: UN Official

    A top UN official today said she is ''keeping an eye'' on Kashmir where some individual cases of sexual violence have

    Friday, June 10, 2011
    Pre 2015 News Archive63 912
  48. NEPAL: Nepali Women Victims of Prostitution and Slavery in Arab Countries

    Hundreds of Nepalese women who emigrate to Arab countries in search of better jobs and wages, are unaccounted for.

    Thursday, June 9, 2011
    Pre 2015 News Archive63 901
  49. AFGHANISTAN: Open Letter from the Women of Afghanistan

    Afghan Women's Network once again raises serious concerns on the increased instances of violence against children and

    Thursday, June 9, 2011
    Pre 2015 News Archive63 902
  50. AFGHANISTAN: Afghanistan Works to Stop Children Serving as Police

    Afghanistan is making progress weeding out children from its police forces but is only starting to tackle persistent

    Thursday, June 9, 2011
    Pre 2015 News Archive63 904

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