“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.”
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.
Afghan Women's Network once again raises serious concerns on the increased instances of violence against children and
Afghanistan is making progress weeding out children from its police forces but is only starting to tackle persistent
Today the Institute for Global Labour and Human Rights is releasing a very disturbing report, Sexual Predators and Se
Despite laws prohibiting it, forced labor to pay debts are very common in Pakistan. A report by the U.S.
In recent times, Bangladesh has been witnessing a sharp and steep decline in social and moral values -- values that d
Human trafficking and rehabilitation of the rescued have emerged as major concerns for the state government.
Although the apex court's decision acquitting five persons went against Mukhtaran Mai, yet she remains victorious.