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  1. NEPAL: Nepal Government Bans Protests Near Parliament

    With just four days left before a potential constitutional meltdown, Nepal's communist-Maoist government Tuesday clam

    Tuesday, May 24, 2011
    Pre 2015 News Archive63 801
  2. PAKISTAN: Pak Minister Seeks Empowerment of Women

    Women of Muslim countries should join hands to explore avenues for their empowerment and welfare, said Pakistan's Min

    Tuesday, May 24, 2011
    Pre 2015 News Archive63 804
  3. SRI LANKA: Sri Lanka Plans to Deter Unskilled Migration

    The abuse and exploitation of unskilled migrants from South Asian countries such as Sri Lanka has long been considere

    Tuesday, May 24, 2011
    Pre 2015 News Archive63 805
  4. NEPAL: Nepal's 'Democratic' Govt Follows in Hated Regime's Footsteps

    Security forces used brute force to break up a peaceful demonstration by women in front of Nepal's parliament buildin

    Tuesday, May 24, 2011
    Pre 2015 News Archive63 806
  5. BANGLADESH: 'True' Women Rights Policy Demanded

    A platform of left-leaning women associations on Tuesday called upon the government to form a policy that can 'truly

    Tuesday, May 24, 2011
    Pre 2015 News Archive63 810
  6. NEPAL: The Appalling Side of Nepal Sparks a Woman's Crusade

    One woman is leading the fight against the scourge of child sexual slavery, writes Courtney Trenwith.

    Monday, May 23, 2011
    Pre 2015 News Archive63 798
  7. PAKISTAN: Pakistan Christian Women Kidnapped, Raped

    Pakistani Christians have expressed concerns about renewed kidnappings and abuse of women and girls by Muslims in a c

    Monday, May 23, 2011
    Pre 2015 News Archive63 800
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  9. BANGLADESH: Bangladeshi Women Scarred by Acid Attacks

    She is a keeper of healing secrets.

    Saturday, May 21, 2011
    Pre 2015 News Archive63 794
  10. AFGHANISTAN: Afghan Women After Osama's Death

    After the US killing of Osama bin Laden on May 1, the organization Women for Afghan Women reported an eerie quiet in

    Friday, May 20, 2011
    Pre 2015 News Archive63 790
  11. AFGHANISTAN: The Afghan Desert Community Where Women are Hidden Away and Child Brides Sold for $20,000

    It is the malaria season in Khan Neshin, the wild south of Helmand, just 50 miles from the border with Pakistan.

    Thursday, May 19, 2011
    Pre 2015 News Archive63 784
  12. PAKISTAN: FAFEN Report: Crimes Against Women Rising

    Punjab province saw a 21 per cent leap in officially recorded crimes against women in February 2011, compared to Janu

    Wednesday, May 18, 2011
    Pre 2015 News Archive63 779
  13. AFGHANISTAN: Afghan Official: Talks with Taliban Will Not be at Expense of Women

    As Afghanistan looks to a future without U.S.

    Wednesday, May 18, 2011
    Pre 2015 News Archive63 783
  14. SRI LANKA: Dr. Shirani Bandaranayake, First Woman CJ

    May 17 will be a historic day in the annals of Sri Lanka's legal sphere when Supreme Court Judge Dr.

    Tuesday, May 17, 2011
    Pre 2015 News Archive63 759
  15. PAKISTAN: Young Women Fight the 'Talibanisation' of Rural Pakistan

    Much attention has been focused on the process of radicalisation of young men in the areas of Pakistan that border Af

    Tuesday, May 17, 2011
    Pre 2015 News Archive63 776
  16. PAKISTAN: Rape in Pakistan: the Real Verdict

    The gang-rape of Mukhtaran Mai launched a nine-year court battle that concluded with a verdict by the Supreme Court o

    Tuesday, May 17, 2011
    Pre 2015 News Archive63 780
  17. BANGLADESH: Rights Chief Roots for Women Policy

    National Human Rights Commission (NHRC) Chairman Mizanur Rahman yesterday said the government should implement the ne

    Monday, May 16, 2011
    Pre 2015 News Archive63 752
  18. NEPAL: Women Lawmakers to go to SC if their Demand not Met

    Women Constituent Assembly Members' Group and Joint Women Struggle Coordination Committee have warned of obstructing

    Monday, May 16, 2011
    Pre 2015 News Archive63 756
  19. BANGLADESH: Reservation of One Third of Union Parishad Ward for Women Urged

    Elected female representatives from the local government on Sunday demanded the reservation of one third of the ward

    Monday, May 16, 2011
    Pre 2015 News Archive63 757
  20. INTERNATIONAL: UN Group Honours Indian Campaigner Against Sex Trafficking

    Ruchira Gupta, founder and president of Apne Aap Women Worldwide, an NGO working against sex trafficking, has been ho

    Saturday, May 14, 2011
    Pre 2015 News Archive63 749
  21. PAKISTAN: Ban Ki-moon Lauds Fehmida's Performance, Terms her Role Model for Women

    Appreciating the leadership role of Dr Fehmida Mirza, for undertaking numerous initiatives towards the protection and

    Saturday, May 14, 2011
    Pre 2015 News Archive63 753
  22. PAKISTAN: Christians Remain Fearful of Rape and Forced Conversion of Women to Islam

    Farah Hatim 24, D/o Hatim Gill ( Late) is a student nurse at the Sheikh Zaid Medical College in Rahim Yar Khan in the

    Saturday, May 14, 2011
    Pre 2015 News Archive63 754
  23. NEPAL: AI report: 'Nepal's Progress on HR Dismal'

    The Amnesty International (AI), in its annual report for 2010, said progress made by Nepal in upholding human rights

    Friday, May 13, 2011
    Pre 2015 News Archive63 755
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  25. SRI LANKA: Responding to Vulnerabilities Affecting Children Continues to be Problematic in Sri Lanka

    Children and armed conflict – Report of the Secretary-General

    Thursday, May 12, 2011
    Pre 2015 News Archive63 745
  26. SRI LANKA: For Sri Lankan Women, War for Survival Continues in Peacetime

    The civil war ended two years ago this month, but for war-affected women—widows, mothers, daughters, and former

    Thursday, May 12, 2011
    Pre 2015 News Archive63 760
  27. SRI LANKA: Women in Front Line as Sri Lanka Tackles Landmines

    After the war, one of the few jobs available is clearing explosives.

    Wednesday, May 11, 2011
    Pre 2015 News Archive63 733
  28. PAKISTAN: Pakistan Toughens up on Acid Attacks

    Pakistani lawmakers have adopted tougher penalties for acid attacks in a step towards eradicating a form of violence

    Wednesday, May 11, 2011
    Pre 2015 News Archive63 736
  29. AFGHANISTAN: Courageous Afghan Separates Rights From Wrongs

    Sima Samar receives a threatening phone call almost every day because she dares to say women should have rights and m

    Tuesday, May 10, 2011
    Pre 2015 News Archive63 724
  30. AFGHANISTAN: Rights Abuses by Afghan Forces Grow: Oxfam

    Foreign troops must do more to prevent growing rights abuses by Afghan forces including killings and child sex abuse

    Monday, May 9, 2011
    Pre 2015 News Archive63 725
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  32. NEPAL: 4 lawmakers stall House for 3 hours

    Women lawmakers and four other members of parliament from marginalized and dalit communities obstructed the parliamen

    Sunday, May 8, 2011
    Pre 2015 News Archive63 726
  33. NEPAL: Paradigm Shift in Women's Trafficking

    Three years ago, when Indra Bahadur Sinjali of Nawalparasi returned after a weeklong trip to Baglung, daughter Lok Ma

    Sunday, May 8, 2011
    Pre 2015 News Archive63 728
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  35. PAKISTAN: Rape Victim and Women's Rights Advocate Mukhtara Mai Faces New Threat in Pakistan

    It was in this dusty village that Mukhtaran Mai, then an illiterate Pakistani villager, was gang-raped by up to 14 me

    Friday, May 6, 2011
    Pre 2015 News Archive63 701
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  37. PAKISTAN: The Injustice of Rape

    Going by the charged reaction to the Mukhtar Mai verdict, it is clear that loopholes in the investigation mechanism a

    Thursday, May 5, 2011
    Pre 2015 News Archive63 696
  38. PAKISTAN: Sharmila Seeks Empowerment of Women

    Pakistan People's Party Women Wing Sindh Information Secretary Sharmila Farooqui on Wednesday called for raising soci

    Thursday, May 5, 2011
    Pre 2015 News Archive63 697
  39. NEPAL: Yogmaya Neupane: Nepal's First Female Revolutionary

    She gave voice to the voiceless -- women, lower castes, the exploited -- when the entire country cowered to Rana rule

    Wednesday, May 4, 2011
    Pre 2015 News Archive63 687
  40. BANGLADESH: Eleven Sentenced to Life for Bangladesh Gang Rape

    A court in Bangladesh has sentenced 11 people to life imprisonment for gang raping a female school student during pos

    Wednesday, May 4, 2011
    Pre 2015 News Archive63 695
  41. INTERNATIONAL/AFGHANISTAN: Afghanistan Hell for Mothers Too

    Sadly, it is not surprising that Afghanistan is again ranked as the worst place in the world to be a mother, accordin

    Monday, May 2, 2011
    Pre 2015 News Archive63 686
  42. Report of the Special Rapporteur on Violence Against Women, its Causes and Consequences, Rashida Manjo

    Over the past three decades, gender-based violence as a form of discrimination against women has become increasingly

    Monday, May 2, 2011
    Reports/Policy Briefs90 443
  43. BANGLADESH/INTERNATIONAL: Historic May Day: Women and children perspective

    The historic May Day is being observed in Bangladesh along with the rest of the world today, with the pledge to estab

    Sunday, May 1, 2011
    Pre 2015 News Archive63 682
  44. BANGLADESH: Bangladeshi Women Defy Islamic Clergy

    Bangladeshi women are pushing government to implement the recently approved National Women Development Policy (NWDP)

    Friday, April 29, 2011
    Pre 2015 News Archive63 680
  45. Monthly Action Points (MAP) on Women, Peace and Security, NGOWG, April 2011

    The NGO Working Group on Women, Peace and Security has released the April 2011 version of our Monthly Action Points (

    Friday, April 29, 2011
    Reports/Policy Briefs90 384
  46. Monthly Action Points (MAP) on Women, Peace and Security, NGOWG, March 2011

    The NGO Working Group on Women, Peace and Security has released the March 2011 version the Monthly Action Points (MAP

    Friday, April 29, 2011
    Reports/Policy Briefs90 385
  47. BANGLADESH: Women Defy Islamic Clergy

    Bangladeshi women are pushing government to implement the recently approved National Women Development Policy (NWDP)

    Thursday, April 28, 2011
    Pre 2015 News Archive63 663
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  49. PAKISTAN: Outspoken Pakistani Rape Victim to Appeal Supreme Court Decision

    A Pakistani woman who became internationally known for pressing charges against the men who gang raped her in 2002 is

    Thursday, April 28, 2011
    Pre 2015 News Archive63 668
  50. AFGHANISTAN: Shura Gives Voice to Women's Role in Paktika

    An all-female delegation of women from Paktika province convened for the first time April 25, 2011.

    Thursday, April 28, 2011
    Pre 2015 News Archive63 688

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