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  1. PAKISTAN: No Honor in Gender Violence

    For anyone following the news from Pakistan, the past few weeks have made for grim reading when it comes to violence

    Wednesday, July 2, 2014
    Pre 2015 News Archive66 419
  2. PAKISTAN: Pakistan Women's Day Celebrated

    The Pakistan Women's Day was celebrated on Wednesday in commemoration of the events of February 12, 1983.

    Thursday, February 13, 2014
    Pre 2015 News Archive66 242
  3. BOOK: The Law, Patriarchy and Religious Fundamentalism: Women's Rights in Pakistan

    The Asian Legal Resource Centre (ALRC) and its sister organisation the Asian Human Rights Commission (AHRC) are pleas

    Thursday, January 16, 2014
    Reports/Policy Briefs90 865
  4. PAKISTAN: Reporter gets Death Threats after Covering Sexual Assault

    Reporters Without Borders is extremely concerned about the anonymous threats that Noorul Wahab, a journalist who cove

    Tuesday, January 14, 2014
    Pre 2015 News Archive66 187
  5. PAKISTAN: Conference on Women, Peace and Social Harmony

    To highlight the issues of inter-faith harmony and rights of women at the national level, AAWAZ, in collaboration wit

    Tuesday, December 10, 2013
    Pre 2015 News Archive66 169
  6. PAKISTAN: Rural Women Want Land Right, Jobs, Protection Against Violence

    Rural Women demands right to land, employment quota for rural women, protection of violence against women and a compr

    Sunday, June 2, 2013
    Pre 2015 News Archive65 973
  7. PAKISTAN: Rights Commission Documents More Than 900 Honor Killings In Pakistan

    In its annual report, the HRCP said 913 girls and women, including 99 minors, were killed in 2012.

    Sunday, April 14, 2013
    Pre 2015 News Archive65 932
  8. PAKISTAN: Growing Risks for Aid Workers in Pakistan

    PESHAWAR, 7 January 2013 (IRIN) - There was no warning when gunmen killed seven aid workers with local NGO Support Wi

    Monday, January 7, 2013
    Pre 2015 News Archive65 812
  9. PAKISTAN: Violence Against Women High in Peshawar

    Other districts are Lahore, Okara, Sargodha, Faisalabad, Rawalpindi, Sialkot, Gujrat, DG Khan, Pakpattan, Muzaffargar

    Tuesday, October 23, 2012
    Pre 2015 News Archive65 563
  10. PAKISTAN: Culture of Impunity Blamed for Violence Against Women

    The report adds that the FIRs of around 59 per cent of the cases in the province were not registered.

    Monday, October 22, 2012
    Pre 2015 News Archive65 549
  11. PAKISTAN: Violence against women: 'Sexual violence increasing in K-P'

    Activists said the provincial government should appoint an ombudsperson to redress women's complaints against harassm

    Friday, October 19, 2012
    Pre 2015 News Archive65 542
  12. PAKISTAN: Drive Planned to Curb Violence Against Women

    While presiding over a meeting of civil society organisations' representatives on Thursday, NCWS Chairperson Anis Har

    Friday, October 12, 2012
    Pre 2015 News Archive65 531
  13. PAKISTAN: Violence Behind High Suicide Ratio in Chitral Women

    Legal Awareness Programme for Human Rights (LAPH) organised the workshop to sensitise journalists to the issue and wa

    Tuesday, October 9, 2012
    Pre 2015 News Archive65 476
  14. PAKISTAN: Violence in the Home

    A police officer in Karachi beats up his wife at the slightest provocation.

    Wednesday, October 3, 2012
    Pre 2015 News Archive65 539
  15. PAKISTAN: Pakistan's Tribal Justice System: Often a Vehicle for Revenge

    Suleman Khan demanded justice from the tribal elders.

    Wednesday, August 1, 2012
    Pre 2015 News Archive65 265
  16. PAKISTAN: Enslaved By Tradition

    Despite the placing on Pakistan's statute books of tougher laws against the practice of `swara' or the “giving

    Thursday, July 5, 2012
    Pre 2015 News Archive65 196
  17. PAKISTAN: The Gendered Cost of NATO in Pakistan

    The Domestic Violence Bill was first introduced in Pakistan's National Assembly in 2006 by a woman member of the Paki

    Monday, April 30, 2012
    Pre 2015 News Archive65 049
  18. PAKISTAN: 1,000 Pakistani Women Killed For Honour in 2011

    Nearly 1,000 women and girls in Pakistan were victims of honour killings during 2011, a human rights group said.

    Friday, March 23, 2012
    Pre 2015 News Archive64 916
  19. PAKISTAN: Unheard and Unwanted, Rape Continues to Be Used as a Tool to Suppress Women

    The women's international day on March 8 is generally celebrated throughout the country with enthusiasm and jubilatio

    Wednesday, March 7, 2012
    Pre 2015 News Archive64 875
  20. PAKISTAN: Mutilated for Venturing Outdoors

    In Bajaur Agency,

    Wednesday, January 11, 2012
    Pre 2015 News Archive64 666
  21. PAKISTAN: Black Clouds and Silver Linings

    Wednesday, January 4, 2012
    Pre 2015 News Archive64 612
  22. 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
  23. 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
  24. 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
  25. 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
  26. 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
  27. 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
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  29. 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
  30. 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
  31. 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
  32. 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
  33. 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
  34. 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
  35. 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
  36. PAKISTAN: Pakistan is Source Country for Sex-Trafficking of Children

    Despite laws prohibiting it, forced labor to pay debts are very common in Pakistan. A report by the U.S.

    Tuesday, June 7, 2011
    Pre 2015 News Archive63 887
  37. PAKISTAN: Mukhtaran Mai: Another Rosa Parks

    Although the apex court's decision acquitting five persons went against Mukhtaran Mai, yet she remains victorious.

    Wednesday, June 1, 2011
    Pre 2015 News Archive63 847
  38. PAKISTAN: Impunity for Rape, Abduction and Forced Conversion of Women

    The Masihi Foundation of Pakistan reports that two Christian girls of the Punjab region of Pakistan were abducted, ra

    Friday, May 27, 2011
    Pre 2015 News Archive63 829
  39. PAKISTAN: Raped Pakistani Activist Awaits Appeal Decision

    Almost a decade after Mukhtar Mai was gang-raped, her legacy after years of activism and legal battles that made her

    Thursday, May 26, 2011
    Pre 2015 News Archive63 825
  40. PAKISTAN: Victims of Acid Attack

    When I was a student in Boston, I rode the subway almost every day.

    Thursday, May 26, 2011
    Pre 2015 News Archive63 826
  41. PAKISTAN: Women's Caravan for Ending Gender Discrimination

    The caravan has been organised by ActionAid Pakistan and PODA (Potohar Organization for Development Advocacy) to mark

    Wednesday, May 25, 2011
    Pre 2015 News Archive63 822
  42. 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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  44. 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
  45. 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
  46. 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
  47. 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
  48. 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
  49. 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
  50. 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