“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.”
Bangladesh's rights leaders have joined in the call of the neighbouring India for an end to crimes against women.
Women in Sri Lanka's predominantly Tamil-speaking north and east are facing a desperate lack of security in the after
A horrific gang rape of a young woman on a bus in India on Sunday underscores the rising tide of sexual violence fema
A new report released by the UN says Afghan women are still victims of abuse despite some success by authorities in p
A conference on Peace and Justice for Kashmiri Women in Srinagar [ Images ] recently brought together representatives
On August 30, 2012 on the eve of International Disappearances Day, numerous Kashmir families took a pledge that they
Keen to defend the country's record because of candidacy for the Nov 12 election to HRC and hopes of qualifying for n
Several of them are regular visitors to Peshawar High Court where their respective cases have long been pending.
The Department for International Development (DFID) must do more to improve the lives of women in Afghanistan who con
The protesting female workers led by PTI leader Aysha Gulalay Wazir were holding placards and banners inscribed with
Other districts are Lahore, Okara, Sargodha, Faisalabad, Rawalpindi, Sialkot, Gujrat, DG Khan, Pakpattan, Muzaffargar
The report adds that the FIRs of around 59 per cent of the cases in the province were not registered.
Activists said the provincial government should appoint an ombudsperson to redress women's complaints against harassm
Afghan women's safety activists say a new partnership with religious leaders can help stop Taliban attacks on girls a
The decade-long war in Afghanistan has been the focus of countless books and exhibitions, but there is one view of th
The news that the Taliban gunned down a schoolgirl last week shocked the world, but not a young woman named Noorjahan
In the latest incident, an 18-year-old identified only as Najibullah was arrested on October 13 in connection with th
“Following the political change of 2006, concrete steps have been taken to empower women and increase the propo
Mohammad Ishaq Aloko told TOLOnews that because most women in the remote areas of the country do not have access to o
This information was shared at a ‘group discussion on women police' which was organised by a non-governmental o
Police statistics and assessments by non-government organisations (NGOs) working to establish women's rights show tha
Many were randomly scattered by Tamil Tiger rebels in the final months before their defeat.
It was stressed that representation of women in Parliament and the Senate must be between 33 and 50 per cent.
Malala, 14, who suffered gunshot injuries to her head in the attack in Swat Oct.
Afridi's death, as one of the very few Pashtun women leaders in any field, leaves a large gap and begs the question o
While presiding over a meeting of civil society organisations' representatives on Thursday, NCWS Chairperson Anis Har
Manipur is one of eight states in the Northeast region of India.
Legal Awareness Programme for Human Rights (LAPH) organised the workshop to sensitise journalists to the issue and wa
The Fata Civil Secretariat earmarked Rs60 million in the ADP for tribal areas for current fiscal year under the head
“We do not want to go back on our gains.
The event was organised by Individualland, a research-based consultancy and advocacy group, supported by the Royal No
Outgoing head of the ICRC delegation in Afghanistan, Reto Stocker, a seven-year veteran of Afghan aid efforts, said a
Tuesday's New York Times carried a fascinating article on its front page about the prospects for peace in Afghanistan
In August 2011, UN Women signed a Memorandum of Understanding with Pakistan's National Database and Registration Auth
At least 450 thousand women farmers earn less than 2 euros a day and almost 200 thousand migrant workers suffer abuse
A police officer in Karachi beats up his wife at the slightest provocation.
Preparations for the 2014 presidential elections are under way in Afghanistan, and this campaign appears likely to be
With a severe limp and no control over her bladder — caused by the blade scraping her spinal cord — the 2
Japan's Foreign Minister Koichiro Gemba accepted the Institute's International Peace Building Award on behalf of the
First of all, Pakistan being a multinational federal state, the parliament ought to be so constituted as to ensure fa
The centre is part refuge, part meeting place. She is part tutor and part mentor to her visitors.
For many girls in Afghanistan, the simple act of walking to school can be a life-threatening journey.
“By 30 September the camp will be empty,” Minister of Resettlement Gunaratne Weerakoon told IRIN in Colom
The slow progress stands in contrast to the government's tall claims regarding women development and empowerment &mda
After conducting research in five main Afghan provinces – Kabul, Badakhshan, Nangarhar, Balkh, Herat – th
The US-led International Security Assistance Force initially said an air strike targeted about 45 insurgents, but lat
Speaking at a news conference at the Timergara Press Club, a group of NGOs' representatives led by Akbar Khan alleged
2011 Nobel peace prize was given jointly to Ellen Johnson Sirleaf, President of Liberia, Tawakkol Karman, a democrati
They were speaking at a seminar organised by a NGO on “role of women as leader in crisis” at the press cl
A technical team from the UNHRC office in Geneva on the advice of HR High Commissioner Navi Pillay will arrive in the