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  1. AFGHANISTAN: Women's Rights Face Danger in Afghanistan

    Human rights situation in Afghanistan has lost ground in key areas during first six month of 2014, increasing uncerta

    Tuesday, July 1, 2014
    Pre 2015 News Archive66 420
  2. PAKISTAN: EU Urges Pakistan To Take Stronger Action To Curb Violence Against Women

    The European Union has called on the Government of Pakistan to take stronger action to ensure the protection of the r

    Monday, June 16, 2014
    Pre 2015 News Archive66 370
  3. KASHMIR: Women Stage Protest Against Rising Incidents of Rapes, Molestations

    Year 2014 witnessed a steep rise in cases of harassment and molestation across the valley, and to protest against the

    Sunday, June 15, 2014
    Pre 2015 News Archive66 371
  4. INDIA: India Rebuffs 'Simplistic' U.N. Criticism Over Sex Crimes

    India has rebuffed accusations by a U.N.

    Thursday, June 12, 2014
    Pre 2015 News Archive66 372
  5. PAKISTAN: Meet Sadia Khan: The Pakistani Woman 'With a Price on Her Head' for Protesting Against Abuses

    As the recent abduction of nearly 300 Nigerian girls by terror group Boko Haram sheds light on the dramatic situation

    Friday, May 9, 2014
    Pre 2015 News Archive66 310
  6. AFGHANISTAN: Karzai Calls For Amendment of Afghan Law Decried as Dangerous to Women

    Afghan President Hamid Karzai on Monday withheld his signature and instead asked for revisions to a new law that righ

    Tuesday, February 18, 2014
    Pre 2015 News Archive66 258
  7. PAKISTAN: Law Passed: Punjab to have Commission on Status of Women

    The Punjab Assembly passed The Punjab Commission on the Status of Women Bill 2013 on Wednesday.

    Thursday, February 13, 2014
    Pre 2015 News Archive66 243
  8. 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
  9. AFGHANISTAN: The Afghan Female Politician in Hiding: 'No one Respects Women in our Country'

    Banned under strict refugee laws from applying for asylum from within her own country's borders, the former member of

    Monday, January 13, 2014
    Pre 2015 News Archive66 180
  10. 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
  11. AFGHANISTAN: UK Gives £18.5 Million to Lift Afghan Women's Poll Presence

    Britain will give £18.5 million to Afghanistan to help more Afghan women take part in the presidential election

    Tuesday, November 26, 2013
    Pre 2015 News Archive66 158
  12. PAKISTAN: Empower Young Women in Pakistan an Initiative by Monyati

    Etihad Airways, the national airline of the United Arab Emirates, has teamed up once again with the Monyati Initiativ

    Monday, November 25, 2013
    Pre 2015 News Archive66 152
  13. INDIA: India Assault Inquiry Marks Shift in Attitudes to Women's Rights

    Indian police Sunday questioned witnesses in a sexual assault inquiry involving one of the country's most prominent j

    Monday, November 25, 2013
    Pre 2015 News Archive66 153
  14. AFGHANISTAN: Afghanistan's First Female Rapper Upbeat on Future

    In a country where women's' rights are still fiercely contested, Soosan Firooz has added a strong new voice to the de

    Tuesday, October 29, 2013
    Pre 2015 News Archive66 125
  15. INDIA: UN Criticises India's Health Policy on Women

    The Indian government has come under severe criticism in a UN-sponsored study for losing its focus on broader sexual

    Saturday, October 26, 2013
    Pre 2015 News Archive66 123
  16. INDIA: India's Ostracized Widows Get Second Chance

    Nearly 2,000 widows who have been abandoned by society and their families live in government shelters lacking basic a

    Tuesday, October 15, 2013
    Pre 2015 News Archive66 107
  17. REPORT: Women and Conflict in Afghanistan

    Executive Summary

    Monday, October 14, 2013
    Reports/Policy Briefs90 844
  18. NEPAL: Address Women's Issues: Activists

    While political parties are busy preparing for the second Constituent Assembly (CA) election and working on their man

    Thursday, October 10, 2013
    Pre 2015 News Archive66 113
  19. AFGHANISTAN: Afghanistan Commitment to Human Rights Waning - U.N.

    The statement will be a blow to Western nations and the government of President Hamid Karzai, who want to paint a pos

    Tuesday, September 17, 2013
    Pre 2015 News Archive66 079
  20. PAKISTAN: No Bigger Cruelty Than Depriving Women From Voting: SC

    The Supreme Court on Tuesday observed that there was no cruelty bigger than depriving women from their right to vote.

    Wednesday, September 4, 2013
    Pre 2015 News Archive66 060
  21. AFGHANISTAN: Karzai: A Legacy of Failure on Afghan Women's Rights?

    As the departure of the international security forces approaches, each day turns every bit of hope into desperation f

    Wednesday, August 21, 2013
    Pre 2015 News Archive66 049
  22. PAKISTAN: Women Education to Bring Socio-Economic Change: Fakhar -ul-Haq

    Punjab University, Oriental College Chairman Department of Urdu and Veteran Educationist Professor Fakhar-ul-Haq Noor

    Sunday, August 4, 2013
    Pre 2015 News Archive66 031
  23. AFGHANISTAN: Afghan Woman Announced as a Winner of the 2013 N-Peace Awards

    Afghan women's rights advocate Masouda Karokhi was announced as one of the eight winners of the 2013 N-Peace Awards,

    Wednesday, July 31, 2013
    Pre 2015 News Archive66 028
  24. PAKISTAN: Human rights: UN Women to launch social reconstruction plan

    UN Women is set to launch a five-year programme on social stabilisation and reconstruction.

    Monday, July 8, 2013
    Pre 2015 News Archive65 999
  25. AFGHANISTAN: Afghan Court Reverses Convictions in Torture of Girl

    A court has reversed the convictions of three Afghans jailed for torturing a young relative who had refused to become

    Wednesday, July 3, 2013
    Pre 2015 News Archive66 001
  26. PAKISTAN: 1,100 Women in Jails, 35 on Death Row

    Of nearly 75,000 prisoners in jails in Pakistan, around 1,100 are women, according to the Human Rights Commission of

    Monday, June 10, 2013
    Pre 2015 News Archive65 982
  27. INDIA: Supriya Sule to Launch Campaign for Women Empowerment

    NCP MP Supriya Sule along with her other colleagues will launch a campaign to make rural women financially stronger.

    Sunday, June 9, 2013
    Pre 2015 News Archive65 977
  28. INDIA: NGO to Place Delhi 'Murder' Case Before UN Rapporteur

    Imphal-based NGO Women Action for Development (WAD) has taken serious note of the growing crime against women in New

    Monday, June 3, 2013
    Pre 2015 News Archive65 974
  29. 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
  30. BANGLADESH: 3-year Pilot Project on Women Empowerment

    The United Nations Population Fund (UNFPA) will provide $450,000 to the Bangladesh Women Chamber of Commerce and Indu

    Wednesday, May 29, 2013
    Pre 2015 News Archive65 971
  31. SRI LANKA: Sri Lankan Activist Conferred Peace Award

    The first Didi Nirmala Deshpande South Asian Peace and Justice Award for 2013 has been conferred on Sunila Abeysekera

    Saturday, May 25, 2013
    Pre 2015 News Archive65 966
  32. AFGHANISTAN: Jailing of Afghan Women Rises Sharply

    The number of women and girls jailed by Afghan authorities for "moral crimes" has risen by 50 percent in th

    Thursday, May 23, 2013
    Pre 2015 News Archive65 964
  33. AFGHANISTAN: Anger as Afghan MPs Halt Women's Bill Debate

    Islamic fundamentalist politicians in Afghanistan have stopped a debate on whether to give parliamentary approval to

    Sunday, May 19, 2013
    Pre 2015 News Archive65 954
  34. INDIA: India's Women Activists Seeing Red

    India's "Red Brigade" is a group of angry young women with a simple message for the country's sexual predat

    Monday, May 13, 2013
    Pre 2015 News Archive65 950
  35. AFGHANISTAN: Afghan Who Agreed to Trade His Daughter to End a Debt Says It Was Paid

    After the publication of an article in The New York Times on Monday about an Afghan man who had agreed to give his 6-

    Monday, April 1, 2013
    Pre 2015 News Archive65 893
  36. SRI LANKA: "We Will Teach You a Lesson" Sexual Violence against Tamils by Sri Lankan Security Forces

    The 140-page report provides detailed accounts of 75 cases of alleged rape and sexual abuse that occurred from 2006-2

    Tuesday, February 26, 2013
    Reports/Policy Briefs90 779
  37. BANGLADESH: Bangladesh Parliament Amends War Crime Law to Challenge Sentence

    Bangladesh's parliament has amended a law allowing the state to appeal against the life sentence given to an oppositi

    Sunday, February 17, 2013
    Pre 2015 News Archive65 824
  38. INDIA: The Everyday Violence Against Pregnant Women in India

    The operating room was chilly on a grey morning in Bihar, Northern India.

    Tuesday, February 12, 2013
    Pre 2015 News Archive65 798
  39. INDIA: After Mass Sterilization In India, 100 Women Apparently Left In Field To Recuperate

    More than 100 women in India were apparently left out in a field after a mass sterilization at a hospital in the Mald

    Thursday, February 7, 2013
    Pre 2015 News Archive65 790
  40. INDIA: Women, Peace and Security: Strategizing to End Violence Against Women in India

    1 Billion Rising campaign states, "One in three women on the planet will be raped or beaten in her lifetime&quot

    Friday, February 1, 2013
    Pre 2015 News Archive65 762
  41. BANGLADESH: Bangladesh Wins UNDP Award with Poverty Reduction Story

    Bangladesh has won second place in an annual United Nations Development Programme competition, with a story that high

    Wednesday, January 30, 2013
    Pre 2015 News Archive65 759
  42. INDIA: Safety for the Last Woman

    The trauma and eventual death of a young student from Delhi following her brutal gang rape awakened many across the c

    Saturday, January 26, 2013
    Pre 2015 News Archive65 757
  43. AFGHANISTAN: Casey, Karzai Discuss Women's Rights

    Democratic Senator Bob Casey and a handful of other senators met with Afghan President Hamid Karzai in Washington, D.

    Thursday, January 10, 2013
    Pre 2015 News Archive65 737
  44. SRI LANKA: Women's Insecurity in the North and East

    Women in Sri Lanka's predominantly Tamil-speaking north and east are facing a desperate lack of security in the after

    Tuesday, December 18, 2012
    Reports/Policy Briefs90 760
  45. KASHMIR: Healing the Wounds of Kashmir's Forgotten Other Half

    A conference on Peace and Justice for Kashmiri Women in Srinagar [ Images ] recently brought together representatives

    Saturday, November 3, 2012
    Pre 2015 News Archive65 605
  46. PAKISTAN: Khar Paints Rosy Picture of Human Rights in Pakistan

    Keen to defend the country's record because of candidacy for the Nov 12 election to HRC and hopes of qualifying for n

    Wednesday, October 31, 2012
    Pre 2015 News Archive65 587
  47. AFGHANISTAN: Sisters in Arms: Young Afghan Activist Continues Malala's Fight

    The news that the Taliban gunned down a schoolgirl last week shocked the world, but not a young woman named Noorjahan

    Thursday, October 18, 2012
    Pre 2015 News Archive65 537
  48. PAKISTAN: Gender Uplift, Juvenile Protection: Fata Gets Funds But Not Laws

    The Fata Civil Secretariat earmarked Rs60 million in the ADP for tribal areas for current fiscal year under the head

    Tuesday, October 9, 2012
    Pre 2015 News Archive65 499
  49. AFGHANISTAN: Afghan War Getting Worse for Civilians, ICRC Says

    Outgoing head of the ICRC delegation in Afghanistan, Reto Stocker, a seven-year veteran of Afghan aid efforts, said a

    Monday, October 8, 2012
    Pre 2015 News Archive65 534
  50. AFGHANISTAN: Despite deadly risks, Afghan girls take brave first step

    For many girls in Afghanistan, the simple act of walking to school can be a life-threatening journey.

    Wednesday, September 26, 2012
    Pre 2015 News Archive65 431

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