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  1. PAKISTAN: Pakistani Policewomen

    April, Syeda Ghazala made headlines in Pakistan, becoming the first female to head a major police station in restive

    Tuesday, July 29, 2014
    Pre 2015 News Archive66 451
  2. NEPAL: Key Victims Know Too Little About 'National Action Plan'

    The gender audit in peace building programme conducted in 10 districts from March-May 2014 states that the victims of

    Friday, June 20, 2014
    Pre 2015 News Archive66 396
  3. NEPAL: Meaningful Participation of Women in Peace Building 'Weak': Report

    Although Nepal met the objective of increased women´s participation in the ongoing peace building and state res

    Thursday, June 19, 2014
    Pre 2015 News Archive66 395
  4. NEPAL: Meaningful Participation of Women in Peace Building 'Weak'

    Although Nepal met the objective of increased women´s participation in the ongoing peace building and state res

    Thursday, June 19, 2014
    Pre 2015 News Archive66 401
  5. AFGHANISTAN: Afghan Election: Run-off Vote Held Amid Violence

    Millions of Afghans have cast their votes in a presidential run-off to elect a successor to Hamid Karzai, who has bee

    Saturday, June 14, 2014
    Pre 2015 News Archive66 384
  6. AFGHANISTAN: For women of Afghanistan, Life is Better

    We awoke one morning in Kabul to the sound of not-too-distant explosions, marking the start to the fighting season.

    Wednesday, June 11, 2014
    Pre 2015 News Archive66 361
  7. INDIA: India Politics So Dangerous to Women They Keep Out

    NEW DELHI (WOMENSENEWS)--The alleged gang rape of a 32-year-old Muslim woman, associated with the predominantly Hindu

    Friday, May 16, 2014
    Pre 2015 News Archive66 322
  8. NEPAL: Women Leaders from SAARC Countries Come Together in Kathmandu

    Nepal recently hosted a "Conference on democracy and inclusive good governance for gender equality and sustainab

    Thursday, May 15, 2014
    Pre 2015 News Archive66 323
  9. INDIA: Politicians Woo Women Before Final Vote

    With three days to go before the final round of voting in the Indian election, first-time candidate Ravindra Singh is

    Wednesday, May 14, 2014
    Pre 2015 News Archive66 317
  10. INDIA: Women Need to Organise as a Pressure Group to Have Their Say in Politics

    There is a need for women to organise themselves as a pressure group to be able to carve a niche in the political sph

    Saturday, May 10, 2014
    Pre 2015 News Archive66 309
  11. PAKISTAN: Political empowerment: Fencing in the women of Balochistan

    Islamabad: While candidates for next month's mayoral elections in Balochistan come from across the political spectrum

    Friday, May 9, 2014
    Pre 2015 News Archive66 318
  12. INDIA: These Polls will Define India's Gender Agenda

    Millions of Indians are now selecting the men and women who will run the country.

    Friday, May 2, 2014
    Pre 2015 News Archive66 301
  13. INDIA: Peace Volunteers Trained to Mitigate Conflict in India's Northeast

    Northeast India comprises the contiguous Seven Sister States—Arunachal Pradesh, Assam, Manipur,Meghalaya, Mizor

    Saturday, April 5, 2014
    Pre 2015 News Archive66 291
  14. INDIA: 'Policy-Implementation Must for Women's Empowerment'

    Women's empowerment is possible only if state administrators implement the policies framed by the central government,

    Tuesday, February 18, 2014
    Pre 2015 News Archive66 253
  15. KASHMIR: Geelani's Tehreek-e-Hurriyat Forms Pan-Kashmir Women Wing

    Pro-Pakistan Hurriyat leader Syed Ali Shah Geelani Sunday announced the formation of pan-Kashmir women wing of his pa

    Sunday, January 19, 2014
    Pre 2015 News Archive66 211
  16. AFGHANISTAN: Afghanistan Picks Woman for Senior Police Role

    Afghanistan has its first female police chief after appointing an officer with 25 years experience to head a district

    Wednesday, January 15, 2014
    Pre 2015 News Archive66 193
  17. INDIA: Indian Capital Elects Only Three Women to its Parliament

    Only three women won seats in the Indian capital's 70-member assembly in recent elections, showing women continue to

    Monday, December 9, 2013
    Pre 2015 News Archive66 170
  18. 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
  19. INDIA: Pass Reservation Bill in Winter Session: Women's Groups

    Women's rights groups Friday demanded passage of the women's reservation bill in the winter session of parliament, sa

    Friday, November 8, 2013
    Pre 2015 News Archive66 143
  20. 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
  21. NEPAL: In Polls, an Uphill Battle for Women

    If history is anything to go by, women candidates fielded by the three major parties—UCPN (Maoist), Nepali Cong

    Monday, October 28, 2013
    Pre 2015 News Archive66 124
  22. PAKISTAN: Women's Role in Democracy Pivotal

    The role of women in politics of the country from the platform of the Pakistan Muslim League-Nawaz (PMLN) was filled

    Sunday, October 27, 2013
    Pre 2015 News Archive66 122
  23. PAKISTAN: Women's Representation: Reduction in Local Govt Seats Decried

    The National Commission on the Status of Women (NCSW) and civil society members expressed concern over the reduced nu

    Wednesday, September 4, 2013
    Pre 2015 News Archive66 058
  24. 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
  25. 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
  26. NEPAL: Women to Protest for 33% Representation

    Women organizations and Inter Party Women Network (IPWN) are going to launch a series of protest programs in the capi

    Saturday, August 3, 2013
    Pre 2015 News Archive66 032
  27. PAKISTAN: Laws on Women's Issues: All-female Committee to Start Dialogue Soon

    To initiate consultation with different stakeholders on laws for women's issues, the Sindh government formed an eight

    Thursday, August 1, 2013
    Pre 2015 News Archive66 027
  28. 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
  29. NEPAL: US to Encourage Political Participation of Women, Underrepresented

    US Ambassador to Nepal Peter W Bodde has said that the US government will work with the government of Nepal and civil

    Tuesday, July 23, 2013
    Pre 2015 News Archive66 017
  30. BANGLADESH: Arrest Shafi, Says Women's Forum

    Bangladesh Nari Mukti Sangsad in a statement on Saturday said ‘Shafi in his remarks have disrespected and offen

    Saturday, July 13, 2013
    Pre 2015 News Archive66 010
  31. PAKISTAN: Awareness Stressed for Women's Participation in Electoral Process

    Speakers stressed on the need for education, awareness and training to enhance participation of women in the electora

    Wednesday, July 10, 2013
    Pre 2015 News Archive66 007
  32. SOUTH ASIA: South Asia Women's Network Holds Strategic Planning Workshop

    The South Asia Women's Network (SWAN) found an opportunity to hold a Strategic Planning Workshop in Male (Maldives),

    Tuesday, July 2, 2013
    Pre 2015 News Archive65 994
  33. PAKISTAN: Pakistan India talks: Delhi Policy Group Chief Sees Hope for Peace Process

    Civil society activists in India are hopeful the government led by Nawaz Sharif will work towards improving ties with

    Tuesday, June 11, 2013
    Pre 2015 News Archive65 984
  34. PAKISTAN: Despite Threats, Pakistani Women Cast Votes in Election

    Despite threats from militant groups, many women headed to the polls in Pakistan to vote in the country's historic el

    Saturday, May 11, 2013
    Pre 2015 News Archive65 949
  35. PAKISTAN: GEM Promotes Gender Inclusive Elections in Pakistan

    The Gender Concerns International's Gender Election Monitoring (GEM) Mission has deployed 15 international and 50 nat

    Tuesday, May 7, 2013
    Pre 2015 News Archive65 946
  36. PAKISTAN: Daring Woman Enters the Contest

    “My sole motive is to serve my people, especially women who have had no role in politics so far.

    Tuesday, April 9, 2013
    Pre 2015 News Archive65 927
  37. PAKISTAN: Women Take the Stage Against Taliban

    The Taliban may have placed a ban on theatre, but women in Pakistan's northern provinces won't allow the threat of th

    Friday, April 5, 2013
    Pre 2015 News Archive65 925
  38. AFGHANISTAN: Women Professionals Form Body for Political Representation

    Women lawmakers, civil society members, media professionals, and government staff have formed a movement to back

    Thursday, April 4, 2013
    Pre 2015 News Archive65 903
  39. PAKISTAN: Woman Runs for Election in Pakistan Tribal Area

    For most women in Pakistan's war-torn and ultra-conservative frontier region, casting a vote in an election is an imp

    Monday, April 1, 2013
    Pre 2015 News Archive65 905
  40. AFGHANISTAN: Women Should Have Equal Role in Elections: Unama

    The United Nation's office in Afghanistan on Thursday highlighted the importance of women's active participation in t

    Thursday, March 28, 2013
    Pre 2015 News Archive65 883
  41. PAKISTAN: PTI Elections: Ayla Strong Candidate for Women Wing's Leadership

    The party elections of Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf (PTI) are being held in Lahore today.

    Thursday, March 21, 2013
    Pre 2015 News Archive65 881
  42. PAKISTAN: Ex-women MPAS Feel Political Culture Not Favourable

    The majority of the women elected to the last Khyber Pakhtunkhwa Assembly on reserved seats have applied for tickets

    Thursday, March 21, 2013
    Pre 2015 News Archive65 908
  43. PAKISTAN: Pakistan's Women Get Seats at the Bottom Table

    Tanvir Zehra is one of thousands of women across Pakistan entering politics for the first time.

    Sunday, March 17, 2013
    Pre 2015 News Archive65 902
  44. AFGHANISTAN: Transparent Afghan Election Will Benefit Region: IEC

    A good presidential election will benefit not only Afghanistan's future but also the future of the region, the Indepe

    Tuesday, March 12, 2013
    Pre 2015 News Archive65 904
  45. AFGHANISTAN: Afghan Female Governor Breaks New Ground

    Saira Shakeeb Sadat wants her district, Khwaja Dukoh, to change.

    Thursday, February 21, 2013
    Pre 2015 News Archive65 822
  46. PAKISTAN: Quota for Women on General Election Seats Stressed

    Speakers reiterated the demand of quota for women on general election seats and urged political leadership to finance

    Thursday, January 31, 2013
    Pre 2015 News Archive65 774
  47. 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
  48. PAKISTAN: Petition for Direct Election of Women

    A civil society activist on Tuesday filed a petition in the Islamabad High Court (IHC) seeking direct elections of wo

    Tuesday, January 15, 2013
    Pre 2015 News Archive65 739
  49. PAKISTAN: Women Politicians Receive Training on Peacebuilding

    A two-day training workshop for women politicians on “Leadership, peace-building, advocacy and effective media

    Sunday, January 13, 2013
    Pre 2015 News Archive65 724
  50. USA: Casey Among U.S. Senators Meeting with Afghan Chief

    Democratic Sen.

    Thursday, January 10, 2013
    Pre 2015 News Archive65 715

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