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  1. INDIA: India Asks UN to do More Against Sexual Violence

    Advocating greater participation of women in the areas of conflict prevention, peace negotiations, peace keeping and

    Saturday, December 18, 2010
    Pre 2015 News Archive62 966
  2. AFGHANISTAN/SOMALIA/DRC: President's Corner - Violence Against Women, It's also a Men's Problem

    In many of the conflicts of the last decades – from Afghanistan to Somalia, from the Balkans to the Democratic

    Friday, December 17, 2010
    Pre 2015 News Archive62 938
  3. INDIA/EGYPT/ECUADOR/RWANDA/PAPUA NEW GUINEA: UN Promotes 'Safe Cities' Program for Women

    The abuse of women has been going on for centuries and it is often the case that a woman is killed before the problem

    Monday, December 6, 2010
    Pre 2015 News Archive62 715
  4. NEPAL: Two Action Plans on the Cards

    The government is formulating two action plans with an objective to address the woes of those women and children who

    Saturday, December 4, 2010
    Pre 2015 News Archive62 731
  5. AFGHANISTAN: Veiled Rebellion

    Twenty-five years ago an Afghan girl with green eyes haunted the cover of National Geographic.

    Thursday, December 2, 2010
    Pre 2015 News Archive62 730
  6. NEPAL: Improve Condition of Conflict-Hit Women: Rights Groups

    Publishing a finding on sexual violence during the conflict period, Advocacy Forum and International Center for Trans

    Tuesday, November 30, 2010
    Pre 2015 News Archive62 721
  7. PAKISTAN: Girls Vulnerable to Gender-based Violence in Pakistan

    The worst natural disaster in Pakistan's history has created new dangers for the girls and women who make up much of

    Saturday, November 27, 2010
    Pre 2015 News Archive62 657
  8. PAKISTAN: Pakistani Police Involved in Rape, Rights Violations

    A large number of police officials across Pakistan have been booked for rape and human rights violations in the last

    Thursday, November 18, 2010
    Pre 2015 News Archive62 605
  9. NEPAL: Eradicating Violence against Women in Nepal No Mean Feat

    Ten Nepalese women composed the first exclusively female team that first scaled Mount Everest on May 23, 2008.

    Saturday, November 6, 2010
    Pre 2015 News Archive62 470
  10. PAKISTAN: Exploring Ways to End Gender-based Violence

    Steps should be taken to explore opportunities making police more responsible and responsive towards gender-based vio

    Thursday, October 7, 2010
    Pre 2015 News Archive62 296
  11. BANGLADESH: PM Calls for Empowering South Asian Women

    Prime minister Sheikh Hasina has urged South Asian leaders to prevent violence against women and remove obstacles on

    Sunday, October 3, 2010
    Pre 2015 News Archive62 256
  12. PAKISTAN: School Attacks Spark Fears of a Lost Generation of Girls

    The Taliban have renewed attacks on girls' schools in northwest Pakistan, stoking fears of a fresh terror campaign ag

    Tuesday, September 14, 2010
    Pre 2015 News Archive62 098
  13. NEPAL: False Promises Lure Nepali Women into Sex Trade

    Every year an estimated 10,000 Nepalese girls between the ages of nine and 16 are trafficked across India's open bord

    Sunday, September 12, 2010
    Pre 2015 News Archive62 077
  14. AFGHANISTAN: Afghan Election Threatened by Violence, Says Watchdog

    Taliban violence and intimidation are threatening Afghanistan's parliamentary elections as the government fails to pr

    Thursday, September 9, 2010
    Pre 2015 News Archive62 064
  15. AFGHANISTAN: Obama Must Not Let Taliban rule over Afghan Women Again

    In mid-August in the northern Afghanistan province of Kunduz, the Taliban carried out a horrific sentence against two

    Wednesday, September 8, 2010
    Pre 2015 News Archive62 150
  16. NEPAL: One Rape Takes Place Every 24 Hours in Nepal: Police

    If Nepal Police data is anything to go by, a rape is committed every 24 hours in the country.

    Tuesday, September 7, 2010
    Pre 2015 News Archive62 045
  17. AFGHANISTAN: Afghan Women 'Depend' on Foreign Troops

    Pulling Western troops out of Afghanistan will condemn mothers and children to suffer, a leading Afghan women's advoc

    Monday, August 30, 2010
    Pre 2015 News Archive61 955
  18. PAKISTAN: 148 Balochistan Women, 168 Kids Disappeared by Force, U.N. Told

    The Hong Kong-based Asian Legal Resource Center (A.L.R.C.) has called Islamabad to invite the Working Group on Enforc

    Friday, August 27, 2010
    Pre 2015 News Archive61 886
  19. BANGLADESH: Asian Women Rights Groups Support War Crimes Trial

    Representatives of several Asian rights and women groups yesterday expressed solidarity with Bangladesh initiatives t

    Wednesday, August 25, 2010
    Pre 2015 News Archive62 032
  20. BANGLADESH: The Female Factor: War's Toll on Women, Undiscussed

    The numbers are in dispute, but the story they tell has remained the same for four decades: 200,000 women (or 300,000

    Tuesday, August 24, 2010
    Pre 2015 News Archive61 892
  21. AFGHANISTAN: Afghan Elections: Record Number of Women Stand for Parliament

    A record number of women are running in Afghanistan's critical parliamentary elections next month despite many being

    Tuesday, August 24, 2010
    Pre 2015 News Archive61 898
  22. KASHMIR: Human Rights Violations in Kashmir

    Although the human rights violations in the Indian-held Kashmir has been continuing by the Indian security forces sin

    Tuesday, August 24, 2010
    Pre 2015 News Archive61 922
  23. AFGHANISTAN: Mutilated Afghan Woman Begins Emotional, Physical Healing

    The story of the young Afghan woman whose nose and ears were hacked off by the Taliban has faded from the headlines,

    Tuesday, August 24, 2010
    Pre 2015 News Archive61 940
  24. BANGLADESH: Killing Women in the Name of Religion

    Nearly two decades after a peasant woman's suicide first raised national awareness about the danger of religious ruli

    Monday, August 16, 2010
    Pre 2015 News Archive61 829
  25. AFGHANISTAN: How Settling With the Taliban Puts Women at Risk

    "If you had to choose between saving a girl's life or enabling her to go to school, which would you do first?&qu

    Sunday, August 15, 2010
    Pre 2015 News Archive61 865
  26. AFGHANISTAN: Women Bearing the Brunt of the Conflict

    The photo of Bibi Aisha, a 19-year-old Afghan woman, on the cover of Time magazine last week is unforgettable.

    Saturday, August 14, 2010
    Pre 2015 News Archive61 823
  27. AFGHANISTAN: Attempted Suicide by Women, Girls on the Rise?

    Former Deputy Health Minister Faizullah Kakar recently completed a study (published in Dari) indicating that rising n

    Friday, August 6, 2010
    Pre 2015 News Archive61 767
  28. AFGHANISTAN: Afghan Women's Movements Deserve More From the West (Op-Ed)

    Time magazine's moving portrayal of the plight of Afghanistan's women is a tribute to their heroism and silent suffer

    Tuesday, August 3, 2010
    Pre 2015 News Archive61 759
  29. ASIA/PACIFIC: Asia Pacific Women Share Stories Against Militarism

    Women representatives from Asia Pacific countries shared their experiences on the impact of militarism in their homes

    Saturday, July 31, 2010
    Pre 2015 News Archive61 710
  30. AFGHANISTAN: Women Who Push for Better Human Rights in Afghanistan Face Systematic Violence

    In Afghanistan, despite a pledge from the government to protect women's rights and promote gender equality, more than

    Monday, July 26, 2010
    Pre 2015 News Archive61 673
  31. US/PAKISTAN:The United States Announces the U.S.-Pakistan Gender Equity Program

    After the bilateral Strategic Dialogue meeting in Islamabad today, U.S.

    Monday, July 19, 2010
    Pre 2015 News Archive61 588
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  33. KASHMIR: Kashmiri Women United by Loss

    Parvina Hangar's son was just 16 years old when she says he was abducted by Indian forces.

    Saturday, July 17, 2010
    Pre 2015 News Archive61 578
  34. INDIA: UN Panel Reviews Women's Situation in India

    A UN committee on the elimination of discrimination against women has begun a review of the situation of women in Ind

    Tuesday, July 13, 2010
    Pre 2015 News Archive61 530
  35. AFGHANISTAN: Afghan Women Fear Price of Peace Deal

    Afghan women and girls fear they will pay the price for any deal to end the insurgency cut by President Hamid Karzai

    Tuesday, July 13, 2010
    Pre 2015 News Archive61 532
  36. INDIA: No Honor, Only Horror

    There is much to admire in India today, including its vibrant democracy and economy and its rich traditions.

    Monday, July 12, 2010
    Pre 2015 News Archive61 392
  37. PAKISTAN: The War Against Pakistani Women

    Terrorism and Afghan insurgency have so overshadowed other issues in Pakistan that it sometimes feels like we -- comm

    Thursday, July 8, 2010
    Pre 2015 News Archive61 484
  38. NEPAL: Women Raped by Security Personnel During Conflict Demand Compensation

    Women who were raped by "security personnel" during the insurgency period have demanded that the government

    Tuesday, June 22, 2010
    Pre 2015 News Archive61 323
  39. INDIA: Rapes Show Extent of Prejudice Against India's North-East

    Female migrants to Delhi from India's north-east are increasingly being subjected to sexual attacks made worse by

    Thursday, June 3, 2010
    Pre 2015 News Archive61 181
  40. AFGHANISTAN: Ranna Tareen

    Work outside the home in southe

    Monday, May 17, 2010
    Pre 2015 News Archive61 076
  41. SRI LANKA: Tamil Women Denied the Right to Live in Peace

    In developing parts of the world like Sri Lanka, women remain more or less subjugated, writes Kalyani Inpakum

    Monday, May 17, 2010
    Pre 2015 News Archive61 077
  42. AFGHANISTAN: 18-year-old Afghan Woman Slain in Campaign of Fear

    KANDAHAR, Afghanistan A gunman lying in wait shot and killed an 18-year-old woman as she left her job at a U.S.-based

    Wednesday, April 14, 2010
    Pre 2015 News Archive60 998
  43. AFGHANISTAN: Attack on Afghan Female Politician Highlights Growing Risk to Women

    The shooting of a female Afghan politician on Monday demonstrates the fragility of the modest gains made by Afghan wo

    Thursday, April 8, 2010
    Pre 2015 News Archive61 926
  44. INDIA: 63 Women Raped in Kashmir By Soldiers: Police

    A police spokesman Thursday revealed that 63 women were raped in the Indian administered Kashmir by Indian security m

    Thursday, April 1, 2010
    Pre 2015 News Archive60 756
  45. AFGHANISTAN: Women's Rights Trampled Despite New Law

    As the world marks International Women's Day, ambivalence, impunity, weak law enforcement and corruption continue to

    Monday, March 8, 2010
    Pre 2015 News Archive61 127
  46. USTPAC highlights the plight of Tamil Women in North-East Sri Lanka on International Womens Day

    USTPAC joins the world community in celebrating the International Women�s Day on March 8th, but

    Monday, March 8, 2010
    Pre 2015 News Archive62 813
  47. PAKISTAN: Violence Against Women Eclipses Liberation in 2009

    While women in Pakistan are being liberated in the world of today, violence against them is still alarmingly high, an

    Friday, February 12, 2010
    Pre 2015 News Archive60 530
  48. PAKISTAN: Empowering women

    Finally the National Assembly passed the Protection Against Harassment at Workplace Bill, 2009 after the Criminal Law

    Saturday, January 23, 2010
    Pre 2015 News Archive60 542
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  50. AFGHANISTAN: Afghan Women Turning to Suicide in Greater Numbers: Report

    More Afghan women are choosing suicide to escape the violence and brutality of their daily lives, says a new human-ri

    Wednesday, January 6, 2010
    Pre 2015 News Archive60 645