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  1. 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
  2. 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
  3. 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
  4. 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
  5. 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
  6. 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
  7. 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
  8. 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
  9. 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
  10. 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
  11. 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
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  13. 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
  14. PAKISTAN: Women, Rights Bodies Shocked by SC Verdict

    NEW YORK/ISLAMABAD/KARACHI: The New York-based Human Rights Watch (HRW) and Pakistan`s National Commission on the Sta

    Friday, April 22, 2011
    Pre 2015 News Archive63 621
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  16. PAKISTAN: Pakistani Women Move Beyond Traditional Roles

    A visit to the Jalozai camp, originally established in 1980 for Afghans fleeing the Soviet invasion, gives an idea of

    Tuesday, March 8, 2011
    Pre 2015 News Archive63 388
  17. PAKISTAN: Govt Committed to Empower Women, Girls: Sharmila

    Pakistan People's Party (PPP) Women Wing Sindh Information Secretary Ms Sharmila Farooqui left here on Sunday for the

    Monday, March 7, 2011
    Pre 2015 News Archive63 359
  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. 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
  20. 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
  21. 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
  22. PAKISTAN: Taliban Restrict Women's Education in Pakistan

    Thousands of young women living in a part of Pakistan once considered the country's most idyllic tourist destination

    Sunday, January 18, 2009
    Pre 2015 News Archive61 048
  23. Pakistan: Cases of Armed Violence Against Women

    IANSA Women's Network member, Blue Veins, has started a media monitoring project that summarizes cases of armed viole

    Sunday, June 1, 2008
    Reports/Policy Briefs89 086
  24. If Not Now, When? Addressing Gender-Based Violence in Refugee, Internally Displaced and Post-Conflict Settings: A Global Overview

    Throughout history, gender−based violence has been an integral component of armed conflict.

    Monday, April 1, 2002
    Reports/Policy Briefs89 210
  25. Sixteen Days of Activism Against Gender Violence

    Like every year, Working Women Organization is organizing the campaign on “Sixteen Days of Activism Against Gen

    Tuesday, December 9, 2003 - 19:00
    Initiatives72 115
  26. South Asian Campaign to End All Violence against Women

    The six-year, six-country, South Asian Campaign to End All Violence against Women - or the 'WE CAN" campaign - a

    Wednesday, December 31, 2003 - 19:00
    Initiatives72 125
  27. CAMPAIGN: No Justice for Gang Rape Survivor Mukhtar Mai

    On Thursday April 21, 2011 the Supreme Court of Pakistan issued a decision in the case of gang rape survivor Mukhtar

    Sunday, April 24, 2011 - 20:00
    Initiatives73 244
  28. DOCUMENTARY: Outlawed in Pakistan

    When 13-year-old Kainat Soomro accused four men of gang rape, she risked everything: her reputation, her education an

    Wednesday, May 29, 2013 - 20:00
    Initiatives73 709