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  1. AFGHANISTAN: UN Calls For More Afghan Women Protection

    A new report released by the UN says Afghan women are still victims of abuse despite some success by authorities in p

    Wednesday, December 12, 2012
    Pre 2015 News Archive65 683
  2. PAKISTAN: Towards Women Empowerment

    It was stressed that representation of women in Parliament and the Senate must be between 33 and 50 per cent.

    Monday, October 15, 2012
    Pre 2015 News Archive65 514
  3. PAKISTAN: Obstacles to Pashtun Women's Leadership

    Afridi's death, as one of the very few Pashtun women leaders in any field, leaves a large gap and begs the question o

    Friday, October 12, 2012
    Pre 2015 News Archive65 505
  4. PAKISTAN: 40 Million Women Registered With Computerized National Identity Cards

    In August 2011, UN Women signed a Memorandum of Understanding with Pakistan's National Database and Registration Auth

    Thursday, October 4, 2012
    Pre 2015 News Archive65 462
  5. AFGHANISTAN: Afghan Woman Runs for President

    Preparations for the 2014 presidential elections are under way in Afghanistan, and this campaign appears likely to be

    Tuesday, October 2, 2012
    Pre 2015 News Archive65 483
  6. PAKISTAN: The Next General Elections -- Some Pre-Requisites

    First of all, Pakistan being a multinational federal state, the parliament ought to be so constituted as to ensure fa

    Friday, September 28, 2012
    Pre 2015 News Archive65 484
  7. PAKISTAN: New Commission on Female Status Remains in Limbo

    The slow progress stands in contrast to the government's tall claims regarding women development and empowerment &mda

    Thursday, September 20, 2012
    Pre 2015 News Archive65 386
  8. AFGHANISTAN: Human Rights Group Calls for End to Taliban Deals

    After conducting research in five main Afghan provinces – Kabul, Badakhshan, Nangarhar, Balkh, Herat – th

    Thursday, September 20, 2012
    Pre 2015 News Archive65 403
  9. PAKISTAN: Call to Ensure Voting Rights for Dir Women

    Speaking at a news conference at the Timergara Press Club, a group of NGOs' representatives led by Akbar Khan alleged

    Monday, September 17, 2012
    Pre 2015 News Archive65 359
  10. SRI LANKA: Special Message to Sri Lanka From Nobel Peace Prize Winner, Leymah

    2011 Nobel peace prize was given jointly to Ellen Johnson Sirleaf, President of Liberia, Tawakkol Karman, a democrati

    Thursday, September 13, 2012
    Pre 2015 News Archive65 352
  11. AFGHANISTAN: Afghanistan Sees New Political Parties Form

    The Afghan Ministry of Justice has registered 84 political parties since a new law took effect in September 2009, acc

    Tuesday, September 11, 2012
    Pre 2015 News Archive65 394
  12. PAKISTAN: PPP Protected Minorities, Women Rights'

    Talking to APP, he said reservation of four seats for minorities in the Senate and work on 'Minorities Protection Bil

    Monday, September 10, 2012
    Pre 2015 News Archive65 324
  13. PAKISTAN: Building a Bridge

    Peace building efforts between India and Pakistan are not for bilateral talks at the diplomatic level alone.

    Wednesday, September 5, 2012
    Pre 2015 News Archive65 297
  14. AFGHANISTAN: Struggling for Representation in the Peace Process

    Persistent discrimination has prohibited women from garnering a greater role in the design and implementation of the

    Wednesday, September 5, 2012
    Pre 2015 News Archive65 348
  15. KASHMIR: Resilience Amidst Conflict: Women Of Kashmir

    As Victims Of The Conflict

    Wednesday, August 29, 2012
    Pre 2015 News Archive65 318
  16. AFGHANISTAN: Afghanistan Woman Parliamentarian Shares Dreams for New Nation

    “This is what I live for…,” Koofi writes.

    Tuesday, August 28, 2012
    Pre 2015 News Archive65 506
  17. NEPAL: Implementing Locally – Inspiring Globally: 1325 Localization in Nepal

    GNWP is back in Nepal for part two of its Localization and United Nations Security Council Resolutions 1325 and 1820

    Friday, August 24, 2012
    Pre 2015 News Archive65 292
  18. SRI LANKA: Women in Politics

    She pointed out that although many women should like to take part in representative politics, the prevailing politica

    Saturday, August 18, 2012
    Pre 2015 News Archive65 315
  19. SOUTH ASIA: Role Models for Peace

    “The daily toil and toll of keeping and making peace can challenge even the most persevering among us,” S

    Thursday, August 2, 2012
    Pre 2015 News Archive65 266
  20. CONFERENCE: Discussing the Women, Peace and Security Agenda in Sri Lanka

    An N-Peace review and work planning meeting in Colombo, organized by UNDP and Search for Common Ground last week, was

    Friday, July 20, 2012
    Reports/Policy Briefs90 664
  21. CONFERENCE: Afghan Women Leaders Pledge Support to N-Peace Regional Network

    With the participation of scores of women leaders from various provinces of Afghanistan, the first National Dialogue

    Friday, July 20, 2012
    Reports/Policy Briefs90 665
  22. AFGHANISTAN: What Role Will Women Play in Upcoming Afghanistan Summit

    When rich countries like the U.S., Japan, and NATO nations get together periodically to discuss the future of develop

    Tuesday, July 3, 2012
    Pre 2015 News Archive65 191
  23. PAKISTAN: Women's True Participation in Political Process Demanded

    Participants of a national consultation have demanded representation of female political workers in all party ranks t

    Thursday, June 28, 2012
    Pre 2015 News Archive65 179
  24. Women's Security and Transition in Afghanistan: Measuring the Success of Transition by Lasting Protections for Women's Security

    Afghan Women's Network formed by Afghan women in exile is an independent advocacy platform for Afghan women's human r

    Friday, June 8, 2012
    Reports/Policy Briefs90 608
  25. AFGHANISTAN: ISAF Highlights Afghan Women Leaders at Gender Integration Discussions

    International Security Assistance Force commander U.S. Marine Gen. John R.

    Wednesday, June 6, 2012
    Pre 2015 News Archive65 091
  26. NEPAL: Nepal Misses Pro-Women Constitution

    After four years of intense work, the 601-member Constituent Assembly (CA) missed a May 27 deadline to adopt a new co

    Tuesday, June 5, 2012
    Pre 2015 News Archive65 092
  27. AFGHANISTAN: First Female Village Chief in Afghanistan Defies Gender Roles

    After being ridiculed by male villagers for wanting to occupy political office, Zarifa Qazizadah, the mother of 15 ch

    Tuesday, May 29, 2012
    Pre 2015 News Archive65 358
  28. PAKISTAN: Peace Activist Mossarat Qadeem Enlists Mothers to Fight Terrorism in Pakistan

    Her phone rang at 9 p.m. “Can you come tonight? He's home.” The voice was anxious.

    Sunday, May 27, 2012
    Pre 2015 News Archive65 087
  29. AFGHANISTAN: Chicago's Other Summit: The Future of Afghanistan's Women

    Anchor Aaron Schachter talks with journalist Gayle Lemmon about a “shadow summit” on Afghanistan's women

    Monday, May 21, 2012
    Pre 2015 News Archive65 080
  30. AFGHANISTAN: At NATO Summit on Afghanistan, Few Women's Voices Heard

    With the US and NATO planning the departure of their forces from Afghanistan by December 2014, some Afghan women and

    Sunday, May 20, 2012
    Pre 2015 News Archive65 056
  31. BURMA: Suu Kyi's Victory and Women's Empowerment

    MYANMAR'S Election Commission announced last week the landslide victory of the opposition National League of Democrac

    Monday, April 16, 2012
    Pre 2015 News Archive64 989
  32. AFGHANISTAN: Afghans March in Kabul to Demand Justice for Women

    Young Afghans braved fears of violence to join a rare march on parliament to demand justice for the women who have be

    Saturday, April 14, 2012
    Pre 2015 News Archive64 991
  33. PAKISTAN: Women Heralding the Winds of Change in Pakistan

    Karachi, Pakistan - From a country where terrorism, extremism, inner strife and polarisation continue to eat at its r

    Friday, April 13, 2012
    Pre 2015 News Archive64 979
  34. BANGLADESH: Where Women Lead the Way

    To many outsiders, Bangladesh is best known for its poverty and the natural disasters that hit it with depressing reg

    Friday, April 13, 2012
    Pre 2015 News Archive64 981
  35. PAKISTAN: Politics, Islam, and the Status of Women in Pakistan

    Two months ago, in February 2012, a victory was won in the battle for more effective legal provisions for women in Pa

    Thursday, April 12, 2012
    Pre 2015 News Archive64 997
  36. PAKISTAN: Importance of Women's Participation in Polls Stressed

    Speakers at the ‘Collective Action for Ensuring Women's and Girl's Participation in Electoral Processes in Paki

    Wednesday, April 4, 2012
    Pre 2015 News Archive64 957
  37. USA: Our Commitment to Afghan Women

    Over the course of a decade and through the administrations of two presidents of different political parties, the Uni

    Tuesday, April 3, 2012
    Pre 2015 News Archive64 959
  38. AFGHANISTAN: Women on Afghan Peace Council Complain of Being Sidelined

    KABUL: Women members of an Afghan government council charged with seeking reconciliation with the Taliban have been s

    Friday, March 23, 2012
    Pre 2015 News Archive64 914
  39. KASHMIR: Women from State Demand Protection of Rights

    A two-day women conference with different political views from state was held between 18-19th March.

    Monday, March 19, 2012
    Pre 2015 News Archive64 915
  40. PAKISTAN: OPINION: A Pakistani Spring Must Find its Roots in its Investment in Women

    When the Pakistani director Sharmeen Obaid-Chinoy recently won the Oscar for Best Documentary Short for her film Savi

    Monday, March 19, 2012
    Pre 2015 News Archive64 918
  41. SOUTH ASIA: Female Politicians Detail Their Struggles

    Around the world, political power still comes with a price for women who seek it.

    Monday, March 19, 2012
    Pre 2015 News Archive64 919
  42. PAKISTAN: Women Urged to Play Role in Restoration of Peace

    PESHAWAR, March 17: Speakers at a seminar here on Saturday urged women to play their role in restoration of peace by

    Sunday, March 18, 2012
    Pre 2015 News Archive64 921
  43. INDIA: India making progress in politically empowering women

    India has made remarkable progress in taking ahead women's political participation at the local level, an official fr

    Saturday, March 17, 2012
    Pre 2015 News Archive64 925
  44. AFGHANISTAN: Will Afghan Women's Rights Be Sacrificed For Talks With the Taliban?

    Rights groups are becoming increasingly concerned that the Afghan government is willing to surrender women's rights t

    Monday, March 12, 2012
    Pre 2015 News Archive64 890
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  49. SOUTH ASIA: Global activists against child marriage garner support in S. Asia

    Scores of South Asian charities struggling to curb high child-marriage rates are backing a global movement spearheade

    Friday, February 10, 2012
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