“It’s important to be aware of what’s going on in the world and to think about how you can start to make a difference, even when you’re a kid.”
Keen to defend the country's record because of candidacy for the Nov 12 election to HRC and hopes of qualifying for n
Several of them are regular visitors to Peshawar High Court where their respective cases have long been pending.
The protesting female workers led by PTI leader Aysha Gulalay Wazir were holding placards and banners inscribed with
Other districts are Lahore, Okara, Sargodha, Faisalabad, Rawalpindi, Sialkot, Gujrat, DG Khan, Pakpattan, Muzaffargar
The report adds that the FIRs of around 59 per cent of the cases in the province were not registered.
Activists said the provincial government should appoint an ombudsperson to redress women's complaints against harassm
This information was shared at a ‘group discussion on women police' which was organised by a non-governmental o
It was stressed that representation of women in Parliament and the Senate must be between 33 and 50 per cent.
Malala, 14, who suffered gunshot injuries to her head in the attack in Swat Oct.
Afridi's death, as one of the very few Pashtun women leaders in any field, leaves a large gap and begs the question o
While presiding over a meeting of civil society organisations' representatives on Thursday, NCWS Chairperson Anis Har
Legal Awareness Programme for Human Rights (LAPH) organised the workshop to sensitise journalists to the issue and wa
The Fata Civil Secretariat earmarked Rs60 million in the ADP for tribal areas for current fiscal year under the head
The event was organised by Individualland, a research-based consultancy and advocacy group, supported by the Royal No
In August 2011, UN Women signed a Memorandum of Understanding with Pakistan's National Database and Registration Auth
A police officer in Karachi beats up his wife at the slightest provocation.
Japan's Foreign Minister Koichiro Gemba accepted the Institute's International Peace Building Award on behalf of the
First of all, Pakistan being a multinational federal state, the parliament ought to be so constituted as to ensure fa
The slow progress stands in contrast to the government's tall claims regarding women development and empowerment &mda
Speaking at a news conference at the Timergara Press Club, a group of NGOs' representatives led by Akbar Khan alleged
Talking to APP, he said reservation of four seats for minorities in the Senate and work on 'Minorities Protection Bil
This was stated by participants of a workshop here on Monday.
Peace building efforts between India and Pakistan are not for bilateral talks at the diplomatic level alone.
"I wept through the journey from my village to Jalozai. I never wanted to leave my home.
Suleman Khan demanded justice from the tribal elders.
The intention to set up Civil Society Advisory Groups for UN Women at the global, regional and national levels was an
“No scalpel, no stitch and no rest needed,” guarantees Dr.
Despite the placing on Pakistan's statute books of tougher laws against the practice of `swara' or the “giving
Participants of a national consultation have demanded representation of female political workers in all party ranks t
Her phone rang at 9 p.m. “Can you come tonight? He's home.” The voice was anxious.
A report on Wednesday reveals that child marriage has become less prevalent in South Asia over the last two decades,
The Domestic Violence Bill was first introduced in Pakistan's National Assembly in 2006 by a woman member of the Paki
PESHAWAR, Pakistan, Apr 16, 2012 (IPS) - Collateral damage caused by the ‘war on terror', prosecuted by the Uni
MYANMAR'S Election Commission announced last week the landslide victory of the opposition National League of Democrac
Karachi, Pakistan - From a country where terrorism, extremism, inner strife and polarisation continue to eat at its r
Two months ago, in February 2012, a victory was won in the battle for more effective legal provisions for women in Pa
Speakers at the ‘Collective Action for Ensuring Women's and Girl's Participation in Electoral Processes in Paki
Women in Pakistan have faced formidable challenges in their efforts to achieve gender equality and address gender-bas
Nearly 1,000 women and girls in Pakistan were victims of honour killings during 2011, a human rights group said.
When the Pakistani director Sharmeen Obaid-Chinoy recently won the Oscar for Best Documentary Short for her film Savi
PESHAWAR, March 17: Speakers at a seminar here on Saturday urged women to play their role in restoration of peace by
Three Pakistani policemen serving with the UN in Haiti will be sentenced to prison for sexual exploitation and abuse,
In historically evolved patriarchal tradition and tribal-based social structures, women's role has been downplayed in
The women's international day on March 8 is generally celebrated throughout the country with enthusiasm and jubilatio
Scores of South Asian charities struggling to curb high child-marriage rates are backing a global movement spearheade