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  1. PAKISTAN: Khar Paints Rosy Picture of Human Rights in Pakistan

    Keen to defend the country's record because of candidacy for the Nov 12 election to HRC and hopes of qualifying for n

    Wednesday, October 31, 2012
    Pre 2015 News Archive65 587
  2. PAKISTAN: Many Swat Women Share Misery

    Several of them are regular visitors to Peshawar High Court where their respective cases have long been pending.

    Monday, October 29, 2012
    Pre 2015 News Archive65 585
  3. PAKISTAN: PTI Women Hold Rally Against Drone Attacks

    The protesting female workers led by PTI leader Aysha Gulalay Wazir were holding placards and banners inscribed with

    Wednesday, October 24, 2012
    Pre 2015 News Archive65 561
  4. PAKISTAN: Violence Against Women High in Peshawar

    Other districts are Lahore, Okara, Sargodha, Faisalabad, Rawalpindi, Sialkot, Gujrat, DG Khan, Pakpattan, Muzaffargar

    Tuesday, October 23, 2012
    Pre 2015 News Archive65 563
  5. PAKISTAN: Culture of Impunity Blamed for Violence Against Women

    The report adds that the FIRs of around 59 per cent of the cases in the province were not registered.

    Monday, October 22, 2012
    Pre 2015 News Archive65 549
  6. PAKISTAN: Violence against women: 'Sexual violence increasing in K-P'

    Activists said the provincial government should appoint an ombudsperson to redress women's complaints against harassm

    Friday, October 19, 2012
    Pre 2015 News Archive65 542
  7. PAKISTAN: Women Police Problems Highlighted

    This information was shared at a ‘group discussion on women police' which was organised by a non-governmental o

    Wednesday, October 17, 2012
    Pre 2015 News Archive65 529
  8. 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
  9. PAKISTAN: Girls Determined to Fight Guns With Books

    Malala, 14, who suffered gunshot injuries to her head in the attack in Swat Oct.

    Friday, October 12, 2012
    Pre 2015 News Archive65 504
  10. 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
  11. PAKISTAN: Drive Planned to Curb Violence Against Women

    While presiding over a meeting of civil society organisations' representatives on Thursday, NCWS Chairperson Anis Har

    Friday, October 12, 2012
    Pre 2015 News Archive65 531
  12. PAKISTAN: Violence Behind High Suicide Ratio in Chitral Women

    Legal Awareness Programme for Human Rights (LAPH) organised the workshop to sensitise journalists to the issue and wa

    Tuesday, October 9, 2012
    Pre 2015 News Archive65 476
  13. PAKISTAN: Gender Uplift, Juvenile Protection: Fata Gets Funds But Not Laws

    The Fata Civil Secretariat earmarked Rs60 million in the ADP for tribal areas for current fiscal year under the head

    Tuesday, October 9, 2012
    Pre 2015 News Archive65 499
  14. PAKISTAN: Women Police, Their Role in Curbing Crime Discussed

    The event was organised by Individualland, a research-based consultancy and advocacy group, supported by the Royal No

    Monday, October 8, 2012
    Pre 2015 News Archive65 500
  15. 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
  16. PAKISTAN: Violence in the Home

    A police officer in Karachi beats up his wife at the slightest provocation.

    Wednesday, October 3, 2012
    Pre 2015 News Archive65 539
  17. PAKISTAN: NA Speaker Fehmida Mirza Honoured

    Japan's Foreign Minister Koichiro Gemba accepted the Institute's International Peace Building Award on behalf of the

    Saturday, September 29, 2012
    Pre 2015 News Archive65 456
  18. 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
  19. 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
  20. 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
  21. 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
  22. PAKISTAN: Steps Urged to Discourage Early Marriages

    This was stated by participants of a workshop here on Monday.

    Monday, September 10, 2012
    Pre 2015 News Archive65 350
  23. 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
  24. PAKISTAN: IDPs Escape Conflict - Not Memories

    "I wept through the journey from my village to Jalozai. I never wanted to leave my home.

    Wednesday, September 5, 2012
    Pre 2015 News Archive65 389
  25. 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
  26. PAKISTAN: UN Women Establishes Civil Society Advisory Group in Pakistan

    The intention to set up Civil Society Advisory Groups for UN Women at the global, regional and national levels was an

    Wednesday, August 1, 2012
    Pre 2015 News Archive65 339
  27. PAKISTAN: Birth Control - Roping in Pakistan's Men

    “No scalpel, no stitch and no rest needed,” guarantees Dr.

    Wednesday, July 11, 2012
    Pre 2015 News Archive65 228
  28. 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
  29. 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
  30. 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
  31. SOUTH ASIA: Child Marriage Still Prevalent Among Adolescents in South Asia: Report

    A report on Wednesday reveals that child marriage has become less prevalent in South Asia over the last two decades,

    Wednesday, May 16, 2012
    Pre 2015 News Archive65 069
  32. 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
  33. PAKISTAN: War on Terror Traumatizes Pakistani Women

    PESHAWAR, Pakistan, Apr 16, 2012 (IPS) - Collateral damage caused by the ‘war on terror', prosecuted by the Uni

    Monday, April 16, 2012
    Pre 2015 News Archive64 986
  34. 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
  35. 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
  36. 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
  37. 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
  38. PAKISTAN: Pro-Women Laws Take Hold in Pakistan

    Women in Pakistan have faced formidable challenges in their efforts to achieve gender equality and address gender-bas

    Monday, March 26, 2012
    Pre 2015 News Archive64 946
  39. PAKISTAN: 1,000 Pakistani Women Killed For Honour in 2011

    Nearly 1,000 women and girls in Pakistan were victims of honour killings during 2011, a human rights group said.

    Friday, March 23, 2012
    Pre 2015 News Archive64 916
  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. 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
  42. PAKISTAN: Pakistan to Imprison and Discharge Three Peacekeepers for Sexual Abuse

    Three Pakistani policemen serving with the UN in Haiti will be sentenced to prison for sexual exploitation and abuse,

    Tuesday, March 13, 2012
    Pre 2015 News Archive64 924
  43. PAKISTAN: Women and peace-building

    In historically evolved patriarchal tradition and tribal-based social structures, women's role has been downplayed in

    Thursday, March 8, 2012
    Pre 2015 News Archive64 889
  44. PAKISTAN: Unheard and Unwanted, Rape Continues to Be Used as a Tool to Suppress Women

    The women's international day on March 8 is generally celebrated throughout the country with enthusiasm and jubilatio

    Wednesday, March 7, 2012
    Pre 2015 News Archive64 875
  45. SOUTH ASIA: Conflict in FATA

    Wednesday, February 22, 2012
    Pre 2015 News Archive64 849
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  48. 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
    Pre 2015 News Archive64 816
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