“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.”
Nobel Prize winner Shirin Ebadi spoke to Sophie Claudet last week on the sidelines of the Women's Forum in Deauville,
Other districts are Lahore, Okara, Sargodha, Faisalabad, Rawalpindi, Sialkot, Gujrat, DG Khan, Pakpattan, Muzaffargar
The manual has been designed for the training of trainers (ToT) programme for media and civil society on gender and s
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
Afghan women's safety activists say a new partnership with religious leaders can help stop Taliban attacks on girls a
The decade-long war in Afghanistan has been the focus of countless books and exhibitions, but there is one view of th
The news that the Taliban gunned down a schoolgirl last week shocked the world, but not a young woman named Noorjahan
In the latest incident, an 18-year-old identified only as Najibullah was arrested on October 13 in connection with th
In Kyrgyzstan, someone who steals a cow could go to prison for up to 11 years.
“Following the political change of 2006, concrete steps have been taken to empower women and increase the propo
Mohammad Ishaq Aloko told TOLOnews that because most women in the remote areas of the country do not have access to o
This information was shared at a ‘group discussion on women police' which was organised by a non-governmental o
Police statistics and assessments by non-government organisations (NGOs) working to establish women's rights show tha
Many were randomly scattered by Tamil Tiger rebels in the final months before their defeat.
The Resolution 1325 is the first resolution ever passed by the UN Security Council which laid the foundation for equa
Based in Ambon, the provincial capital of Maluku and the site of the most severe violence between Christians and Musl
Palestinian women have long been known for being an integral part of Palestinian society, whether working for local b
The lack of women's economic and political participation, and lack of women's education, kept Arab countries from dev
In addition to the 123 heads of state who will meet for the Sept. 25-Oct. 1 annual gathering of U.N.
Kurds are a forgotten people.
With Mohammad Morsi's inauguration as President of Egypt in June 2012, many Egyptians hoped that the country's fitful
It was stressed that representation of women in Parliament and the Senate must be between 33 and 50 per cent.
As the dark-grey rain clouds gather and another late afternoon monsoon downpour threatens to unleash itself on the ci
The faces of five men in business suits and one woman in a white head scarf beam under the slogan “Modern Hebro
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
The aid plans were launched earlier this year by Norway, the World Bank, European Union, United Kingdom, United Natio
While presiding over a meeting of civil society organisations' representatives on Thursday, NCWS Chairperson Anis Har
“While both the organisations sent in our full documents to the Commission on the 10th, as per the deadline for
“There will be no significant rehabilitation or reconstruction of war-torn societies without women,” the
Sok Samith told of her Vietnamese friend impregnated by rape, forced to work in shackles and then sent to prison wher
Human rights activists in Iran are subjected to beatings with batons, mock hangings, rape, sleep deprivation, and thr
The draft proposal of a new constitution for Egypt, has caused fiery protests from civil society and women's organiza
WE Act 1325 wishes to be counted among the many civil society organizations and other stakeholders who celebrate the
Manipur is one of eight states in the Northeast region of India.
Legal Awareness Programme for Human Rights (LAPH) organised the workshop to sensitise journalists to the issue and wa
From high-level public figures to grassroots activists, the winners include a survivor of a rocket-propelled grenade
The Fata Civil Secretariat earmarked Rs60 million in the ADP for tribal areas for current fiscal year under the head
Health is essential to the economy, well-being, national security, and future of the Middle East region.
Dominant human rights frameworks tend to define women's human rights in terms of individual political rights, a frame
On 18 January 2011, in Cairo, Asmaa Mahfouz, a 26-year-old blogger, posted a video on Facebook calling for a demonstr
The societal and political transformations sweeping the Arab region have empowered large segments of the region's pop
Senator BOXER [presiding]. The hearing will come to order.
Today security issues are no longer simply state- and military-centric issues.
A number of news articles, news programs, and pundits have described the “Arab Spring” as an "Arab S
American journalist Lara Logan explained on camera how she endured a sexual assault in Cairo's Tahrir Square, but cou
Successful uprisings in Tunisia and Egypt in the last year have sparked movements against dictatorships across the Mi