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  1. BANGLADESH: Gang Rape Incident, a Lesson for Bangladesh

    Bangladesh's rights leaders have joined in the call of the neighbouring India for an end to crimes against women.

    Sunday, December 30, 2012
    Pre 2015 News Archive65 818
  2. SRI LANKA: Women's Insecurity in the North and East

    Women in Sri Lanka's predominantly Tamil-speaking north and east are facing a desperate lack of security in the after

    Tuesday, December 18, 2012
    Reports/Policy Briefs90 760
  3. INDIA: Delhi Gang-Rape Underscores Rising Sexual Violence Against Indian Women

    A horrific gang rape of a young woman on a bus in India on Sunday underscores the rising tide of sexual violence fema

    Monday, December 17, 2012
    Pre 2015 News Archive65 693
  4. 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
  5. KASHMIR: Healing the Wounds of Kashmir's Forgotten Other Half

    A conference on Peace and Justice for Kashmiri Women in Srinagar [ Images ] recently brought together representatives

    Saturday, November 3, 2012
    Pre 2015 News Archive65 605
  6. KASHMIR: Kashmir Women Seek Justice in Mounting Cases Surrounding 'The Disappeared'

    On August 30, 2012 on the eve of International Disappearances Day, numerous Kashmir families took a pledge that they

    Friday, November 2, 2012
    Pre 2015 News Archive65 602
  7. 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
  8. 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
  9. AFGHANISTAN: International Development Committee publishes report on Afghanistan

    The Department for International Development (DFID) must do more to improve the lives of women in Afghanistan who con

    Thursday, October 25, 2012
    Pre 2015 News Archive65 575
  10. 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
  11. 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
  12. 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
  13. 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
  14. AFGHANISTAN: Afghan Clerics Denounce Violence Against Women

    Afghan women's safety activists say a new partnership with religious leaders can help stop Taliban attacks on girls a

    Friday, October 19, 2012
    Pre 2015 News Archive65 544
  15. AFGHANISTAN: Women Soldiers' Role in Afghan Frontline Villages Caught on Camera

    The decade-long war in Afghanistan has been the focus of countless books and exhibitions, but there is one view of th

    Friday, October 19, 2012
    Pre 2015 News Archive65 562
  16. AFGHANISTAN: Sisters in Arms: Young Afghan Activist Continues Malala's Fight

    The news that the Taliban gunned down a schoolgirl last week shocked the world, but not a young woman named Noorjahan

    Thursday, October 18, 2012
    Pre 2015 News Archive65 537
  17. AFGHANISTAN: Afghan Woman's Beheading Latest In Alarming Trend

    In the latest incident, an 18-year-old identified only as Najibullah was arrested on October 13 in connection with th

    Thursday, October 18, 2012
    Pre 2015 News Archive65 540
  18. NEPAL: Women Empowerment Nepal's top Development Agenda

    “Following the political change of 2006, concrete steps have been taken to empower women and increase the propo

    Thursday, October 18, 2012
    Pre 2015 News Archive65 564
  19. AFGHANISTAN: Crimes Against Women in Greater Numbers Than Reported: AG

    Mohammad Ishaq Aloko told TOLOnews that because most women in the remote areas of the country do not have access to o

    Thursday, October 18, 2012
    Pre 2015 News Archive65 576
  20. 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
  21. BANGLADESH: Violence Against Women Persists in Bangladesh

    Police statistics and assessments by non-government organisations (NGOs) working to establish women's rights show tha

    Wednesday, October 17, 2012
    Pre 2015 News Archive65 530
  22. SRI LANKA: The Women Clearing Sri Lanka's Mines

    Many were randomly scattered by Tamil Tiger rebels in the final months before their defeat.

    Wednesday, October 17, 2012
    Pre 2015 News Archive65 535
  23. 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
  24. 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
  25. 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
  26. 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
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  28. 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
  29. 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
  30. AFGHANISTAN: Don't Forget Us in Afghan Transition, Women Plead

    “We do not want to go back on our gains.

    Monday, October 8, 2012
    Pre 2015 News Archive65 478
  31. 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
  32. AFGHANISTAN: Afghan War Getting Worse for Civilians, ICRC Says

    Outgoing head of the ICRC delegation in Afghanistan, Reto Stocker, a seven-year veteran of Afghan aid efforts, said a

    Monday, October 8, 2012
    Pre 2015 News Archive65 534
  33. AFGHANISTAN: If There's No Peace in Afghanistan, It's Women Who Will Suffer Most

    Tuesday's New York Times carried a fascinating article on its front page about the prospects for peace in Afghanistan

    Friday, October 5, 2012
    Pre 2015 News Archive65 485
  34. 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
  35. SRI LANKA : Every 90 Seconds a Woman Subjected to Sexual Violence

    At least 450 thousand women farmers earn less than 2 euros a day and almost 200 thousand migrant workers suffer abuse

    Thursday, October 4, 2012
    Pre 2015 News Archive65 692
  36. 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
  37. 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
  38. AFGHANISTAN: Violence Stalks Women Workers in Afghanistan

    With a severe limp and no control over her bladder — caused by the blade scraping her spinal cord — the 2

    Sunday, September 30, 2012
    Pre 2015 News Archive65 455
  39. 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
  40. 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
  41. AFGHANISTAN: Undercover Security: The Afghan Women Taking on the Taliban

    The centre is part refuge, part meeting place. She is part tutor and part mentor to her visitors.

    Thursday, September 27, 2012
    Pre 2015 News Archive65 465
  42. AFGHANISTAN: Despite deadly risks, Afghan girls take brave first step

    For many girls in Afghanistan, the simple act of walking to school can be a life-threatening journey.

    Wednesday, September 26, 2012
    Pre 2015 News Archive65 431
  43. SRI LANKA: Menik Farm IDP Camp to Close by 30 September

    “By 30 September the camp will be empty,” Minister of Resettlement Gunaratne Weerakoon told IRIN in Colom

    Friday, September 21, 2012
    Pre 2015 News Archive65 400
  44. 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
  45. 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
  46. AFGHANISTAN: Nato 'Killed Afghan Women' on Black Weekend

    The US-led International Security Assistance Force initially said an air strike targeted about 45 insurgents, but lat

    Wednesday, September 19, 2012
    Pre 2015 News Archive65 379
  47. 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
  48. 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
  49. SOUTH ASIA: Protection of Women's Rights Urged

    They were speaking at a seminar organised by a NGO on “role of women as leader in crisis” at the press cl

    Wednesday, September 12, 2012
    Pre 2015 News Archive65 377
  50. SRI LANKA: UNHRC Delegation to Arrive in Sri Lanka Friday

    A technical team from the UNHRC office in Geneva on the advice of HR High Commissioner Navi Pillay will arrive in the

    Tuesday, September 11, 2012
    Pre 2015 News Archive65 326

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