“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.”
For anyone following the news from Pakistan, the past few weeks have made for grim reading when it comes to violence
Senior UN human rights officials at a UN Human Rights Council event have called for immediate efforts to end caste-ba
Year 2014 witnessed a steep rise in cases of harassment and molestation across the valley, and to protest against the
Sri Lanka says the country has taken concrete steps to address the issue of violence against women, in line with its
Year 2014 has so far witnessed a steep rise in cases of crime against women in valley.
India has rebuffed accusations by a U.N.
Anar Gul, 16, wept as she waited outside the Afghan ministry of women's affairs in Kabul with her parents.
The gruesome rape and hanging of two teenage girls in the populous Uttar Pradesh state again proves how women have be
Zahra said a neighbor raped her in her home on Friday.
NEW DELHI (WOMENSENEWS)--The alleged gang rape of a 32-year-old Muslim woman, associated with the predominantly Hindu
Minister for Law and Justice Narahari Acharya today met women' rights activists, who are staging a sit-in protest at
Foreign Minister Abul Hassan Mahmood Ali in a letter to British Foreign Secretary William Hague conveyed the decision
Afghan President Hamid Karzai on Monday withheld his signature and instead asked for revisions to a new law that righ
It feels like a slap in the face of humanity: a new Afghan draft law effectively legalising domestic violence against
The Pakistan Women's Day was celebrated on Wednesday in commemoration of the events of February 12, 1983.
A new draft law in Afghanistan that would limit testimony in domestic violence cases is drawing international outcry,
In India, a new female-friendly handgun has sparked renewed scrutiny over how women can protect themselves from sexua
The Asian Legal Resource Centre (ALRC) and its sister organisation the Asian Human Rights Commission (AHRC) are pleas
A Danish woman was held at knife point, beaten and gang-raped in the centre of New Delhi's backpacker district after
Reporters Without Borders is extremely concerned about the anonymous threats that Noorul Wahab, a journalist who cove
Violence against women in Afghanistan reached record levels in 2013, according to the Independent Human Rights Commis
Banned under strict refugee laws from applying for asylum from within her own country's borders, the former member of
Violent crime against women in Afghanistan hit record levels and became increasingly brutal in 2013, the head of the