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  1. PAKISTAN: No Honor in Gender Violence

    For anyone following the news from Pakistan, the past few weeks have made for grim reading when it comes to violence

    Wednesday, July 2, 2014
    Pre 2015 News Archive66 419
  2. INDIA: UN Body Denounces Caste-based Rape and Violence Against Women

    Senior UN human rights officials at a UN Human Rights Council event have called for immediate efforts to end caste-ba

    Wednesday, June 18, 2014
    Pre 2015 News Archive66 390
  3. KASHMIR: Women Stage Protest Against Rising Incidents of Rapes, Molestations

    Year 2014 witnessed a steep rise in cases of harassment and molestation across the valley, and to protest against the

    Sunday, June 15, 2014
    Pre 2015 News Archive66 371
  4. SRI LANKA: Sri Lanka Has Taken Concrete Steps to Address Violence Against Women

    Sri Lanka says the country has taken concrete steps to address the issue of violence against women, in line with its

    Friday, June 13, 2014
    Pre 2015 News Archive66 363
  5. KASHMIR: 2014 witnesses rise in crime against women in Kashmir

    Year 2014 has so far witnessed a steep rise in cases of crime against women in valley.

    Friday, June 13, 2014
    Pre 2015 News Archive66 373
  6. INDIA: India Rebuffs 'Simplistic' U.N. Criticism Over Sex Crimes

    India has rebuffed accusations by a U.N.

    Thursday, June 12, 2014
    Pre 2015 News Archive66 372
  7. AFGHANISTAN: Tackling Gender-Based Violence in Afghanistan

    Anar Gul, 16, wept as she waited outside the Afghan ministry of women's affairs in Kabul with her parents.

    Monday, June 9, 2014
    Pre 2015 News Archive66 377
  8. INDIA: Why India's Sanitation Crisis Kills Women

    The gruesome rape and hanging of two teenage girls in the populous Uttar Pradesh state again proves how women have be

    Friday, May 30, 2014
    Pre 2015 News Archive66 334
  9. AFGHANISTAN: Rebelling Against Abuse, Afghan Women See Signs of Change

    Zahra said a neighbor raped her in her home on Friday.

    Tuesday, May 27, 2014
    Pre 2015 News Archive66 335
  10. INDIA: India Politics So Dangerous to Women They Keep Out

    NEW DELHI (WOMENSENEWS)--The alleged gang rape of a 32-year-old Muslim woman, associated with the predominantly Hindu

    Friday, May 16, 2014
    Pre 2015 News Archive66 322
  11. NEPAL: Law Minister Pledges Justice for VAW Victims

    Minister for Law and Justice Narahari Acharya today met women' rights activists, who are staging a sit-in protest at

    Tuesday, May 6, 2014
    Pre 2015 News Archive66 304
  12. BANGLADESH: Dhaka Joins Global Efforts Against Sexual Violence in Conflict

    Foreign Minister Abul Hassan Mahmood Ali in a letter to British Foreign Secretary William Hague conveyed the decision

    Sunday, April 27, 2014
    Pre 2015 News Archive66 285
  13. AFGHANISTAN: Karzai Calls For Amendment of Afghan Law Decried as Dangerous to Women

    Afghan President Hamid Karzai on Monday withheld his signature and instead asked for revisions to a new law that righ

    Tuesday, February 18, 2014
    Pre 2015 News Archive66 258
  14. AFGHANISTAN: Why Imported Notions about Rights Can't Help Afghanistan's Women

    It feels like a slap in the face of humanity: a new Afghan draft law effectively legalising domestic violence against

    Thursday, February 13, 2014
    Pre 2015 News Archive66 240
  15. PAKISTAN: Pakistan Women's Day Celebrated

    The Pakistan Women's Day was celebrated on Wednesday in commemoration of the events of February 12, 1983.

    Thursday, February 13, 2014
    Pre 2015 News Archive66 242
  16. AFGHANISTAN: Afghan Law on Domestic Violence Testimony Limits Women's Rights, say Critics

    A new draft law in Afghanistan that would limit testimony in domestic violence cases is drawing international outcry,

    Thursday, February 13, 2014
    Pre 2015 News Archive66 247
  17. INDIA: India's Women-Friendly Gun Renews Debate Over Self-Defense Against Rape

    In India, a new female-friendly handgun has sparked renewed scrutiny over how women can protect themselves from sexua

    Tuesday, January 21, 2014
    Pre 2015 News Archive66 212
  18. INDIA: Danish Woman Gang-Raped in Delhi after Asking for Directions

    A Danish woman was held at knife point, beaten and gang-raped in the centre of New Delhi's backpacker district after

    Wednesday, January 15, 2014
    Pre 2015 News Archive66 183
  19. PAKISTAN: Reporter gets Death Threats after Covering Sexual Assault

    Reporters Without Borders is extremely concerned about the anonymous threats that Noorul Wahab, a journalist who cove

    Tuesday, January 14, 2014
    Pre 2015 News Archive66 187
  20. AFGHANISTAN: Violence Against Women in Afghanistan Peaked in 2013

    Violence against women in Afghanistan reached record levels in 2013, according to the Independent Human Rights Commis

    Tuesday, January 14, 2014
    Pre 2015 News Archive66 189
  21. AFGHANISTAN: The Afghan Female Politician in Hiding: 'No one Respects Women in our Country'

    Banned under strict refugee laws from applying for asylum from within her own country's borders, the former member of

    Monday, January 13, 2014
    Pre 2015 News Archive66 180
  22. AFGHANISTAN: Violent Crime Against Afghan Women Hits Record Levels, says Rights Chief

    Violent crime against women in Afghanistan hit record levels and became increasingly brutal in 2013, the head of the

    Sunday, January 5, 2014
    Pre 2015 News Archive66 200