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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. 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
  5. 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
  6. 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
  7. 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
  8. AFGHANISTAN: Woman Police Officer Survives Violent Assassination Attempt

    Only a few months ago following the killing of First Lieutenant Isla Bibi, her female police force replacement Second

    Tuesday, September 17, 2013
    Pre 2015 News Archive66 078
  9. AFGHANISTAN: Karzai: A Legacy of Failure on Afghan Women's Rights?

    As the departure of the international security forces approaches, each day turns every bit of hope into desperation f

    Wednesday, August 21, 2013
    Pre 2015 News Archive66 049
  10. INDIA: NGO to Place Delhi 'Murder' Case Before UN Rapporteur

    Imphal-based NGO Women Action for Development (WAD) has taken serious note of the growing crime against women in New

    Monday, June 3, 2013
    Pre 2015 News Archive65 974
  11. PAKISTAN: Rural Women Want Land Right, Jobs, Protection Against Violence

    Rural Women demands right to land, employment quota for rural women, protection of violence against women and a compr

    Sunday, June 2, 2013
    Pre 2015 News Archive65 973
  12. AFGHANISTAN: Jailing of Afghan Women Rises Sharply

    The number of women and girls jailed by Afghan authorities for "moral crimes" has risen by 50 percent in th

    Thursday, May 23, 2013
    Pre 2015 News Archive65 964
  13. AFGHANISTAN: Anger as Afghan MPs Halt Women's Bill Debate

    Islamic fundamentalist politicians in Afghanistan have stopped a debate on whether to give parliamentary approval to

    Sunday, May 19, 2013
    Pre 2015 News Archive65 954
  14. INDIA: India's Women Activists Seeing Red

    India's "Red Brigade" is a group of angry young women with a simple message for the country's sexual predat

    Monday, May 13, 2013
    Pre 2015 News Archive65 950
  15. INDIA: Women, Peace and Security: Strategizing to End Violence Against Women in India

    1 Billion Rising campaign states, "One in three women on the planet will be raped or beaten in her lifetime&quot

    Friday, February 1, 2013
    Pre 2015 News Archive65 762
  16. AFGHANISTAN: Afghan Rape Victim 'Attacked Again By Government Workers Protecting Her'

    A teenage Afghan rape victim who secured a rare conviction of her attacker has said she was assaulted this month for

    Wednesday, January 23, 2013
    Pre 2015 News Archive65 823
  17. NEPAL: Nepalese Protest Violence Against Women

    Hundreds of protesters have gathered outside the prime minister's residence in Nepal for a 10th day to protest agains

    Monday, January 7, 2013
    Pre 2015 News Archive65 710
  18. 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
  19. 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
  20. AFGHANISTAN: In Afghanistan, Underground Girls School Defies Taliban Edict, Threats

    Every morning in this mountain village in eastern Afghanistan, four dozen girls sneak through a square opening in a m

    Tuesday, April 24, 2012
    Pre 2015 News Archive65 027
  21. AFGHANISTAN: Extremists Poisoned Schoolgirls' Water, Officials Say

    Kabul, Afghanistan (CNN) -- At least 140 Afghan schoolgirls and female teachers were admitted to a local hospital Tue

    Wednesday, April 18, 2012
    Pre 2015 News Archive65 002
  22. AFGHANISTAN: Afghans March in Kabul to Demand Justice for Women

    Young Afghans braved fears of violence to join a rare march on parliament to demand justice for the women who have be

    Saturday, April 14, 2012
    Pre 2015 News Archive64 991
  23. AFGHANISTAN: OPINION: A Precarious Crossroads for Afghan Women

    The once remarkable gains in protecting and promoting equality between women and men in Afghanistan are now facing th

    Friday, April 13, 2012
    Pre 2015 News Archive64 980
  24. AFGHANISTAN: OPINION: 'Women First' Should Be the U.S. Afghanistan Policy

    The United States has not had an easy couple of months in Afghanistan.

    Friday, April 13, 2012
    Pre 2015 News Archive64 993
  25. SRI LANKA: Sexual Abuse of Girls and Women on the Rise

    Sri Lanka, an island known as the pearl of the Indian Ocean, boasts an exotic beauty – attracting thousands of

    Thursday, April 12, 2012
    Pre 2015 News Archive64 995
  26. PALESTINE/KASHMIR: Enforced disappearances: Women resist in both Palestine and Kashmir

    Arbitrary arrests. Administrative detention. Abductions. Enforced disappearances. Torture. Rape. Beatings.

    Thursday, March 8, 2012
    Pre 2015 News Archive64 902
  27. INTERNATIONAL: Can we End Rape as Tool of War?

    We first thought about starting this piece with the story of Saleha Begum, a survivor of Bangladesh's 1971 war in whi

    Wednesday, February 8, 2012
    Pre 2015 News Archive64 786
  28. INDIA: Widows of Conflict in Manipur Survive Against the Odds

    It's perhaps the only market in the world where all the vendors are women.

    Friday, January 6, 2012
    Pre 2015 News Archive64 660
  29. AFGHANISTAN: Sahar Gul Afghanistan Torture Case Highlights Problems and Progress of Country's Women

    Just 15 years old, Sahar Gul has become the bruised and bloodied face of women's rights in Afghanistan.

    Wednesday, January 4, 2012
    Pre 2015 News Archive64 642
  30. PAKISTAN: National Working Women Day Today: Government Empowering Womenfolk in the Country

    The government has not only empowered the womenfolk in the country but also working to provide them space in all walk

    Thursday, December 22, 2011
    Pre 2015 News Archive64 601
  31. SOUTH ASIA: Impact of Conflict on Women…Breaking the Silence

    Nagaland State Women Commission Chairperson Sano Vamuzo has said that the impact of conflict on women has become a hu

    Monday, October 31, 2011
    Pre 2015 News Archive64 373
  32. NEPAL: Impact of Small Arms on Gender

    1. Facts:

    Small arms:

    Wednesday, September 28, 2011
    Pre 2015 News Archive64 249
  33. AFGHANISTAN: What Went Wrong for Afghanistan's Women?

    Women's rights have been central to the war in Afghanistan.

    Monday, September 26, 2011
    Pre 2015 News Archive64 229
  34. NEPAL: Women and Peace at Grassroots Level in Nepal

    The ten year long armed conflict started by the Communist Party of Nepal -Maoist (CPN Maoist), with the objective of

    Monday, September 12, 2011
    Pre 2015 News Archive64 211
  35. AFGHANISTAN: Open Letter from the Women of Afghanistan

    Afghan Women's Network once again raises serious concerns on the increased instances of violence against children and

    Thursday, June 9, 2011
    Pre 2015 News Archive63 902
  36. PAKISTAN: Young Women Fight the 'Talibanisation' of Rural Pakistan

    Much attention has been focused on the process of radicalisation of young men in the areas of Pakistan that border Af

    Tuesday, May 17, 2011
    Pre 2015 News Archive63 776
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  38. NEPAL: UN Human Rights Office Urges Nepal to End all Forms of Discrimination

    The United Nations human rights office and the national commission on caste-based discrimination in Nepal have urged

    Tuesday, March 22, 2011
    Pre 2015 News Archive63 434
  39. SRI LANKA: War Ends, Women Struggle On

    In the regions newly liberated from conflict, the struggle still continues for women.

    Monday, March 14, 2011
    Pre 2015 News Archive63 406
  40. NEPAL: Nepal Commits to Post-Conflict Support and Participation

    The United Nations Security Council, in resolutions 1325 and 1820, recognized that women and girls need protection an

    Thursday, March 3, 2011
    Pre 2015 News Archive63 362
  41. KASHMIR: Effect of Conflict on Kashmiri Women

    In modern times, Kashmir is known more for violence less for scenic beauty.

    Thursday, January 6, 2011
    Pre 2015 News Archive62 886
  42. INDIA: India Asks UN to do More Against Sexual Violence

    Advocating greater participation of women in the areas of conflict prevention, peace negotiations, peace keeping and

    Saturday, December 18, 2010
    Pre 2015 News Archive62 966
  43. NEPAL: Two Action Plans on the Cards

    The government is formulating two action plans with an objective to address the woes of those women and children who

    Saturday, December 4, 2010
    Pre 2015 News Archive62 731
  44. NEPAL: Improve Condition of Conflict-Hit Women: Rights Groups

    Publishing a finding on sexual violence during the conflict period, Advocacy Forum and International Center for Trans

    Tuesday, November 30, 2010
    Pre 2015 News Archive62 721
  45. NEPAL: Eradicating Violence against Women in Nepal No Mean Feat

    Ten Nepalese women composed the first exclusively female team that first scaled Mount Everest on May 23, 2008.

    Saturday, November 6, 2010
    Pre 2015 News Archive62 470
  46. PAKISTAN: The War Against Pakistani Women

    Terrorism and Afghan insurgency have so overshadowed other issues in Pakistan that it sometimes feels like we -- comm

    Thursday, July 8, 2010
    Pre 2015 News Archive61 484