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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. AFGHANISTAN: Afghanistan's Success Will Be Measured By Women's Progress

    Inclusion of women in society indicates stability, and a stable Afghanistan will lead to greater international securi

    Tuesday, June 24, 2014
    Pre 2015 News Archive66 410
  3. NEPAL: Key Victims Know Too Little About 'National Action Plan'

    The gender audit in peace building programme conducted in 10 districts from March-May 2014 states that the victims of

    Friday, June 20, 2014
    Pre 2015 News Archive66 396
  4. 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
  5. PAKISTAN: EU Urges Pakistan To Take Stronger Action To Curb Violence Against Women

    The European Union has called on the Government of Pakistan to take stronger action to ensure the protection of the r

    Monday, June 16, 2014
    Pre 2015 News Archive66 370
  6. 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
  7. AFGHANISTAN: Afghan Election: Run-off Vote Held Amid Violence

    Millions of Afghans have cast their votes in a presidential run-off to elect a successor to Hamid Karzai, who has bee

    Saturday, June 14, 2014
    Pre 2015 News Archive66 384
  8. 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
  9. 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
  10. 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
  11. AFGHANISTAN: Afghan Women: the Kill List We Don't Talk About

    Osama bin Laden, Al-Zarqawi, Mullah Omar: we know these names because they were on a kill list, a targeted roster the

    Thursday, May 22, 2014
    Pre 2015 News Archive66 314
  12. INDIA: Indian Women Fight Back Against Violence, Oppression

    Kavita Krishnan is a central leader of the Communist Party of India―Marxist-Leninist (CPI-ML) and editor of its

    Sunday, May 11, 2014
    Pre 2015 News Archive66 316
  13. INDIA: Women Need to Organise as a Pressure Group to Have Their Say in Politics

    There is a need for women to organise themselves as a pressure group to be able to carve a niche in the political sph

    Saturday, May 10, 2014
    Pre 2015 News Archive66 309
  14. INDIA: 'Centre Insensitive Towards Women'

    JAIPUR: The National Commission for Women, chairperson, Mamta Sharma on Friday hit out against Congress government in

    Saturday, May 10, 2014
    Pre 2015 News Archive66 313
  15. PAKISTAN: Meet Sadia Khan: The Pakistani Woman 'With a Price on Her Head' for Protesting Against Abuses

    As the recent abduction of nearly 300 Nigerian girls by terror group Boko Haram sheds light on the dramatic situation

    Friday, May 9, 2014
    Pre 2015 News Archive66 310
  16. PAKISTAN: Law Passed: Punjab to have Commission on Status of Women

    The Punjab Assembly passed The Punjab Commission on the Status of Women Bill 2013 on Wednesday.

    Thursday, February 13, 2014
    Pre 2015 News Archive66 243
  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. AFGHANISTAN: Afghanistan Picks Woman for Senior Police Role

    Afghanistan has its first female police chief after appointing an officer with 25 years experience to head a district

    Wednesday, January 15, 2014
    Pre 2015 News Archive66 193
  19. KOSOVO & AFGHANISTAN: Efforts to Develop a Gender Perspective in NATO-Led Operations Get Mixed Review

    A searching independent review finds that NATO and its operational partners have made ‘significant progress' in

    Wednesday, October 23, 2013
    Pre 2015 News Archive66 120
  20. 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
  21. 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
  22. PAKISTAN: Human rights: UN Women to launch social reconstruction plan

    UN Women is set to launch a five-year programme on social stabilisation and reconstruction.

    Monday, July 8, 2013
    Pre 2015 News Archive65 999
  23. SOUTH ASIA: South Asia Women's Network Holds Strategic Planning Workshop

    The South Asia Women's Network (SWAN) found an opportunity to hold a Strategic Planning Workshop in Male (Maldives),

    Tuesday, July 2, 2013
    Pre 2015 News Archive65 994
  24. PAKISTAN: Pakistan India talks: Delhi Policy Group Chief Sees Hope for Peace Process

    Civil society activists in India are hopeful the government led by Nawaz Sharif will work towards improving ties with

    Tuesday, June 11, 2013
    Pre 2015 News Archive65 984
  25. PAKISTAN: 1,100 Women in Jails, 35 on Death Row

    Of nearly 75,000 prisoners in jails in Pakistan, around 1,100 are women, according to the Human Rights Commission of

    Monday, June 10, 2013
    Pre 2015 News Archive65 982
  26. INDIA: Supriya Sule to Launch Campaign for Women Empowerment

    NCP MP Supriya Sule along with her other colleagues will launch a campaign to make rural women financially stronger.

    Sunday, June 9, 2013
    Pre 2015 News Archive65 977
  27. 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
  28. 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
  29. BANGLADESH: 3-year Pilot Project on Women Empowerment

    The United Nations Population Fund (UNFPA) will provide $450,000 to the Bangladesh Women Chamber of Commerce and Indu

    Wednesday, May 29, 2013
    Pre 2015 News Archive65 971
  30. SRI LANKA: Sri Lankan Activist Conferred Peace Award

    The first Didi Nirmala Deshpande South Asian Peace and Justice Award for 2013 has been conferred on Sunila Abeysekera

    Saturday, May 25, 2013
    Pre 2015 News Archive65 966
  31. 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
  32. 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
  33. 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
  34. 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
  35. 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
  36. 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
  37. 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
  38. 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
  39. 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
  40. 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
  41. 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
  42. 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
  43. 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
  44. 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
  45. 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
  46. 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
  47. 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
  48. 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
  49. 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
  50. 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

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