“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
Inclusion of women in society indicates stability, and a stable Afghanistan will lead to greater international securi
The gender audit in peace building programme conducted in 10 districts from March-May 2014 states that the victims of
Senior UN human rights officials at a UN Human Rights Council event have called for immediate efforts to end caste-ba
The European Union has called on the Government of Pakistan to take stronger action to ensure the protection of the r
Year 2014 witnessed a steep rise in cases of harassment and molestation across the valley, and to protest against the
Millions of Afghans have cast their votes in a presidential run-off to elect a successor to Hamid Karzai, who has bee
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.
Osama bin Laden, Al-Zarqawi, Mullah Omar: we know these names because they were on a kill list, a targeted roster the
Kavita Krishnan is a central leader of the Communist Party of India―Marxist-Leninist (CPI-ML) and editor of its
There is a need for women to organise themselves as a pressure group to be able to carve a niche in the political sph
JAIPUR: The National Commission for Women, chairperson, Mamta Sharma on Friday hit out against Congress government in
As the recent abduction of nearly 300 Nigerian girls by terror group Boko Haram sheds light on the dramatic situation
The Punjab Assembly passed The Punjab Commission on the Status of Women Bill 2013 on Wednesday.
In India, a new female-friendly handgun has sparked renewed scrutiny over how women can protect themselves from sexua
Afghanistan has its first female police chief after appointing an officer with 25 years experience to head a district
A searching independent review finds that NATO and its operational partners have made ‘significant progress' in
Only a few months ago following the killing of First Lieutenant Isla Bibi, her female police force replacement Second
As the departure of the international security forces approaches, each day turns every bit of hope into desperation f
UN Women is set to launch a five-year programme on social stabilisation and reconstruction.
The South Asia Women's Network (SWAN) found an opportunity to hold a Strategic Planning Workshop in Male (Maldives),
Civil society activists in India are hopeful the government led by Nawaz Sharif will work towards improving ties with
Of nearly 75,000 prisoners in jails in Pakistan, around 1,100 are women, according to the Human Rights Commission of
NCP MP Supriya Sule along with her other colleagues will launch a campaign to make rural women financially stronger.
Imphal-based NGO Women Action for Development (WAD) has taken serious note of the growing crime against women in New
Rural Women demands right to land, employment quota for rural women, protection of violence against women and a compr
The United Nations Population Fund (UNFPA) will provide $450,000 to the Bangladesh Women Chamber of Commerce and Indu
The first Didi Nirmala Deshpande South Asian Peace and Justice Award for 2013 has been conferred on Sunila Abeysekera
The number of women and girls jailed by Afghan authorities for "moral crimes" has risen by 50 percent in th
Islamic fundamentalist politicians in Afghanistan have stopped a debate on whether to give parliamentary approval to
India's "Red Brigade" is a group of angry young women with a simple message for the country's sexual predat
1 Billion Rising campaign states, "One in three women on the planet will be raped or beaten in her lifetime"
A teenage Afghan rape victim who secured a rare conviction of her attacker has said she was assaulted this month for
Hundreds of protesters have gathered outside the prime minister's residence in Nepal for a 10th day to protest agains
A new report released by the UN says Afghan women are still victims of abuse despite some success by authorities in p
The Department for International Development (DFID) must do more to improve the lives of women in Afghanistan who con
“Following the political change of 2006, concrete steps have been taken to empower women and increase the propo
This information was shared at a ‘group discussion on women police' which was organised by a non-governmental o
Malala, 14, who suffered gunshot injuries to her head in the attack in Swat Oct.
Afridi's death, as one of the very few Pashtun women leaders in any field, leaves a large gap and begs the question o
The Fata Civil Secretariat earmarked Rs60 million in the ADP for tribal areas for current fiscal year under the head
“We do not want to go back on our gains.
The event was organised by Individualland, a research-based consultancy and advocacy group, supported by the Royal No
Tuesday's New York Times carried a fascinating article on its front page about the prospects for peace in Afghanistan
Japan's Foreign Minister Koichiro Gemba accepted the Institute's International Peace Building Award on behalf of the
The centre is part refuge, part meeting place. She is part tutor and part mentor to her visitors.
The US-led International Security Assistance Force initially said an air strike targeted about 45 insurgents, but lat
They were speaking at a seminar organised by a NGO on “role of women as leader in crisis” at the press cl