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  1. PAKISTAN: Pakistani Policewomen

    April, Syeda Ghazala made headlines in Pakistan, becoming the first female to head a major police station in restive

    Tuesday, July 29, 2014
    Pre 2015 News Archive66 451
  2. PAKISTAN: Political empowerment: Fencing in the women of Balochistan

    Islamabad: While candidates for next month's mayoral elections in Balochistan come from across the political spectrum

    Friday, May 9, 2014
    Pre 2015 News Archive66 318
  3. PAKISTAN: Women's Role in Democracy Pivotal

    The role of women in politics of the country from the platform of the Pakistan Muslim League-Nawaz (PMLN) was filled

    Sunday, October 27, 2013
    Pre 2015 News Archive66 122
  4. PAKISTAN: Women's Representation: Reduction in Local Govt Seats Decried

    The National Commission on the Status of Women (NCSW) and civil society members expressed concern over the reduced nu

    Wednesday, September 4, 2013
    Pre 2015 News Archive66 058
  5. PAKISTAN: No Bigger Cruelty Than Depriving Women From Voting: SC

    The Supreme Court on Tuesday observed that there was no cruelty bigger than depriving women from their right to vote.

    Wednesday, September 4, 2013
    Pre 2015 News Archive66 060
  6. PAKISTAN: Laws on Women's Issues: All-female Committee to Start Dialogue Soon

    To initiate consultation with different stakeholders on laws for women's issues, the Sindh government formed an eight

    Thursday, August 1, 2013
    Pre 2015 News Archive66 027
  7. PAKISTAN: Awareness Stressed for Women's Participation in Electoral Process

    Speakers stressed on the need for education, awareness and training to enhance participation of women in the electora

    Wednesday, July 10, 2013
    Pre 2015 News Archive66 007
  8. 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
  9. PAKISTAN: Despite Threats, Pakistani Women Cast Votes in Election

    Despite threats from militant groups, many women headed to the polls in Pakistan to vote in the country's historic el

    Saturday, May 11, 2013
    Pre 2015 News Archive65 949
  10. PAKISTAN: GEM Promotes Gender Inclusive Elections in Pakistan

    The Gender Concerns International's Gender Election Monitoring (GEM) Mission has deployed 15 international and 50 nat

    Tuesday, May 7, 2013
    Pre 2015 News Archive65 946
  11. PAKISTAN: Daring Woman Enters the Contest

    “My sole motive is to serve my people, especially women who have had no role in politics so far.

    Tuesday, April 9, 2013
    Pre 2015 News Archive65 927
  12. PAKISTAN: Women Take the Stage Against Taliban

    The Taliban may have placed a ban on theatre, but women in Pakistan's northern provinces won't allow the threat of th

    Friday, April 5, 2013
    Pre 2015 News Archive65 925
  13. PAKISTAN: Woman Runs for Election in Pakistan Tribal Area

    For most women in Pakistan's war-torn and ultra-conservative frontier region, casting a vote in an election is an imp

    Monday, April 1, 2013
    Pre 2015 News Archive65 905
  14. PAKISTAN: PTI Elections: Ayla Strong Candidate for Women Wing's Leadership

    The party elections of Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf (PTI) are being held in Lahore today.

    Thursday, March 21, 2013
    Pre 2015 News Archive65 881
  15. PAKISTAN: Ex-women MPAS Feel Political Culture Not Favourable

    The majority of the women elected to the last Khyber Pakhtunkhwa Assembly on reserved seats have applied for tickets

    Thursday, March 21, 2013
    Pre 2015 News Archive65 908
  16. PAKISTAN: Pakistan's Women Get Seats at the Bottom Table

    Tanvir Zehra is one of thousands of women across Pakistan entering politics for the first time.

    Sunday, March 17, 2013
    Pre 2015 News Archive65 902
  17. PAKISTAN: Quota for Women on General Election Seats Stressed

    Speakers reiterated the demand of quota for women on general election seats and urged political leadership to finance

    Thursday, January 31, 2013
    Pre 2015 News Archive65 774
  18. PAKISTAN: Petition for Direct Election of Women

    A civil society activist on Tuesday filed a petition in the Islamabad High Court (IHC) seeking direct elections of wo

    Tuesday, January 15, 2013
    Pre 2015 News Archive65 739
  19. PAKISTAN: Women Politicians Receive Training on Peacebuilding

    A two-day training workshop for women politicians on “Leadership, peace-building, advocacy and effective media

    Sunday, January 13, 2013
    Pre 2015 News Archive65 724
  20. PAKISTAN: Towards Women Empowerment

    It was stressed that representation of women in Parliament and the Senate must be between 33 and 50 per cent.

    Monday, October 15, 2012
    Pre 2015 News Archive65 514
  21. 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
  22. PAKISTAN: 40 Million Women Registered With Computerized National Identity Cards

    In August 2011, UN Women signed a Memorandum of Understanding with Pakistan's National Database and Registration Auth

    Thursday, October 4, 2012
    Pre 2015 News Archive65 462
  23. PAKISTAN: The Next General Elections -- Some Pre-Requisites

    First of all, Pakistan being a multinational federal state, the parliament ought to be so constituted as to ensure fa

    Friday, September 28, 2012
    Pre 2015 News Archive65 484
  24. PAKISTAN: New Commission on Female Status Remains in Limbo

    The slow progress stands in contrast to the government's tall claims regarding women development and empowerment &mda

    Thursday, September 20, 2012
    Pre 2015 News Archive65 386
  25. PAKISTAN: Call to Ensure Voting Rights for Dir Women

    Speaking at a news conference at the Timergara Press Club, a group of NGOs' representatives led by Akbar Khan alleged

    Monday, September 17, 2012
    Pre 2015 News Archive65 359
  26. PAKISTAN: PPP Protected Minorities, Women Rights'

    Talking to APP, he said reservation of four seats for minorities in the Senate and work on 'Minorities Protection Bil

    Monday, September 10, 2012
    Pre 2015 News Archive65 324
  27. PAKISTAN: Building a Bridge

    Peace building efforts between India and Pakistan are not for bilateral talks at the diplomatic level alone.

    Wednesday, September 5, 2012
    Pre 2015 News Archive65 297
  28. PAKISTAN: Women's True Participation in Political Process Demanded

    Participants of a national consultation have demanded representation of female political workers in all party ranks t

    Thursday, June 28, 2012
    Pre 2015 News Archive65 179
  29. PAKISTAN: Peace Activist Mossarat Qadeem Enlists Mothers to Fight Terrorism in Pakistan

    Her phone rang at 9 p.m. “Can you come tonight? He's home.” The voice was anxious.

    Sunday, May 27, 2012
    Pre 2015 News Archive65 087
  30. BURMA: Suu Kyi's Victory and Women's Empowerment

    MYANMAR'S Election Commission announced last week the landslide victory of the opposition National League of Democrac

    Monday, April 16, 2012
    Pre 2015 News Archive64 989
  31. PAKISTAN: Women Heralding the Winds of Change in Pakistan

    Karachi, Pakistan - From a country where terrorism, extremism, inner strife and polarisation continue to eat at its r

    Friday, April 13, 2012
    Pre 2015 News Archive64 979
  32. PAKISTAN: Politics, Islam, and the Status of Women in Pakistan

    Two months ago, in February 2012, a victory was won in the battle for more effective legal provisions for women in Pa

    Thursday, April 12, 2012
    Pre 2015 News Archive64 997
  33. PAKISTAN: Importance of Women's Participation in Polls Stressed

    Speakers at the ‘Collective Action for Ensuring Women's and Girl's Participation in Electoral Processes in Paki

    Wednesday, April 4, 2012
    Pre 2015 News Archive64 957
  34. PAKISTAN: OPINION: A Pakistani Spring Must Find its Roots in its Investment in Women

    When the Pakistani director Sharmeen Obaid-Chinoy recently won the Oscar for Best Documentary Short for her film Savi

    Monday, March 19, 2012
    Pre 2015 News Archive64 918
  35. PAKISTAN: Women Urged to Play Role in Restoration of Peace

    PESHAWAR, March 17: Speakers at a seminar here on Saturday urged women to play their role in restoration of peace by

    Sunday, March 18, 2012
    Pre 2015 News Archive64 921
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  38. SOUTH ASIA: Global activists against child marriage garner support in S. Asia

    Scores of South Asian charities struggling to curb high child-marriage rates are backing a global movement spearheade

    Friday, February 10, 2012
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  43. PAKISTAN: Empowering Women - Elevating the Nation and Economy

    How can we, as a nation in times like today, survive let alone talk of progressing if the women in our society are ta

    Saturday, January 7, 2012
    Pre 2015 News Archive64 652
  44. PAKISTAN: Black Clouds and Silver Linings

    Wednesday, January 4, 2012
    Pre 2015 News Archive64 612
  45. SOUTH ASIA: Asian Women Shine in Politics

    Thursday, December 22, 2011
    Pre 2015 News Archive64 588
  46. 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
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  48. PAKISTAN: Ministry and UN Women Sign MoU for Women Empowerment

    The Finance Division of the government of Pakistan and the United Nations Entity for Gender Equality and the Empowerm

    Wednesday, October 5, 2011
    Pre 2015 News Archive64 289
  49. PAKISTAN: Women Status Seems Progressive-way in Pakistan

    Statistics shows the status of women is better than last couple of years in Pakistan.

    Saturday, September 17, 2011
    Pre 2015 News Archive64 158
  50. PAKISTAN: Pakistan Appoints First Female Foreign Minister

    Pakistan has appointed its first female foreign minister, filling a key Cabinet position days ahead of peace talks wi

    Wednesday, July 20, 2011
    Pre 2015 News Archive64 107

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