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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. 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
  3. 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
  4. 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
  5. 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
  6. STUDY: A Policy Framework for Women's Equal Rights: Issues, Concerns, and Recommendations

    The National Commission on the Status of Women (NCSW) initiated a study on women and policy in Pakistan at the beginn

    Thursday, June 13, 2013
    Reports/Policy Briefs90 813
  7. 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
  8. 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
  9. 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
  10. 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
  11. 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
  12. 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
  13. 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
  14. 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
  15. 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
  16. PAKISTAN: War on Terror Traumatizes Pakistani Women

    PESHAWAR, Pakistan, Apr 16, 2012 (IPS) - Collateral damage caused by the ‘war on terror', prosecuted by the Uni

    Monday, April 16, 2012
    Pre 2015 News Archive64 986
  17. 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
  18. 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
  19. 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
  20. 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
  21. PAKISTAN: Pro-Women Laws Take Hold in Pakistan

    Women in Pakistan have faced formidable challenges in their efforts to achieve gender equality and address gender-bas

    Monday, March 26, 2012
    Pre 2015 News Archive64 946
  22. 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
  23. 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
  24. PAKISTAN: Pakistan to Imprison and Discharge Three Peacekeepers for Sexual Abuse

    Three Pakistani policemen serving with the UN in Haiti will be sentenced to prison for sexual exploitation and abuse,

    Tuesday, March 13, 2012
    Pre 2015 News Archive64 924
  25. PAKISTAN: Women and peace-building

    In historically evolved patriarchal tradition and tribal-based social structures, women's role has been downplayed in

    Thursday, March 8, 2012
    Pre 2015 News Archive64 889
  26. 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
    Pre 2015 News Archive64 816
  27. 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
  28. 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
  29. 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
  30. PAKISTAN: Demand for Women's Education on Rise in Pakistan: Expert

    The demand for women's education is on upswing in Pakistan where even parents in rural areas are motivated to send th

    Tuesday, June 7, 2011
    Pre 2015 News Archive63 888
  31. 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
  32. PAKISTAN: $750 Million Earmarked for Pakistan's Tribal Women

    Stung by fresh US criticism of its ability to defeat the Taliban on the Afghan border, Pakistan is turning to women i

    Wednesday, April 13, 2011
    Pre 2015 News Archive63 581
  33. PAKISTAN: Militancy Takes on a Female Face

    On December 25, a female suicide bomber, not more than 18 years of age, blew herself up killing at least 47 people an

    Monday, January 17, 2011
    Pre 2015 News Archive63 054
  34. What Do Men and Women do in Agriculture?

    Gender refers to the cultural construction of sexual differences.

    Tuesday, November 2, 2010
    Reports/Policy Briefs90 021
  35. PAKISTAN: Speakers Urge Govt to Protect Women Rights During Conflicts

    Participants here at a seminar on Monday called upon the government to fulfill its obligations under the UN resolutio

    Tuesday, August 3, 2010
    Pre 2015 News Archive61 734
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  37. 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
  38. PAKISTAN: Pakistan, US Discuss Women Empowerment Initiatives

    As a part of the US – Pakistan Strategic Dialogue initiated in March, 2010 by US Secretary of State Hilary Clin

    Saturday, June 26, 2010
    Pre 2015 News Archive61 360
  39. PAKISTAN: 'Open Day 1325' Observed

    UNIFEM and leading women and civil society organisations in Pakistan organised “Open Day 1325” here the o

    Wednesday, June 16, 2010
    Pre 2015 News Archive61 259
  40. PAKISTAN: Global Open Day: Pakistani Women Call for Action Plan on Security Council Resolution 1325

    The Special Envoy of the UN Secretary-General for Assistance to Pakistan, Jean-Maurice Ripert, met with representativ

    Tuesday, June 15, 2010
    Pre 2015 News Archive61 273
  41. PAKISTAN: Prime Minister Says Women Parliamentarians Can Become Catalyst for Change

    For sustainable solution to existing security situation faced by the country due to ongoing conflict at western borde

    Wednesday, May 26, 2010
    Pre 2015 News Archive61 138
  42. INTERNATIONAL: Women and Girls are Key to Security

    What do women fishing, school building and better farming skills have to do with U.S. national security?

    Monday, March 8, 2010
    Pre 2015 News Archive60 690
  43. Non-Military Variables of Security: Voices from Pakistan

    Women in Security, Conflict Management and Peace (WISCOMP) organized a roundtable to address the issue of human secur

    Wednesday, January 31, 2001 - 19:00
    Initiatives72 116
  44. Pakistan-India Peoples Forum for Peace and Democracy (PIPFPD) 10TH Anniversary

    An Indian delegation of peace activists, social workers and artistes will cross the border at Wagah to participate in

    Thursday, September 2, 2004 - 20:00
    Initiatives72 196
  45. CONFERENCE: Conference on Peace, Security, Governance Held

    The first international conference on peace, security and governance was organised by the Centre for Peace, Security

    Saturday, February 12, 2011 - 19:00
    Initiatives73 002
  46. RADIO SEGMENT/TRANSCRIPT: Pakistan Fights Radicalisation by Improving Women's Welfare

    Pakistan has earmarked 750-million dollars to create jobs and alleviate poverty in its troubled border regions with A

    Wednesday, April 13, 2011 - 20:00
    Initiatives73 159
  47. PAKISTAN: Media Vows to Promote Working Women's Rights

    Media in Pakistan has resolved to play a key role in empowering women and promoting their rights by improving their p

    Sunday, September 25, 2011 - 20:00
    Initiatives73 327
  48. PAKISTAN: Fiza Vows to Continue Struggle for Women's Empowerment in Ministerial Meeting

    Goodwill Ambassador for Women's Empowerment, Syeda Fiza Batool Gilani Thursday reiterated to continue struggle for th

    Wednesday, June 6, 2012 - 20:00
    Initiatives73 380
  49. APPEAL: to the Pakistan Government to Take Urgent Action on the Attempted Assassination Of Young Defender Malala Yousafzai

    The Observatory for the Protection of Human Rights Defenders, a joint programme of the International Federati

    Wednesday, October 10, 2012 - 20:00
    Initiatives73 492
  50. DOCUMENTARY: Outlawed in Pakistan

    When 13-year-old Kainat Soomro accused four men of gang rape, she risked everything: her reputation, her education an

    Wednesday, May 29, 2013 - 20:00
    Initiatives73 709