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  1. Campaign Against the Hudood Ordinance

    The Joint Action Committee (JAC) and the Women's Action Forum (WAF) held a demonstration on Tuesday demanding the gov

    Tuesday, August 10, 2004 - 20:00
    Initiatives72 107
  2. Creating Economic Opportunities for Pakistani Women

    Women in Pakistan face especially formidable obstacles in their search for better lives and opportunities for themsel

    Wednesday, June 30, 2004 - 20:00
    Initiatives72 109
  3. Women's Bill Introduced in Pakistan

    A bill to abolish laws that discriminate against women in Pakistan has been presented before Pakistan's parliament.

    Tuesday, March 30, 2004 - 19:00
    Initiatives72 113
  4. Sixteen Days of Activism Against Gender Violence

    Like every year, Working Women Organization is organizing the campaign on “Sixteen Days of Activism Against Gen

    Tuesday, December 9, 2003 - 19:00
    Initiatives72 115
  5. 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
  6. Call to End Violence

    Dear All,

    Saturday, December 31, 2005 - 19:00
    Initiatives72 118
  7. Women Making Airwaves for Peace: Call for Applications for the Seminar in Bangalore

    Call for Applications

    (deadline January 3, 2010)

    Saturday, January 2, 2010 - 19:00
    Initiatives72 119
  8. Letter Campaign for Peace in Sri Lanka

    The Women's Network for Peace and Freedom is dismayed by the deteriorating situation in Sri Lanka, and by the failure

    Friday, January 14, 2005 - 19:00
    Initiatives72 120
  9. Letter Writing Campaign - WOREC NEPAL - Women Human Rights Defenders Assaulted and Beaten

    WOREC Nepal and NAWHRDs is appalled and deeply shocked on hearing the cruel brutality of the Police a

    Wednesday, December 31, 2008 - 19:00
    Initiatives72 121
  10. International Campaign on Women Human Rights Defenders opens global consultation meeting in Sri Lanka

    Nearly 200 activists from approximately 70 countries worldwide gathered yesterday in Colombo, Sri Lanka, to begin an

    Tuesday, November 29, 2005 - 19:00
    Initiatives72 122
  11. Call for Papers - Pakistan Journal for Women

    Journal for Women's Studies: Alam-e-Niswan invites submissions for its 2009 Special Issue (vo

    Wednesday, December 31, 2008 - 19:00
    Initiatives72 123
  12. Tamil Eelam Women Associations in Kilinochchi

    October 3, 2004 – (TamilNet) A "Confluence" of Tamil Eelam Women Associations, Sangamam, was held in

    Saturday, October 2, 2004 - 20:00
    Initiatives72 124
  13. South Asian Campaign to End All Violence against Women

    The six-year, six-country, South Asian Campaign to End All Violence against Women - or the 'WE CAN" campaign - a

    Wednesday, December 31, 2003 - 19:00
    Initiatives72 125
  14. LTTE Women's Unit Releases Film on Liberation Struggle

    Part 2 of the "Akkini Paravaikal" (Volcanic Birds) of Nitharsanam Women Unit of the Liberation Tigers of Ta

    Friday, October 1, 2004 - 20:00
    Initiatives72 126
  15. Campaign

    The National Council for Peace in Sri Lanka launched the Campaign "From one year to Ceasefire to Permanent Peace

    Tuesday, April 29, 2003 - 20:00
    Initiatives72 127
  16. The Scholar of Peace Fellowships

    Women in Security, Conflict Management and Peace (WISCOMP) invites applications from South Asian professionals

    Tuesday, September 14, 2004 - 20:00
    Initiatives72 128
  17. Women's Journey to Peace: Strenghtening the Next Steps Forward Workshop

    WOMEN'S JOURNEY, SRI LANKA – SOUTH AFRICA 2003

    Wednesday, January 29, 2003 - 19:00
    Initiatives72 129
  18. Memorandum to the Government, the LTTE, and the Norwegian Facilitators From Women's Organizations of Sri Lanka

    We, the representatives of women's organizations in Sri Lanka came together in Colombo, Sri Lanka on 7 June 2002 to m

    Sunday, June 9, 2002 - 20:00
    Initiatives72 130
  19. Trascending Conflict Workshop

    Forty-five young researchers, practitioners and students from Pakistan, Sri Lanka, Nepal, Bangladesh, Tibet and India

    Sunday, June 1, 2003 - 20:00
    Initiatives72 131
  20. Women's Initiative for Peace in Nagaland and Sri Lanka

    Women in Security, Conflict Management and Peace (WISCOMP) jointly with the National Peace Council from Sri Lanka, or

    Sunday, December 31, 2000 - 19:00
    Initiatives72 136
  21. Ceasefire Agreement Vigil

    A civil society vigil was held in honor of the 100 days of the ceasefire agreement.

    Saturday, May 31, 2008 - 20:00
    Initiatives72 137
  22. War Will Never Win Peace - Say Yes To Ceasefire To Win Peace

    25,000 posters carrying the phrase: "WAR WILL NEVER WIN PEACE - SAY YES TO CEASEFIRE TO WIN PEACE" were pri

    Friday, December 31, 1999 - 19:00
    Initiatives72 138
  23. Regional Dialogue on Women Building Peace: 'Strengthening Women Building Peace in South Asia'

    Regional Dialogues on Women Building Peace

    Sunday, June 24, 2001 - 20:00
    Initiatives72 139
  24. Southeast Asian Workshop on Emergency Contraception

    Recognizing the urgent need to address the political, structural and cultural barriers to mainstreaming Emergency Con

    Monday, September 30, 2002 - 20:00
    Initiatives72 140
  25. International Rescue Committee 16 Days Blog

    The International Rescue Committee is working with writer, photographer and long-time women's advocate Ann Jones to g

    Tuesday, November 24, 2009 - 19:00
    Initiatives72 158
  26. Stand With Afghan Women & Girls

    As the international community and the Afghan government gather in Paris on June 12 to review the effectiveness of ai

    Wednesday, June 11, 2008 - 20:00
    Initiatives72 163
  27. 88 Day Campaign Regarding Violence Against Women

    Public meetings and rallies will be organiZed in the source areas and local NGOs are participating in this movement.

    Sunday, December 4, 2005 - 19:00
    Initiatives72 190
  28. Protect Women from Violence in Gujarat, India

    Victims continue to seek justice for the February 2002 attacks against the Muslim minority in Gujarat, India.

    Sunday, March 27, 2005 - 19:00
    Initiatives72 193
  29. 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
  30. Rural Indian Women Organize Violence Prevention

    Though women throughout Medak have formed local watchdog groups, as day laborers making less than $1/day, they can't

    Tuesday, August 31, 2004 - 20:00
    Initiatives72 199
  31. Dalit Women and Girls Receive Health Education

    For South Indian women and girls of the Dalit and tribal castes, poverty, and the medical establishment's disregard m

    Monday, May 31, 2004 - 20:00
    Initiatives72 200
  32. Women Students Prevent Incest and Help Victims

    Studies conducted by RAHI amongst women college students in India have shown that incest/child sexual abuse is preval

    Monday, July 19, 2004 - 20:00
    Initiatives72 204
  33. Sewing Cooperative for Isolated Muslim Women

    In the Muslim-dominated slum of Hyderabad, young women have a difficult time generating income due to the “purd

    Thursday, July 29, 2004 - 20:00
    Initiatives72 206
  34. Celebrating Resistance

    Date: September 2-4, 2004
    Time: 10 AM - 7:30 PM
    Location: Indian Social Institute, New Delhi

    Wednesday, September 1, 2004 - 20:00
    Initiatives72 207
  35. Creative Media Workshop on Gender, Media and Human Rights

    The workshop is intended for gender and media activists, peace activists, journalists, creative non-fiction writers,

    Friday, January 21, 2005 - 19:00
    Initiatives72 210
  36. Kashmiri Women's Writers Meeting

    The Athwaas initiative, from the Women in Security, Conflict Management and Peace, organized a Kahsmiri Women's Write

    Thursday, October 2, 2003 - 20:00
    Initiatives72 214
  37. ATHWAAS: Building Constituencies of Peace

    ATHWAAS, which meaning is a warm greeting or shake of the hand, is a women initiative that look to build safe spaces

    Sunday, August 31, 2003 - 20:00
    Initiatives72 218
  38. Breaking the Silence: Women and Kashmir

    Women in Security, Conflict Management and Peace organized a roundtable in December 2000 to discuss the important rol

    Thursday, November 30, 2000 - 19:00
    Initiatives72 219
  39. Kashmir: A Journey in Quest of Peace

    Women's Initiative for Peace in South Asia (WIPSA) visited Jammu and Kashmir from 24th June to 3rd July 2000.

    Friday, June 30, 2000 - 20:00
    Initiatives72 221
  40. The Sari Soldiers Screening at IFC

    ICTJ's Pivot Pictures, in partnership with Julie Bridgham (Butter Lamp Films) and our local Nepali partner Media for

    Thursday, August 13, 2009 - 20:00
    Initiatives72 223
  41. Helping Low Caste Women Access Credit in Nepal

    In the only plain of Nepal, the culture in Terai is notorious for dowry, purdah and caste systems that cause for the

    Monday, May 31, 2004 - 20:00
    Initiatives72 225
  42. Innovative Postal Campaign Brings HIV Messages Nationwide in Nepal

    In order to reach the many Nepalese who live beyond the scope of regular mass media HIV/AIDS prevention campaigns, PS

    Thursday, February 19, 2004 - 19:00
    Initiatives72 228
  43. Honor the Dead, Respond with Peace

    On the International Peace Day, Nepali women will hold a women's panel discussion assessing the need of the voice and

    Saturday, September 20, 2003 - 20:00
    Initiatives72 230
  44. Women Building Peace

    The Institute of Human Rights Communication Nepal (IHRICON) has established Community Women Peace Volunteers in 5 dis

    Tuesday, December 31, 2002 - 19:00
    Initiatives72 231
  45. Statement Read on Behalf of Afghan Women to the London Conference on Afghanistan

    As the only Afghan woman scheduled to address the plenary, I must spend a moment to focus on women's needs and priori

    Wednesday, January 27, 2010 - 19:00
    Initiatives72 340
  46. Afghan Women's Leaders' Priorities for Stabilization: Statement and Recommendations By Afghan Women's Network

    In the lead-up to the 28 January London Conference on Afghanistan, Afghan women human rights defenders released the f

    Tuesday, January 26, 2010 - 19:00
    Initiatives72 341
  47. Afghan Women Unite for Peace

    In Kandahar, one of the most violent provinces in Afghanistan, women are gathering for peace because they are tired o

    Saturday, March 7, 2009 - 19:00
    Initiatives72 344
  48. Repression of Women and Girls in Western Afghanistan

    Afghanistan is what Amnesty International deems a "human rights catastrophe".

    Thursday, March 25, 2004 - 19:00
    Initiatives72 349
  49. STATEMENT: Report from Afghanistan: Women's participation in Elections is Essential

    Editorial statement by Congresswoman Niki Tsongas

    Thursday, June 10, 2010 - 20:00
    Initiatives72 408
  50. BLOG: Callison: Watertown Teacher Driven to Empower Afghan Women

    These are the faces that Mary Redlin still sees, days after she returned from Afghanistan:

    Monday, August 30, 2010 - 20:00
    Initiatives72 431

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