Keen to defend the country's record because of candidacy for the Nov 12 election to HRC and hopes of qualifying for n
Mi Kun Chan Non, a representative of the Mon Women's Organization, and one of the only two female observers of the Mo
Several of them are regular visitors to Peshawar High Court where their respective cases have long been pending.
Speaking at the launch ceremony held at the Pacific Islands Forum Secretariat in Suva, Fiji, the Forum Chair, Hon.
A pair of Iranian dissidents — a jailed human rights lawyer and a banned filmmaker -- were named winners Friday
The Department for International Development (DFID) must do more to improve the lives of women in Afghanistan who con
A United Nations independent expert today called on the world body's General Assembly, as well as civil society, to t
The protesting female workers led by PTI leader Aysha Gulalay Wazir were holding placards and banners inscribed with
Nobel Prize winner Shirin Ebadi spoke to Sophie Claudet last week on the sidelines of the Women's Forum in Deauville,
Other districts are Lahore, Okara, Sargodha, Faisalabad, Rawalpindi, Sialkot, Gujrat, DG Khan, Pakpattan, Muzaffargar
The report adds that the FIRs of around 59 per cent of the cases in the province were not registered.
Activists said the provincial government should appoint an ombudsperson to redress women's complaints against harassm
Afghan women's safety activists say a new partnership with religious leaders can help stop Taliban attacks on girls a
The decade-long war in Afghanistan has been the focus of countless books and exhibitions, but there is one view of th
The news that the Taliban gunned down a schoolgirl last week shocked the world, but not a young woman named Noorjahan
In the latest incident, an 18-year-old identified only as Najibullah was arrested on October 13 in connection with th
In Kyrgyzstan, someone who steals a cow could go to prison for up to 11 years.
“Following the political change of 2006, concrete steps have been taken to empower women and increase the propo
Mohammad Ishaq Aloko told TOLOnews that because most women in the remote areas of the country do not have access to o
This information was shared at a ‘group discussion on women police' which was organised by a non-governmental o
Police statistics and assessments by non-government organisations (NGOs) working to establish women's rights show tha
Many were randomly scattered by Tamil Tiger rebels in the final months before their defeat.
The Resolution 1325 is the first resolution ever passed by the UN Security Council which laid the foundation for equa
Based in Ambon, the provincial capital of Maluku and the site of the most severe violence between Christians and Musl
Palestinian women have long been known for being an integral part of Palestinian society, whether working for local b
The lack of women's economic and political participation, and lack of women's education, kept Arab countries from dev
In addition to the 123 heads of state who will meet for the Sept. 25-Oct. 1 annual gathering of U.N.
Kurds are a forgotten people.
It was stressed that representation of women in Parliament and the Senate must be between 33 and 50 per cent.
As the dark-grey rain clouds gather and another late afternoon monsoon downpour threatens to unleash itself on the ci
The faces of five men in business suits and one woman in a white head scarf beam under the slogan “Modern Hebro
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 aid plans were launched earlier this year by Norway, the World Bank, European Union, United Kingdom, United Natio
While presiding over a meeting of civil society organisations' representatives on Thursday, NCWS Chairperson Anis Har
“While both the organisations sent in our full documents to the Commission on the 10th, as per the deadline for
“There will be no significant rehabilitation or reconstruction of war-torn societies without women,” the
Sok Samith told of her Vietnamese friend impregnated by rape, forced to work in shackles and then sent to prison wher
Human rights activists in Iran are subjected to beatings with batons, mock hangings, rape, sleep deprivation, and thr
The draft proposal of a new constitution for Egypt, has caused fiery protests from civil society and women's organiza
WE Act 1325 wishes to be counted among the many civil society organizations and other stakeholders who celebrate the
Legal Awareness Programme for Human Rights (LAPH) organised the workshop to sensitise journalists to the issue and wa
From high-level public figures to grassroots activists, the winners include a survivor of a rocket-propelled grenade
The Fata Civil Secretariat earmarked Rs60 million in the ADP for tribal areas for current fiscal year under the head
I woke up early that Sunday morning last May to attend the Nakba Day at Kass-Kass Park, just outside of Shatila Pales
“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
Outgoing head of the ICRC delegation in Afghanistan, Reto Stocker, a seven-year veteran of Afghan aid efforts, said a
The conflict in Mindanao has by some estimates cost the lives of at least 120,000 people since the 1970s and displace