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  1. SRI LANKA: Sri Lanka Has Taken Concrete Steps to Address Violence Against Women

    Sri Lanka says the country has taken concrete steps to address the issue of violence against women, in line with its

    Friday, June 13, 2014
    Pre 2015 News Archive66 363
  2. INDIA: Indian Women Fight Back Against Violence, Oppression

    Kavita Krishnan is a central leader of the Communist Party of India―Marxist-Leninist (CPI-ML) and editor of its

    Sunday, May 11, 2014
    Pre 2015 News Archive66 316
  3. 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
  4. INDIA: India's Women-Friendly Gun Renews Debate Over Self-Defense Against Rape

    In India, a new female-friendly handgun has sparked renewed scrutiny over how women can protect themselves from sexua

    Tuesday, January 21, 2014
    Pre 2015 News Archive66 212
  5. REPORT: Women and Conflict in Afghanistan

    Executive Summary

    Monday, October 14, 2013
    Reports/Policy Briefs90 844
  6. AFGHANISTAN: Woman Police Officer Survives Violent Assassination Attempt

    Only a few months ago following the killing of First Lieutenant Isla Bibi, her female police force replacement Second

    Tuesday, September 17, 2013
    Pre 2015 News Archive66 078
  7. 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
  8. INDIA: Women Hit Back at India's Rape Culture

    The male tormentor of the young women of the Madiyav slum did not spot the danger until it was too late.

    Saturday, April 6, 2013
    Pre 2015 News Archive65 919
  9. INDIA: Three Indian Brothers Feted By the US for Empowering Indian Women

    Three Indian brothers, Ravi, Rishi, and Nishi Kant have received the prestigious Vital Voices Global leadership award

    Friday, April 5, 2013
    Pre 2015 News Archive65 911
  10. PAKISTAN: Growing Risks for Aid Workers in Pakistan

    PESHAWAR, 7 January 2013 (IRIN) - There was no warning when gunmen killed seven aid workers with local NGO Support Wi

    Monday, January 7, 2013
    Pre 2015 News Archive65 812
  11. 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
  12. NEPAL: Growing 'Entertainment' Industry Traps Nepali Girls

    Almost unnoticed, Nepal's burgeoning adult entertainment industry has been drawing young girls away from being traffi

    Sunday, July 8, 2012
    Pre 2015 News Archive65 221
  13. AFGHANISTAN: Extremists Poisoned Schoolgirls' Water, Officials Say

    Kabul, Afghanistan (CNN) -- At least 140 Afghan schoolgirls and female teachers were admitted to a local hospital Tue

    Wednesday, April 18, 2012
    Pre 2015 News Archive65 002
  14. 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
  15. INTERNATIONAL: Can we End Rape as Tool of War?

    We first thought about starting this piece with the story of Saleha Begum, a survivor of Bangladesh's 1971 war in whi

    Wednesday, February 8, 2012
    Pre 2015 News Archive64 786
  16. PAKISTAN: A Monumental Triumph

    The fact that within a period of one month Pakistan has passed three pro-women bills can be considered a tremendous a

    Wednesday, December 14, 2011
    Pre 2015 News Archive64 533
  17. PAKISTAN: Pakistan passes law to stop 'anti-women practices' - paper

    Pakistan's parliament has passed a landmark law aimed at strengthening protection for women facing economic and socia

    Thursday, November 17, 2011
    Pre 2015 News Archive64 435
  18. AFGHANISTAN: Women and Reconciliation: What are the Concerns?

    Peace is not made with friends, it is made with enemies.

    Tuesday, August 30, 2011
    Pre 2015 News Archive64 209
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  20. AFGHANISTAN: Untenable Situation for Civilians

    Decades of armed conflict, ongoing violence and high unemployment have left millions of men and women in Iraq struggl

    Tuesday, March 15, 2011
    Pre 2015 News Archive63 438
  21. Afghanistan Annual Report on the Protection of Civilians in Armed Conflict

    The human cost of the armed conflict in Afghanistan grew in 2010.

    Tuesday, March 15, 2011
    Reports/Policy Briefs90 337
  22. PAKISTAN: Stop Rape Campaign Mobilizes Young Men in Pakistan

    On the 100th anniversary of International Women's Day, Rizwan Latif, a national UN Volunteer Outreach and Capacity De

    Thursday, March 10, 2011
    Pre 2015 News Archive63 394
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  24. PAKISTAN: IDPs in Mohmand Agency Hit by Border Closure

    Thousands of people displaced from their homes by fighting between Pakistani government forces and militants in Mohma

    Wednesday, February 23, 2011
    Pre 2015 News Archive63 297
  25. KASHMIR: Each District to have a Womens' Police Station in Kashmir

    Many aspects of normal civilian life are compromised in Kashmir, as in any area of conflict.

    Saturday, February 19, 2011
    Pre 2015 News Archive63 266
  26. AFGHANISTAN: Afghan Women's Leaders Fight Proposed Shelter Regulation

    Afghan women's leaders announced at a press conference this morning in Kabul that they will fight the proposed regula

    Thursday, February 17, 2011
    Pre 2015 News Archive63 263
  27. AFGHANISTAN: Afghan Women Bemoan Rights Pledges

    They sit patiently in the lobby of the directorate of women's rights at the women's ministry, their sad, bruised face

    Wednesday, January 19, 2011
    Pre 2015 News Archive63 044
  28. KASHMIR: Crime Against Women Up; 520 Rapes, 2536 Kidnappings in Four Years

    Primarily, as a result of negligible conviction rate, the graph of crime against women in Kashmir has touched an all

    Thursday, January 13, 2011
    Pre 2015 News Archive63 039
  29. AFGHANISTAN: Protection for Afghan Women a Crucial Role

    Three years ago, I visited a hospital in southern Afghanistan renovated by Australian Defence Force engineers.

    Saturday, January 8, 2011
    Pre 2015 News Archive62 915
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  31. AFGHANISTAN: UN Says Afghanistan Failing on Protecting Women's Basic Rights

    The United Nations says traditional women's rights are being violated across Afghanistan, urging the country's leader

    Thursday, December 9, 2010
    Pre 2015 News Archive62 773
  32. AFGHANISTAN: Veiled Rebellion

    Twenty-five years ago an Afghan girl with green eyes haunted the cover of National Geographic.

    Thursday, December 2, 2010
    Pre 2015 News Archive62 730
  33. PAKISTAN: Pakistani Police Involved in Rape, Rights Violations

    A large number of police officials across Pakistan have been booked for rape and human rights violations in the last

    Thursday, November 18, 2010
    Pre 2015 News Archive62 605
  34. AFGHANISTAN: Sima Samar Calls Attention to Afghan Women in Crossfire

    Nine years after the overthrow of the Taliban, the women of Afghanistan continue to fight for basic human rights.

    Thursday, November 18, 2010
    Pre 2015 News Archive62 610
  35. SRI LANKA: Government Accused of Abandoning War-Affected Women

    The Organization for Freedom of Women, in a press meet held Sunday in ‘Tilak' hotel in Jaffna, accused Sri Lank

    Tuesday, November 9, 2010
    Pre 2015 News Archive62 482
  36. SRI LANKA: Women, Peace and Security

    The adoption of the Security Council Resolution 1325 (2000), ten years ago, was a landmark in our efforts to recogniz

    Monday, November 1, 2010
    Pre 2015 News Archive62 504
  37. PAKISTAN: Two-Day Conference on Gender and Policing

    ISLAMABAD: A two-day regional conference on gender and policing began on Tuesday at the Islamabad National Library.

    Wednesday, October 6, 2010
    Pre 2015 News Archive62 297
  38. Beaten But Not Broken: Tamil Women Struggle Through Conflict and 'Peace' in Sri Lanka

    Women, traditionally responsible for taking care of their families, watched helplessly as Colombo's final military ad

    Tuesday, September 28, 2010
    Reports/Policy Briefs89 947
  39. AFGHANISTAN: Clinton Urges Female Role in Afghan Vote

    Intimidation of candidates for the upcoming vote for the lower house of parliament in Afghanistan undermines reconcil

    Wednesday, September 1, 2010
    Pre 2015 News Archive62 007
  40. AFGHANISTAN: Afghan Candidate's Campaign Workers Abducted

    Ten campaign workers for a female parliamentary candidate in western Afghanistan were abducted by gunmen Thursday and

    Monday, August 30, 2010
    Pre 2015 News Archive61 953
  41. AFGHANISTAN: Afghan Women 'Depend' on Foreign Troops

    Pulling Western troops out of Afghanistan will condemn mothers and children to suffer, a leading Afghan women's advoc

    Monday, August 30, 2010
    Pre 2015 News Archive61 955
  42. PAKISTAN: 148 Balochistan Women, 168 Kids Disappeared by Force, U.N. Told

    The Hong Kong-based Asian Legal Resource Center (A.L.R.C.) has called Islamabad to invite the Working Group on Enforc

    Friday, August 27, 2010
    Pre 2015 News Archive61 886
  43. AFGHANISTAN: Karzai Promises Not to Sacrifice Women's Rights

    Afghan President Hamid Karzai said Sunday that he will not sacrifice women's rights in any peace deal with the Taliba

    Monday, August 23, 2010
    Pre 2015 News Archive61 948
  44. US/AFGHANISTAN: U.S. Supports Women Of Afghanistan

    Afghanistan's transition toward leading its own security efforts must include the rights of Afghan women.

    Monday, August 16, 2010
    Pre 2015 News Archive62 002
  45. BRAZIL/IRAN: Brazil's Plea for Asylum for Iranian Facing Stoning Seems to Fail

    Iran's conservative establishment appears to have reacted coldly to an entreaty by Brazil's president to allow an Ira

    Monday, August 2, 2010
    Pre 2015 News Archive61 720
  46. BRAZIL/IRAN: Brazil Offers Asylum to Iran Woman Sentenced to Stoning

    President Lula asked Iran to allow Sakineh Mohammadi Ashtiani to accept the offer.

    Sunday, August 1, 2010
    Pre 2015 News Archive61 703
  47. AFGHANISTAN: Clinton tells Afghan Women They Will Not Be Forgotten Amid Peace Efforts

    Hillary Clinton today promised that any peace deal with the ultra-conservative Taliban movement would not come at the

    Friday, July 23, 2010
    Pre 2015 News Archive61 627
  48. AFGHANISTAN: Women in Northern Afghanistan Face Taliban Revival

    Women living in Afghanistan's safest region are retreating behind the veil amid fears they are being stalked by a res

    Thursday, July 22, 2010
    Pre 2015 News Archive61 625
  49. AFGHANISTAN: Fears for Women if U.S. Leaves Afghanistan

    Amid rising opposition to the war in Afghanistan and speculation about a U.S.

    Wednesday, July 21, 2010
    Pre 2015 News Archive61 610
  50. HAITI: Female Contingent

    Bangladesh's first female contingent to be deployed to an UN peacekeeping mission arrived today (1 June) in quake-rav

    Tuesday, June 1, 2010
    Pre 2015 News Archive61 169

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