“It’s important to be aware of what’s going on in the world and to think about how you can start to make a difference, even when you’re a kid.”
Sri Lanka says the country has taken concrete steps to address the issue of violence against women, in line with its
Kavita Krishnan is a central leader of the Communist Party of India―Marxist-Leninist (CPI-ML) and editor of its
The Punjab Assembly passed The Punjab Commission on the Status of Women Bill 2013 on Wednesday.
In India, a new female-friendly handgun has sparked renewed scrutiny over how women can protect themselves from sexua
Only a few months ago following the killing of First Lieutenant Isla Bibi, her female police force replacement Second
Rural Women demands right to land, employment quota for rural women, protection of violence against women and a compr
The male tormentor of the young women of the Madiyav slum did not spot the danger until it was too late.
Three Indian brothers, Ravi, Rishi, and Nishi Kant have received the prestigious Vital Voices Global leadership award
PESHAWAR, 7 January 2013 (IRIN) - There was no warning when gunmen killed seven aid workers with local NGO Support Wi
The event was organised by Individualland, a research-based consultancy and advocacy group, supported by the Royal No
Almost unnoticed, Nepal's burgeoning adult entertainment industry has been drawing young girls away from being traffi
Kabul, Afghanistan (CNN) -- At least 140 Afghan schoolgirls and female teachers were admitted to a local hospital Tue
PESHAWAR, Pakistan, Apr 16, 2012 (IPS) - Collateral damage caused by the ‘war on terror', prosecuted by the Uni
We first thought about starting this piece with the story of Saleha Begum, a survivor of Bangladesh's 1971 war in whi
The fact that within a period of one month Pakistan has passed three pro-women bills can be considered a tremendous a
Pakistan's parliament has passed a landmark law aimed at strengthening protection for women facing economic and socia
Peace is not made with friends, it is made with enemies.
Decades of armed conflict, ongoing violence and high unemployment have left millions of men and women in Iraq struggl
The human cost of the armed conflict in Afghanistan grew in 2010.
On the 100th anniversary of International Women's Day, Rizwan Latif, a national UN Volunteer Outreach and Capacity De
"Hope is dying in Afghanistan."
Thousands of people displaced from their homes by fighting between Pakistani government forces and militants in Mohma
Many aspects of normal civilian life are compromised in Kashmir, as in any area of conflict.
Afghan women's leaders announced at a press conference this morning in Kabul that they will fight the proposed regula
They sit patiently in the lobby of the directorate of women's rights at the women's ministry, their sad, bruised face
Primarily, as a result of negligible conviction rate, the graph of crime against women in Kashmir has touched an all
Three years ago, I visited a hospital in southern Afghanistan renovated by Australian Defence Force engineers.
The United Nations says traditional women's rights are being violated across Afghanistan, urging the country's leader
Twenty-five years ago an Afghan girl with green eyes haunted the cover of National Geographic.
A large number of police officials across Pakistan have been booked for rape and human rights violations in the last
Nine years after the overthrow of the Taliban, the women of Afghanistan continue to fight for basic human rights.
The Organization for Freedom of Women, in a press meet held Sunday in ‘Tilak' hotel in Jaffna, accused Sri Lank
The adoption of the Security Council Resolution 1325 (2000), ten years ago, was a landmark in our efforts to recogniz
ISLAMABAD: A two-day regional conference on gender and policing began on Tuesday at the Islamabad National Library.
Women, traditionally responsible for taking care of their families, watched helplessly as Colombo's final military ad
Intimidation of candidates for the upcoming vote for the lower house of parliament in Afghanistan undermines reconcil
Ten campaign workers for a female parliamentary candidate in western Afghanistan were abducted by gunmen Thursday and
Pulling Western troops out of Afghanistan will condemn mothers and children to suffer, a leading Afghan women's advoc
The Hong Kong-based Asian Legal Resource Center (A.L.R.C.) has called Islamabad to invite the Working Group on Enforc
Afghan President Hamid Karzai said Sunday that he will not sacrifice women's rights in any peace deal with the Taliba
Afghanistan's transition toward leading its own security efforts must include the rights of Afghan women.
Iran's conservative establishment appears to have reacted coldly to an entreaty by Brazil's president to allow an Ira
President Lula asked Iran to allow Sakineh Mohammadi Ashtiani to accept the offer.
Hillary Clinton today promised that any peace deal with the ultra-conservative Taliban movement would not come at the
Women living in Afghanistan's safest region are retreating behind the veil amid fears they are being stalked by a res
Amid rising opposition to the war in Afghanistan and speculation about a U.S.
Bangladesh's first female contingent to be deployed to an UN peacekeeping mission arrived today (1 June) in quake-rav