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  1. 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
  2. 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
  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. BOOK: The Law, Patriarchy and Religious Fundamentalism: Women's Rights in Pakistan

    The Asian Legal Resource Centre (ALRC) and its sister organisation the Asian Human Rights Commission (AHRC) are pleas

    Thursday, January 16, 2014
    Reports/Policy Briefs90 865
  5. PAKISTAN: Conference on Women, Peace and Social Harmony

    To highlight the issues of inter-faith harmony and rights of women at the national level, AAWAZ, in collaboration wit

    Tuesday, December 10, 2013
    Pre 2015 News Archive66 169
  6. PAKISTAN: Empower Young Women in Pakistan an Initiative by Monyati

    Etihad Airways, the national airline of the United Arab Emirates, has teamed up once again with the Monyati Initiativ

    Monday, November 25, 2013
    Pre 2015 News Archive66 152
  7. PAKISTAN: No Bigger Cruelty Than Depriving Women From Voting: SC

    The Supreme Court on Tuesday observed that there was no cruelty bigger than depriving women from their right to vote.

    Wednesday, September 4, 2013
    Pre 2015 News Archive66 060
  8. PAKISTAN: Women Education to Bring Socio-Economic Change: Fakhar -ul-Haq

    Punjab University, Oriental College Chairman Department of Urdu and Veteran Educationist Professor Fakhar-ul-Haq Noor

    Sunday, August 4, 2013
    Pre 2015 News Archive66 031
  9. 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
  10. 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
  11. 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
  12. PAKISTAN: Khar Paints Rosy Picture of Human Rights in Pakistan

    Keen to defend the country's record because of candidacy for the Nov 12 election to HRC and hopes of qualifying for n

    Wednesday, October 31, 2012
    Pre 2015 News Archive65 587
  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: New Commission on Female Status Remains in Limbo

    The slow progress stands in contrast to the government's tall claims regarding women development and empowerment &mda

    Thursday, September 20, 2012
    Pre 2015 News Archive65 386
  15. PAKISTAN: PPP Protected Minorities, Women Rights'

    Talking to APP, he said reservation of four seats for minorities in the Senate and work on 'Minorities Protection Bil

    Monday, September 10, 2012
    Pre 2015 News Archive65 324
  16. PAKISTAN: Steps Urged to Discourage Early Marriages

    This was stated by participants of a workshop here on Monday.

    Monday, September 10, 2012
    Pre 2015 News Archive65 350
  17. PAKISTAN: IDPs Escape Conflict - Not Memories

    "I wept through the journey from my village to Jalozai. I never wanted to leave my home.

    Wednesday, September 5, 2012
    Pre 2015 News Archive65 389
  18. PAKISTAN: Pakistan's Tribal Justice System: Often a Vehicle for Revenge

    Suleman Khan demanded justice from the tribal elders.

    Wednesday, August 1, 2012
    Pre 2015 News Archive65 265
  19. PAKISTAN: UN Women Establishes Civil Society Advisory Group in Pakistan

    The intention to set up Civil Society Advisory Groups for UN Women at the global, regional and national levels was an

    Wednesday, August 1, 2012
    Pre 2015 News Archive65 339
  20. PAKISTAN: Birth Control - Roping in Pakistan's Men

    “No scalpel, no stitch and no rest needed,” guarantees Dr.

    Wednesday, July 11, 2012
    Pre 2015 News Archive65 228
  21. PAKISTAN: Enslaved By Tradition

    Despite the placing on Pakistan's statute books of tougher laws against the practice of `swara' or the “giving

    Thursday, July 5, 2012
    Pre 2015 News Archive65 196
  22. PAKISTAN: Women's True Participation in Political Process Demanded

    Participants of a national consultation have demanded representation of female political workers in all party ranks t

    Thursday, June 28, 2012
    Pre 2015 News Archive65 179
  23. SOUTH ASIA: Child Marriage Still Prevalent Among Adolescents in South Asia: Report

    A report on Wednesday reveals that child marriage has become less prevalent in South Asia over the last two decades,

    Wednesday, May 16, 2012
    Pre 2015 News Archive65 069
  24. PAKISTAN: The Gendered Cost of NATO in Pakistan

    The Domestic Violence Bill was first introduced in Pakistan's National Assembly in 2006 by a woman member of the Paki

    Monday, April 30, 2012
    Pre 2015 News Archive65 049
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  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: 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
  28. PAKISTAN: Torture – a Word Missing in Pakistan's Penal Code

    Just five days before the submission date, the government has yet to begin work on its report on the Convention Again

    Tuesday, July 19, 2011
    Pre 2015 News Archive64 102
  29. PAKISTAN: Trafficking of Women is a Fast Growing Crime

    Trafficking in people for prostitution and forced labour is one of the fastest growing areas of international crimina

    Monday, July 11, 2011
    Pre 2015 News Archive64 081
  30. PAKISTAN: Officials: Women Bomber Trend Grows in Pakistan

    Al Qaeda and the Taliban appear to have ordered their cadres to increasingly use women to carry out suicide and armed

    Monday, June 27, 2011
    Pre 2015 News Archive64 009
  31. PAKISTAN: Impunity for Rape, Abduction and Forced Conversion of Women

    The Masihi Foundation of Pakistan reports that two Christian girls of the Punjab region of Pakistan were abducted, ra

    Friday, May 27, 2011
    Pre 2015 News Archive63 829
  32. PAKISTAN: 'Education is the Fundamental Right of Every Woman'

    Pakistan's Minister for Information and Broadcasting Firdous Ashiq Awan visited Effat University on Tuesday, with the

    Wednesday, May 25, 2011
    Pre 2015 News Archive63 814
  33. PAKISTAN: Women's Caravan for Ending Gender Discrimination

    The caravan has been organised by ActionAid Pakistan and PODA (Potohar Organization for Development Advocacy) to mark

    Wednesday, May 25, 2011
    Pre 2015 News Archive63 822
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  35. PAKISTAN: Rape in Pakistan: the Real Verdict

    The gang-rape of Mukhtaran Mai launched a nine-year court battle that concluded with a verdict by the Supreme Court o

    Tuesday, May 17, 2011
    Pre 2015 News Archive63 780
  36. PAKISTAN: The Injustice of Rape

    Going by the charged reaction to the Mukhtar Mai verdict, it is clear that loopholes in the investigation mechanism a

    Thursday, May 5, 2011
    Pre 2015 News Archive63 696
  37. PAKISTAN: Sharmila Seeks Empowerment of Women

    Pakistan People's Party Women Wing Sindh Information Secretary Sharmila Farooqui on Wednesday called for raising soci

    Thursday, May 5, 2011
    Pre 2015 News Archive63 697
  38. PAKISTAN: Women, Rights Bodies Shocked by SC Verdict

    NEW YORK/ISLAMABAD/KARACHI: The New York-based Human Rights Watch (HRW) and Pakistan`s National Commission on the Sta

    Friday, April 22, 2011
    Pre 2015 News Archive63 621
  39. SOUTH ASIA: Pakistan, Nepal Leading the Region in Making Laws to Protect Women Workers' Rights

    Despite its political and financial stability, India lags behind all other South Asian countries in making laws to pr

    Thursday, April 14, 2011
    Pre 2015 News Archive63 584
  40. 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
  41. PAKISTAN: Gender Equality: Pushing on to Reduce the Gender Gap

    Economic disparities among haves and have-nots in Pakistan have made life challenging for men, however, their plight

    Monday, March 28, 2011
    Pre 2015 News Archive63 474
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  43. PAKISTAN: Pakistani Women Move Beyond Traditional Roles

    A visit to the Jalozai camp, originally established in 1980 for Afghans fleeing the Soviet invasion, gives an idea of

    Tuesday, March 8, 2011
    Pre 2015 News Archive63 388
  44. PAKISTAN: Govt Committed to Empower Women, Girls: Sharmila

    Pakistan People's Party (PPP) Women Wing Sindh Information Secretary Ms Sharmila Farooqui left here on Sunday for the

    Monday, March 7, 2011
    Pre 2015 News Archive63 359
  45. U.S./PAKISTAN: US Launches Gender Equity Programme

    The US government launched a five-year ‘Gender Equity Programme' in Pakistan in 2011, to advance women's human

    Thursday, February 24, 2011
    Pre 2015 News Archive63 319
  46. 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
  47. PAKISTAN: It is the Women Who Have the Guts in Pakistan

    In Pakistan, Salman Taseer's assassination in early January has blown the lid off the seething cauldron that has been

    Thursday, February 17, 2011
    Pre 2015 News Archive63 271
  48. PAKISTAN: Government Urged to Take Steps for Reducing Gender Gap

    Civil society has called upon the government to take special measures for reducing gender gaps as are revealed in nat

    Monday, February 14, 2011
    Pre 2015 News Archive63 239
  49. PAKISTAN: National Women's Day

    Women in rural areas are particularly vulnerable to oppression by family and society because of lack of education and

    Saturday, February 12, 2011
    Pre 2015 News Archive63 225
  50. PAKISTAN: Women's Empowerment: Reflecting on the Highs and Lows

    It all began on February 12, 1983, when outspoken lawyers, doctors and activists stood up against the discriminatory

    Saturday, February 12, 2011
    Pre 2015 News Archive63 246

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