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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. Call to End Violence

    Dear All,

    Saturday, December 31, 2005 - 19:00
    Initiatives72 118
  6. 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
  7. 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
  8. 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
  9. 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
  10. 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
  11. 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
  12. Urgent Action Alert: Call for the Immediate Release of Burmese Democracy Activist Nilar Thein

    ilar Thein, a woman human rights defender and leading pro-democracy activist was arrested on 10 September 2008 and is

    Monday, December 31, 2007 - 19:00
    Initiatives72 135
  13. 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
  14. 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
  15. Feminist Movement Building in Southeast Asia

    To support the North Sumatra's Women Activists Coalition campaign – “Vote for Women” – JASS S

    Monday, December 31, 2007 - 19:00
    Initiatives72 143
  16. Free Burma's Political Prisoners Now!

    Political dialogue is the only means by which Burma's existing political conflicts can be effectively resolved.

    Wednesday, December 31, 2008 - 19:00
    Initiatives72 147
  17. KWAT Condemns the Impunity of the Brutal Rape and Murder of 15 year-old School Girl in Kachin State

    KWAT strongly condemns the impunity and this act of crime against humanity and lack of rule of law in Burma.

    Wednesday, August 20, 2008 - 20:00
    Initiatives72 148
  18. Indonesia: Further information on Fear of torture / Possible prisoners of conscience.

    Six political activists are at grave risk of torture and ill-treatment after they were detained by police in Nanggroe

    Monday, February 23, 2004 - 19:00
    Initiatives72 149
  19. Call for Applications for 7th Leadership Course on Gender, Sexuality, and Health in Southeast Asia and China

    This 19-day course aims to provide the participants with context-specific and gender-sensitive knowledge on sexuality

    Sunday, June 29, 2008 - 20:00
    Initiatives72 154
  20. 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
  21. Karama: Ending Violence in Our Own Terms

    Karama aims to strengthen efforts to end violence against women by bringing together local women's organizations and

    Friday, December 31, 2004 - 19:00
    Initiatives72 159
  22. International Rescue Committee Campaign: Help Iraqi Families

    Millions of innocent Iraqis have been forced to flee horrific violence: a girl whose father was killed in stray cross

    Thursday, December 31, 2009 - 19:00
    Initiatives72 160
  23. Rabat Appeal for the Regional Campaign Equality without Reservation

    Despite recent advancements in the women's movement in many Arab countries, flagrant discrimination and violence cont

    Wednesday, May 31, 2006 - 20:00
    Initiatives72 161
  24. 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
  25. Support Iranian Women on June 12 Day of Solidarity

    Iranian women's rights activists are calling for international support in observance of the June 12, 2006 demonstrati

    Sunday, June 1, 2008 - 20:00
    Initiatives72 165
  26. Mothers Call for Mother's Day Boycott of Israeli Settlement-Builder Leviev

    In Bil'in and Jayyous, Leviev (one of Israel's wealthiest businessmen) with partner Shaya Boymelgreen are building se

    Wednesday, April 9, 2008 - 20:00
    Initiatives72 169
  27. International Gender Policy Network

    The International Gender Policy Network (IGPN) is a membership based, non-governmental organization and has been esta

    Thursday, December 31, 2009 - 19:00
    Initiatives72 175
  28. UNIFEM Commemorates November 25th and the 16 Days of Activism Campaign

    UNIFEM is supporting local NGO activities in Kazakhstan, Kyrgyzstan and Tajikistan during the 16 Day

    Monday, November 22, 2004 - 19:00
    Initiatives72 178
  29. Nobel Women's Initiative: Nobel Laureates call for action on Burma: A UN Security Council Commission of Inquiry

    Nobel Women's Initiative: The UN Security Council must take strong action on Burma and issue an investigation into wa

    Monday, August 10, 2009 - 20:00
    Initiatives72 187
  30. 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
  31. Letter: Women Groups Call on the UN Security Council to Prosecute Senior General Than Shwe


    Wednesday, June 24, 2009 - 20:00
    Initiatives72 191
  32. 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
  33. Letter: KWO appeal letter for the newly arrived families in Tak province

    KWO appeal letter for the newly arrived families in Tak province

    Tuesday, June 16, 2009 - 20:00
    Initiatives72 194
  34. 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
  35. 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
  36. Financial Support for Urban Girl's School

    In the Addagutta slum, where residents live below the poverty line without drinking water or streetlights, mothers wo

    Monday, May 31, 2004 - 20:00
    Initiatives72 203
  37. 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
  38. 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
  39. 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
  40. 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
  41. 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
  42. The Women's League of Burma

    Message to all our friends inside Burma and around the world


    Saturday, June 4, 2005 - 20:00
    Initiatives72 215
  43. 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
  44. Shattering Silences: Karen Women speak out about the Burmese Military Regime's use of Rape as a Strategy of War in Karen State

    The Karen Women's Organization is a community-based organization of Karen women working in development/relief in the

    Tuesday, May 31, 2005 - 20:00
    Initiatives72 220
  45. Signature Campaign to Shame ASEAN for SPDC's Participation

    WLB has put forth a tremendous idea for confronting the shameful participation of the SPDC (State Peace and Developme

    Saturday, July 31, 2004 - 20:00
    Initiatives72 222
  46. 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
  47. 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
  48. End harassment of women human rights defenders

    Saturday, January 9, 2010 - 19:00
    Initiatives72 232
  49. Suitcase Radio 89.2FM Reaches Vanua Levu!

    The community broadcast brought to Labasa listeners within a 10 kilometre radius from Wailevu to Bulileka and surroun

    Friday, March 30, 2007 - 20:00
    Initiatives72 243
  50. Urgent Appeal/Statement: APWLD: Women Human Rights Defenders Murdered in the Philippines

    The Asia Pacific Forum on Women, Law and Development mourn the loss of two brave women, human rights defenders.

    Saturday, November 28, 2009 - 19:00
    Initiatives72 257