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  1. PAKISTAN: Pakistani Policewomen

    April, Syeda Ghazala made headlines in Pakistan, becoming the first female to head a major police station in restive

    Tuesday, July 29, 2014
    Pre 2015 News Archive66 451
  2. PAKISTAN: GEM Promotes Gender Inclusive Elections in Pakistan

    The Gender Concerns International's Gender Election Monitoring (GEM) Mission has deployed 15 international and 50 nat

    Tuesday, May 7, 2013
    Pre 2015 News Archive65 946
  3. PAKISTAN: Women Politicians Receive Training on Peacebuilding

    A two-day training workshop for women politicians on “Leadership, peace-building, advocacy and effective media

    Sunday, January 13, 2013
    Pre 2015 News Archive65 724
  4. PAKISTAN: Many Swat Women Share Misery

    Several of them are regular visitors to Peshawar High Court where their respective cases have long been pending.

    Monday, October 29, 2012
    Pre 2015 News Archive65 585
  5. BURMA: Suu Kyi's Victory and Women's Empowerment

    MYANMAR'S Election Commission announced last week the landslide victory of the opposition National League of Democrac

    Monday, April 16, 2012
    Pre 2015 News Archive64 989
  6. PAKISTAN: Politics, Islam, and the Status of Women in Pakistan

    Two months ago, in February 2012, a victory was won in the battle for more effective legal provisions for women in Pa

    Thursday, April 12, 2012
    Pre 2015 News Archive64 997
  7. PAKISTAN: Women and peace-building

    In historically evolved patriarchal tradition and tribal-based social structures, women's role has been downplayed in

    Thursday, March 8, 2012
    Pre 2015 News Archive64 889
  8. SOUTH ASIA: Conflict in FATA

    Wednesday, February 22, 2012
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  13. PAKISTAN: Horrors of Sexual Abuse in Conflict-Stricken FATA

    Kashmala Bibi* says her cousin's breasts were cut into pieces when five militants walked into their house and

    Thursday, December 15, 2011
    Pre 2015 News Archive64 553
  14. PAKISTAN: Women-specific Bills Passed: Fourteen-Year Jail Term for Acid-Throwers

    The Senate unanimously pass­ed two historical bills upholding the rights of women, The Acid Control and Acid Crim

    Monday, December 12, 2011
    Pre 2015 News Archive64 554
  15. 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
  16. PAKISTAN: Inclusion of Ensuring Smooth Funding in Law Demanded

    The Advocates for Human Rights has suggested the government of Pakistan to include provision in the Domestic Violence

    Monday, May 30, 2011
    Pre 2015 News Archive63 843
  17. PAKISTAN: Raped Pakistani Activist Awaits Appeal Decision

    Almost a decade after Mukhtar Mai was gang-raped, her legacy after years of activism and legal battles that made her

    Thursday, May 26, 2011
    Pre 2015 News Archive63 825
  18. PAKISTAN: Victims of Acid Attack

    When I was a student in Boston, I rode the subway almost every day.

    Thursday, May 26, 2011
    Pre 2015 News Archive63 826
  19. PAKISTAN: Pak Minister Seeks Empowerment of Women

    Women of Muslim countries should join hands to explore avenues for their empowerment and welfare, said Pakistan's Min

    Tuesday, May 24, 2011
    Pre 2015 News Archive63 804
  20. 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
  21. 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
  22. 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
  23. 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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  25. PAKISTAN: Rape Victims Denied Justice in Pakistan

    Rehana Yasmin thought the kindly women had come to help her after floods devastated her village.

    Tuesday, March 8, 2011
    Pre 2015 News Archive63 386
  26. 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
  27. PAKISTAN: Violence Against Women to Increase in Future: Experts

    Experts have predicted an increase in the incidents of violence against women (VAW) in future and termed the trend a

    Wednesday, March 2, 2011
    Pre 2015 News Archive63 326
  28. 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
  29. PAKISTAN: Violence Against Women Remains High in Pakistan

    Physical torture, abuse, forced abductions, sexual harassment, forced marriages, and other brutal practices are every

    Wednesday, February 9, 2011
    Pre 2015 News Archive63 222
  30. PAKISTAN: Vigilante Justice Haunts Women, Says Daily

    Islamabad, Jan 25 (IANS) Vigilante justice is haunting women in Pakistan, a leading daily said Tuesday adding: 'Aside

    Tuesday, January 25, 2011
    Pre 2015 News Archive63 119
  31. PAKISTAN: Govt for Empowerment of Women: Fouzia Gilani

    First Lady of Pakistan Fouzia Gilani has said the PPP-led government is ensuring the empowerment of women in the soci

    Sunday, January 16, 2011
    Pre 2015 News Archive63 049
  32. PAKISTAN: Lawmakers Quota Opens Doors for Pakistan Women

    What challenges do women face in politics?

    Sunday, December 12, 2010
    Pre 2015 News Archive62 745
  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. PAKISTAN: Exploring Ways to End Gender-based Violence

    Steps should be taken to explore opportunities making police more responsible and responsive towards gender-based vio

    Thursday, October 7, 2010
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  36. Will Afghan Women be the Taliban's Spoils of War?

    Sustainable peace invariably builds on improving the living conditions and perspectives of the majority of the popula

    Sunday, August 1, 2010
    Reports/Policy Briefs89 882
  37. PAKISTAN: The State and Status of Women

    For many years we have been witnessing women being prevented to participate in the electoral process both as voters a

    Thursday, January 22, 2009
    Pre 2015 News Archive61 047
  38. Launch: Women Peace Makers Asia Regional Network

    A Women Peace Makers Asia Regional Network is going to be launched in Kathmandu from January 26-February 1, 2011 orga

    Tuesday, January 25, 2011 - 19:00 to Monday, January 31, 2011 - 19:00
    Pre 2015 Events Archive71 888
  39. VIDEO/FILM REVIEW: Bhutto - A Woman and her Country

    With the assassination of Salman Taseer, the Governor of Punjab Province in Pakistan and an outspoken opponent of rel

    Monday, January 17, 2011 - 19:00
    Initiatives72 925
  40. CONFERENCE: Conference on Peace, Security, Governance Held

    The first international conference on peace, security and governance was organised by the Centre for Peace, Security

    Saturday, February 12, 2011 - 19:00
    Initiatives73 002
  41. OPINION: Judge Khalida Rashid: A Pakistani to be proud of

    She was a regular girl from Peshawar who grew up to be appointed president of an international tribunal for crimes ag

    Sunday, June 5, 2011 - 20:00
    Initiatives73 282
  42. CONFERENCE: Joint Women's Forum for Peace in Kashmir

    The two-day Intra-Kashmir Women's conference that concluded in Gulmarg on Thursday sought an end to protracted confli

    Sunday, October 2, 2011 - 20:00
    Initiatives73 336