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  1. PAKISTAN: Sherry Rehman Appointed Pakistan Ambassador to Washington

    Sherry Rehman, who has received death threats after campaigning to reform Pakistan's blasphemy laws, has been appoint

    Wednesday, November 23, 2011
    Pre 2015 News Archive64 443
  2. 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
  3. PAKISTAN: Tormented by stigma after rape

    The three-room house in the Korangi area of the Pakistani city of Karachi, occupied until two months ago by Alam Din

    Friday, November 11, 2011
    Pre 2015 News Archive64 427
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  5. PAKISTAN: Guns Aimed Increasingly at Women

    Guns available in new abundance in the troubled north of Pakistan are increasingly being used on women in ‘hono

    Wednesday, October 5, 2011
    Pre 2015 News Archive64 279
  6. PAKISTAN: Ministry and UN Women Sign MoU for Women Empowerment

    The Finance Division of the government of Pakistan and the United Nations Entity for Gender Equality and the Empowerm

    Wednesday, October 5, 2011
    Pre 2015 News Archive64 289
  7. PAKISTAN: Pakistan Only South Asian State Yet to Pass Law on Domestic Violence

    Researchers and practitioners on violence against women (VAW) from all over South Asia gave country presentations and

    Monday, September 26, 2011
    Pre 2015 News Archive64 236
  8. PAKISTAN: Women Status Seems Progressive-way in Pakistan

    Statistics shows the status of women is better than last couple of years in Pakistan.

    Saturday, September 17, 2011
    Pre 2015 News Archive64 158
  9. Violence against women in Pakistan - so what?

    Besides being a fundamental violation of human rights, violence against women represents one of the most critical pub

    Monday, September 12, 2011
    Pre 2015 News Archive64 210
  10. PAKISTAN: Pakistan Appoints First Female Foreign Minister

    Pakistan has appointed its first female foreign minister, filling a key Cabinet position days ahead of peace talks wi

    Wednesday, July 20, 2011
    Pre 2015 News Archive64 107
  11. 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
  12. 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
  13. PAKISTAN: Strategy for Controlling Violence Against Women Demanded

    Experts have called for evolving a comprehensive strategy to control the overall situation of violence in the country

    Wednesday, July 6, 2011
    Pre 2015 News Archive64 061
  14. 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
  15. PAKISTAN: Pakistan Militants Force Girl to Wear Suicide Vest

    An eight-year-old Pakistani girl was kidnapped by Islamist militants who forced her to wear a suicide vest to attack

    Monday, June 20, 2011
    Pre 2015 News Archive63 968
  16. PAKISTAN: Warped Justice: Mother Sexually Abused as Punishment For Son

    A woman was allegedly paraded naked in the streets of Neelor Bala village on the instigation of a jirga that found he

    Tuesday, June 14, 2011
    Pre 2015 News Archive63 929
  17. PAKISTAN: NCSW Urged Government of Pakistan to Induct Women Members in the Cabinet

    The National Commission on the Status of Women (NCSW) has written two separate letters to the President and Prime Min

    Friday, June 10, 2011
    Pre 2015 News Archive63 911
  18. PAKISTAN: Pakistan is Source Country for Sex-Trafficking of Children

    Despite laws prohibiting it, forced labor to pay debts are very common in Pakistan. A report by the U.S.

    Tuesday, June 7, 2011
    Pre 2015 News Archive63 887
  19. PAKISTAN: Demand for Women's Education on Rise in Pakistan: Expert

    The demand for women's education is on upswing in Pakistan where even parents in rural areas are motivated to send th

    Tuesday, June 7, 2011
    Pre 2015 News Archive63 888
  20. PAKISTAN: Women-Specific Measures Demanded in Budget 2011-12

    Women entrepreneurs have demanded incentives and tax breaks in the Federal Budget 2011-12, saying that progress can o

    Thursday, June 2, 2011
    Pre 2015 News Archive63 855
  21. PAKISTAN: Mukhtaran Mai: Another Rosa Parks

    Although the apex court's decision acquitting five persons went against Mukhtaran Mai, yet she remains victorious.

    Wednesday, June 1, 2011
    Pre 2015 News Archive63 847
  22. 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
  23. 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
  24. 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
  25. 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
  26. 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
  27. 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
  28. 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
  29. PAKISTAN: Pakistan Christian Women Kidnapped, Raped

    Pakistani Christians have expressed concerns about renewed kidnappings and abuse of women and girls by Muslims in a c

    Monday, May 23, 2011
    Pre 2015 News Archive63 800
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  31. PAKISTAN: FAFEN Report: Crimes Against Women Rising

    Punjab province saw a 21 per cent leap in officially recorded crimes against women in February 2011, compared to Janu

    Wednesday, May 18, 2011
    Pre 2015 News Archive63 779
  32. PAKISTAN: Young Women Fight the 'Talibanisation' of Rural Pakistan

    Much attention has been focused on the process of radicalisation of young men in the areas of Pakistan that border Af

    Tuesday, May 17, 2011
    Pre 2015 News Archive63 776
  33. 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
  34. PAKISTAN: Ban Ki-moon Lauds Fehmida's Performance, Terms her Role Model for Women

    Appreciating the leadership role of Dr Fehmida Mirza, for undertaking numerous initiatives towards the protection and

    Saturday, May 14, 2011
    Pre 2015 News Archive63 753
  35. PAKISTAN: Christians Remain Fearful of Rape and Forced Conversion of Women to Islam

    Farah Hatim 24, D/o Hatim Gill ( Late) is a student nurse at the Sheikh Zaid Medical College in Rahim Yar Khan in the

    Saturday, May 14, 2011
    Pre 2015 News Archive63 754
  36. PAKISTAN: Pakistan Toughens up on Acid Attacks

    Pakistani lawmakers have adopted tougher penalties for acid attacks in a step towards eradicating a form of violence

    Wednesday, May 11, 2011
    Pre 2015 News Archive63 736
  37. PAKISTAN: Rape Victim and Women's Rights Advocate Mukhtara Mai Faces New Threat in Pakistan

    It was in this dusty village that Mukhtaran Mai, then an illiterate Pakistani villager, was gang-raped by up to 14 me

    Friday, May 6, 2011
    Pre 2015 News Archive63 701
  38. 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
  39. 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
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  41. PAKISTAN: Outspoken Pakistani Rape Victim to Appeal Supreme Court Decision

    A Pakistani woman who became internationally known for pressing charges against the men who gang raped her in 2002 is

    Thursday, April 28, 2011
    Pre 2015 News Archive63 668
  42. PAKISTAN: Education Key to Changing Women's Lot

    Narrating her life and struggle, Ghulam Sughra, a recipient of International Women of Courage Award, on Tuesday told

    Wednesday, April 27, 2011
    Pre 2015 News Archive63 669
  43. 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
  44. PAKISTAN/INTERNATIONAL: Pakistan to host 7th meeting of women speakers

    Pakistan will host the 7th meeting of the women speakers from around the world in November this year.

    Friday, April 22, 2011
    Pre 2015 News Archive63 661
  45. PAKISTAN: Pakistan Top Court Upholds Acquittals in Notorious Rape Case

    The Supreme Court of Pakistan on Thursday upheld the acquittal of five of the six men accused in the gang rape of Muk

    Thursday, April 21, 2011
    Pre 2015 News Archive63 618
  46. PAKISTAN: Civil Society Groups Disappointed at the Verdict of Supreme Court in Mukhtaran Mai Case

    Government of Pakistan

    National Commission on the Status of Women

    NCSW Press Release

    Thursday, April 21, 2011
    Pre 2015 News Archive63 639
  47. PAKISTAN: Pakistan Must Bring Justice To Rape Victim

    The Pakistan Supreme Court's acquittal of five men charged with the gang rape of Mukhtaran Mai highlights the failure

    Thursday, April 21, 2011
    Pre 2015 News Archive63 662
  48. 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
  49. 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
  50. 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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