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  1. Pre 2015 News Archive63 471
  2. PAKISTAN: Stop Rape Campaign Mobilizes Young Men in Pakistan

    On the 100th anniversary of International Women's Day, Rizwan Latif, a national UN Volunteer Outreach and Capacity De

    Thursday, March 10, 2011
    Pre 2015 News Archive63 394
  3. 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
  4. 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
  5. 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
  6. 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
  7. 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
  8. 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
  9. 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
  10. 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
  11. 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
  12. 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
  13. 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
  14. PAKISTAN: Conflict-Stricken IDPs Increasing by the Day

    UN agencies are concerned about the soaring figure of 1,750 conflict affected families in Mohmand Agency, Fata.

    Tuesday, February 8, 2011
    Pre 2015 News Archive63 204
  15. PAKISTAN: Over 6,000 Violence Cases Against Women in Eight Months Reported

    Some 6,221 cases of violence against women were reported in the country from January to August 2010 including 778 cas

    Monday, February 7, 2011
    Pre 2015 News Archive63 192
  16. IRAN/PAKISTAN: LCWU has Great Role in Women Development in Pakistan: Iranian Ambassador

    Iranian Ambassador Mashallah Shakiri has said that Lahore College for Women University (LCWU) has great role in women

    Sunday, February 6, 2011
    Pre 2015 News Archive63 187
  17. 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
  18. PAKISTAN: Three Pakistanis: All Young, All Talented, All Women

    The headlines may scream "war, drone bombings, militants, kidnappings," but they fail to reveal the positiv

    Friday, January 21, 2011
    Pre 2015 News Archive63 130
  19. PAKISTAN: Militancy Takes on a Female Face

    On December 25, a female suicide bomber, not more than 18 years of age, blew herself up killing at least 47 people an

    Monday, January 17, 2011
    Pre 2015 News Archive63 054
  20. 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
  21. AFGHANISTAN: Women Needed to Build Peace - Sima Samar, Tipperary Peace Prize Winner

    Women need to take their place alongside men to help build peace across the world, human rights activist Dr Sima Sama

    Tuesday, January 11, 2011
    Pre 2015 News Archive62 970
  22. PAKISTAN: 308 Violence Against Women Cases Reported in KP

    A total of 308 cases of violence against women (VAW) had been reported during the last six months in Khyber Pakhtunkh

    Tuesday, January 11, 2011
    Pre 2015 News Archive62 984
  23. PAKISTAN: Peshawar tops KP in Violence Against Women

    Contrary to the common perception, most of the cases of violence against women were not reported from the far-flung a

    Tuesday, January 11, 2011
    Pre 2015 News Archive62 988
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  25. PAKISTAN: Lawmakers Quota Opens Doors for Pakistan Women

    What challenges do women face in politics?

    Sunday, December 12, 2010
    Pre 2015 News Archive62 745
  26. PAKISTAN: Girls Vulnerable to Gender-based Violence in Pakistan

    The worst natural disaster in Pakistan's history has created new dangers for the girls and women who make up much of

    Saturday, November 27, 2010
    Pre 2015 News Archive62 657
  27. 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
  28. What Do Men and Women do in Agriculture?

    Gender refers to the cultural construction of sexual differences.

    Tuesday, November 2, 2010
    Reports/Policy Briefs90 021
  29. MIDDLE EAST/SOUTH ASIA: Is the Role of Women in al-Qaeda Increasing?

    In the last week of September, the As-Sahab Foundation, which disseminates al-Qaeda messages and propaganda, released

    Thursday, October 7, 2010
    Pre 2015 News Archive62 291
  30. 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
    Pre 2015 News Archive62 296
  31. PAKISTAN: Two-Day Conference on Gender and Policing

    ISLAMABAD: A two-day regional conference on gender and policing began on Tuesday at the Islamabad National Library.

    Wednesday, October 6, 2010
    Pre 2015 News Archive62 297
  32. PAKISTAN: School Attacks Spark Fears of a Lost Generation of Girls

    The Taliban have renewed attacks on girls' schools in northwest Pakistan, stoking fears of a fresh terror campaign ag

    Tuesday, September 14, 2010
    Pre 2015 News Archive62 098
  33. PAKISTAN: The Plight of Pakistani Women at the Height of Disaster

    With one-fifth of a nation under water and sluggish donations to fund relief efforts for flood victims, there is a fr

    Friday, September 3, 2010
    Pre 2015 News Archive62 087
  34. PAKISTAN: Women, Children Most Vulnerable in Pakistan Flood Crisis

    Almost five million people are currently without shelter following devastating flooding sparked more than a month ago

    Thursday, September 2, 2010
    Pre 2015 News Archive62 015
  35. Civil Society Alliance on UN Women: Perspectives from Pakistani Rights Activists

    The UN has, over many decades, taken steps and established mechanisms to promote gender justice and equality and wome

    Wednesday, September 1, 2010
    Reports/Policy Briefs89 925
  36. USA/PAKISTAN: U.S. Launches Women's Rights Program in Pakistan

    The United States on Monday launched a new 40-million-dollar Gender Equity Grants Program in Pakistan to advance wome

    Monday, August 30, 2010
    Pre 2015 News Archive62 012
  37. PAKISTAN: 148 Balochistan Women, 168 Kids Disappeared by Force, U.N. Told

    The Hong Kong-based Asian Legal Resource Center (A.L.R.C.) has called Islamabad to invite the Working Group on Enforc

    Friday, August 27, 2010
    Pre 2015 News Archive61 886
  38. PAKISTAN: Floods, Drought, and Displacement Hit Pakistan's Women Hardest

    The monsoon floods in Pakistan have killed thousands and affected an estimated twenty million people across several p

    Tuesday, August 24, 2010
    Pre 2015 News Archive61 897
  39. PAKISTAN: Pakistan Flood 'Cultural Shock' for Women in Camps

    Three weeks after Pakistan's worst natural disaster began, many people are living in camps all around the country.

    Wednesday, August 18, 2010
    Pre 2015 News Archive61 918
  40. PAKISTAN: Speakers Urge Govt to Protect Women Rights During Conflicts

    Participants here at a seminar on Monday called upon the government to fulfill its obligations under the UN resolutio

    Tuesday, August 3, 2010
    Pre 2015 News Archive61 734
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  42. 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
  43. US/PAKISTAN:The United States Announces the U.S.-Pakistan Gender Equity Program

    After the bilateral Strategic Dialogue meeting in Islamabad today, U.S.

    Monday, July 19, 2010
    Pre 2015 News Archive61 588
  44. PAKISTAN: UN Gender Entity: A Ray of Hope

    In spite of advances, discrimination against women persists in laws and in practice.

    Saturday, July 17, 2010
    Pre 2015 News Archive61 666
  45. PAKISTAN: The War Against Pakistani Women

    Terrorism and Afghan insurgency have so overshadowed other issues in Pakistan that it sometimes feels like we -- comm

    Thursday, July 8, 2010
    Pre 2015 News Archive61 484
  46. PAKISTAN: Pakistan, US Discuss Women Empowerment Initiatives

    As a part of the US – Pakistan Strategic Dialogue initiated in March, 2010 by US Secretary of State Hilary Clin

    Saturday, June 26, 2010
    Pre 2015 News Archive61 360
  47. PAKISTAN: 'Open Day 1325' Observed

    UNIFEM and leading women and civil society organisations in Pakistan organised “Open Day 1325” here the o

    Wednesday, June 16, 2010
    Pre 2015 News Archive61 259
  48. PAKISTAN: Urdu Translation of Handbook for Women Launched

    Aimed at empowering women to take on leadership roles in their families, communities and societies, Aurat Foundation

    Tuesday, June 15, 2010
    Pre 2015 News Archive61 260
  49. PAKISTAN: Global Open Day: Pakistani Women Call for Action Plan on Security Council Resolution 1325

    The Special Envoy of the UN Secretary-General for Assistance to Pakistan, Jean-Maurice Ripert, met with representativ

    Tuesday, June 15, 2010
    Pre 2015 News Archive61 273
  50. PAKISTAN: City Life Offers Women New Perspectives

    Women from Tribal Areas Yearn the Opportunities Opened Up by Education

    Wednesday, June 2, 2010
    Pre 2015 News Archive61 160

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