“It’s important to be aware of what’s going on in the world and to think about how you can start to make a difference, even when you’re a kid.”
On the 100th anniversary of International Women's Day, Rizwan Latif, a national UN Volunteer Outreach and Capacity De
Rehana Yasmin thought the kindly women had come to help her after floods devastated her village.
A visit to the Jalozai camp, originally established in 1980 for Afghans fleeing the Soviet invasion, gives an idea of
Pakistan People's Party (PPP) Women Wing Sindh Information Secretary Ms Sharmila Farooqui left here on Sunday for the
Experts have predicted an increase in the incidents of violence against women (VAW) in future and termed the trend a
The US government launched a five-year ‘Gender Equity Programme' in Pakistan in 2011, to advance women's human
Thousands of people displaced from their homes by fighting between Pakistani government forces and militants in Mohma
In Pakistan, Salman Taseer's assassination in early January has blown the lid off the seething cauldron that has been
Civil society has called upon the government to take special measures for reducing gender gaps as are revealed in nat
Women in rural areas are particularly vulnerable to oppression by family and society because of lack of education and
It all began on February 12, 1983, when outspoken lawyers, doctors and activists stood up against the discriminatory
Physical torture, abuse, forced abductions, sexual harassment, forced marriages, and other brutal practices are every
UN agencies are concerned about the soaring figure of 1,750 conflict affected families in Mohmand Agency, Fata.
Some 6,221 cases of violence against women were reported in the country from January to August 2010 including 778 cas
Iranian Ambassador Mashallah Shakiri has said that Lahore College for Women University (LCWU) has great role in women
Islamabad, Jan 25 (IANS) Vigilante justice is haunting women in Pakistan, a leading daily said Tuesday adding: 'Aside
The headlines may scream "war, drone bombings, militants, kidnappings," but they fail to reveal the positiv
On December 25, a female suicide bomber, not more than 18 years of age, blew herself up killing at least 47 people an
First Lady of Pakistan Fouzia Gilani has said the PPP-led government is ensuring the empowerment of women in the soci
Women need to take their place alongside men to help build peace across the world, human rights activist Dr Sima Sama
A total of 308 cases of violence against women (VAW) had been reported during the last six months in Khyber Pakhtunkh
Contrary to the common perception, most of the cases of violence against women were not reported from the far-flung a
What challenges do women face in politics?
The worst natural disaster in Pakistan's history has created new dangers for the girls and women who make up much of
A large number of police officials across Pakistan have been booked for rape and human rights violations in the last
Gender refers to the cultural construction of sexual differences.
In the last week of September, the As-Sahab Foundation, which disseminates al-Qaeda messages and propaganda, released
Steps should be taken to explore opportunities making police more responsible and responsive towards gender-based vio
ISLAMABAD: A two-day regional conference on gender and policing began on Tuesday at the Islamabad National Library.
The Taliban have renewed attacks on girls' schools in northwest Pakistan, stoking fears of a fresh terror campaign ag
With one-fifth of a nation under water and sluggish donations to fund relief efforts for flood victims, there is a fr
Almost five million people are currently without shelter following devastating flooding sparked more than a month ago
The UN has, over many decades, taken steps and established mechanisms to promote gender justice and equality and wome
The United States on Monday launched a new 40-million-dollar Gender Equity Grants Program in Pakistan to advance wome
The Hong Kong-based Asian Legal Resource Center (A.L.R.C.) has called Islamabad to invite the Working Group on Enforc
The monsoon floods in Pakistan have killed thousands and affected an estimated twenty million people across several p
Three weeks after Pakistan's worst natural disaster began, many people are living in camps all around the country.
Participants here at a seminar on Monday called upon the government to fulfill its obligations under the UN resolutio
Sustainable peace invariably builds on improving the living conditions and perspectives of the majority of the popula
After the bilateral Strategic Dialogue meeting in Islamabad today, U.S.
In spite of advances, discrimination against women persists in laws and in practice.
Terrorism and Afghan insurgency have so overshadowed other issues in Pakistan that it sometimes feels like we -- comm
As a part of the US – Pakistan Strategic Dialogue initiated in March, 2010 by US Secretary of State Hilary Clin
UNIFEM and leading women and civil society organisations in Pakistan organised “Open Day 1325” here the o
Aimed at empowering women to take on leadership roles in their families, communities and societies, Aurat Foundation
The Special Envoy of the UN Secretary-General for Assistance to Pakistan, Jean-Maurice Ripert, met with representativ
Women from Tribal Areas Yearn the Opportunities Opened Up by Education