April, Syeda Ghazala made headlines in Pakistan, becoming the first female to head a major police station in restive
Islamabad: While candidates for next month's mayoral elections in Balochistan come from across the political spectrum
The role of women in politics of the country from the platform of the Pakistan Muslim League-Nawaz (PMLN) was filled
The National Commission on the Status of Women (NCSW) and civil society members expressed concern over the reduced nu
The Supreme Court on Tuesday observed that there was no cruelty bigger than depriving women from their right to vote.
To initiate consultation with different stakeholders on laws for women's issues, the Sindh government formed an eight
Speakers stressed on the need for education, awareness and training to enhance participation of women in the electora
Civil society activists in India are hopeful the government led by Nawaz Sharif will work towards improving ties with
Despite threats from militant groups, many women headed to the polls in Pakistan to vote in the country's historic el
The Gender Concerns International's Gender Election Monitoring (GEM) Mission has deployed 15 international and 50 nat
“My sole motive is to serve my people, especially women who have had no role in politics so far.
The Taliban may have placed a ban on theatre, but women in Pakistan's northern provinces won't allow the threat of th
For most women in Pakistan's war-torn and ultra-conservative frontier region, casting a vote in an election is an imp
The party elections of Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf (PTI) are being held in Lahore today.
The majority of the women elected to the last Khyber Pakhtunkhwa Assembly on reserved seats have applied for tickets
Tanvir Zehra is one of thousands of women across Pakistan entering politics for the first time.
Speakers reiterated the demand of quota for women on general election seats and urged political leadership to finance
A civil society activist on Tuesday filed a petition in the Islamabad High Court (IHC) seeking direct elections of wo
A two-day training workshop for women politicians on “Leadership, peace-building, advocacy and effective media
It was stressed that representation of women in Parliament and the Senate must be between 33 and 50 per cent.
Afridi's death, as one of the very few Pashtun women leaders in any field, leaves a large gap and begs the question o
In August 2011, UN Women signed a Memorandum of Understanding with Pakistan's National Database and Registration Auth
First of all, Pakistan being a multinational federal state, the parliament ought to be so constituted as to ensure fa
The slow progress stands in contrast to the government's tall claims regarding women development and empowerment &mda
Speaking at a news conference at the Timergara Press Club, a group of NGOs' representatives led by Akbar Khan alleged
Talking to APP, he said reservation of four seats for minorities in the Senate and work on 'Minorities Protection Bil
Peace building efforts between India and Pakistan are not for bilateral talks at the diplomatic level alone.
Participants of a national consultation have demanded representation of female political workers in all party ranks t
Her phone rang at 9 p.m. “Can you come tonight? He's home.” The voice was anxious.
MYANMAR'S Election Commission announced last week the landslide victory of the opposition National League of Democrac
Karachi, Pakistan - From a country where terrorism, extremism, inner strife and polarisation continue to eat at its r
Two months ago, in February 2012, a victory was won in the battle for more effective legal provisions for women in Pa
Speakers at the ‘Collective Action for Ensuring Women's and Girl's Participation in Electoral Processes in Paki
When the Pakistani director Sharmeen Obaid-Chinoy recently won the Oscar for Best Documentary Short for her film Savi
PESHAWAR, March 17: Speakers at a seminar here on Saturday urged women to play their role in restoration of peace by
Scores of South Asian charities struggling to curb high child-marriage rates are backing a global movement spearheade
How can we, as a nation in times like today, survive let alone talk of progressing if the women in our society are ta
The government has not only empowered the womenfolk in the country but also working to provide them space in all walk
The Finance Division of the government of Pakistan and the United Nations Entity for Gender Equality and the Empowerm
Statistics shows the status of women is better than last couple of years in Pakistan.
Pakistan has appointed its first female foreign minister, filling a key Cabinet position days ahead of peace talks wi