Monthly Archives: November 2014

AGAINST GENDER VIOLENCE: PLIGHT OF WOMEN RESOUNDS AT EXHIBITION

AGAINST GENDER VIOLENCE: PLIGHT OF WOMEN RESOUNDS AT EXHIBITION

ISLAMABAD: As the 16 days of activism against gender violence continues, Nomad Art Gallery in collaboration with the Australian High Commission held a discussion and inaugurated an art exhibition on Tuesday evening. With the campaign theme of ‘Education, Militarism, Corruption, Poverty, ... Read More »

FATA WOMEN EMPOWERMENT POLICY LAUNCHED

FATA WOMEN EMPOWERMENT POLICY LAUNCHED

PESHAWAR: A women empowerment and protection policy was unveiled here on Tuesday to safeguard rights of the women in the Federally Administered Tribal Area (Fata). The policy was launched at a ceremony, attended by concerned officials, representatives of NGOs and ... Read More »

LCWU HOLDS FUNFAIR TO CELEBRATE ACHIEVEMENTS OF WOMEN

LCWU HOLDS FUNFAIR TO CELEBRATE ACHIEVEMENTS OF WOMEN

International Day for Elimination of Violence Against Women LAHORE: The Lahore College for Women University (LCWU) celebrated the International Day for the Elimination of Violence Against Women 2014 in collaboration with United Nations Entity for Gender Equality and the Empowerment ... Read More »

A 3RD OF WOMEN VICTIMS OF DOMESTIC VIOLENCE, SEVEN PERCENT AT RISK FOR RAPE GLOBALLY: WHO

A 3RD OF WOMEN VICTIMS OF DOMESTIC VIOLENCE, SEVEN PERCENT AT RISK FOR RAPE GLOBALLY: WHO

Current efforts to prevent domestic violence are insufficient as a third of women worldwide are physically abused, according to a series of studies by the World Health Organization published on Friday. Between 100 to 140 million women are victims of ... Read More »

THE CITY’S UNSUNG WOMEN ARE ITS REAL HEROES, SAY RIGHTS ACTIVISTS

THE CITY’S UNSUNG WOMEN ARE ITS REAL HEROES, SAY RIGHTS ACTIVISTS

KARACHI: For theatre artists and womens rights activist Sheema Kermani, there are several women related to the world of art who were Karachi’s unsung heroines and had contributed towards developing the culture in the city. During the fourth session of ... Read More »