Monthly Archives: July 2015

70% of Human Trafficking victims are female – offer them hope on World Day Against Trafficking in Persons 30th July

70% of Human Trafficking victims are female – offer them hope on World Day Against Trafficking in Persons 30th July

Human Trafficking is the acquisition of people by improper means such as force, fraud or deception, with the aim of exploiting them. Exploitation involves prostitution and sexual coercion, forced labor, slavery, servitude or the removal of organs. Trafficking in persons ... Read More »

SOLAR LAMPS TURNING PAKISTANI WOMEN INTO GREEN ENERGY ENTREPRENEURS

SOLAR LAMPS TURNING PAKISTANI WOMEN INTO GREEN ENERGY ENTREPRENEURS

BAHAWALPUR: As the sun sets and darkness falls over a village outside Bahawalpur, Shama Bibi switches on her solar lantern and starts sewing clothes for an upcoming family wedding. Not long ago, nightfall would have forced her to stop working. ... Read More »

Barack Obama Speaks Against Treating Women as Second Class Citizens in Kenya

Barack Obama Speaks Against Treating Women as Second Class Citizens in Kenya

The US President, Barack Obama, strongly condemned the practice of female genital mutilation and other such traditions that treat women as second class citizens, in a speech delivered on Sunday as he wrapped up his Presidential visit to his Kenyan ... Read More »

Media Influence on Female Body Image

Media Influence on Female Body Image

The issues surrounding body image and the portrayal of women in the media have been prevalent in our society for decades. Women have been affected by the changing images and depictions of beauty that have circulated throughout advertising and media ... Read More »

NEW LAW TO PREVENT VIOLENCE AGAINST WOMEN: PUNJAB MINISTER

NEW LAW TO PREVENT VIOLENCE AGAINST WOMEN: PUNJAB MINISTER

LAHORE: Provincial Minister for Population Welfare Begum Zakia Shahnawaz has said Pakistani women are very talented and they are playing an active role in every walk of life. She said there was a need for women to come forward for ... Read More »