Daily Archives: November 22, 2014

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 »

TOWARDS ECONOMIC PROSPERITY: WOMEN TRAINED IN ENTREPRENEURSHIP SKILLS

TOWARDS ECONOMIC PROSPERITY: WOMEN TRAINED IN ENTREPRENEURSHIP SKILLS

ISLAMABAD: An orientation and business workshop for women was held here on Friday with the aim of realising the dream of economic empowerment and improving gender equality in Pakistan. Over 30 entrepreneurs paired in teams and participated in the The ... Read More »

EMPOWERING WOMEN; REDEFINING LEADERSHIP

EMPOWERING WOMEN; REDEFINING LEADERSHIP

Author: Eraj Atiq, Program Assistant at Women Media Center, Pakistan and Associate Member at International Research Group on Crisis Communication (IRGoCC), Germany.   According to Global Gender Gap Report (GGGR) issued by World Economic Forum (WEF) Pakistan stands at the ... Read More »