Women's Rights

2017-11-13

Special courts tackle violence against women and children in Punjab

The newly established courts are aimed at speeding up proceedings in cases of rape, abuse, human trafficking, harassment and other issues.

Women's Rights 2017-11-13

Special courts tackle violence against women and children in Punjab

The newly established courts are aimed at speeding up proceedings in cases of rape, abuse, human trafficking, harassment and other issues.

2017-11-07

Pakistani women eye growing role in democracy

More women are running for seats and campaigning for elections amid recent reforms.

Women's Rights 2017-11-07

Pakistani women eye growing role in democracy

More women are running for seats and campaigning for elections amid recent reforms.

2017-08-23

Khyber Pakhtunkhwa seeks to reduce violence against women

Authorities and NGOs are teaming up to work on the persistent social problem.

Women's Rights 2017-08-23

Khyber Pakhtunkhwa seeks to reduce violence against women

Authorities and NGOs are teaming up to work on the persistent social problem.

2017-08-18

Women in Pakistan, Afghanistan join efforts against radicalism

A Peace Exchange Programme brings together women from both countries to share ideas on how to 'douse the fire of radicalism'.

Women's Rights 2017-08-18

Women in Pakistan, Afghanistan join efforts against radicalism

A Peace Exchange Programme brings together women from both countries to share ideas on how to 'douse the fire of radicalism'.

2017-07-26

Women play vital role in Khyber Pakhtunkhwa police

In July, Rizwana Hameed became the first female KP Police officer to head an all-male police station.

Women's Rights 2017-07-26

Women play vital role in Khyber Pakhtunkhwa police

In July, Rizwana Hameed became the first female KP Police officer to head an all-male police station.

2017-03-28

Tribal women seek political, social rights in FATA

The Qabailee Khor forum, a group of more than 25 tribal women, is advocating for women's participation in the political process.

Women's Rights 2017-03-28

Tribal women seek political, social rights in FATA

The Qabailee Khor forum, a group of more than 25 tribal women, is advocating for women's participation in the political process.

2017-03-22

Iraqi women activists rebuild their country

The Iraqi Women Network has been working to help communities affected by 'Islamic State of Iraq and the Levant' violence to move forward.

Women's Rights 2017-03-22

Iraqi women activists rebuild their country

The Iraqi Women Network has been working to help communities affected by 'Islamic State of Iraq and the Levant' violence to move forward.

2017-03-22

Syrian mothers tell of resilience amid conflict

On the eve of Mother's Day, Al-Mashareq spoke to three women who are demonstrating resilience amid adversity in very different ways.

Women's Rights 2017-03-22

Syrian mothers tell of resilience amid conflict

On the eve of Mother's Day, Al-Mashareq spoke to three women who are demonstrating resilience amid adversity in very different ways.

2016-06-21

Pakistani clerics issue fatwa against 'honour killing'

The Sunni Ittehad Council has issued fatwas against terrorism, the Taliban and now so-called 'honour killing'.

Women's Rights 2016-06-21

Pakistani clerics issue fatwa against 'honour killing'

The Sunni Ittehad Council has issued fatwas against terrorism, the Taliban and now so-called 'honour killing'.