The business community has welcomed the step and says it will bring more women into the mainstream.
The newly established courts are aimed at speeding up proceedings in cases of rape, abuse, human trafficking, harassment and other issues.
Authorities and NGOs are teaming up to work on the persistent social problem.
A Peace Exchange Programme brings together women from both countries to share ideas on how to 'douse the fire of radicalism'.
In July, Rizwana Hameed became the first female KP Police officer to head an all-male police station.
The Qabailee Khor forum, a group of more than 25 tribal women, is advocating for women's participation in the political process.