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Cases of iolence against women has risen considerably from las...

A report by the Afghanistan Independent Human Rights Commission (AIHRC) said today that 190 women were killed from April to September in this country. During this period, 2,579 episodes of violence were committed against women in Afghanistan, an ... RAWA, 3 days ago

AHRC says Pakistan is world's third most dangerous country for women

The Asian Human Rights Commission (AHRC) deplored that gender based violence continues to show an upward trend in Pakistan, which has been ranked as the third most dangerous country for women by the Thomson Reuters Foundation Poll. It accused that ...
 Meri News5 days ago

Womens' rights panel chief condemns minister's rape remark

Delhi Commission for Women chief Swati Maliwal on Friday said she was shocked at Uttar Pradesh Minister Azam Khan's remark to a rape victim, and politicians should think of their mothers and sisters before making insensitive statements. At an ...
 ProKerala.com1 week ago Delhi Womens' rights panel chief Swati Maliwal condemns Azam Khan's rape remark  Oneindia1 week ago
Irish Examiner

Gender equality a human right we must all fight for - HRC

The Human Rights Commission is welcoming today's launch of the United Nation's "He for She" gender equality campaign in New Zealand. "Gender equality is a human right that half of all New Zealanders are yet to realise: we need the other half to ... days ago Equal pay for equal work but no country pays men and women the same  Irish Examiner6 hours ago End our isolation on human rights: Triggs  National Times4 days ago Equalities and Human Rights Commission questioned on strategic plan  United Kingdom Parliament5 days ago

Role of Women's Commission in J&K

The J&K State Commission for Women has been established to protect women's rights and advance the cause of women in the State. Although the members of the Commission are appointed by the State Government, the Commission itself is independent and ...
 Kashmir Times5 days ago
Tolo News

Female MP Urges Enforcement of Law Prohibiting Violence Against Women

The women's affairs and human rights commission in the Wolesi Jirga (Lower House of Parliament) urged Tuesday that all government offices should implement the Elimination of Violence Against Women (EVAW) law in a bid to stamp out the problem in the ...
 Tolo News5 days ago

Saudi women begin polls campaigns

Saudi women began their first-ever campaigns for public office yesterday, in a step forward for women's rights in the conservative kingdom's slow reform process. More than 900 women are standing in the December 12 municipal elections, which will ...
 Bangladesh Daily Star12 hours ago Saudi women candidates launch first ever election campaigns  MSN News US17 hours ago Saudi Arabia allows women to participate in elections for the first time  Uncova15 hours ago More than 900 Saudi women to stand in elections  Abu Dhabi National18 hours ago
Australian Institute of International Affairs

Australia's Human Rights Lost in Translation?

« Go back Gillian Triggs, Australia's Human Rights Commissioner, was guest speaker at AIIA NSW's 91st anniversary dinner at the Sydney Hilton on Thursday 26 November. She gave 120 guests a sombre and compelling account of the erosion of human ...
 Australian Institute of International Affairs3 hours ago The rights and wrongs of protests  Bangkok Post1 day ago What Makes a Young Human Rights Advocate? Part 1  Noodls4 days ago Women rights activists decry violence, embargo  Kathmandu Post5 days ago

Boko Haram: Nigeria Human Rights Commission laments number of out of school children

The National Human Rights Commission has lamented the increasing number of school children displaced by insurgency in the North East The acting coordinator of the commission in Adamawa State Grace Mamza made the observation in Yola on Saturday when ...
 Uncova18 hours ago Nigeria: Boko Haram - Nigeria Human Rights Commission Laments Number of Out of School Children  AllAfrica.com1 hour ago Three new members appointed in National Commission for Protection of Child Rights  Times of India4 days ago EC to increase humanitarian support to education for children in emergencies  Wired-GOV3 days ago
New Delhi Pioneer

Women now aware of their voting rights, say voters

l populace of Jharkhand exercises its franchise for the second time to elect honest and able Panchayati Raj Institution representatives, the enthusiasm of the women voters towards the democratic process is seen at par with their male counterparts, ...
 New Delhi Pioneer1 day ago
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