Hearing in Bishkek, Kyrgyzstan, Held on Draft Legislation on Forced Marriage and Gender Equality
3/16/2009 10:40 AM
Argentina Passes New Law Against Gender Violence
3/17/2009 9:31 AM
United Nations Secretary-General Decries Violence Against Women on International Women’s Day
3/10/2009 5:00 PM
ISLAMABAD: An exhibition of paintings titled ‘No honour in killing: making visible buried truth’ by various artists opened at the Pakistan National Council of the Arts on Wednesday.
Human Rights Watch defines “Honor Killings” as follows: "Honor crimes are acts of violence, usually murder, committed by male family members against female family members, who are held to have bro
Q&A: 'Women Are Not Equals in Our Society'
Mel Frykberg interviews MASHOOR BASISSY, director of the Palestinian
Authority Ministry of Women’s Affairs (MOWA).
Mumbai: An assault on women in a pub, a kidnapping of a Hindu girl for sitting next to a Muslim boy, harassing of canoodling couples by the police and the public.
UN and women MPs say Karzai bowed to Islamic fundamentalists before poll
A mercenary for ultra-Orthodox modesty patrols was sentenced to four years in jail in a plea bargain Sunday, for the aggravated assault and intimidation of a formerly Haredi woman.
The Global Campaign to Stop Killing and Stoning Women! urges the government of Pakistan to bring to justice the perpetrators of the flogging of a young woman in Swat.
International Herald Tribune
The Associated Press
March 2, 2009
Lancet Report: Fire a Major Killer of Indian Women