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Mary Akrami is the Executive Director of Afghan Women Skills Development Organization, which was founded in Kabul in 1999 for protecting women’s rights in Afghanistan. Women Talk Online blogger Beenish Javed met Akrami and asked her about the status of women in Afghanistan.
Date18.12.2013 | 10:58
Bangladesh executes war criminal Abdul Quader Mollah, who was responsible for killing thousands of men and raping several women during the Bangladesh war of independence in 1971. Read on to know the latest women’s news.
Date13.12.2013 | 12:20
Pakistani teenager Malala is honoured with the Sakharov prize. In a speech to Indian students, US ambassador to India, Nancy Powell reveals why American students don’t want to come to India. 13-year-old Sushma Verma is from a very poor family, but she’s managed to get into university by doing exceedingly well in her studies! Read more to find out the latest in women’s news from around the world.
Date20.11.2013 | 10:12
Indian author Sushmita Banerjee falls prey to an alleged Taliban attack, a Sudanese woman risks flogging to protest an anti-Taliban law, Coca Cola will empower five million women entrepreneurs by 2020 and Pakistan sees an increase in several forms of extreme violence against women. Read more to find about the latest in women’s news.
Date09.09.2013 | 13:10
TagsChina, gang rape, Iranian women, Pakistan, rape, Somalia, Somalian women, Violance against women, women
A large proportion of working women in Pakistan find it tough to juggle between values at home and at work, women head only 12% of the largest NGOs in the US and 27% in the UK, Pashtun poetry has long been a form of rebellion for Afghan women and the gang rape of a woman journalist in India’s financial capital has triggered street protests. Read more to find out about women in the news.
Date29.08.2013 | 8:47
Which themes made it to the headlines in South Asia this week? What books and films on women are making it big? Click on this blog to find out more and let us know if you think we missed out on some theme you think is really important.
Date07.08.2013 | 10:55
A Pakistani TV programme gives away orphaned babies, a team of young women from India take the third place in a football competition in Spain and violence against civilians has increased in Afghanistan, the main targets being women and children. Read on to know which South Asian women’s themes made it to the headlines in the last few days.
Date02.08.2013 | 14:55