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This weeks women in the news focuses on following topics:

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09.01.2015 | 14:05

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Empowerment, Not Violence Against Women

The Persian writing on her hands: women should have the same rights as men (picture-alliance/dpa)

The Persian writing on her hands: women should have the same rights as men (picture-alliance/dpa)

When we hear the phrase “women’s issues,” numerous issues and problems come to our minds and most of the problems have been prevalent for centuries. In spite of the plans and policies at national and international levels, no substantial work has been done for the elimination of these issues from women’s lives. Only superficial efforts have been made, which hardly influence the living standards of women at grass root level.

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08.01.2015 | 22:20

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The Silent Screams…

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Today, I’m in peace but there was once when my sealed lips and tear-filled eyes pleaded for mercy. My silence questioned my worth, ‘Am I a piece of land sought to be used for purpose?’

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08.01.2015 | 16:16

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