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Pakistani female law makers don’t feel equipped to help women

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The parliament in Islamabad

The concept behind reserved seats for women in Pakistan’s parliament has been to empower women and give them representation in policy making. However, most women who make it to the provincial assemblies and parliament are not satisfied with the role they could play.

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14.05.2014 | 13:03

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Labour with dignity

Hansiba women - emroidering

Traditional embroidery from Gujarat
Copyright: Priyali Sur

India is busy deliberating on its next possible Prime Minister- Narendra Modi, who has been marketing his model of development in India’s Gujarat. But in the dry and arid hinterland of India’s western state , one woman who believes in Gandhi’s ideals is working tirelessly to uplift women.

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14.05.2014 | 12:22

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Women in the news

The Islamist militia Boko Haram has been launching attacks throughout the country, and the government and military have not been able to stop them so far. Read more on women’s news that have made it to the headlines.

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14.05.2014 | 9:48

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