Gender

Nov 19, 2018

Taiwan: Activists in New York Rally for Marriage Equality

More than 100 people gathered in the legendary Stonewall Inn to raise awareness and money ahead of the crucial 24 November 2018 election. Last year, Taiwan’s constitutional court ruled that same-sex couples should have the right to marry. However, with the support of American groups, anti-LGBTQ forces have put this plan in jeopardy by pushing a referendum on the ballot that could not only prevent...

Nov 19, 2018

Taiwan: Activists in New York Rally for Marriage...

More than 100 people gathered in the legendary Stonewall Inn to raise awareness and money ahead of the crucial 24 November 2018 election. Last year, Taiwan’s constitutional court ruled that same-sex...

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Nov 15, 2018

Balochistan: State Failing to Educate Girls in...

Human Rights Watch recently released a report on education of girls in Pakistan. The results highlight that 22.5 million children are not enrolled in educational facilities—the majority of which...

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Oct 31, 2018

Blasphemy of Christian Pakistani Woman Overtu...

After being sentenced to hanging due to blasphemy charges, Pakistan’s Supreme Court has finally dropped all charges related to Asia Bibi’s case. In the last decade Pakistan’s blasphemy...

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Oct 18, 2018

Balochistan: The Struggle of Educated Women to...

In Balochistan, educated women are having difficulties to find employment and provide for their families due to social and cultural barriers that remain hard to overcome. In addition to having to obtain...

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Oct 12, 2018

UNPO Hosts Day-Long Event in European Parliament...

On Tuesday 9 October 2018, the European People’s Party (EPP) the European Conservatives and Reformists Group (ECR), Promote Ukraine, the Unrepresented Nations and Peoples Organization (UNPO), Crimea...

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Oct 11, 2018

UNPO and AIM Jointly Submit Alternative Report...

On Monday 8 October 2018, UNPO and AIM submitted a joint report for the 71st session of the United Nations’ Committee on the Elimination of All Forms of Discrimination Against Women (CEDAW), during...

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Oct 05, 2018

Choice of Nobel Peace Prize Laureates Acknowledges...

On Friday 5 October 2018, the Nobel Prize Committee announced its Nobel Peace Prize Laureates. This year, the winners were Dr Denis Mukwege and Ms Nadia Murad for their work for and with survivors of sexual...

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Oct 05, 2018

UNPO Submits Alternative Report for CEDAW Review...

On Thursday 4 October 2018, UNPO submitted a report for the 71st session of the United Nations' Committee on the Elimination of All Forms of Discrimination against Women (CEDAW), during which the Lao People’s...

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