Gender

Mar 12, 2020

International Women's Day 2020 in Yemen and Tajikistan

This year marks the 20th anniversary of the International Women’s Day. This can be considered a milestone in acknowledging the different impact that conflicts have on woman, men, boys and girls. Saferworld spoke to partners and communities in South Sudan, Yemen and Tajikistan to see how women are breaking down barriers, and supporting women’s participation in peacekeeping.

Mar 12, 2020

International Women's Day 2020 in Yemen and...

This year marks the 20th anniversary of the International Women’s Day. This can be considered a milestone in acknowledging the different impact that conflicts have on woman, men, boys and girls....

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Mar 11, 2020

Nineveh: Women's Magazine launched to counter...

The Nineveh governorate in northern Iraq experienced some of the most severe atrocities during the rule of ISIS, including acts of genocide against Yazidi women. At the same time, its people were strong...

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Mar 11, 2020

Jalila Haider, the "Iron Lady of Balochistan",...

On 4 March 2020, Jalila Haider, a human rights lawyer from Pakistan whose affectionate nickname is the “Iron Lady of Balochistan”, received the International Women of Courage Award at the annual...

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Sep 05, 2019

Sindh: The Alarming State of Religious Minorities...

In another case adding to the growing practice of forced conversions of Hindu girls to Islam, a young girl named Renuka Kumari was allegedly kidnapped and forcefully converted to Islam in Pakistan’s...

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Aug 26, 2019

Sindh: Cabinet approves draft bill on women agricultural...

The draft of the Sindh Women Agricultural Workers Bill 2019, which aims at empowering the women of the rural swathes of the province and improving their social security, was approved on Saturday by the...

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Jul 26, 2019

Hmong: Suffering of the Hmong Highlighted During...

On 15 July 2019, the Captive Nations Summit was held in Washington D.C. to recognize peoples suffering under the oppression of communist and other totalitarian regimes. It provided US policy-makers...

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Jul 15, 2019

Hmong in Isolation

UNPO and Congress of World Hmong People submit joint report to the UN highlighting the desperate plight of the Hmong in Laos.

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Jul 10, 2019

Mia Hassani, Chameria

Get to know Mia, a devoted women's rights activist from Chameria.

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