Gender

Sep 05, 2019

Sindh: The Alarming State of Religious Minorities and the Increasing Practice of Forced Conversions of Hindu Women to Islam

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 Sindh province. The forced conversion and marriage of young Hindu girls to older Muslim men has become an increasingly worrying practice in rural Sindh which has led to many Hindu leaders holding...

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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Jul 01, 2019

Sana Mobarak, South Yemen

Get to know Sana Mobarak, a devoted women's rights activist from South Yemen.  

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May 20, 2019

Dinknesh Deressa Kitila, Oromo

Get to know Dinknesh, a devoted Oromo activist. 

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May 13, 2019

Unrepresented Women: Women in Peacebuilding

In the framework of UNPO’s Campaign “Unrepresented Women”, the floor is given to activists, artists and public figures coming from unrepresented communities around the world. In this...

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