Gender

Apr 24, 2019

Sindh: Transgender Citizens Will Soon Be Allowed to Serve as Regular Police Officers

This announcement follows the decade of improvement regarding transgenders rights since the Supreme Court granted them equal rights with other citizens in 2009. Sindh is an example of progress in a area of the world renown for its discrimination towards the LGBT community.

Apr 24, 2019

Sindh: Transgender Citizens Will Soon Be Allowed...

This announcement follows the decade of improvement regarding transgenders rights since the Supreme Court granted them equal rights with other citizens in 2009. Sindh is an example of progress in a area...

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Mar 08, 2019

UNPO Kicks Off Unrepresented Women Campaign with...

On Friday 8 March 2019, on the occasion of International Women’s Day, the UNPO and the Coppieters Foundation release a report entitled “Minority women in politics – The political participation...

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Mar 08, 2019

UNPO Kicks Off Unrepresented Women Campaign with...

On Friday 8 March 2019, on the occasion of International Women’s Day, the UNPO and the Coppieters Foundation release a report entitled “Minority women in politics – The political participation...

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Dec 19, 2018

A Gender Perspective on Water Management and Hygiene...

In the second most “water rich” country in the world, the mismanagement and poor quality of this vital resource is an obstacle that negatively impacts people in Nepal, especially those living...

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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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