Tag Archives: Pakistan
Abolishing Sang Chatti: Pakistan works to prevent compensation marriage and other forms of violence against women
As Pakistan prepares for review by the CEDAW Committee of its fourth periodic on 12 February, we take a look at what has been done to crack down on Jirgas and implement other CEDAW recommendations related to ending violence against women.
International Day for Natural Disaster Reduction: “Women and Girls – the [in]Visible Force of Resilience”
The International Day for Natural Disaster Reduction is commemorated annually on 13 October. The objective of the observance is to raise awareness of how people are taking action to reduce their risk to disasters. The theme of the 2012 International Day for Disaster Reduction (IDDR) is “Women and Girls – the [in]Visible Force of Resilience”. [...]