Women with disabilities in Pakistan are defying all odds, overcoming disability to empower themselves and others by emerging as leaders
Pakistan’s National Highway & Motorway Police receives 5 buses from United States which will provide transportation to 200 women police officers
Pakistan launches Women’s Economic Participation & Empowerment Report 2016 which highlights social and economic issues..
Young women from Islamabad, Rawalpindi participated in football matches by Serena Hotels and UN Women to celebrate Day of Sports for Development and Peace
Islamabad Chamber of Commerce and industry and UNIDO launch Women Business Growth Center in Islamabad on the International Women’s Day 2016
The debate ‘Women in the Media’ was held in Islamabad to mark International Women’s Day 2016 and pay tribute to Pakistani women journalists.
The 5th National Women at Work Festival was held in Islamabad to celebrate the work of Pakistani women and support their empowerment
A special screening of Sharmeen Obaid’s Oscar-nominated film “A Girl in the River – The Price of Forgiveness” was held at the PM House
New UN Women report launched in Islamabad on Wednesday unveils a far-reaching alternative policy agenda to transform economies and make gender equality a reality.
Two-day Islamabad Expo 2015 featuring conferences, competitions and activities including talent hunt, cooking, beauty workshops and makeovers, offered a great platform for women entrepreneurs of Pakistan. The main purpose of the exhibition is to increase market linkages of women entrepreneurs..
More than 300 alumni of U.S. government-sponsored exchange programs from across South Asia gathered in Islamabad for the opening ceremony of the three-day 2015 International Women’s Empowerment Conference by Pakistan-U.S. Alumni Network..
The first-of-its-kind center for women entrepreneurs has been launched in Islamabad to provide training, support, and mentorship for women entrepreneurs in Pakistan. U.S. Ambassador to Pakistan Richard Olson, inaugurated the Center which would increase women’s participation in the economy.
Out of great disasters come great opportunities. This notion has fascinated and revived the humanity out of hardships since the earliest days. As Pakistan shifts from relief to recovery phase in the post-flood scenario, the focus was the rebuilding livelihoods. During these hard times, Pakistani women have emerged as the strength of the economy and…
Islamabad – Following a round-table conference, a unanimous declaration was passed by the Women’s Parliamentary Caucus, on Thursday, calling for equal opportunities for women in the public and political spheres. The Parliamentarians also agreed to build consensus among their respective political parties to provide at least 10 per cent quota for women on winnable general…
Islamabad – Women from South Asian region often experience and face gender inequalities due to rules of a patriarchal social system, which makes it difficult for women to seek their due rights as they have little support from the community and state. To address the concerns of survivors of violence, a number women rights activists…
Published in Pakistan Observer (23 Sept. 2011) Sana JamalIslamabad – Girls and women around the world can only win the battle for gender equality if boys and men in their lives join the cause to help improve their lives, says a new report released on Thursday in Islamabad. The report ‘Because I am a Girl:…