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Pakistan: Women’s Day
Pakistan: Women’s Day

March 7th 2012
A Statement from the Asian Human Rights Commission
Unheard and unwanted, rape continues to be used as a tool …

The hidden lives of child widows
The hidden lives of child widows

By Margaret Owen
March 1st 2012
Child widows, some less than ten years old, face bleak futures as they bear the triple …

Women and Islam: A HRW debate
Jeff J Mitchell/Getty Images: An Egyptian woman looking on during a rally to mark the one year anniversary of the revolution, Tahrir Square, January 25, 2012

Jeff J Mitchell/Getty Images: An Egyptian woman looking on during a rally to mark the one year anniversary of the …

National Women’s Day
National Women’s Day

By Mavra Bari
February 13th 2012
Civil society organisations and human rights activists expressed disappointment at the National Commission on the Status …

Human Rights Watch on the ISI
Human Rights Watch on the ISI

January 31st 2012
After the completion of the judicial inquiry into journalist Saleem Shahzad’s murder, the Human Rights Watch (HRW) has …

Broadening the notion of justice
Broadening the notion of justice

By Yvette Selim
February 1st 2012
While the calls for justice abound in the aftermath of conflict or political transition, there is …

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