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Tag: Women Rights

  • Women and their Role in Diplomacy

    Women have a vital role to play in diplomacy, both globally and locally. Women can use their influence and power to influence policy and support initiatives for peace-building efforts. They can build networks of powerful advocates, lead diplomatic missions and represent their country as members of the United Nations or other international organizations. Additionally, women…

  • Gender Equality and SDGs.

    Introduction: Gender equality is the idea of providing equal opportunities to different genders based on individual performances rather than skill-based positions. In 2015, the United Nations developed 17 Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs), the fifth of which focuses on gender equality. SDG 5 aims to empower all women and girls. It works to abolish sexism in…

  • GENDER EQUALITY & SUSTAINABLE DEVELOPMENT GOALS (SDGs)

    “Gender equality is the unfinished business of the 21st century,” says Elizabeth Broderick. Indeed, human beings are living in the best phase of their history in the twenty-first century. They have attained glory and progress in multidisciplinary fields of life and are trying to conquer new worlds of advancement. Moreover, they have better standards of…

  • Assessing the Participation of Women in Pakistani Politics

    Introduction Over the last half-century, democracies have made remarkable strides toward gender parity in political power and wealth. The number of women running for and being elected to national parliaments is at an all-time high, and there are more women than ever before serving in executive capacities inside national governments. Women have made great strides…

  • Are we heading in the right direction regarding Gender Equality?

    For the nations to rise, for the generations to thrive, for the equality to prevail, and for the world to become a better place; 49.58% of the world’s population needs to be recognized on all platforms. It’s not just about the number. It’s about half of the world’s potential in the form of women who…

  • Domestic violence in Pakistan

    Domestic violence in Pakistan

    Introduction Domestic violence is described by the World Health Organization as “physical, psychological, or sexual coercive actions against women by an intimate partner, either present or past.” It is also defined as “any acts of gender-based and other physical or psychological abuse perpetrated by a responder against women, children, or other vulnerable individuals” under Pakistan’s…

  • History of Women’s Rights

    History of Women’s Rights

    What Are Women’s Rights? Women’s rights are rights and prerogatives claimed for girls and women worldwide. These rights also form the basis of the women’s rights movement. In many countries, these rights are institutionalized and supported by law while in other countries they are ignored and repressed. Women’s rights include the right to bodily integrity and…

  • The Human Rights Campaign

    The Human Rights Campaign

    Introduction: The Human Rights Campaign, the right to life and liberty, freedom from slavery and torture, freedom of thought and speech, the right to employment and education, and many others are all protected. These rights are available to everyone, without exception. A human rights team is present in almost all multi-dimensional UN peacekeeping missions. The…

  • Gender Equality and Climate Change

    Gender Equality and Climate Change

    Gender Equality and Climate Change : There is a deep nexus between climate change and gender inequality. Women are increasingly being recognized as the primary victims of climate change due to their relatively disadvantaged and lower socioeconomic status in society. There is no denying the fact that the effects of climate change are disproportionate and…