Post Tagged with: "Gender"

How can India end this tide of violence against women? | KumKum Dasgupta

Despite rising levels of education, gender awareness and stringent pro-women laws, change has been slow and violence against women is increasing The rape of a young woman by a taxi driver in Delhi has again left the city and the country traumatised, an…

by · Wednesday, 10 December 2014 · India, Oman

Afghan women’s voices must be heard | Samira Hamidi

Female input will be vital if next month’s London conference on Afghanistan is to boost development and bring positive change

“This is your world, shape it or someone else will” – Rula Ghani, Afghanistan’s first lady

I recently attended a programme launch for women’s empowerment where Afghanistan’s first lady, Rula Ghani, was the keynote speaker. She ended her speech with the powerful statement above that inspired many of us there.

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by · Friday, 21 November 2014 · Afghanistan