Khalida Brohi – WOMAN of ACTION™

  A Celebration of Women™ is elated to Celebrate the Life of this woman leader, film maker for social justice for all women, with a focus on the human rights for Women in Pakistan.       WOMAN of ACTION™       Khalida Brohi She's a Women's Activist and the founder of the Sughar Empowerment Society of Pakistan, dedicated to preserving Pakistan's history - ("Sughar" means "skilled and confident … [Read more...]

Sharmeen Obaid Chinoy – WOMAN of ACTION™

  A Celebration of Women™ is elated to Celebrate the Life of this woman leader, film maker for social justice for all women, with a focus on the suffering of Muslim Women in Pakistan.       WOMAN of ACTION™       Sharmeen Obaid Chinoy She's the founder of the Citizens Archive of Pakistan, dedicated to preserving Pakistan's history.         Sharmeen Obaid Chinoy (Urdu:شرمین عبید چنائے; born 1978), is a Pakistani … [Read more...]

Pakistan, Women constitute only 2% membership of the trade unions

- WOMEN - Only 2% trade union members in the formal and invisible in the Informal economy   ISLAMABAD (ILO News) - Women constitute only 2% membership of the trade unions in Pakistan, this figure does not even include informal economy of which more than 70% are women. This alarming figure was shared in a training workshop, “Training of trainers in developing women leadership in trade unions” held at Naran from July 28 to August 8, 2012. The training was jointly organized by … [Read more...]

Pakistan Independence Day – celebrated on August 14th!

  Pakistan Independence Day   Independence Day Date: August 14th!   Pakistan celebrates Independence Day as a public holiday.     The Independence Day in Pakistan is celebrated as the day when they got independence from the British rule and emerged as a separate nation. This day is also dedicated to all the martyrs, who risked their life so that they live in a free nation. Their Struggle will never be forgotten and the people there pray tribute to them … [Read more...]

PAKISTAN: Celebrating Successful stories from the IFAD funded AJK

Pakistan: Successful stories from the IFAD funded AJK Community Development Program (AJK CDP) Kashmir Women Taking Action! Women in Kashmir suffer silently, Showkat A. Motta, OneWorld South Asia Women have borne the brunt of violence in the two decades of conflict in Indian state of Jammu and Kashmir – raped, tortured, maimed and killed. Several studies have shown how uncaring authorities and societal norms have multiplied their woes. Srinagar: Month of … [Read more...]

Education in Pakistan – one year after the monsoon floods, Rudina Vojvoda

Education in Pakistan - ONE YEAR AFTER MONSOON NEW YORK, USA, July 2011 – The floods that hit Pakistan one year ago are considered to be the worst in its history. Triggered by the annual monsoon rains, the water floods claimed hundreds of lives, destroyed 2 million homes and washed away more than 2 million hectares of crops. Among the thousands of buildings lost in the floods, 10,000 were schools, heavily impacting the education of children in Pakistan.   At the occasion of the … [Read more...]

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