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NEW ISSUE Armanshahr HR & Civil Society NEWSLETTER issue no.199 (Year VIII), 22 APRIL 2017

READ the latest issue of Armanshahr/OPEN ASIA bilingual Human Rights and Civil Society weekly newsletter, no 199, Year VIII

Tuesday 23 May 2017

Disappearance of Daughters!

Nobel Laureate, Economist Amartya Sen, in way back 1990’s introduced the term “missing women”, showing a deficit in the number of women relative to the expected number of women in a region.

Tuesday 23 May 2017

Going backwards: The death penalty in Southeast Asia

FIDH Over the past year, Southeast Asia has witnessed significant setbacks with regard to the abolition of the death penalty, FIDH said in a new report published today, on the occasion of the 14th World […]

Friday 3 March 2017

Resolution on the upcoming constitutional referendum in Kyrgyzstan

human rights and freedoms in Kyrgyzstan and consider that the upcoming Constitutional Refendum will negatively impact democratic principles of Kyrgyzstan, in particular the rule of law, the separation of powers, the independence of the judiciary, and human rights and fundamental freedoms.

Tuesday 6 December 2016

Perspectives Asia: The Gender Issue

Perspectives Asia is a publication series of the Asia Desk of the Heinrich-Böll-Stiftung published in cooperation with the offices of the foundation in Asia.

Thursday 17 December 2015

Herat has no cinema but an International Women’s Film Festival- 2015 Report

Herat has no cinema but an International Women’s Film Festival. A report on the Third edition of the succesfull Afghanistan Women’s Film Festival held by Armanshahr/OPEN ASIA and Roya Film House in October 2015.

Friday 16 October 2015

Wars killed 149,000 in Pakistan and Afghanistan since 2001: report

Source: Pakistan Today Wars in Pakistan and Afghanistan have killed at least 149,000 people between 2001 and 2014, says a recent report by a US think-tank. The Watson Institute’s Costs of War Project also reports […]

Monday 31 August 2015

Remedies for Forced Marriage – A Handbook for Lawyers

Remedies for Forced Marriage brings together expert commentaries by lawyers and activists working on the issue of forced marriages and interference with choice in marriage in four different countries: Bangladesh, India, Pakistan and the UK.

Tuesday 28 July 2015

Armanshahr/OPENASIA HR & Civil Society Newsletter no.124

Armanshahr Human rights and Civil Society, weekly newsletter

Saturday 11 July 2015

From emancipation to restraint: violence and gender inequality in Azerbaijan

In 2006, Azerbaijan’s National Assembly and its 125 members pledged their full support for the European Union’s campaign to tackle all forms of violence against women in Azerbaijan.

Tuesday 9 June 2015