Women with disabilities urge for equal rights in all sectors

Islamabad: Women with Disabilities Monday urged the authorities concerned to play an active role in providing equal rights in health care, education, vocational training, employment and income generation opportunities. Written by Associated Press of Pakistan, The News International Women with Disabilities (WWD) are one of the most marginalised groups in society. Sidra Batool disable women…

Asia-Pacific countries adopt declaration to advance gender equality and women’s empowerment

Bangkok, Thailand — Ministers and high-level officials from 45 countries in the Asia-Pacific region have committed to intensify priority actions towards realizing women’s rights and fundamental freedoms for an equal future. Written by UN Women Asia and the Pacific The Asia-Pacific Declaration on Advancing Gender Equality and Women’s Empowerment: Beijing+25 Review was adopted after intense…