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Time for Pakistan's leaders to stand up for women

Time for Pakistan's leaders to stand up for women | womens rights | Scoop.it
By Farahnaz Ispahani, Special to CNN

Editor’s note: Farahnaz Ispahani, a former member of Pakistan’s parliament, is currently a Public Policy Scholar at the Woodrow Wilson Center in Washington DC. The views expressed are the writer’s own.
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Women's rights - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia

Women's rights - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia

Issues commonly associated with notions of women's rights include, though are not limited to, the right: to bodily integrity and autonomy; to vote (suffrage); to hold public office; to work; to fair wages or equal pay; to own property; to education; to serve in the military or be conscripted; to enter into legal contracts; and to have marital or parental rights.

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Women’s Rights — Global Issues

Women’s Rights — Global Issues | womens rights | Scoop.it
This part of the globalissues.org web site looks into the issue of women's rights. This is improving around the world, but many women still have to struggle far more than most may realize. The health and protection of the rights of women also has an impact on children and therefore society.
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United Nations Global Issues

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This is the site for Global Issues at the United Nations. Here you will find information and links.
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What Are Women's Rights? Past and Present

What Are Women's Rights? Past and Present | womens rights | Scoop.it

What rights have been included in the umbrella of women's rights, at different periods of history? What are the basic categories of women's rights and some examples of what has been advocated for in each category?

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Womens Rights

Now the issue of gender equality is openly discussed in Britain and laws have been passed which help to maintain equality. This has not always been the case..
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Women's rights and their money: a timeline from Cleopatra to Lilly Ledbetter

Women's rights and their money: a timeline from Cleopatra to Lilly Ledbetter | womens rights | Scoop.it
When did women get the right to inherit property and open bank accounts? How long did it take until women won the legal right to be served in UK pubs? Our timeline traces women’s financial rights from ancient societies to the present day
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Convention on the Elimination of All Forms of Discrimination against Women

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Women's rights in Pakistan - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia

Women's rights in Pakistan

Women's rights in Pakistan Under Pakistan's dual system of civil and sharia law, females are considered equal under the law ( ceteris paribus is assumed) and in religious practice, rights accorded to them by Pakistan's Islamic Republic constitution of 1958 & consolidated in 1973, which outlawed gender discrimination on all levels.

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