Posts tagged ‘Al Jazeera’

Video: “Pakistan passes bill to protect women’s rights”

Pakistan passes bill to protect women’s rights

Rights groups laud amended legislation but doubt if prevailing societal attitudes will allow its enforcement.

Read the full article: http://www.aljazeera.com/video/asia/2011/11/201111187013962577.html?cid=nlc-dailybrief-daily_news_brief-link18-20111118

December 2, 2011 at 5:00 pm Leave a comment

Video: “Peru: A League of Their Own”

According to this video from Al Jazeera, “Football is helping the women of the Andes find a political voice and fight the effects of climate change.”

“We were the first to organise activities for women of this community. We were the first women to play football in this place. Nobody had ever thought of it before. But they all came to play and haven’t stopped ever since.”
Read more and watch the video: http://www.aljazeera.com/programmes/witness/2011/08/201181762344708494.html

September 14, 2011 at 12:20 pm Leave a comment


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