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11/9/2012 - Pakistani Girl's Parents Confess to 'Honor Killing'
A 15-year-old Pakistani girl named Anusha was the victim of an "honor killing" last week at the hands of her parents....

9/11/2007 - Sonia Gandhi Visits Women's Empowerment Conference in Kashmir
Sonia Gandhi, chair of India's governing party, addressed nearly 5,000 women at a Women's Empowerment Conference in Kashmir on Monday....

9/8/2006 - Indian All-Woman UN Unit to Deploy to Liberia
Over 100 Indian women police officers will soon join United Nations peacekeepers in Liberia to respond to riots and train local police in the volatile West African country....

1/27/2003 - Women Forced to Quit Jobs and Marry Early in Kashmir and Jammu India
Muslim women in Jammu and Kashmir, India are required to quit government jobs by January 25, or face death for disobeying the orders issued by a pro-Pakistani militant group, reports the Press Trust of India....

12/20/2002 - Islamic Rebels Kill Three Women in Kashmir
Three women were killed in Indian-controlled Kashmir by Islamic militants for not wearing burqas, United Press International reports....

6/6/2002 - Lack of Funding Forces UN Food Agency to Suspend Some Relief in Afghanistan
A multi-million dollar funding gap for the United Nations World Food Programs work in Afghanistan has resulted in cutbacks on relief projects throughout the country....

8/21/2001 - Indian Women Forced to Wear Burqas
As separatist violence increases in the war-torn region of Kashmir, fundamentalist militants have seized the opportunity to terrorize and persecute women living in the surrounding areas....

11/27/2000 - Pakistan Refuses To Reopen Border
Pakistan refuses to reopen its border with Afghanistan, which it closed on November 10, 2000....

9/8/2000 - Pakistani Extremist Group Fire Shots At Women In Beauty Parlor
In less than 24-hours after issuing threats stating that unveiled women in India's state of Jammu and Kashmir would be shot in the leg, Lashker-e-Toiba militants fired shots at two women in a local beauty parlor....

9/7/2000 - Extremist Group Threatens To Shoot Women Government Workers
The Pakistan-based extremist militia, Lashker-e-Toiba, issued a death threat on Thursday to 22,000 government workers in India's state of Jammu and Kashmir if they participated in a statewide census....