The Human Rights Commission of Pakistan (HRCP) urges accountability & transparency in state institutions to address human rights challenges in Sindh. Rise in police encounters and crime, impacting marginalized communities. Women/girls face infrastructure hurdles. Education & healthcare gaps persist. Positive steps, but more needed.
Hundreds of students on Friday participated in #StudentsSolidarityMarch2021 across major cities to call for the restoration of student unions
“They are gone and can't come back," says one of the parents. "But we will strive till the end of our days to see that they get justice." Most of the parents of the children martyred during APS massacre have not reached any closure even after the passage of six years. The only times where they have an opportunity for empathy, is when they all collect to remember their lost children. It is only them who can understand the depth of the grief that consumes them.
Violent clash between Baloch and Pashtun students at Quaid-i-Azam University leaves several injured. The campus shut down indefinitely, and students asked to vacate hostels due to precarious law-and-order situation. Five students arrested, and a case has been registered against more than 400 students.
Khyber-Pakhtunkhwa set to have its first female Chief Justice as PHC judges retire Khyber-Pakhtunkhwa is set to have its first female chief justice as two senior judges of the Peshawar High Court (PHC) are retiring this week. After their retirement,...
The Senate Standing Committee on Interior has passed an amendment bill to deter corporal punishment on children by declaring it as a crime.
Controversy sparks as Permanent Representative of Pakistan to the UN, Ambassador Munir Akram, faces criticism over his statements regarding Pashtun culture and women's education. He clarifies his remarks, stating they were referring to a small minority's perspective and that there is no disrespect meant towards the progressive Pashtun culture.
October 26th, 2020; By Hamid Riaz; LAHORE; “I agree with the principle that there should be a standardized test for all pre-medical students in the country. But the government should be smart enough to realize that before instituting a standardized test, it is important to institute a standardized syllabus for students across the country,".
February 28th, 2021; Bureau report; PESHAWAR; Female students and teachers of Hazara University in Mansehra and Bacha Khan University in Charsadda have been barred from wearing jeans and T-shirts per a new dress code which will be instituted in all universities in Khyber Pakhtunkhwa in phases.
What can the Punjab govt do to deal with the shortage of 90,000 teachers