“Menstrual hygiene is a necessity, not a luxury. Even the government has looked upon sanitary napkins as luxury products and has imposed taxes on them. Women should be getting essential products such as sanitary pads free of cost, and if not entirely free then they should not be taxed.”
Soaring prices of ghee and edible oil in the market have forced people to queue for long hours in hot weather at state-managed Utility Stores but many of them return empty-handed as the daily stock of the commodity runs out in a couple of hours.
BY XARI JALIL: The return of Karachi University students Doda Elahi and Gamshad Baloch on Tuesday, June 14, has spread a wave of relief across the protesting Baloch community.
BY XARI JALIL: The suicide rates in Sindh especially among the Scheduled Castes are at an alarmingly high rate. Our investigative report finds out the reasons why so many people in this community resort to killing themselves. The answers are grim.
In a country where only 13% of the girls are still in school by the time they reach the ninth grade, it is not surprising that families do not focus on their education and career.
17 prisoners, believed to be of Indian origin, have been languishing in Pakistan's prisons for over a decade. Due to their mental state, the Interior Ministry and the Indian High Commission have so far been unable to identify their nationality
"Some of them may be actually political, but most do it for the clout. Today, models, actors or musicians can't just wrap up and go home after work. Now they have to look for clicks online, increase campaigns and to stay relevant have to also make sure they are mentioned in drawing-room discussions."
By Xari Jalil: Was the Masjid-e-Nabwi incident an orchestrated event? This is what several people had asked at the time. Now it is being questioned whether the cases registered against the PTI leaders are the result of hurt religious sentiments or an organized campaign against the former ruling party. Govt announced that former PM may also be arrested with regard to this case.
In addition to the lack of emergency response to the Dadu fire incident, the theft of relief supplies by police personnel indicates not only criminal negligence but also apathy for the villagers who survived the fire
By Xari Jalil & Ahmed Saeed: A VOICEPK INVESTIGATIVE REPORT The case will be presented in a series of reports