Civil society organisations, technology firms, and universities on Monday demanded that the federal government reverse a ban on Wikipedia in Pakistan.
January 28th, 2021; By Farooq Mehsud; LAHORE; Hundreds of Mehsud tribesmen held a demonstration outside the Deputy Commissioner’s camp office in the Tank district of Khyber Pakhtunkhwa. The tribesmen are protesting the delay in payment compensation for houses damaged in the Rah-i-Nijaat operation in South Waziristan. On January 27, the protesters rode to Tank in vehicles from South Waziristan, Dera Ismail Khan, and other areas of KP. The affected tribesmen accused the district administration of corruption saying surveyors had taken Rs 100,000 from each household.
In an interview with Voicepk, national women's footballer Karishma Ali reveals how the struggle for female athletes does not end at just making it to the big leagues
Punjab Assembly Speaker Pervaiz Elahi will hold negotiations with media representatives over proposing safeguards in PECA Ordinance, announced Fawad Chaudhary as more media associations mount a court challenge to the controversial law.
March 16th, 2021; By Rehan Piracha; LAHORE; The Sindh High Court has expressed its shock over the massive exploitation of unskilled workers, observing that the minimum wage policy has not helped raise their income
While Sindh has remained water scarce since the past 20 years, a combination of severe climatic conditions and unequal distribution is destroying lands and livelihoods.
June 27: Women's rights activists, representatives of civil society organizations including the Human Rights Commission of Pakistan, the transgender community and others protested in front of the Karachi Press Club over the PM's statement concerning the relationship between women's clothing and rape.
Judges, lawmakers and child rights activists at AJCONF 2021 noted that children are not afforded a role in the laws and justice system meant to facilitate them in the session Role of Children in Family Proceedings.
July 16, 2021; By Hamid Riaz & Hassan Raza; LAHORE; Jugnu Mohsin discusses her journey as a politician, the recent attack on her, and her views on the gender divide in politics in an exclusive interview with Voicepk.net
D.I. Khan has seen a demographic shift over the past two decades, as Pashtuns from border regions turn further inland to escape terrorism. With Pashto speakers now slowly becoming the majority, Saraikis fear their language may be dying out.