Suicide attempts finally decriminalised in Pakistan
As an important step towards preventing suicides, President Arif Alvi gave his assent to legislation abolishing the punishment for attempted suicide in the country.
16 DAYS OF ACTIVISM: In Pakistan, one in every 38 women...
On day five of our 16 Days of Activism against gender-based violence, we focus on the women's health crisis. A crisis which according to the Global Gender Gap Index Report 2022, leads to Pakistan ranking at the bottom 143 out of 156 countries for female health and survival.
Suspect in police custody claims to be female; medical board to...
Multan police were caught by surprise when a male (by appearance) accused claimed to be a female. After a summary examination by the lady police, it was confirmed that the accused has the anatomy of a female.
Female enumerators needed to accurately reflect census data on women: speakers
Speaking at the Asma Jahangir Conference 2022's session on population, activists and health specialists have recommended that designated female enumerators were required to collect census data on women, girls, and transgender persons to ensure their full representation in the country.
Shangla in grips of malaria epidemic
In addition to the devastation brought by torrential rains and flash floods, KP's Shangla is also in the grips of a malaria epidemic.
Citizens queue in scorching heat for ghee pouches but return empty-handed
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.
خودکشیوں کا گڑھ: غذر جاگ اٹھا
گزشتہ پانچ سالوں میں مجموعی طور پر گلگت بلتستان میں دو سو سے زیادہ خودکشیاں ہوئی ہیں جن میں زیادہ خودکشیاں ضلع غذر میں ہوئیں _ اب نوجوانوں نے حکومت سے مطالبہ کیا ہے کہ وہ خودکشیاں کی روک تھام کے لیے فوری اقدامات لے
Regional webinar on decriminalizing abortion in South Asia held
Rights defenders, legal experts and public healthcare advocates on Thursday called for the complete decriminalization of abortion under all circumstances, for the overall betterment of public health
7000 Pakistani students await charter flight to China
Over 7,000 Pakistanis enrolled in Chinese universities have been trapped in a whirlpool of hope and despair for over two years. They are studying online because Beijing has barred the return of foreign students due to a COVID travel ban.