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MENTAL HEALTH DAY: Deportation Sparks Fear and Mental Health Crisis Among...

Afghan women in Pakistan face heightened fear and mental distress as the November 1 deportation deadline looms, compounding existing challenges and uncertainties under the Taliban's oppressive regime in Afghanistan.

UN experts call for protection of sexual and reproductive rights in...

Approaching World Contraception Day and International Safe Abortion Day, UN experts emphasize the urgent need to protect sexual and reproductive rights, especially in crises. They call for global commitment to access to contraceptives and safe abortion services.

Quetta’s women struggle to battle addiction sans rehab centers

Khalida*, a Quetta resident, has been battling a meth and heroin addiction for the past 3 years. Experts say that drug use among women is on the rise in Balochistan, but no rehab facilities are available for their treatment.

AGHS conducts workshop on population control and family planning

AGHS Legal Aid Cell on Friday conducted a workshop on population control and family planning as part of its paralegal program. The program is supported by the Embassy of the Netherlands.

Medical teachers’ protest for upgrade in allowance enters 45th day

BMTA’s protest in Quetta has entered its 45th day. Teachers are demanding for the regularisation of Health Professional Allowance and an increased teaching allowance from a meagre Rs. 500 to Rs. 100,000, however the govt has yet to respond to these demands.

Rights Watch | 15 June 2023

UN Report Warns of Imminent Nutrition Crisis in Pakistan UN report warns of imminent nutrition crisis in Pakistan due to existing high malnutrition rates, particularly...

Lahore tops the list of most polluted cities in the world

According to a WHO report, Lahore ranked first among the most polluted cities in the world with Peshawar ranking fifth. The report is based on data collected in the year 2022. 

Rights Watch | 1 June 2023

Man sentenced to life for killing boy A man has been given a life imprisonment sentence and fined Rs800,000 for the murder of a young...

Rights Watch | 17 April 2023

Diplo Town in Tharparkar Shuts Down Over Alleged Forced Conversion of Hindu Woman The Diplo town of Tharparkar shut down due to a strike over...

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