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16 DAYS OF ACTIVISM: In Pakistan, one in every 38 women dies from pregnancy-related...

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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. 

Rights Watch | 17 November 2022

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Man commits suicide after killing wife and daughter A man killed his wife and toddler daughter on Wednesday before killing himself in Maqsoodabad in Faisalabad....

Female enumerators needed to accurately reflect census data on women: speakers

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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.

Women bear brunt of floods

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As the flood waters refuse to recede and thousands remain marooned and cut off from basic relief and aid, some groups have been left in a much more vulnerable situation than others.

7000 Pakistani students await charter flight to China

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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.

Rights Watch | 3rd February 2022

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An Islamabad trial court on Wednesday adjourned the hearing into the Noor Mukadam case till February 7 after the cross examination of prosecution witnesses finally concluded. For more stories regarding human rights issues, keep reading
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Rights Watch | 10th January 2022

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Khalida Shahid became the first-ever female President of the Hafizabad District Bar Association, bagging 504 votes against Rae Waqar's 501. For more stories on human rights issues, keep reading.

Rights Watch | 2nd November 2021

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An ASI severely injured in a violent clash with the TLP at Sadhoke died at the Lahore General Hospital on Monday, raising the number of confirmed deaths among the police to five.

Rights Watch | 24th May 2021

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In a letter penned to the Sindh government officials as well as Chairperson of the National Commission on the Status of Children and the Sindh Child Protection Authority, the Helpline Trust has raised concerns over the exploitation and employment of minors as sweepers by the Sindh Solid Waste Management Board in Karachi. For more news on human rights concerns, keep reading.
The third wave is unlike anything Pakistan has dealt with before

The third wave is unlike anything Pakistan has dealt with before

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The tried and true smart lockdown policy might not work for the recent COVID-19 wave in which the UK variant, a far more transmissible mutation of the original virus, is wreaking havoc in Pakistan.