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Pakistan’s UN Representative’s Statement on Pashtun Culture and Women’s Education Sparks Controversy

Controversy sparks as Permanent Representative of Pakistan to the UN, Ambassador Munir Akram, faces criticism over his statements regarding Pashtun culture and women's education. He clarifies his remarks, stating they were referring to a small minority's perspective and that there is no disrespect meant towards the progressive Pashtun culture.

Rights Watch | 19 January 2023

Afghan Nationals Forced to Flee Due to Food Shortages and Job Losses Under Taliban Control Afghan nationals are fleeing their country due to a shortage...

Taliban ban women from universities in Afghanistan

A letter by the Ministry of Higher Education instructed universities to immediately suspend access to female students on 20 December 2022. 

No threat of Taliban reemergence, or resurfacing of Abdul Aziz: Rana Sanaullah

"Nothing is happening at Lal Masjid. Nothing ever happened at Lal Masjid". Interior Minister Rana Sanaullah responds to the reemergence of Taliban in Swat and Maulana Abdul Aziz in Lal Masjid

Thousands come out for peace in Kurram district

Thousands of people In Kurram district have rallied against the re-emergence of the outlawed Tehrik-e-Taliban Pakistan (TTP) in tribal areas of Khyber Pakhtunkhwa.

‘Cannot sacrifice any more’: Tribals worry of terrorists’ resurgence

Resurgence of militant activity in KP's Khyber district has put residents on edge, while law enforcement claim the situation is under control.

Residents in Swat hold protests against Taliban resurgence

Residents and civil society representatives have held demonstrations in Kabal and Khaza Khela areas to voice their concern at a possible reemergence of Taliban militants in Swat.
Impact of Talibanization on Women in Afghanistan and Pakistan

UNCENSORED | Impact of Talibanization on Women in Afghanistan and Pakistan

Speakers at the Asma Jahangir Conference 2021 – Challenges to Human Dignity raised alarm over the crumbling humanitarian crisis in Afghanistan, and appealed to Pakistan and the international community to push the Afghan Taliban to ensure rights and dignity to Afghan women and girls.

Torkham to Kabul: In conversation with senior journalist Farzana Ali

Aaj TV's Peshawar bureau chief and senior journalist Farzana Ali talks to voicepk.net about exploring human stories in Pakistan's tribal belt, and how it led up to her visit to Taliban-led Afghanistan
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Rights Watch – 20th September 2021

Police have arrested a resident of Somar Goth in Steel Town, Karachi for raping a seven-year-old girl on Saturday. The suspect had reportedly snatched the girl as she slept.