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January 10, 2023 Staff Report LAHORE A letter written by a group of Special Rapporteurs to the Government of Pakistan expresses regret about the current situation of...
Navigating the dangers of online harassment: Pakistani women's rights activists share their stories
Minor Boy selling toys shot dead by security guard in Karachi’s Clifton area An 8-year-old boy selling toys in Karachi’s clifton area was shot dead...
40-year-old woman raped and set on fire Lahore: A 40-year-old woman was set on fire after being raped by her ex-son-in-law in the Sherakot police...
“This time people were lobbying that the Taliban had made a mistake and they would not repeat it again,” she said. “People who argue that the Taliban brought security and peace in Afghanistan, should not forget that the Taliban were the reason the region was insecure and under conflict and violating human rights. It’s graveyard security – no one should raise their voices.”
News anchor Gharidah Farooqi has said Imran Khan's remarks against her are tantamount to incitement of violence in a civilised society. Women journalists rallied to her support against the former PM's misogynistic views.
After the death of Mahsa Amini, people have taken to the streets in Iran against the regime's strict dress code and its "morality police". Many women were seen cutting their hair, burning their headscarves, and chanting for freedom.
A female civil servant from the tribal district of South Waziristan has become an overnight national hero on social media for bravely evacuating residents amid recent floods in Nowshera.
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.
By Xari Jalil: At present, the sale of acid is dealt with under the British drafted Poisons Ac, 1919, It deals with the import, possession and sale of poisons as a whole. It extends to the whole of Pakistan and is a federal act, but the law is weak.