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Rights Watch | 29th July 2020

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Ahmadis cannot perform sacrifice: LHCBA: The Lahore High Court Bar Association (LHCBA) called upon the federal government to bar the Ahmadiyya community from performing ritual sacrifices on Eid al-Azha. In a letter to the interior ...
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Dr. Shamshad Akhtar: Women Entrepreneurship and Opportunities

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Jul 17, 2020: Barely 1% of Pakistani women are involved in entrepreneurship, in part due to the prevalence of a deeply patriarchal society that bars women from economic participation, and the lack of economic access and opportunities ...
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Rights Watch | 5th June 2020

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2 Women & Minor Raped: Two women in the Islamabad Capital Territory were raped on separate occasions. In the first incident, a student from Azad Jammu and Kashmir had been lured by an online friend to his home in G-9/3 where ...
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Rights Watch | 22nd May 2020

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Violence Against Women: Arifwala Saddar police in Sahiwal arrested a man in Chak 72-EB for shooting his sister-in-law dead for refusing to divorce his elder brother and marry him. The victim, Rabia Bibi, married the suspect’s elder brother ...
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Rights Watch | 15th May 2020

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Violence Against Women: A woman along with her sister and brother-in-law suffered severe burns after her husband set them ablaze following a squabble on Thursday, May 14 in Jauharabad in district Khushab, Punjab ...

First Pakistani Sikh Girl Nominated For Prestigious Award

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Manmeet Kaur, a young girl from the Sikh community of Peshawar, Khyber Pakhtunkhwa has been nominated for an international award in the interfaith category. She is among the 100 winners of 10 million nominated for the ...
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In Conversation With FAFEN: Alarming Termination Of 26 Percent Women Workers

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Shehzad Anwer of FAFEN shared raised these important points with voicepk.net based on the information gained through the recent survey conducted by FAFEN. “The FAFEN survey was conducted in 8 industrial districts of Pakistan ...
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Rights Watch | 21st April 2020

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Laborers Desperate for Work: Daily wage laborers in Karachi are risking unsafe travel to other cities to seek out employment due to the prevailing lockdown in Sindh drying up their means of livelihood. Due to bus and taxi services being ...
Women's Rights in Pakistan

Free to be: Do women feel safe in public spaces?

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February 25, 2020 By Xari Jalil LAHORE When Sana* bought tickets for the recently held Solis Festival in Islamabad, she had no idea what she would end...
Women’s Right of Inheritance - Patriarchy Still a Hindrance

Women’s Right to Inheritance: Patriarchy still a hindrance

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January 17, 2020 By Ahmed Saeed LAHORE When Rang Elahi – a landlord based in Lahore passed away in June 1990 - it was discovered that he...