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“Political will to curb gender-based crimes lacking”

In a roundtable discussion organized by the YGA, stakeholders presented remedies to existing lacunae in the criminal justice system, and urged authorities to take an active approach to ending gender-based crimes.

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“Political will to curb gender-based crimes lacking”

In a roundtable discussion organized by the YGA, stakeholders presented remedies to existing lacunae in the criminal justice system, and urged authorities to take an active approach to ending gender-based crimes.

Tension in area as case of Muslim woman cohabiting with Hindu man surfaces

A local court has granted bail to a Hindu man and a Muslim woman arrested in an alleged case of cohabitation in Mirpurkhas district after the woman retracted her earlier statement to police that she was married to him.
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Protest against N. Waziristan target killings enters fourth week

A district-wide protests by North Waziristan locals against growing incidents of target killings have entered their fourth week.

Federal cabinet to send reference to SC for PTI’s dissolution

The federal cabinet has decided to send a reference to the SC for PTI’s dissolution in light of the ECP regarding the foreign funding case. PTI held protests to call for CEC’s resignation.

حق مہر کے تنازعات کا فیصلہ لکھوائی گی شرائط کی اصل نیت کو مدنظر رکھ کر کیا جاے: سپریم کورٹ    

سپریم کورٹ نے قرار دیا ہے کہ حق مہر کے تنازعات میں عدالتیں نکاح نامے کی عبارت کی بجاۓ فریقین  کی جانب سے لکھوائی گی شرائط کی اصل نیت کو مدنظر رکھ کر کریں 

PDM, PTI lock horns over ECP ruling

The PDM coalition leaders want govt should file a reference in SC for PTI’s dissolution, while a PTI leader warned that a ban on party chief Imran Khan was beyond the coalition’s control.

Citizens queue in scorching heat for ghee pouches but return empty-handed

Soaring prices of ghee and edible oil in the market have forced people to queue for long hours in hot weather at state-managed Utility Stores but many of them return empty-handed as the daily stock of the commodity runs out in a couple of hours.

Baloch women speak out in aftermath of Sindh police brutality

BY XARI JALIL: The return of Karachi University students Doda Elahi and Gamshad Baloch on Tuesday, June 14, has spread a wave of relief across the protesting Baloch community.

SUICIDAL SINDH: Why are so many from Scheduled Castes killing themselves?

BY XARI JALIL: The suicide rates in Sindh especially among the Scheduled Castes are at an alarmingly high rate. Our investigative report finds out the reasons why so many people in this community resort to killing themselves. The answers are grim.

Less than 10% women in STEM in Pakistan: gender stereotypes or choice?

In a country where only 13% of the girls are still in school by the time they reach the ninth grade, it is not surprising that families do not focus on their education and career.

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The Battle for Balochistan

Is the Pakistan Army ready for renewed negotiations with Baloch separatists? Rather than a military solution, is there a political solution to the crisis in Balochistan? These questions and more are the focus of Voicepk.net's special webshow on the Balochistan question.

Karishma Ali: Goal driven & Unstoppable

In an interview with Voicepk, national women's footballer Karishma Ali reveals how the struggle for female athletes does not end at just making it to the big leagues

‘نا پسندیدہ’ داوڑ کا سیویلین حکومت کو کڑا پیغام: اب یا کبھی نہیں

منیزے جہانگیر سے بات کرتے ہوئے محسن داوڑ نے شکوہ کیا کہ نئی حکومت نےاب تک علی وزیر خلاف مقدمے واپس لینے کا کوئی اشارہ نہیں دیا- ساتھ ہی ساتھ انہوں نے یہ انکشاف بھی کیا کہ فوجی اسٹیبلشمنٹ وزارت کے لئے ان کا نام دیے جانے پر نا خوش تھی-

20 years on Mukhtar Bibi revisits her ordeal with Munizae Jahangir

20 years on Mukhtar Bibi talks to Munizae Jahangir about the gaps in Pakistan's judicial system which enabled her tormentors to walk free Free to threaten her life even today

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SUICIDAL SINDH: Why are so many from Scheduled Castes killing themselves?

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BY XARI JALIL: The suicide rates in Sindh especially among the Scheduled Castes are at an alarmingly high rate. Our investigative report finds out the reasons why so many people in this community resort to killing themselves. The answers are grim.

Rights Watch ∣ 28th July 2022

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Three people were arrested for filming women passersby and harassing them by uploading their videos on social media in Lodhran.
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COVID Watch | 31st March 2021

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28 million AstraZeneca vaccine doses manufactured by India under the WHO's COVAX programme have yet to leave the country due to India’s new export restrictions owing to a surge in national cases. For more stories on the pandemic situation, keep reading.
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