Women and Children Stories

Mother says daughter strangled to death by in-laws

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The mother of a 25-year-old Christian woman, who died in mysterious circumstances in Lahore on July 11, has alleged that her daughter was strangled to death by her husband and his parents.

Sindh police brutality resurfaces against protesting teachers

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Police on Monday clamped down on teachers protesting for regularization in Karachi, with women protesters also being beaten and dragged into police wagons.

Pakistani women health workers face 11% gender pay gap: report

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Women in Pakistan's healthcare sector are paid 11 percent less than their male counterparts in monthly earnings, according to an ILO-WHO report.

ربڑ کے پائپ کے تشدد سے گھریلو ملازم ہلاک، پانچ افراد...

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لاہور کے علاقے ڈیفنس میں مالکان کے تشدد سے ہلاک ہونے والے کم سن گھریلو ملازم کامران کی ہلاکت کے کیس میں پولیس نے پانچ افراد کو گرفتار کر لیا ہے. لڑکوں کا تعلق بہاولپور کے گاؤں سے ہے مگر ابھی تک پولیس کا ان کے گھر والوں سے رابطہ نہیں ہو پایا

Home-based women workers vulnerable to exploitation: WB report

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Home-based women workers face some of the most challenging working conditions and remain highly vulnerable to exploitation, says a recent World Bank report

Labourer’s daughter defeats big names in local body polls

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Parveen Sheikh, the daughter of a poor labourer, astonished political pundits after she scored a seat in local body polls in Khairpur, besting big names backed by major political parties.

Khairpur police fail to recover Hindu boy abducted 5 days ago

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Police have failed to recover a Hindu boy kidnapped five days ago in Ranipur town of Khairpur district. Surprisingly, no case has been registered regarding the incident as of yet.

Juveniles get right to bail if trials exceed 6 months

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The SC has declared a juvenile accused of a heinous crime has the right to be released on bail if the trial does not conclude in six months, clarifying that said period begins from the date of arrest.

Attempted suicide raises serious questions about mental health of young Pakistanis

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A student who jumped off a varsity building, was still in a critical condition a day after her extreme act sent shockwaves through the country

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International Stories

CJP terms allegations against Teesta Setalvad “preposterous”

Trustees of the Indian human rights organization Citizens for Justice and Peace on Tuesday issued a statement condemning the arrest of Indian activist and journalist Teesta Setalvad by Gujrat Police, which the organization held is an attempt to target her work with victims of the post-Godhra riots of 2002.

مودی کے خلاف بیس سال تک جد و جہد کرنے والی انسانی حقوق کی کارکن تیستا ستلواد گرفتار

گجرات فسادات میں موجودہ انڈین وزیر اعظم نریندر مودی کے کردار خلاف بیس سال تک جد و جہد کرنے والی صحافی اور انسانی حقوق کی کارکن کو سپریم کورٹ کے فیصلے کے بعد جعل سازی اور مجرمانہ سازش کے الزام میں گرفتار کر لیا گیا ہے.

22 years behind bars – A Pakistani jailed in India awaits repatriation

By Xari Jalil: Muhammad Waris who has been in an Indian prison for 19 years but and even after being ‘technically released’ continues to languish for three years in a UP police station waiting to be repatriated.

STATE OF LIMBO: The Forgotten Mentally Challenged Prisoners of India & Pakistan

17 prisoners, believed to be of Indian origin, have been languishing in Pakistan's prisons for over a decade. Due to their mental state, the Interior Ministry and the Indian High Commission have so far been unable to identify their nationality