SEVEN tells the stories of extraordinary women

ISLAMABAD: The Embassy of Sweden, the European Union Delegation to Pakistan, the UN Women and the Potohar Organisation for Development Advocacy held a reading of the documentary play SEVEN.

Based on the personal experiences of seven women...

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Rural Women Day: Tarar for building trust of rural women in government policies

The government is taking all possible steps to address the problems faced by the rural women and there is a dire need to build trust of rural women in government policies. This was stated by Federal Minister for Human Rights Mumtaz Ahmed Tarar whi...

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Call to include rural women in decision-making

ISLAMABAD: 

1,000 women from over 100 districts of the country gathered in the federal capital on Monday demanding that they should be granted a seat at the table where decisions regarding sus...

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Fraction of gender-based violence cases see convictions: survey

ISLAMABAD: 


Though there are laws which can prevent gender-based violence (GBV), lack of implementation of these laws allows perpetrators...

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Delimitations are unlikely for upcoming elections 2018 - District Election Commissioner, Chakwal

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BISP to establish sustainable social structure for beneficiaries

Islamabad: To discuss empowerment of Benazir Income Support Programme (BISP) women beneficiaries by establishing a sustainable local level social mobilisation structure and coordination channel between BISP and its beneficiaries, a meeti...

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For men only

Not one of the 11,128 registered women voters cast vote in the two UCs during the recent Chakwal by-polls. Did men bar women from voting or was it their independent decision?

The areas u...

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