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Police launch man-hunt after killing of journalist Shaheena Shaheen

Police launch man-hunt after killing of journalist Shaheena Shaheen

Shaheena Shaheen, a talk show host at state-owned broadcaster Pakistan Television and editor of a local magazine, was shot dead at her home in Turbat on Saturday evening. Police in southwest Pakistan have launched a hunt for the killers, with her ... Read More »

Pakistan needs another 150 years to meet UN’s current standard of women in police: Report

Pakistan needs another 150 years to meet UN’s current standard of women in police: Report

Pakistan has patriarchal and some what misogynistic attitude towards women.  Pakistani women police officers play the vital role in difficult conditions, especially in the rural areas of Pakistan, where women officers work in upper Sindh without even a toilet at ... Read More »

Govt has approve laws to safeguard property rights of women

Govt has approve laws to safeguard property rights of women

Inheritance right is one of the most ignored gender issues owing to biased interpretations of religious directives and deep-rooted patriarchal customary practices denying women their due right Women’s ability to own and control land in Pakistan is determined by statutory, ... Read More »

Famed Journalist receiving death threats for investigative report

Famed Journalist receiving death threats for investigative report

The Pakistan Bar Council (PBC), the Human Rights Commission of Pakistan (HRCP) and the Pakistan Federal Union of Journalists (PFUJ) have strongly condemned the life threats against investigative journalist Ahmad Noorani “for writing an investigative piece about the business fortunes of close ... Read More »

Brazil Announces Equal Pay For Women’s And Men’s National Teams

Brazil Announces Equal Pay For Women’s And Men’s National Teams

Seems like Brazilian forward and legend Marta Vieira da Silva passionate message following Brazil’s exit from the 2019 FIFA Women’s World Cup did not go in vain. As on Wednesday, in addition to announcing the hiring the two new Brazilian ... Read More »