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Meet Karishma Ali- first-ever woman footballer from Pakistan who made it to Forbes ’30 Under 30′ List

Meet Karishma Ali- first-ever woman footballer from Pakistan who made it to Forbes ’30 Under 30′ List

The 21-year-old Karishma Ali became the first girl from Chitral to play sports on both the national as well as international level and made it to Forbes ’30 Under 30′ list. Karishma is the founder of the Chitral Women’s Sports ... Read More »

Two female scientists awarded noble prize for work on genome editing

Two female scientists awarded noble prize for work on genome editing

The Nobel Prize in Chemistry was jointly awarded on Wednesday to Emmanuelle Charpentier and Jennifer A. Doudna for their 2012 work on Crispr-Cas9, a method to edit DNA. The announcement marks the first time the award has gone to two women. Emmanuelle Charpentier and ... Read More »

Pakistani-American teenager cast as Marvel’s first Muslim hero

Pakistani-American teenager cast as Marvel’s first Muslim hero

Marvel has reportedly cast its first Muslim superhero for Disney+ series Ms Marvel. Iman Vellani, 18, will star in the TV show as Kamala Khan, a Pakistani-American teenager based in New Jersey who moonlights as superhero Ms Marvel. In 2014, Kamala became the first Muslim character to ... Read More »

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 »