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RESERVED SEATS FOR WOMEN, MINORITIES

RESERVED SEATS FOR WOMEN, MINORITIES

PESHAWAR: The Peshawar High Court (PHC) on Tuesday issued a notice to the Khyber Pakhtunkhwa government in a writ petition of the Election Commission of Pakistan challenging amendments in submission of lists of women and minorities for the reserved seats ... Read More »

STEPS TAKEN FOR WOMEN’S EMPOWERMENT

STEPS TAKEN FOR WOMEN’S EMPOWERMENT

LAHORE Punjab Women Development Minister Hameeda Waheed-ud-Din has said the Punjab government is making efforts for the protection of women rights and effective steps are being taken for empowering them. She expressed these views while inaugurating a daycare centre at ... Read More »

AFGHAN PRESIDENT NOMINATES FIRST FEMALE JUDGE TO SUPREME COURT

AFGHAN PRESIDENT NOMINATES FIRST FEMALE JUDGE TO SUPREME COURT

KABUL: Afghan President Ashraf Ghani on Tuesday nominated a female judge to sit on the Afghanistan Supreme Court in an unprecedented move that has angered some Islamic conservatives. Anisa Rasouli, the head of the Afghan Women Judges Association and a ... Read More »

WOMEN IN MINGORA SHELTER HOME NEED BREATHING SPACE

WOMEN IN MINGORA SHELTER HOME NEED BREATHING SPACE

MINGORA: More than 70 women and their children are staying in the lone shelter home (Darul Aman) of Malakand division which has accommodation capacity for 40 women only. The inmates say that they face multiple issues in the shelter home ... Read More »

MICHELLE OBAMA HAS SET THE PRECEDENT, NOW WOMEN OF PAK MUST DELIVER

MICHELLE OBAMA HAS SET THE PRECEDENT, NOW WOMEN OF PAK MUST DELIVER

Taking a queue from US First Lady, Michelle Obama, women in Pakistani politics too can start social and cultural initiatives and become vocal rather than just staying mum. Former Pakistani President, Pervez Musharraf’s wife, Sehba Musharraf, didn’t fit the bill ... Read More »