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More than 2 dozen media workers tested positive for COVID-19 in Balochistan

More than 2 dozen media workers tested positive for COVID-19 in Balochistan

In Quetta, over than two dozen media workers were infected with coronavirus on Sunday. Those who contracted virus in media industry includes senior journalists, bureau chiefs, cameramen of private TV channels and workers performing work in different sections of media ... Read More »

Sudan moves to ban female genital mutilation

Sudan moves to ban female genital mutilation

Hakam Ibrahim was seven when, like most Sudanese girls, she became a victim of female genital mutilation — an age-old practice decried as horrific that the post-revolution government is now banning. A mother-of-four in her 40s, Ibrahim vividly recalls the ... Read More »

More than 26% of women face termination, suspension in Pakistan amid lockdown

More than 26% of women face termination, suspension in Pakistan amid lockdown

Free and Fair Election Network (FAFEN) supported by the Trust for Democratic Education and Accountability, has revealed that more than 26 percent of 904 women respondents were terminated from their jobs. Moreover, 14 percent were permanently laid off while the ... Read More »

Desperate need of  ‘women only PPE’ to fight Covid-19

Desperate need of ‘women only PPE’ to fight Covid-19

There is word going around that that standard personal protective equipment (PPE), which has a unisex design, doesn’t always fit women properly. Healthcare workers are saying that even the smallest sizes are too big for some women – who make ... Read More »

Princess Sofia of Sweden joins fight against Coronavirus

Princess Sofia of Sweden joins fight against Coronavirus

Sweden’s Princess Sofia has begun doing shifts as a healthcare assistant in Stockholm. Princess Sofia, who joined the royal family when she married Prince Carl Philip in 2015. The princess completed a three-day course last week. She is now able ... Read More »