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WMC condemns attack on media outlet in Karachi

WMC condemns attack on media outlet in Karachi

The Women Media Center, Pakistan condemned the reported attack by protesters against Geo and Jang group and views it as a direct threat to freedom of speech and reporting. “Targeted attacks on journalists, media crews, and news organizations covering the ... Read More »

Famed journalist Arshad Waheed passes away due to Corona virus

Famed journalist Arshad Waheed passes away due to Corona virus

Journalist Arshad Waheed Chaudhry passes away due to coronavirus on Satuday, in Islamabad. As being reported he contracted COVID-19 a few days ago and has been ill for serveral days. He was associated with Geo News as Special Correspondent and ... 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 »

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 »