Author Archives: wmc

16 Days of Activism and the News Media in 2020

16 Days of Activism and the News Media in 2020

—by Lubna Jerar Naqvi Pakistani journalist Shaheena Shaheen was fatally shot in Kech, Balochistan on September 5, 2020. She was the second woman journalist to be killed within a year by her husband. Earlier, another journalist Urooj Iqbal was killed ... Read More »

International Day for elimination of violence against women and gender  marginalization in Pakistan

International Day for elimination of violence against women and gender marginalization in Pakistan

The UN System together with UN Women is joining hands with survivors, activists, decision-makers, and people from every walk of life, to shine a light on the need for funding, essential services, prevention and data that shapes better-informed responses. Since ... Read More »

First ever women ASP Quetta Cantonement appointed

First ever women ASP Quetta Cantonement appointed

For the first time in the history of Balochistan, a female police officer, Pari Gul Tareen, has been appointed as Assistant Superintendent of Police (ASP) Quetta Cantonment. Pari Gul Tareen is the first woman in the history of Balochistan to ... Read More »

Fighting for one’s right to write and speak

Fighting for one’s right to write and speak

—by Lubna Jerar Naqvi Pakistani media has more women working in different roles as never before – after the broadcast media came on the scene more than two decades ago – and it has brought a different angle to stories ... 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 »