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Ethiopian Journalist assaulted, threatened with death

Ethiopian Journalist assaulted, threatened with death

Freelance Ethiopian journalist Lucy Kassa was attacked at her home in Addis Ababa on 8 February by three unidentified armed men. The men in plain clothes threatened to kill her for her performing her job. The International Federation of Journalists ... Read More »

National Women’s Day: ‘Fight against gender discrimination continues’

National Women’s Day: ‘Fight against gender discrimination continues’

On February, 12,1983, around 100 women marched on the Lahore High Court to protest against dictator General Ziaul Haq’s repressive and discriminatory Law of Evidence. Pursuant to this legislation, a woman’s testimony was considered half as valuable as a man’s. ... Read More »

Online harassment & attacks is a global issue

Online harassment & attacks is a global issue

—by Lubna Jerar Naqvi Online harassment against women journalists is a serious global issue. At times online harassment can be translated in different ways in real life and become extremely dangerous causing physically harm. Journalists are easier to target as ... Read More »

How many Women journalists have lost their jobs to Covid-19?

How many Women journalists have lost their jobs to Covid-19?

—by Lubna Jerar Naqvi Media in Pakistan has been suffering from financial crisis for several years now. The number of people being laid off has been quite high and has only become more so after the pandemic. Apart from layoffs, ... Read More »

Female ASI Saima Sharif selected for UN Peacekeeping Mission

Female ASI Saima Sharif selected for UN Peacekeeping Mission

Saima Sharif share the ranks of police officer from Khyber Pakhtunkhwa selected for UN peacekeeping team in Sudan after successfully qualifying the exam. Saima Sharif became part of KP police in 2007 after her brother Moeen Khan who was a ... Read More »