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Date26.06.2015 | 12:25
An exhibition was organized in the Pakistan-china Friendship Centre in Islamabad a few months ago. I visited the centre to attend the exhibition, and met many women who came there from different areas of Pakistan to present their work. When I saw their art work, I was pleasantly surprised. Each and every piece was so dedicatedly made that I fell in love with the work.
Date19.06.2015 | 17:35
Tagsart work, Education, gender equality, house wife, islamabad, Pakistan, Roheena Sajid, women's empowerment, women's rights, workin women
Women are victims of 80% of the roughly 1,500 acid attacks reported globally each year, says London-based charity Acid Survivors Trust International. These cowardly moves are meant to maim, disfigure or blind the victims. It is an atrocious act to cause shame, pain and suffering for other people.
Date12.06.2015 | 20:18
Tagsacid attack, Acid attacks in India, Acid Survivors Foundation India, Afghanistan, ASFI, bangladesh, Cambodia, National Commission for Women, NCW, Pakistan, women's rights
Today I am going to share the inspiring story about Salma, a seven-year-old girl who sells snacks at the bus stop and studies for her future.
Date22.05.2015 | 15:11
Eight years into Pakistan’s democratic transition, violence against women is still endemic, a new ICG report found. The group’s Samina Ahmed talks about why biased attitudes towards women lie at the heart of the problem.
Date09.04.2015 | 16:39
TagsICG, International Crisis Group, Pakistan, sexual violence, violence, Women in Pakistan, women's rights, women's rights activist
Pakistani teen Malala Yusufzai and Indian Kailash Satyarthi have jointly won the 2014 Nobel Peace Prize, but unfortunately for Malala, the decision by the Norwegian Nobel Committee sparked a smear campaign against her on social media.
Date13.10.2014 | 9:52
A month after flood waters battered the northern state of Jammu and Kashmir, the magnitude of the tragedy is slowly unfolding. Bigger worries of death and disease still haunt the area in the aftermath of the worst crisis to have hit the region in the last six decades. Murali Krishnan visited the inundated areas in India-administered Kashmir and brought back some pictures and stories of brave women.
Date08.10.2014 | 12:26