Tharparkar District Bar decides to fight for the rights of indigenous people

The Bar will convene a conference on March 02 to discuss the issues and devise strategies; Officers of divisional and district administration, representatives of companies working in Thar, civil society and other stakeholders will be invited to attend conference By GR Junejo Mithi: For the first time in the history, the District Bar association Tharparkar […]

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Special Children Celebrate Spring Festival

Sindh Chief Secretary Mumtaz Shah joins Special Children to share their happy moments Karachi: Sindh Chief Secretary Syed Mumtaz Ali Shah joined the Special Children at Spring Festival celebrations organized by provincial department of Empowerment of Persons with Disabilities at Education and Rehabilitation Center of Special Children at Gulstan-e-Johar Karachi on Wednesday. Addressing the ceremony, […]

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Unidentified mother drops her newborn son at Civil Hospital Dadu

Hospital administration handed over the baby boy to women police; SHO Benazir Jamali is looking after the baby; she would adopt the baby if parents didn’t turn out; baby has been named as ‘Shahzeen’ By Allah Bux Khushik Dadu: An unidentified mother left her newborn baby boy at the maternity ward of Dadu Civil Hospital […]

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HRCP holds session in Mithi to discuss issues of Thar Desert people

The issues that came under discussion include shortage of potable water, unemployment, forced marriages, high mortality rate of children etc. By GR Junejo Mithi: The Human Rights Commission of Pakistan (HRCP) held a meeting with the social leaders and human rights activists from across Tharparkar and discussed the issues faced by the people of desert […]

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Women Empowerment is Significant for Poverty Reduction, Sustainable Development in Rural Sindh

Authors: Asmat Kakar, Sumera Noor, Waheed Hyder Zaor   Uneven power relations and participation in decision-making process between women and men are amongst the fundamental causes of social, economic and political instability that engenders chronic poverty. More than ever, women empowerment and the reduction of gender inequalities have a robust influence to make to social justice […]

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Patriarchal mentality hurdle to uplift of women: moot told

Staff Report Karachi: Patriarchal mentality is the main hurdle to uplift of women in Pakistan, said speakers at a seminar on the occasion of the second death anniversary of Asma Jahangir here on Tuesday. The Home-Based Women Workers Federation (HBWWF) had organized the seminar to observe the second death anniversary of human rights activist Asma […]

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Watchdogs meet Murad to discuss human rights situation in Sindh

Chief Minster informs UN Special Rapporteur that Sindh has done record human rights-related legislation Karachi: Sindh Chief Minister Syed Murad Ali Shah has said that there is no doubt that the principles of human rights are not being implemented in our society in true letter and spirit but we have enacted laws to protect rights […]

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Engineer Amar Qais Abro released

Personnel responsible of gross violations of human rights should be brought to justice Sindh Courier Report Karachi: Engineer Muhammad Amar Qais Abro, who was picked up from his home in Karachi on ‘some unknown suspicion’ last night, has now been cleared and released by ‘authorities’ after interrogation, Dr. Gul Metlo, maternal uncle of Amar, said […]

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Engineer Amar Qais Abro picked up by agencies from his home in Karachi

Engineer Amar Qais with his wife Sindhu and kid Sindh Courier Report Karachi: Engineer Muhammad Amar Qais Abro, has been picked up by personnel of certain agencies in plain clothes from his home in Clifton Block 1, Karachi at midnight Thursday February 6, 2020. Amar Qais has been picked up without any arrest warrant. “The […]

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