Tharparkar grieves as two more women commit suicide

A young woman, along with her infant daughter, and other one, also married, ended life by jumping into wells in Chhachhro and Diplo Talukas   By GR Junejo Mithi: The gloomy atmosphere prevailed in desert district Tharparkar, as two more incidents of suicide involving three lives were reported on Saturday – one from Chhachhro Taluka […]

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Mental Health Conundrum

In developing countries like Pakistan depression and mental health issues are considered as a big taboo. Owing to illiteracy and lack of awareness, people with mental issues are considered as “possessed”. Hence, rather than taking consultation and prescription from the psychiatrists and doctors people prefer to go to quacks and orthodox religious pundits for healing. […]

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