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Remembering the Rural Women of Balochistan on International Rural Women’s Day

By: Sana Samad International Day of Rural Women is celebrated each year on October 15 in worldwide including Pakistan to raise awareness about the role of rural females who have an important role in developing the society and its economy. Educated women play essential role for the prosperity of any nation but the dilemma here is that rural women in ...

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Women of the World Face Severe Violence

By: Maliknaz Syed Every country is full of different problems that can be settled with their required needs, desire, creeds and so on. Different methods are applied to highlight social issues for comforting human survival. Hence, news articles, investigative analyses, researches and other sources of information are used to discern the cause of the issue. But yet in many ways ...

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There Was a Man Who Wasn’t Mad

By: Dur Bibi Ishaque Twenty one minutes film narrates all irregularities of society. The film, There Was a Madman, is directed by Sharjil Baluch, the man who plays the character of ordinary member of society, and written by Zahir Lahri, the person who plays the character of a mad man, Shah Jee. Attractive dialogues and incredible expressions of the characters ...

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Water Crisis in Balochistan

By: Afsa Hidayat Jaam Pakistan is in the top ten countries that are facing water crisis. The most serious crisis of the country has hit Balochistan where waater shortage is catastrophic. A province that is situated in an arid zone where due to low rainfall, people are compelled to either migrate or to rely on any available source of water ...

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Nation States and State Nations

By: Asal Khan Kakar Two well-versed Political Scientists, Most a Rejai and Cynthia H. Enloe, collaborated to produce the good work on Nation-States and State-Nations and what a nation is. It holds that a nation is cohesion of a larger group of collectivities bound together by such traits as common language, customs, destiny, tradition, race and religion; whereas, none of ...

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Poor Health Sector in Balochistan

By: Kabeer Elahi As the health is very important sector of any state. It is the great blessing of Allah Almighty. It is mandatory upon government to provide health facilities to its citizens irrespective of color, race, religion & language. Constitutionally good health is public’s first priority, as written in the Constitution of Pakistan in (eighteenth amendment) act, 2010 promulgated ...

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Women Empowerment in Pakistan                  

By: Emaan Baloch While the country has achieved much progress towards gender equity and women’s empowerment, Baloch female politician’s voices are still missing in parliaments. “Women do not begin life in innocence but patriarchy” Mary Daly, author of Gyn/Ecology. Ironically, from Fatima Jinnah, Benazir Bhutto or Kashmala Tariq female politicians have always been subjected to sexism. When we talk about ...

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Dance: A Way of Knowing

By: Dur Bibi Ishaque Every year, University of Karachi (UOK), Karachi, celebrates Student’s Week; a week for students’ entertainments, display of creativity and discovery of hidden potential. In this week, classes are suspended at 11 am. An event is also organized every year during the Student’s Week, namely “Baloch Fun Fair (BFF)” by Baloch Students Educational Organizations-University of Karachi (BSEO-UOK), ...

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Abysmal Condition of Education in Balochistan Needs Attention

By:Munaj Gul Baloch  Education is not all about studying and getting high marks. It is a mean to discover things we don’t know about and increase our knowledge. Educated persons have the ability to differentiate between right and wrong and are aware of the responsibilities of a society. A person getting education is not only gaining something from it, but ...

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 Baloch, the Victim of Drugs

By: Baloch Duktha, Turbat. There can be several reasons for a person’s inclination toward drugs but disappointment and discontent can be main causes. In Balochistan unfortunately, there is lack of employment. And when it comes to education, most families in Balochistan are somehow facing financial crises, in such situation, when they can’t afford the expenses of education; it becomes hard ...

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