Balochistan

CSOs urged political parties to create friendly spaces and bring women on decision making positions 

KHUZDAR: CSOs and other participants urged political parties to create women friendly spaces and bring them on key decision making positions in elected bodies of their political parties, here on the occasion of an advocacy and lobbying meeting held with political parties by Health And Rural Development (HARD) Balochistan with the assistance of Commonwealth Foundation. The advocacy meeting attended by ...

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Balochistan Takes the Lead in Rule of Law Reforms

QUETTA: Taking stock of ongoing reform efforts aimed at improving justice delivery in the province, Mir Zia Lango, Home Minister Balochistan, observed that Rule of law (RoL) was of critical importance to development outcomes; and that Government’s continuous support for revamping the criminal justice system was evident from its unflinching commitment to uphold the rule of law. The Home Minister ...

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Women activists demanded Government to ratify anti-child marriage law and resolve problems of public   

MASTUNG: Young women representatives of Informal District Assembly demanded the Government and legislators to promulgate anti-child marriage law and implement pro-women laws to advance children and women rights and sort out the burning issues of women and public. “The women and children exploitation, suffering and rights violation is at peak in Balochistan, more than 30 women killed in family honour ...

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The laden buses of Panjgur bother the passengers 

By: Aziz Ejaz One of the main issues that Panjgur confronts is the extremely overloaded buses which take them to the roughly connected cities such as Quetta and Karachi via the single carriage route.  The accountable authority and especially the district administration after the tragic and ruinous mishap of burning a passenger bus adjacent at Bela along with nearly travelers ...

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First Wall Art Competition held in Gwadar

By:  Zareef Baloch GWADAR:  Over 60 local artists participated in the first-ever wall art competition held in district Gwadar on 4th August by Baamsar in collaboration with the district government. The event was sponsored by Brighto Paint and Consultant Group (CG) and it was held at the Padizer Marine Drive along the route from Gwadar Airport to Gwadar Free Zone and ...

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Lyari Literary Forum: An upright support for a superstructure

By: Dur Bibi Lyari Literary Forum(LLF) completed its organising body and moved toward cabinet on April 1,2018 when the members of LLF were not even sure that whether this team could lead the youths and revive the book and Literature culture in Lyari. When the name of  Lyari emerges in mind, the concept of violence also appears but the people ...

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Civil Society demands concrete steps for democratic inclusion of Persons with Disabilities.

QUETTA: In continuation of Seminar held in April 2019 Centre for Peace and Development Initiatives (CPDI) organized a follow-up seminar here in Quetta on electoral and political rights of persons with disabilities. The stakeholders discussed in detail the issues surrounding disability and inclusion of PWDs. Raja Shoaib Akbar, Senior Program Manager CPDI shared the status of legal structure supporting inclusion ...

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Women Assembly Khuzdar urges Government to take strategic actions to solve public issues  

 KHUZDAR:  The second biggest district of Balochistan, Khuzdar along with more than 25 districts are in the clutch of extreme poverty and a large number of other problems. As per the survey of Sustainable Develop Policy Initiative report 2018, more than 52% people living below from the poverty line in the province and in another survey report published by WFP ...

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QUETTA : Action plans developed to implement Rule of Law reforms in Balochistan

QUETTA: While chairing a planning workshop on ‘Operationalizing the Rule of Law Roadmap in Balochistan’, Secretary Home & Tribal Affairs, Mr Haider Ali Shikoh, on Thursday underscored the importance of strengthening the criminal justice system in the province. He urged the participants to propose sustainable solutions; so that archaic laws, outdated standards, and institutional shortcomings could be addressed on a ...

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Lament of a Baloch girl

By:  Gohar Hoth I have been waging a war with myself before penning down this article. A part of me wanted to share this story with Baloch. A part of me held my hand and did not allow me for writing it. I don’t know whether I have taken a right decision of sharing my thoughts or not, but I ...

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