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Gwadar: Lives and livelihood of local Fishermen in Jeopardy

By: Mariyam Suleman  Fishermen sat on strike in front of the Municipal Committee Office Jivani, district Gwadar while their families waited for the day’s meal. In Gwadar, for more than 70% local residents fishery is the basic source of income. “You catch fish on daily basis and then sell them in the local market. Most fish is sold to dealers ...

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Increased Education Spending Over Five Years Failed to Change the Dismal Condition of Education in Balochistan

By: Mariyam Suleman Children in the resource rich province of Balochistan have always had low access to basic education. Despite doubling the education budget in five years, the province as a whole did not make significant improvement in educating its children. Balochistan Education Spending Doubled in Five Years In the last five years education budget spiked, yet majority of the ...

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The continuous bloodshed in Quetta: Who is to be blamed?

Mariyam Suleman Baloch The morning of 8th August was alike every other day when Mahrang walked to her school carrying her books; weaving thoughts of becoming a professional someday just like her lawyer father and his colleagues. She had no idea the forth coming few hours would utterly shatter her life and the dreams she once unraveled. Just after four ...

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Reflection of Balochi In the Mirror of History

By: Mariyam Suleman  A unique treasure based on words used as the basic tactic of communication, a Language may perhaps be as essential as the other necessitates for life to sustain. It is a tool to communicate our thoughts, expressions, believes, opinions and ideas. During the early times, a language was only a mean of communication for daily basis. But ...

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Gwadar: 100 Water Tankers per Day Can Solve Crisis for Time Being

Mariyam Suleman Baloch Gwadar : Committee to counter the striking issue of water crisis in the port city and the surrounding areas has condemned the action of local councilors, in a press conference, this Saturday for their double standards during severe catastrophic situation. “During a local government session last week Chairman Municipal Committee Gwadar formulated a committee to support the Public ...

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Zahid Askani: An Oasis in Desertous Peninsula of Gwadar

Mariyam Suleman Baloch Taking a stand in a remote community of fishermen is never undemanding where proper education system is merely a dream, the multinational language of English seems something unapproachable, the concept of co-education is unwelcomed and rational thoughts are socially restricted. Often in such situations few self-driven individuals dare to initiate journeys overflowing with challenges and turbulences to ...

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Together We Can Save Cancer Patient Hajira

Mariyam Suleman Baloch The 13-year old girl, Hajira Bibi, from Kharan suffering from blood cancer awaits financial support, so she can be admitted in Aga Khan University Hospital for immediate medical treatment. Hajira bibi remembers very well her little world that consisted of her financially challenged yet blissful family and a school she attended. Everything was going perfect she thought ...

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Promoting Girls’ Rights on International Day for Girl Child

Mariyam Suleman Baloch Gwadar: Youth Exchange and Study (YES) Alumna Gwadar celebrated International Day for Girl Child by designing a workshop for 30 girls of an English Language Learning center in Gwadar with the support of iEARN Pakistan and YES Alumni Network. The workshop was divided into several sessions that included discussions, activities, quiz and presentations by the participants. During ...

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Honor Killing: An Inhumane Custom

Mariyam Suleman Baloch The unborn child, unaware of the world, was expected to come after a month to the place where he would spend all his life. He yet didn’t have a single relationship with any human except for a relationship with his mother that too was merely limited to a feeling. A feeling that linked him with his expecting ...

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Port has not made any Difference for People of Gwadar: BNP Women Wing

Mariyam Suleman Baloch Gwadar – Gwadar port has not made any difference in the lives of common people of Gwadar, said the members of Women wing of Balochistan National Party (BNP). Organizers of Women wing of BNP, who are on a visit to Makran region, conducted a press conference at the residence of Mir Hammal Kalmati, Member of Provincial Assembly ...

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