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Protest: Civil Society Demands Safe Recovery of 3 Abducted Girls

Protest: Civil Society Demands Safe Recovery of 3 Abducted Girls

Adnan Aamir Quetta – Civil Society Balochistan demanded the safe and quick recovery of three girls, abducted from Karachi, during a protest held outside Quetta Press Club on Saturday. A protest demonstration was held to protest the forced abduction of three girls from Karachi who originally belong from Awaran district of Balochistan. Three girls named Surat, Sabina and Nageena were ...

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Civil Society Protests against Abduction of 3 Girls from Karachi

Civil Society Protests against Abduction of 3 Girls from Karachi

Adnan Aamir Karachi – Different groups of Civil Society protested against abduction of three Baloch girls, outside Karachi Press club on Wednesday. Three girls were abducted on 7th September form Bhangoria Goth area of Azizabad and reportedly transported to Larkana, as per the claims of family of the girls. Protestors included the family of kidnapped girls, Human rights activists, democratic ...

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Honor Killing: An Inhumane Custom

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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Changes in Socio-Cultural Attitude must for Women Empowerment – Participants

Changes in Socio-Cultural Attitude must for Women Empowerment – Participants

Adnan Aamir Quetta – Participants of consultation meeting about women empowerment have said that changes in socio-cultural attitudes are must for the women empowerment in Balochistan. One day consultation meeting was organized by Health and Rural Development (HARD-Balochistan) with collaboration of Azat Foundation and ActionAid on the topic of “Development, Strengthening and Implementation of Gender Sensitive and Women Development Policies ...

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Women In Baloch Society

Women In Baloch Society

Hanif Dilmurad The word Women, comprising of five alphabets, has a lot of meanings in different societies. When green revolution ended the authority of women diminished and with the help of Religion and social laws role of women was minimized in different societies. At the same time in other civilizations she gained the name of Goddess. However some societies still ...

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Educational Emergency: No Girls High School In Panjpai Town

Educational Emergency: No Girls High School In Panjpai Town

Quetta – Panjpai, a sub-Tehsil of Quetta district doesn’t have a single girl’s high school, learnt The Balochistan Point. Panjpai is a town of over 10,000 people and it’s situated at a distance of 80 Kilometer from provincial capital of Quetta. Only Boy’s High School of the town was established in 1978 and there is not a single girls High ...

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Letter: Place of Women In Society

Letter: Place of Women In Society

Sharif NuhaaQ Baloch There was a time when girls were buried at time of their birth but now the importance of women in all fields of life is well recognized. Although, there is strong opposition to women empowerment yet she is allowed to become a career woman and earn for her family. Women have proved themselves very successful as compared ...

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Young School Girls Protest In Turbat

Young School Girls Protest In Turbat

Sami Parvez Turbat – School girl students in Buleda locality of district Kech protested against lack of proper facilities in schools, on Thursday. Young school girls protested while holding placards and chanted slogans against lack of most basic facilities in their school. One placard read; “We should be provided teachers so that we are not deprived of blessing of education.” ...

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Blaming The Victim

Blaming The Victim

Shahzanth Baloch Joyti Singh a medical student was brutally gang raped by six men in India’s capital Delhi in 2012. At that night, Joyti and her friend, after watching a movie in cinema, were standing on the road for the departure to their home. Suddenly, a bus came to them that why they are roaming at the night. People in ...

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Women’s Quest on Women’s Day

Women’s Quest on Women’s Day

Mariyam Suleman Baloch Teenage Maheen was sitting with her classmates in a conference about Women’s Day. Conference was conducted by some well known social activists and educationists of her little town in Balochistan.  Every speaker got their share of time for discussing the issues related to women, their empowerment and the ways to stop violence against them. It was the ...

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