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Area Support Network encourages women to take part in political discourse and decision making

By: Anwar Baloch  QUETTA: The second meeting of the Area support network held in Quetta, under the Fempower project on Tuesday 15th December. This event was organised by Shirkat Gah Women’s Resource Centre. The main objective of the Fempower project is to encourage female participation in politics. While the objectives of the Area Support Network are to coordinate between different ...

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Women Balochistan: A Social Landscape Platform

 By: Khalid Hussain Baloch  Women Balochistan was established in May 2019. Its social forum helps raise the talents of Balochistan’s women with a common aim and commitment to address human misery with a special focus on vulnerable segment of society i.e for women. Women Balochistan is a researching organization which produces opportunities for Seminars, conferences, workshops and trainings, having confidence ...

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UNHCR celebrated World Refugee Day with refugees

QUETTA: ‘UNHCR celebrated World Refugee Day with refugees who shared their stories, poetry, songs and challenges with the audience.   The World Refugee Day 2021 theme is inclusion, which emphasizes the advantages to both refugees and their host countries of integrating refugee populations into national health, education, and employment systems. The Governor of Balochistan Justice (Retired) Mr. Amanullah Khan Yasinzai was ...

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IDA Women and CSOs Urged Political Parties to Create Women Friendly Space in their Parties

Mastung: An Advocacy meeting on creating women friendly spaces in political parties held at District Council Hall District Hall Mastung, here on Monday 12 April 2021. The event organized by Health And Rural Development (HARD) Balochistan with assistance of Commonwealth Foundation International. Approximately, 60 men and women key decision makers attended the event from various political parties; Balochistan National Party, ...

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Govt must take concrete actions and address women and other vulnerable citizen’s issues in Balochistan

 Today, we the members Informal Women Assembly of Health And Rural Development (HARD) Balochistan presenting this charter of demand in today’s press conference which has been developed after an extensive debate / consultative processes in our assembly sessions under the project “Strengthening Women Democratic Governance in Balochistan, Pakistan” being implemented with the financial support of the Commonwealth Foundation International (UK). ...

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QUETTA: HARD Balochistan organizes one day “Policy Engagement Sessions with Parliamentarians” on  Gender Based Violence

QUETTA: The Health and Rural Development (HARD) Balochistan organized one day “Policy Engagement Sessions with Parliamentarians” related to Gender Based Violence (GBV) and Reproductive Health And Rights (RHR) in Pakistan, here on Wednesday at Serena Hotel Quetta. The event organized with the support of Awaz Foundation Pakistan which is struggling and raising voice with the collaboration of its 48 partners ...

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Pakistan’s economic development and hurdles

By: Dostain Muhammad Bakhsh There is no denying the fact that Pakistan has suffers from abundance conundrums in few years whether politically, socially and economically. However, the dearth of cognizance towards the economy of Pakistan led the country towards chaos and agitation. When it comes to Gross Domestic Product (GDP), it was increasing before 2019. In 2014, the GDP of ...

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QUETTA: UoB Academic Staff and Lecturers Demand Immediate Recovery of Dr. Liaqat Ali Sani  

QUETTA: Officials of Academic Staff Association, University of Balochistan and Balochistan Professors and Lecturers Association have demanded immediate recovery of Dr. Liaqat Ali Sani within 24 hours otherwise they would boycott ongoing Bachelor’s Degree examination. It was demanded at a press conference at Press Club here in Quetta. Talking to the media Dr. Kaleemullah said, “We strongly condemn the indifference ...

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QUETTA: Dr. Liaqat Ali Sani Goes Missing in Mastung

QUETTA: Chairman Brahui Department at University of Balochistan Quetta Dr. Liaquat Ali Sani has gone missing along with his two more Prof. Shabir Ahmed Shahwani and Prof. Nizam Shahwani in Mastung area of Balochistan Saturday morning.   According to the media reports the professors were on way to Khuzdar from Quetta for official visit of ongoing BA exams. Professors’ vehicle ...

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ISLAMABAD: Balochistan Freedom of Information Act 2005 needs amendment  

 ISLAMABAD: Centre for Peace & Development Initiatives (CPDI) organized an online consultative session with the Balochistan stakeholders regarding the Balochistan Freedom of Information Act 2005. The consultative session is a part of the series of consultative sessions organized for reforms in the Balochistan Freedom of Information Act 2005. The participants of the session included Behram Lehri (Social Activist), Syed Ali ...

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