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Activist from Kalash Valley wins award for inspiring and empowering women

Activist from Kalash Valley wins award for inspiring and empowering women

March 17: (PR) Gul Nazar, a community resource person of Pakistan Poverty Alleviation Fund (PPAF), from Kalasha Valley, Chitral won the Dawood Global Foundation Ladies Fund’s Idol Award 2017. The Award recognizes the efforts of individuals who work to inspire and empower women in the less affluent areas. The award was...

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Immediate nutrition awareness intervention needed in Gilgit-Baltistan: Researcher

Immediate nutrition awareness intervention needed in Gilgit-Baltistan: Researcher

Islamabad: There’s an immediate need for launching an intervention focused on nutrition awareness in Gilgit-Batlistan. Children in Gilgit-Batlistan Children below 2 years of age in Gilgit-Batlistan have satisfactory protein intake, but  carbohydrates intake is below the WHO recommendations.  Similarly, children below 2 years of age in Gilgit-Batlistan intake lesser amounts of...

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Let’s talk about Human Determination

Let’s talk about Human Determination

By Yasub Akhunzada Human determination and intentions are a rare thing, because they are the sole privilege of man, not found in any other creature of the universe, including angels. It is an important treasure that we, the human kind, possess. Through this intention and determination, human beings are discovering...

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Conserving Chowk Wazir Khan: Transforming a forgotten relic to an exemplar of Mughal urban design

Conserving Chowk Wazir Khan: Transforming a forgotten relic to an exemplar of Mughal urban design

Saad Khalid The rehabilitation of the Chowk Wazir Khan was an involved and at times arduous undertaking, requiring a substantial amount of technical expertise, resources and aesthetic sensitivity. The difficulty in undertaking the project arose not only from the work on the site itself, but also its location within the...

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Empowering Women in Development Process: Role of NGOs

Empowering Women in Development Process: Role of NGOs

Farida Naz In developing countries NGOs are busy with programs like women empowerment, care for children and fight against poverty. It is a general believe that NGOs are a backbone to support poor of the society, especially, women and marginalized people. Contrary to this general believe Fernando argues that NGOs...

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