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Rights activists highlight threats to existence of Kalash tribe

Rights activists highlight threats to existence of Kalash tribe

Ikram Junaidi ISLAMABAD: “As members of the Kalash community we are facing threats to change our religion, our land is being occupied and the names of our places are being changed. However, the media is portraying only our dances rather than highlighting our issues.” This was stated by Gul Nazar,...

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Suicide & Social Media – Rumors versus Facts

Suicide & Social Media – Rumors versus Facts

Shahana Shah During the whole past month a Facebook post about a young student’s suicide in district Ghizer due to financial difficulties was shared widely. This was among various suicides reported from the same area over a short period of time. The common thread in all the posts shared regarding...

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Demographic Transition and Role of Women

Demographic Transition and Role of Women

By Faheem Baig “Economic Development may be far from “the best contraceptive” (That it is sometimes described as) on the other hand, social development- especially women’s education and employment- can be very effective indeed”.                                                                                                 Amartya Sen, Nobel Laureate Throughout the twentieth century and in twenty-first century, west and international...

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