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Making Sense of the Rising Trends of Suicides in Gilgit-Baltistan

Making Sense of the Rising Trends of Suicides in Gilgit-Baltistan

By Sajida Shah Introduction Gilgit Baltistan is helplessly facing one of its major social challenges as an increasing trend of committing suicides among young people (aged 14-32 years), specifically, young women. BBC in a special report on Suicides in Gilgit-Baltistan, claimed that according to the Human Rights Commission of Pakistan...

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Discipline and punishment in schools

Discipline and punishment in schools

Reshma Parveen There is a difference between punishing children and disciplining them. Punishment is the use of force. It involves power-relations in which an adult uses his/her authority on a weaker being as the student. It does not work all the time and equally well with all students. It is...

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