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  • ADB appoints first female director in Pakistan

    The Asian Development Bank (ADB) has appointed Xiaohong Yang as the new Country Director for Pakistan...

    According to ADB press statement, Yang, who assumed office on April 24 is ADB's first female Country Director in Pakistan as well as the first Chinese national...

  • Pakistan gets first female ADB head

    ISLAMABAD: The Asian Development Bank has appointed Ms Xiaohong Yang as the first woman country director for Pakistan...

    The appointment of a Chinese national reflects ADB’s support to the country’s development goals through initiatives such as China-Pakistan Economic Corridor and the Central Asian Regional Cooperation (CAREC)...

  • California killing: Female assailant was from Pakistan, CAIR claims

    SAN BERNARDINO: The female assailant gunned down following the shooting rampage in a banquet at a social services centre for the disabled in San Bernardino, California, was of Pakistani origin, claimed Hussam Ayloush, executive director of the Los Angeles chapter of CAIR (Council of American Islamic Relations)...

    Farook's family was originally from South Asia, while Malik was believed to be from Pakistan and had lived in Saudi Arabia...

  • Pakistan's female boxers set to make history at South Asian Games

    Khoushleem Bano, Rukhsana Perveen and Sofia Javed are set to make history by becoming the first ever female boxers to represent Pakistan in an international event...

    The three boxers were the most notable picks as the Pakistan Boxing Federation (PBF) named its men's and women's boxing squads for the upcoming South Asian Games on Wednesday...

  • Inside the life of Pakistan’s first female string theorist

    Tasneem Zehra Husain, Pakistan’s first female string theorist at the mere age of 26, recently published her new book Only the Longest Threads, which fictionalises major breakthroughs in physics through the minds of the people who lived in those periods of discovery, reports the MIT Technology Review Pakistan...

    Husain has represented Pakistan at the meeting of nobel laureates in Lindau, Germany...

  • ‘Pakistan should raise female cueists to compete with India’

    KARACHI: Indian 15-Red champion Amee Kamani has proposed that Pakistan should also raise women cueists in order to have bilateral competitions between the two nations...

    “Like other sports including cricket and table tennis, Pakistan should take initiative by discovering and grooming women snooker players,” she told Dawn on the sidelines of the World 6-Reds and team snooker championships at Movenpick hotel on Saturday...

  • Girls at Pakistan's first female cadet college dream of being in power

    At a revolutionary school in Mardan, Durkhanay Banuri dreams of becoming military chief, once a mission impossible for girls in Pakistan...

    Thirteen-year-old Durkhanay, a student at Pakistan's first ever Girls' Cadet College, established earlier this year in the conservative northwest, brims with enthusiasm and confidence as she sketches out her life plan...

  • Pakistan's first-ever all-female peacekeeping team awarded UN Medal in Congo

    Members of the first-ever Pakistani Female Engagement Team (FET), which is deployed with the United Nations Organisation Stabilisation Mission in the Democratic Republic of Congo (MONUSCO), were recently awarded the UN Medal at a ceremony in Adikivu in South Kivu, one of the provinces of the central African country...

    This team of 15 female Majors and Captains was the first ever Pakistani Female Engagement team in any UN peacekeeping...

  • Female labour force share on the rise in Pakistan unlike India

    ISLAMABAD: While female labour force participation in both Pakistan and India is below 30 per cent (half of the global average), the two neighbouring countries seem to be heading in different directions, with Delhi recording an average decrease of one per cent and Islamabad witnessing 2pc rise in female labour force participation in recent decades...

    Although the gender gap in labour force participation has declined substantially...

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