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  • How many jobs can be done at home?

    Dingel and Brent Neiman, is a good place to begin with as it explores the question: how many jobs can be done at home?Technology’s potential is not limited, but its ability to save us from this pandemic isFor Pakistan, they find that the share of such jobs comes in at a miniscule 13...

    The percentage of teleworkable jobs in the country falls well short of the sample average of 26...

  • Policy urged for home-based workers

    HYDERABAD: A district action committee for home-based workers Hyderabad has demanded of the provincial government to announce the policy for home-based women workers...

    They said that in Hyderabad, there were over 35,000 home-based workers belonging to cottage industry of glass bangles, garments, hosiery, embroidery and others items...

  • Govt asked to devise policy for home-based workers

    PESHAWAR: The representatives of various civil society organisations have stressed the need for devising provincial policy for home-based worker and its implementation through district and provincial administration...

    The demand was made during an event titled “Awareness-raising and policy advocacy on women’s rights and labour laws for women workers’’ arranged by HomeNet Pakistan here on Thursday...

  • Exhibition displays products by home-based women artisans

    ISLAMABAD: Home-based working women across Pakistan displayed handmade embroidered apparel, fashion and home accessories, natural dye block prints and traditional silver jewellery at an exhibition held on Sunday...

    The event, organised by the Saarc Business Association of Home Based Workers (SABAH) Pakistan, was held as part of the SABAH annual general meeting...

  • Sindh first province to safeguard rights of home-based workers, says Ghani

    Sindh Information and Labour Minister Saeed Ghani said on Monday that the province is the first in the country, as well as South Asia, to have passed the Home-Based Workers Act in 2018 under which such workers were provided social and legal protection...

    Speaking in Karachi at the first day of a two-day inter-provincial exchange of experiences by parliamentarians and senior government officials on the economic empowerment of...

  • Parliamentarians, govt officials resolve to take up pending legislation for home-based workers

    A group of 31 parliamentarians and senior government officials have pledged to take up pending legislation for empowering women home-based workers (HBWs) in their provinces as top priority, a press release from United Nations (UN) Women – Pakistan said on Wednesday...

    The parliamentarians and senior government officials took the pledge after a two-day inter-provincial exchange of experience on the economic empowerment of HBWs in...

  • Doubly marginalised home-based workers bear the brunt of lockdown

    LAHORE: Neelum, a home-based worker, is facing hardships since the onset of the lockdown as her entire set-up of doing embroidery on shirts has closed down completely while her expenditures remain sky high...

    The informal economy makes around 74pc of the total economy with a majority of women working invisibly as home-based workers (HBWs), domestic workers, contract workers in factories as well as those in rural economy (farms and...

  • Islamabad finally gets party-based poll law

    ISLAMABAD: After much ado in both legal and legislative forums, a government bill finally got through parliament on Wednesday to provide for party-based elections for local government in the Islamabad Capital Territory to be topped by its first metropolitan corporation...

    A most tricky situation in the saga arose when the court ordered local elections in Islamabad while the bill for party-less elections had been passed only by the...

  • Senate passes bill for party-based LG elections in Islamabad

    ISLAMABAD: In a move that is set to delay the local government elections in Islamabad for months, the Senate on Thursday passed the Islamabad Capital Territory Local Government Bill providing for party-based elections in the capital...

    Otherwise a joint sitting of the parliament would decide whether the elections would be party-based or not...

  • President likely to approve today bill seeking party-based LG polls in Islamabad

    ISLAMABAD: President Mamoon Hussain is likely to give his assent on Tuesday to the Federal Capital Territory Local Government Bill seeking party-based LG elections in Islamabad...

    The bench is seized with an application filed by the Election Commission of Pakistan (ECP), seeking an order for the federal government to expedite the process of passing the bill and framing rules so that the commission could hold the elections in...

  • App-based cabs to keep running in Islamabad?

    ISLAMABAD: As the Punjab and Sindh governments moved to clamp down on popular ride-sharing services Uber and Careem, rumours began circulating in the federal capital that the app-based cab services might be shut down...

    In late December 2016, the Islamabad District Administration issued notices to all ride-sharing services to stop their businesses, since they were not using commercial vehicles...

  • PTV's director IT, wife found dead under mysterious circumstances in Rawalpindi home

    An IT official employed in the state-owned Pakistan Television (PTV) and his wife were found dead under mysterious circumstances in their Rawalpindi house on Tuesday, with police saying the cause of their deaths is yet to be determined...

    The bodies of 55-year-old Fakhar Hameed, an IT director at PTV, and his wife, 50-year-old Humaira Hameed were recovered from a bathroom in their home on Data Ganj Baksh Road in Sadiqabad area...

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