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  • Provinces modelling pro-women bills on ‘failed’ federal law

    ISLAMABAD: The existing and proposed provincial domestic violence laws are based on a federal bill that could not be passed, despite two separate attempts by parliament...

    Khawar Mumtaz, former chairperson of the National Commission on the Status of Women told Dawn that the Domestic Violence (Prevention and Protection) Act 2012 was first passed by the National Assembly in August 2009
  • Iran cracks down on Instagram modelling, 8 arrested

    TEHRAN: Iran has arrested eight people for working in “un-Islamic” online modelling networks, particularly on Instagram, the head of Tehran's cybercrimes court said on state television...

    “We found out that about 20 per cent of the (Iranian) Instagram feed is run by the modelling circle,” Javad Babaei said on state television late Sunday...

  • Male, single and unable to shop at Karachi's malls

    Nevertheless, in spite of that, I have my doubts on whether I will be allowed to go in if I am accompanied by a couple of male friends...

    Despite being a 26-year-old journalist living in Pakistan’s largest city, I cannot enter Dolmen Mall/Hyperstar in Karachi, alone on the weekend – I have to have a 'female' accompanying me, which would put me in the kosher 'family category' – because on weekends, entry is permitted to 'families'...

  • Karachi Se Lahore has a mostly male cast. But are the men filmi enough?

    Wajahat Rauf’s rom-com Karachi Se Lahore has several things going for it – a story that is unique to its local audience; endearing characters and solid performances from the entire cast...

    What's also interesting is that there are only two female actresses in major roles in the movie – Ayesha Omar and Mantaha Maqsood – but the director feels that a male-dominant cast is not a bad thing...

  • Agencies must adhere to terms of Karachi operation: Khuhro

    HYDERABAD: Sindh Senior Minister for Educa­tion Nisar Ahmed Khuhro has said that the security agencies engaged in the Karachi operation against terrorists and criminals must adhere to its terms of reference under which seeking prior permission for coercive action from the province’s chief executive is mandatory...

    The agencies should refrain from overstepping their authority,” he said when he was asked a question about the Rangers...

  • CAA drill at Karachi airport finds agencies ready to respond fast

    KARACHI: A biennial emergency drill to check the response level of all agencies concerned in case of an emergency situation at Karachi airport was conducted by the Civil Aviation Authority (CAA) on Saturday during which it was discovered that the response time was one minute, seventeen seconds and not the standard two minutes...

  • Check your male privilege when talking about Qandeel Baloch

    In a passage from Rabisankar Bal’s Dozakhnama, Manto, on the male ego, says:Dozakhnama imagines conversations in hell between Manto and Ghalib, but Manto could have very well written this in real life...

    Male privilege in his Pakistan of the 1940s and 50s is not far removed from the situation today...

  • India may allow female Haj pilgrims to travel without male guardian

    MUMBAI: Indian women over the age of 45 and travelling in groups of four will be able to go for the annual Haj pilgrimage without a male guardian next year, if the government adopts proposed reforms...

    Women meeting these criteria will no longer have to be accompanied by a mahram, or close male relative, such as a father, husband, brother or son, a government-appointment panel recommended in the country’s first Haj policy review... ...

  • Abandoned wife ordered to live with male neighbour in India

    NEW DELHI: A village council in northern India allegedly ordered a woman, whose husband ran off with their neighbour's wife, to live with the abandoned man or pay him compensation, police said Tuesday...

    Police are investigating a complaint that Rajendra Meghwal asked the council in the desert state of Rajasthan for help after his wife and their two children disappeared with Kalulal Meghwal
  • Fawad Khan beats Tiger Shroff to win another Best Male Debut award

    Another feather in his cap: the heart-throbbing export Fawad Khan won the Best Male Debut Award at the IBNLive Movie Awards after beating the likes of Tiger Shroff, Inaamulhaq and Tahir Raj Bhasin, reported IBNLive...

    This is not the first time Fawad has received an award for his Bollywood debut, rather the star became the first Pakistani male actor to have received the prestigious Filmfare award last year along with the Masala award...

  • Girls boycott exam over frisking by male staff

    QUETTA: Girls appearing in MEd examination have announced that they will continue boycott of the papers to protest against frisking by male invigilators and called upon the government to take notice of the practice...

    Speaking at a news conference at the press club here on Sunday, Bibi Ashiya, Bibi Zareen and Bibi Asma said when the examination started at the University of Balochistan the other day, girl candidates were shocked as...

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