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    Mothers Day In Karachi 2013

  • Karachi ATC sentences MQM worker to life in prison for murdering 3 clerics in 2013

    An anti-terrorism court in Karachi on Monday sentenced a Muttahida Qaumi Movement (MQM) worker to imprisonment for life after finding him guilty of involvement in the target killing of three clerics in Karachi in 2013...

    Four accused said to be associated with the MQM – Syed Haider Ali alias Police Wala, Asghar alias Kaka Banda, Wajahat alias Chikna and Syed Ali Hassan Zaidi – were detained after being charged with the murder of Mufti...

  • More mobile phones snatched in Karachi this year than in 2013

    KARACHI: Sindh Chief Minister Murad Ali Shah was on Tuesday informed that mobile phone snatching had increased during the current year as so far 14,051 cell phones were snatched compared to 12,187 in 2013 in Karachi...

    Terrorism, kidnapping for ransom downThe IGP also informed the CM that 61 incidents of terrorism took place in 2013 but in 2018 only two acts of terrorism occurred...

  • Death and disease stalk mothers, children in Thar

    UMERKOT: Umerkot and Thar­parkar are two districts in Sindh where death and disease stalk children and mothers...

    Thari intellectual and writer Abdul Haleem Soomro believes that besides abject poverty, which is the chief culprit behind nagging malnutrition, birth of underweight and stunted kids, anaemic mothers, high levels of mother and infant deaths, people’s complete lack of awareness about birth spacing and family planning are...

  • Would-be mothers in Gadap town go through untold agony for want of health facilities

    KARACHI: Despite being the largest (area-wise) town of Karachi, Gadap is the least developed and most backward part of the city; poverty is rampant and life’s basic facilities are non-existent...

    These efforts, however, couldn’t help Zeenat and she started vomiting upon which the family was asked to take her to the Civil Hospital Karachi, about 40km from the private hospital...

  • Minister attributes Thar children deaths to their mothers’ ‘carelessness’

    MITHI: Adviser to the chief minister on information Maula Bux Chandio has said that if children are dying in Thar because of carelessness of their mothers and underage marriages, the onus for which lies on the area people, and not on the government...

    So far, only 19 children had died in Thar hospitals while ‘a few newborns’ might have lost their lives in remote villages on their way to hospitals or while being taken to teaching...

  • Muslim mothers fight 'toxic' merchants of terror

    And yet that's where the young man was headed in June 2013 when he left his home in the Belgian city of Antwerp, a day after his 18th birthday, to join militants...

    "Ezzarhouni is one of the newest members of a global project that fights militancy not with soldiers, but mothers...

  • Expectant mothers vulnerable

    Family members and neighbours began to wail as the body of a woman, who died of childbirth complications, reached her house in Ismail Bandi village of Shergar union council in Oghi tehsil...

    “The deceased, the mother of five, was anaemic, so the failure of the daaye (untrained attendant) to check heavy bleeding during obstetrical delivery led to the woman’s death,” a visitor told Dawn
  • Meet the heroic mothers who raise children with special needs

    ”So how does this mother — whose daughter's extra need requires every morsel of her energy — find this incredible willpower to soldier on? And how does little Aaliya get by?Rabia goes back to the watershed moment on the day of birth...

    “In Karachi people got to know there is a girl named Aaliya who had this syndrome...

  • Sexism row: ‘England's footballers can go back to being mothers’

    LONDON: An attempt by England's governing Football Association to tweet its praise for their bronze medal-winning team at the Women's World Cup backfired on Monday after it said the Lionesses could now “go back to being mothers, partners and daughters”...

    The original post on the official @england Twitter account said: “Our #Lionesses go back to being mothers, partners and daughters today, but they have taken on another title —...

  • Indian surrogate mothers grab last chance to make babies ahead of impending ban

    Until six months ago, she arranged egg donors and surrogates for infertility clinics, making 5,000 rupees for each referral, but decided to become a surrogate herself on the day she first heard about the ban...

    Ruby Kumari, 35, heard about surrogacy three years ago at the export factory where she worked 12-hour shifts, stitching 50 garments an hour — a target her manager would stretch to 60 or even 70 — and earning 250 rupees a...

  • Working mothers

    Day-care centres are becoming increasingly popular in the larger metropolises, but women working in smaller cities still depend upon support from their extended families — or by hiring maids, thereby spending a major chunk of their income on childcare and increasing the chances of child abuse occurring...

    Mothers who avail such extended leave are more likely to afford healthcare and have their children immunised...

  • Cambodia finds 33 surrogate mothers in raid on illegal business

    Five people, including a Chinese national, were arrested during the operation in the capital late on Fri­day, Keo Thea, head of the Phnom Penh Anti-Trafficking unit, said...

    “We found 33 surrogate mothers, some have already given birth, some are still pregnant,” he said, adding that the women had been offered up to $10,000 to give birth for Chinese clients...

  • Thar mothers blamed once again for unabated deaths of infants

    She reiterated the official claim refusing to attribute unabated deaths of infants to malnutrition and instead blaming early marriages, unskilled midwives, illiterate and untrained mothers and “carelessness” in having a healthy intake during pregnancy, for the rising mortality rate of newborns in Umerkot and Tharparkar...

    She appealed to people to adopt birth control practices, avoid early marriages and get services of skilled...

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