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    Statistics Of Working Women In Pakistan

  • Statistics minister rejects Sindh's objections to census results

    The federal government on Wednesday rejected Sindh's objections on the recently released results of the national, with Minister for Statistics Kamran Michael asking critics to take their objections to the Council of Common Interest (CCI)...

    He claimed that the statistics gathered by civilian and armed officials are the same...

  • Wah Cantt election statistics reveal interesting trends

    TAXILA: The statistics from the Cantonment Board elections in Wah, shared by the local election commission, have revealed that some interesting new records were set in the polls...

    The statistics, available with Dawn, reveal that despite the fact the local government elections were held after a gap of 17 years, the participation was lacklustre...

  • Alarming statistics of dementia

    LAHORE: Alzheimer’s Pakistan organized a seminar on the ‘Alzheimer’s Disease & Related Dementia at a local hotel here on Saturday...

    Among others Dr Yasmin Raashid, patron, Alzheimer’s Pakistan, Dr Hussain Jafri, secretary general, Dr Ali Hashmi, Dr Yasmin Ehsan and Dr Shahdia Batool atttended the seminar...

  • Statistics show marked drop in terrorist attacks

    WASHINGTON: There has been a marked reduction in terrorist attacks and deaths in Pakistan in 2015, but terrorists seem to have become more lethal as the ratio of deaths per attack has increased...

    The statistics from a comparative study of the US State Department’s country reports on terrorism for 2014 and 2015 also show a greater decrease in the number of people injured in these attacks...

  • View from abroad: Lies and statistics in the EU referendum

    And while both sides bandy statistics to “prove” whether Britain will be better or worse off by staying or leaving, the truth is that all this information is speculative and uncertain...

    But much more remains uncertain: what would be the status of the hundreds of thousands of Brits who live in EU countries? And what about the EU citizens living and working in the UK? Trade deals would have to be negotiated with each EU member state......

  • Top statistics body fails to fix census timeline

    ISLAMABAD: The governing council of the Pakistan Bureau of Statistics (PBS) on Saturday failed to come up with a timeline for holding the much-awaited population and housing census in the country...

    The PBS is currently working on updating the rural area frame and has completed the job in around 60,000 of a total of 115,000 blocks...

  • PML-N challenges official statistics of Covid-19 cases

    ISLAMABAD: Stating that the coronavirus cases are under-reported in the country, the main opposition Pakistan Muslim League-Nawaz (PML-N) has challenged the official figures and data and claimed that the number of Covid-19 patients has crossed the six-digit mark in the country...

    Government accused of leading Pakistan into ‘irreversible disaster’PML-N vice president and former prime minister Shahid Khaqan Abbasi said the government...

  • Women workers for relaxation in working hours

    BAHAWALPUR: Women sanitary workers of the Bahawalpur Waste Management Company chose the Labour Day on Friday to raise their problems...

    They demanded that women workers be given relaxation in duty hours and be posted near to their homes...

  • One-third of working women in Japan sexually harassed: survey

    TOKYO" One-third of Japanese working women have experienced sexual harassment at their place of employment, though nearly two-thirds of these women suffer in silence, a survey has showed...

    The results of the first-of-its-kind study commissioned by Japan's Ministry of Health, Labour and Welfare, came as Prime Minister Shinzo Abe has pledged to support working women to kickstart the country's struggling economy...

  • ‘Give safe environment to working women’

    ISLAMABAD: On the eve of Working Women’s Day, the Senate unanimously passed a resolution urging the government to undertake initiatives to provide a safe, secure, healthy, and harassment free environment for working women...

    It said that women and men are equal partners and should have the same rights, responsibilities and working opportunities...

  • Govt to protect working women’s rights

    RAWALPINDI: MNA Tahira Aurganzeb of Pakistan Muslim League-Nawaz on Monday assured that the government would protect the rights of working women...

    Speaking at Women Workers Convention, organized by Uks –a research, resource and publication centre-- in collaboration with Gender Equity Programme (GEP) at a local hotel, she said the government had initiated a number of programmes for women aimed at providing peaceful environment at...

  • Handicrafts exhibition marks Working Women Day

    ISLAMABAD: Ambreen Fatima, 22, was decorating an elephant key chain with colourful beads and ribbons as she hoped for orders from visitors at the Women Artisans at Work exhibition, organised by Lok Virsa on Thursday to mark National Working Women Day...

    Dec 22 was declared National Working Women Day in March 2010, after legislation was passed against sexual harassment, to ensure that the contributions of Pakistan’s working women are...

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