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  • A jirga of women, by women and for women

    Looking committed to claiming rights for the women in their remote, small village of Mansehra, a group of 16 women have pioneered a women-only jirga...

    Complaining about the local men-only jirgas letting those subjecting women to excesses, especially in honour killing and blood feud cases, off scot-free, these spirited members of a conservative society took oath as members of the new dispute resolution council on the grassy premises...

  • Govt-Unicef plan to ‘improving quality of life of women, children’

    An agreement was signed by Planning and Development Board Chairman Irfan Elahi and Unicef Senior Representative in Pakistan, Angela Kearney, at a ceremony at the Planning and Development Complex here on Wednesday...

    To be implemented through government structures, the plan would contribute to improving the quality of life of women and children in Punjab...

  • Iraq sentences 19 Russian women to life for joining Islamic State

    Iraq on Sunday sentenced 19 Russian women to life in prison for joining the Islamic State group, the latest in a series of heavy verdicts against foreign women linked to the militants...

    The head of Baghdad's Central Criminal Court, which deals with terrorism cases, said the women were found guilty of “joining and supporting IS”, according to an AFP journalist at the hearing...

  • Pakistan women cricket team qualifies for Women's World Cup

    Pakistan women cricket team qualified for the upcoming Women's World Cup in England despite being demolished by India women cricket team by seven wickets at Colombo's P Sara Oval, reported espncricinfo...

    India's Ekta Bisht showed her career-best returns during the match as she took five wickets for eight runs in 10 overs, paving the way for Pakistan's collapse at 67...

  • JI women rally against pro-women law

    LAHORE: The Jamaat-i-Islami women wing held a rally on The Mall here on Sunday against the execution of Mumtaz Qadri and women protection act...

    He said the “pro-West” women backing the law did not represent majority of Pakistani women and claimed that the law would deprive the women of their rights...

  • ‘Women must support fellow women’

    KARACHI: It was heartening to see women stand up to the tasteless remarks of a prominent male anchorperson at the 9th International Conference on Women Leadership, organised by Triple E, at a hotel on Friday...

    And these were no ordinary women...

  • ‘Exhibition for Women by Women’ concludes

    SIALKOT: A two-day exhibition for women entrepreneurs concluded here on Sunday...

    The first-of-its-kind event, called the Exhibition for Women by Women, was organised by the Sialkot Chamber of Commerce and Industry (SCCI) at the Govt College for Women University here...

  • Why women moral police women

    Most women in Pakistan can attest to having a similar experience in their life — ranging from verbal harassment, to groping, to sexual violence...

    But, that is not what women are told...

  • For women, by women

    THE book I intend to talk about brings with it an interesting story, the story of a handwritten women’s journal which made its appearance a hundred years ago under the joint editorship of three teenagers and remained in circulation for about five years...

    Now, after about a century, an attempt has been made to dig out the issues of that journal which had appeared under the title Chaman and collect facts about the women who were...

  • PCB announces Women's squad for ICC Women World Cup Qualifiers

    Chairman Pakistan Cricket Board Shaharyar Khan approved the names of the 14-player squad and two stand-by players forwarded by Women’s National Selection Committee for the ICC Women World Cup Qualifiers, 2017...

    The women's team practice camp for the world cup qualifiers is currently underway in Karachi...

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