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Daily Archives: November 28, 2019

‘Women’s economic empowerment to end poverty in Pakistan’

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LAHORE -Queen Máxima of the Netherlands Wednesday laid stress on women’s economic empowerment to end poverty in Pakistan. “The digital financial services in Pakistan like FINJA should support housewives and other women in Pakistan to set up small home-based industries and businesses,” said Queen Maxima while talking to small merchants during her visit to Ghalib Market […]


Women’s economic empowerment must to end poverty: Maxima

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LAHORE: Queen Maxima of the Netherlands on Wednesday laid stress on women’s economic empowerment to end poverty in Pakistan. “The digital financial services in Pakistan should support housewives and other women in Pakistan to set up small home-based industries and businesses,” said Queen Maxima while talking to small merchants during her visit to Ghalib Market, […]


Israeli ‘spyware’ invasion forces govt to discard WhatsApp

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RAWALPINDI: The federal Ministry of Information Technology has issued a confidential letter to the authorities concerned, advising them not to use WhatsApp for official correspondence since an Israeli spyware stealthily installed on the software was being used to monitor users’ activities, sensitive data and movements. “Hostile intelligence” agencies can try to gain access to sensitive […]


NA body decides to club all laws related to women, child rights

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ISLAMABAD: The National Assembly Standing Committee on Law and Justice on Wednesday decided to club all laws related to women and children so that their interpretation and implementation can be made uniform. The committee has also decided to invite civil society to cooperate with them in this regard. Committee chair Riaz Fatyana said there are […]


Alyani affirms commitment to women’s safety

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QUETTA: The government of Balochistan is committed to ensuring safe and secure environment to women in the province. It plans to set up anti-harassment cells at division and district levels. These views were expressed by Balochistan Chief Minister Jam Kamal Khan Alyani during a meeting with activist and social scientist Dr Fouzia Saeed on Wednesday. […]


Logar activists in safe place: human rights group

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KABUL: The National Directorate of Security (NDS) on Wednesday handed over two civil society activists, Musa Mahmoudi and Ehsanullah Hamidi, to the Afghanistan Independent Human Rights Commission (AIHRC). The two men, who reported widespread allegations of sex abuse of boys in Logar province earlier in November, were detained by the NDS last week but released […]