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Good journalism and Aurat March

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In her 34 years of reporting, Maria Ressa has “changed nothing” in how she works. What has changed is the unprecedented rise in the targeted abuse she faces. Speaking with the Nieman Foundation at Harvard University recently, she unpacks a pattern that is visible all the way from her native Philippines to the United States. […]


Violence against women

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VIOLENCE against women in Pakistan is both a crime and a socially accepted norm. While we have laws that protect women from violence, the state has absolved itself of the responsibility to enforce these laws. This means that women have an inherently paradoxical relationship with the state: with one hand the state gives women rights […]


International Women’s Day today

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LAHORE – Like other parts of the world, the International Women Day will be marked across the country on Sunday (today) to acknowledge outstanding contributions rendered by womenfolk in diverse fields and to raising voices for ensuring their due rights in society. This year’s Women’s day theme is “I am Generation Equality: Realizing Women’s Rights”. Special […]


Senior women journalists share their triumphs and travails

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KARACHI: To mark International Women’s Day, Uks Research Centre celebrated women who made a space for themselves in the media industry and emerged as critical cogs of their organisations to pave way for other women to enter the profession. The seminar on ‘Women in the Media: Pages from the Past’ at a local hotel here […]


Sindh govt replaces head of JIT formed to probe murder of journalist

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KARACHI- The Sindh government on Saturday replaced the head of the Joint Investigation Committee (JIT) probing the murder of senior journalist Aziz Memon. According to a notification, Additional Inspector General Karachi Ghulam Nabi Memon replaces AIG Hyderabad Dr Waliullah as the JIT head. Sindh Chief Minister (CM) Syed Murad Ali Shah has assured the journalistic community […]