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On International Women’s Day, PPF calls attention to attacks on women journalists; the safety of women journalists must be ensured

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As the world observes International Women’s Day, Pakistan Press Foundation (PPF) calls attention to the attacks, harassment and abuse that women journalists in Pakistan face and urges the need for tackling such attacks on women in the media. The safety — both physical and mental — of women journalists must be ensured. While the media […]

PTA asked to block defamatory content against Mehwish Hayat, Kubra Khan

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KARACHI: The Federal Investigation Agency on Friday informed the Sindh High Court that two inquiries were underway on the complaints of actors Mehwish Hayat and Kubra Khan with regard to posting of defamatory content on social media against them. When a two-judge bench headed by Justice Omar Sial took up the two actors’ petitions for […]

Autobiography of KU teacher Shahida Kazi launched

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“It’s been 60 years since I took admission in the journalism department of the University of Karachi. The department itself was barely one-year-old then and I didn’t realise at the time that I was the first female enrolling in the course back then. Then there were other firsts, too, such as my bagging first position […]

Cultural barriers posing obstacles for female journalists in KP

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Hina Gul’s family was reluctant to allow her to study journalism when she enrolled in university. They only allowed her to get admission in the journalism department of the university on the condition that after completing her education she would not pursue journalism as profession. However, after completing her degree, Hina convinced her family to […]

MoU signed on tackling marginalization through women’s visibility in digital journalism

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ISLAMABAD, Pakistan: A quadrilateral Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) between Institute for Research, Advocacy and Development (IRADA), Women Journalists Association of Pakistan (WJAP), Digital Media Alliance of Pakistan (DigiMAP) and Freedom Network (FN) was signed at National Press Club (NPC) in Islamabad on Friday. Under this MoU, IRADA will support WJAP through specialised trainings on quality […]