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Pakistan pledges to promote and protect women’s rights

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ISLAMABAD: Like other countries of the world, Pakistan observed International Women’s Day 2015 on Sunday to celebrate the economic, political and social achievements of women, with a commitment to promote and protect their rights. The day was celebrated with the theme ‘Make It Happen’. This year, several government departments arranged a variety of programmes for […]

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HRCP speaks out for women’s cause

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LAHORE: The Human Rights Commission of Pakistan (HRCP) on Tuesday observed the International Human Rights Day by focusing on the local theme of violence against women. It also organised a demonstration and a number of activists, holding placards that depicted data about violence against women, stood at Liberty roundabout for more than two hours to […]

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Women’s rights

EVERY year March 8 is celebrated as International Women’s Day. … Women deserve to be appreciated and encouraged because they have rendered numerous sacrifices and endured injustices and are still facing discrimination and ill-treatment … in society. …Women can play a pivotal role in the social and economic development of the country and it is […]

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Marriage restraint act

By: IMRAN TAKKAR THIS is with reference to the news report on early marriages (Feb 1). It says that according to a UN Convention on the Rights of the Child (UNCRC), signed and ratified by Pakistan in 1990, everyone under the age of 18 was a child. It also deals with the subject of child […]

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