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Educated, qualified women enter NA, thanks to PML-N

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ISLAMABAD: The PML-N has chosen well-qualified and highly educated females for nine additional reserved women seats that it got in the National Assembly., writes Tariq Butt. Begum Tehmina Daultana, who was defeated in the May elections from her traditional constituency of NA-169 Vehari by independent candidate Tahir Iqbal, has made it to the National Assembly […]

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SMS-based literacy programme: Education may be just a text message away

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ISLAMABAD: For 1,500 women in Pakistan, an SMS message will soon be a tutor, textbook and school all rolled into one. On Wednesday, Mobilink Foundation — a nonprofit organisation established by Mobilink in 2007 — and UNESCO signed an agreement to enhance their “SMS-based Literacy” programme. The programme, which will now enter into a fourth […]

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British Pakistan Foundation launches women’s network

By Murtaza Ali Shah LONDON: A new network of professional Pakistani women has been launched to work collectively towards positive change for Pakistan and empowerment of its female population. British Pakistan Foundation’s Women’s Network (BPFWN) was launched at Pakistan High Commission which saw the participation of more than 150 successful Pakistani origin women from different […]

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The real daughter of the nation

By Sohail Malala Yousafzai, the brave young girl from Swat who fought for female empowerment through education, has undergone reconstructive surgery to her skull and is on her way to full recovery. She may be out of the hospital ward but she is not out of danger. The Taliban still have a bounty on her […]

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Female Empowerment: Women in business conference on Jan 29

KARACHI: The fifth women in business conference will be held on January 29, said the chief executive of New World Concepts, Yasmin Hyder, on Saturday. It will be held under the auspices of the Pakistan Society for Training and Development, she added. She also mentioned that a press briefing will be held on January 8 […]

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