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Reserved seats for women and the elite’s hold on them

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By: Dr Farzana Bari The resignation of Fauzia Kasuri, a veteran leader of the Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf (PTI), from the party has revitalised the controversies surrounding quota politics in Pakistan. The PTI’s decision to nominate Dr Shireen Mazari and Munazza Hasan on the reserved seats in the National Assembly appears to be a violation of merit. […]

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Samina Baig: empowering women

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By Maria Kari The writer is a law student based in Canada and tweets at @mariakari1414 In 1856, when Mount Everest was definitively identified as the world’s highest mountain, what began was a series of early Everest expeditions. And while the first female ascent of the mountain was in 1975 by Japanese mountain-climber Junko Tabei […]

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