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‘No one was willing to give a blind person a chance to host a radio show’

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KARACHI: Attitudes towards the visually impaired in Pakistan are of a curious nature, oscillating between extreme indifference and ill-advised sympathy. Both are detrimental as they undermine the positive role such an individual can play in society. This is why many strive to generate discourse about the nuance of integrating people with disabilities into society in […]

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Bid to improve health facilities with partner NGOs suffers from red tape

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KARACHI: An ambitious project to improve ailing health facilities and better the aggravating health delivery system in Sindh is still waiting to be formally launched despite a lapse of three months since approval. The provincial government had signed the memorandum of understanding (MoU) with selected non-governmental organisations at Chief Minister House in March with the […]

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Civil society demands effective implementation of labour laws

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LAHORE: Various civil society organizations has demanded that Punjab government ensure the implementation of labour laws in order to address during a provincial dialogue on “Labour Issues, Bounded Labour and Role of Labour Courts in Justice Provision” arranged by Citizen’s Commission for Human Development (CCHD) in collaboration with DAI under EDACE Project. While participants of […]

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Child rights in Pakistan

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According to the 2012 State of Pakistan’s Children report released by Society for the Protection of the Rights of the Child (SPARC), 25 million children are out of school, 12 million are engaged in labour while around 618 newborn babies die every day in the country. No wonder then that SPARC has termed the state […]

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NGOs suspend work at IDPs’ camp after threat

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By: SUHAIL KAKAKHEL NOWSHERA: Local and international humanitarian organisations suspended work at the Jalozai camp for internally displaced people (IDPs) on Friday after intelligence agencies issued a warning about a bomb attack at the place, security and aid agencies’ officials said. A representative of an international NGO, who requested not to be identified, told Dawn […]

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Tusdec launches ‘Master Training of the Trainers Programme’

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LAHORE: Technology Upgradation and Skill Development Company (Tusdec) has launched ‘Master Training of the Trainers Programme’ in Lahore for the capacity building of NGOs based in Punjab under a contract with Punjab Social Services Board (PSSB), Social Welfare and Bait-ul-Mal, Government of Punjab. According to the company’s spokesperson, the training session will continue till June […]

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