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PPF concerned over misogynistic comments against journalist

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Pakistan Press Foundation (PPF), in a letter to Mauricio Macri, President of Argentina has expressed concern over the misogynistic comments against journalist Norma Devechi. PPF Secretary General Owais Aslam Ali denounced this act and urged the authorities to thoroughly investigate this incident and hold those responsible for sexually assaulting journalist, Norma Devechi. PPF also urged […]

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How the media should cover cases of rape

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She has been brutally raped, with visible marks of physical injuries. Her mental state, trauma and the psychological impact of this agonising incident are yet to be assessed. Her name is all over the media, her face splashed, her parents interviewed and by now everyone who watches 24/7 news channels knows the minutest details of […]

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Violence against women

KARACHI: The term violence against women has been defined as a range of sexually, psychologically, and physically coercive acts used against women by current or former male intimate partners. A recent study, conducted in Karachi, reported that an alarmingly large proportion of women are subjected to physical violence and that this has serious physical and […]

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Three remanded in girl’s rape, murder case

MIRPURKHAS: An anti-terrorism court remanded on Friday three men in police custody for their alleged involvement in the rape and murder of a nine-year-old girl. The Satellite Town police produced the three suspects before Judge Ghulam Mustafa A. Memon of the ATC for remand. The court remanded the suspects for four days and directed the […]

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Minor girl found raped, strangled

MIRPURKHAS: A minor girl, who had gone missing on Jan 11, was found raped and murdered in Mir Allahbachayo Colony on Wednesday, police said. They said that the body of nine-year-old Nimra was found wrapped in a plastic bag in a playground behind the Government Comprehensive Higher Secondary School after some residents informed the Satellite […]

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