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Empowerment: UN goodwill ambassador calls for educating Afghan refugees

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ISLAMABAD: UNHCR goodwill ambassador (GWA) in China Yao Chen has stressed the need for educating Afghan refugees living in Pakistan. Chen, who is on a four-day trip to Pakistan, visited Afghan refugee camps in Mianwali district and also met Aqeela Asifi, an Afghan refugee teacher and recipient of the 2015 UNHCR Nansen Refugee Award. At […]

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Quetta women university reopens

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QUETTA: Sardar Bahadur Khan Women University was reopened on Wednesday, 25 days after a deadly attack on its students. The university was closed after a suicide attack there on June 15 in which at least 14 students were killed and many others injured. Enraged students staged a protest demonstration against the attack. They also chanted […]

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Opponents of girls’ right to education violate Islam, ambassador tells United Nations

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By: Masood Haider UNITED NATIONS: “Those who deny women and girls their right to education, violate Islam,” Pakistan’s UN Ambassador Masood Khan told an audience at the world body on Monday. He said the religion was for all men and women without discrimination. He observed that the terrorist attack on Malala Yousufzai showed that “the […]

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123 women selected for internship

HAFIZABAD – As many as 123 postgraduate women have been selected for the Internship Progamme of the Punjab Chief Minister here. Addressing the women, MNA Saira Afzal Tarar said educated women are an asset of the nation. The government would soon materialise the dream of socio-economic development of women in the society, she added. She […]

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