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Heinous act: Woman accuses five men of rape, imprisonment over three weeks

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HARIPUR:A married woman was abducted and allegedly gang rapped for more than three weeks by five people, the police said on Monday. Sub-inspector Asghar Khan, incharge of investigations at Battal police station, and the Haripur police confirmed recovering twenty seven-year-old Rehana Bibi* during a joint operation from a rented house in Abrar Colony on Sunday. […]

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South Asia’s gender bias


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South Asia has a women problem. Be it India with its spate of high-profile rape cases, Pakistan with its systematic disenfranchisement in several conservative regions of the country or Afghanistan with its tales of jirga-sponsored beheadings, many women in the South Asian region are still struggling for their basic human rights. Despite having the requisite […]

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Over 130,000 women in Bajaur deprived of voting right

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KHAR: Only 2,800 women voters were able to cast their vote in the two National Assembly constituencies of Bajaur Agency in May 11 general election despite assurance of the candidates to the Election Commission of Pakistan that they would allow the women to exercise their vote right. An ECP official told Dawn here on Thursday […]

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HRCP expresses solidarity with health workers


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Human Rights Commission (HRC) of Pakistan on Friday staged a demonstration at Chowk Nawan Shehr to express solidarity with the Health volunteers and workers. The demo was led by Rashid Rehman Advocate in charge of Task Force of HRCP here today. Protestors vehemently condemned the armed attacks on members of anti-polio campaign teams in different […]

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HRCP expresses solidarity with health workers


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Human Rights Commission (HRC) of Pakistan on Friday staged a demonstration at Chowk Nawan Shehr to express solidarity with the Health volunteers and workers. The demo was led by Rashid Rehman Advocate in charge of Task Force of HRCP here today. Protestors vehemently condemned the armed attacks on members of anti-polio campaign teams in different […]

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