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    Gender discrimination and violation of Human Rights is on the raise in Pakistan
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    Gender discrimination and violation of Human Rights is on the raise in Pakistan

    May 11th, 2016 | by Voice of South Asia
    By: Seema Gul PESHAWAR: An eight-year-old girl, who was given as Swara to settle a dispute by a local Jirga in Mansehra the northwest of Pakistan, has been given back to her parents after intervention of police. The local...
    BISP Support program to benefit more Pakistani women: Marvi Memon
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    BISP Support program to benefit more Pakistani women: Marvi Memon

    January 22nd, 2016 | by Voice of South Asia
    By: Seema Gul BAJAUR: Pakistan Minister of State and Chairperson Benazir Income Support Programme (BISP) Marvi Memon said the operation Zarb-e-Azb in North Waziristan tribal district of Pakistan has not only brought peace but...
    Women’s democratic participation increases In KP Province of Pakistan
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    Women’s democratic participation increases In KP Province of Pakistan

    September 30th, 2015 | by Voice of South Asia
    By: Seema Gul For Farhat Bibi of Upper District Dir, it was the first instant to cast vote for the provincial Assembly constituency 93, Upper Dir, Pakistan .There was no bound to Farhat’s happiness as it enabled her to fulfill...
    Mother’s name in electronic Afghan national identity card is about gender equality
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    Mother’s name in electronic Afghan national identity card is about gender equality

    September 8th, 2015 | by Voice of South Asia
    By: Freshta Karim in Afghanistan After the union cabinet in September 2012 gave its nod to the electronic national identity card (e-tazkira), the government of Afghanistan expressed its readiness to replace the old paper identity...
    Two teenagers Commit Suicide in northern Afghanistan
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    Two teenagers Commit Suicide in northern Afghanistan

    September 3rd, 2015 | by Voice of South Asia
    By: Sayer Zaland Kabul Suddenly two teenagers have committed suicide in northern Balkh and Samangan provinces, local officials said on Wednesday. The first incident happened in Shulgara district of Balkh after a 16-year-old...
    2,000 widows
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    2,000 widows

    August 26th, 2015 | by Voice of South Asia
    They suffered loss and now struggle to survive alone. An estimated 2000 Nepali Women were widowed following the death of their husbands.  Rojita Adhikari  Soon after Nani Mainya Maharjan, 47, gets up every morning, she rushes...