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Jashn-e-Kashmir folk dance festival

Special report from Srinagar A three-day Jashn-e-Kashmir folk dance festival being organised by Shah Qalandar Folk Theatre, a local folk club, in collaboration with the Union Ministry of Culture...

One woman, 400 men

M. Ayyaz Khan Niazi The recent spate of unspeakable atrocities against women shows the countrymen are increasingly gaining notoriety for failing our women.

She was sold as slave bride

By Naimat Khan Zahida was twenty three years old in 1983 when she was kidnapped from her village in southwestern Bangladesh and trafficked to...

Pakistan’s Afghan policy response

By Nasim Zehra WITH Prime Minister Imran Khan who likes to speak his mind, it isn’t always easy to play policy cards discreetly. So...

No country for women

By Sahar Zareen Bandial A deep-rooted sense of fear and distrust of public spaces is ingrained in us women through childhood and adolescence. We...

Debate on Afghanistan –
Pakistan again refused participation

By Dr. Syed Nazir Gilani IT is second time that Pakistan was excluded from taking part in a debate on Afghanistan on 16 August...

To build a community of health for all

By Nong Rong The once-in-a-century COVID-19 pandemic is still wreaking havoc, posing a great threat to the lives and health of people all over...

Bangladesh – on road of progress

An Iffras report In the COVID-19 pandemic and amid major changes unseen in a century, the global economy is mired in its deepest recession...

AJK’s ugly election campaign

By Fahad Choudhary The election campaign in AJK has proved to be the ugliest campaign in recent times with leaders focused on insulting their rivals instead of talking about...

Is law enough to end systemic
custodial torture in Pakistan?

By Rasul Bakhsh Rais It is quite remarkable that despite open warfare between the government and opposition benches, both sides have demonstrated unprecedented unanimity...