Aurat Co

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Name: Aurat Co
First reported 11 hours ago - Updated 11 hours ago - 1 reports

Draft of home-based workers law ready

KarachiA law to recognise home-based workers has been approved by the provincial labour department and will soon be presented in the Sindh Assembly.This was revealed on the concluding day of a two-day conference on home-based workers held at a hotel on ... [Published The News International - 11 hours ago]
First reported Oct 23 2014 - Updated Oct 23 2014 - 1 reports

Training politicians

THESE are the highlights of the last 50 days of Pakistani politics: use of far from decent language by a politician while challenging his opponents from atop his container, apparent fabrication by another politician while responding in parliament to the ... [Published DAWN Group - Oct 23 2014]
First reported Oct 18 2014 - Updated Oct 18 2014 - 1 reports

50 shades of a red lehnga

He told me that though he had seen many shades of women, the one that appealed to him most was that of a house wife.It came as no surprise. It had to happen. Years of pent up anticipation and apprehension had gradually built up momentum and all of it ... [Published The Express Tribune - Oct 18 2014]
First reported Oct 17 2014 - Updated Oct 17 2014 - 1 reports

Theatrical performances mesmerise audiences

LAHORE: The Alif Adab Society of National College of Arts (NCA) presented the last performance titled ‘Last Vow’ on the opening day of the 13th Youth Performing Arts Festival (YPAF) at Hall-II of Alhamra Cultural Complex on Thursday. Usman Peerzada, Rafi ... [Published Daily Times - Oct 17 2014]
First reported Oct 15 2014 - Updated Oct 15 2014 - 2 reports

Malalas Nobel Prize celebrated

IslamabadAs celebrations for Nobel Peace Prize awarded to Malala Yousafzai continues, a large number of civil society representatives and human right activists gathered in front of National Press Club on Tuesday.A large cake was cut to mark the occasion, ... [Published The News International - Oct 15 2014]
First reported Oct 15 2014 - Updated Oct 15 2014 - 1 reports

Islamabad celebrates Malala’s Nobel

ISLAMABAD: On a chilly Tuesday afternoon, scores of people gathered outside the National Press Club for what looked to be a demonstration. But this was no ordinary protest, even though the participants were holding placards and shouting slogans.“Over ... [Published DAWN Group - Oct 15 2014]
First reported Oct 14 2014 - Updated Oct 14 2014 - 1 reports

A life wasted: Rural women still deprived of right to education

Despit­e signif­icant number­s, litera­cy rate for women in rural areas is just 37 per cent in the countr­y.They want to enable their children, especially their daughters, to brighten their future by educating them.PHOTO: FILEISLAMABAD:  Ignorance is ... [Published The Express Tribune - Oct 14 2014]
First reported Oct 14 2014 - Updated Oct 14 2014 - 1 reports

Pakistan: Activists celebrate Malala's accolade with cake

Activists at Aurat Foundation, a non-governmental organization in Islamabad, Pakistan, celebrated Malala Yousafzai's Nobel Peace Prize win on October 14, 2014.The women's rights organization marked Malala's accolade by cutting into a cake decorated with ... [Published Citizenside - Oct 14 2014]
First reported Oct 13 2014 - Updated Oct 13 2014 - 1 reports

Pakistan: Sindh records 421 cases of violence against women in three months

Source: DAWN Group of NewspapersCountry: Pakistan KARACHI: Khairpur — the home district of Sindh Chief Minister Syed Qaim Ali Shah — tops the list of districts in the province with the highest number of violence incidents against women recorded during ... [Published ReliefWeb - Latest Updates - Oct 13 2014]
First reported Oct 11 2014 - Updated Oct 11 2014 - 3 reports

Sindh records 421 cases of violence against women in 3 months

KARACHI: Khairpur, the home district of Pakistan’s Sindh province Chief Minister Qaim Shah tops the list of districts in the province with the highest number of violence incidents against women recorded during the third quarter of the year, says a new ... [Published Qatar Peninsula - Oct 11 2014]
First reported Oct 10 2014 - Updated Oct 10 2014 - 1 reports

Pioneering research launched on tech driven violence against women in Pakistan

This article was originally published on content.bytesforall.pk on September 29, 2014 .Technology based violence is exposing women to the entire spectrum of conceivable harms in Pakistan. Victims of technology-based violence have suffered physical violence ... [Published Ifex - Oct 10 2014]
Entities: Violence, Pakistan, Aurat Co
First reported Oct 09 2014 - Updated Oct 09 2014 - 1 reports

Seven years later, rape victim Kainat Soomro fights on

KARACHI: One of her kidneys has stopped working. The other has developed stones. Doctors recommend a surgery. But she puts it off till after she gets justice. “What if it goes wrong?” she says. “I don’t want to die before I get justice.” Meet Kainat Soomro, ... [Published The News International - Oct 09 2014]

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...Bukhari said that, "technology has become the most lethal, easy to use weapon in the hands of those who decide to attack and harm women. Technology driven violence against women is becoming rampant world over, including in Pakistan. It is not just mirroring an existing phenomenon, but further enabling, enhancing and increasing it."
"Malala is no more simply the name of an individual; her name symbolizes the movement for girls' education in Pakistan" Mahnaz Rahman, a veteran rights activist and resident director of the women's rights organization Aurat Foundation, told DW
...of the Provincial Commission on the Status of Women (PCSW) has decided to display code of conduct for workers to ensure strict implementation of ` "Protection against Harassment of Women at workplace Act 2010′."
"I simply took her to court and registered a marriage" he said, infuriating her family

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Ringing Endorsement [Published Outlook India - 4 hours ago]
Draft of home-based workers law ready [Published The News International - 11 hours ago]
At large: For a majority of rape victims, justi... [Published The Express Tribune - Oct 24 2014]
Training politicians [Published DAWN Group - Oct 23 2014]
SC issues notices over FSC judgement on citizen... [Published The Express Tribune - Oct 22 2014]
50 shades of a red lehnga [Published The Express Tribune - Oct 18 2014]
Overnights: ‘Ek Hasina Thi’ tops Thursday UK ra... [Published Bizasia.co.uk - Oct 17 2014]
Theatrical performances mesmerise audiences [Published Daily Times - Oct 17 2014]
Malalas Nobel Prize celebrated [Published The News International - Oct 15 2014]
Islamabad celebrates Malala’s Nobel [Published DAWN Group - Oct 15 2014]
Nobel prize for Malala celebrated [Published The Nation Pakistan - Oct 15 2014]
A life wasted: Rural women still deprived of ri... [Published The Express Tribune - Oct 14 2014]
Pakistan: Activists celebrate Malala's accolade... [Published Citizenside - Oct 14 2014]
Pakistan: Sindh records 421 cases of violence a... [Published ReliefWeb - Latest Updates - Oct 13 2014]
Sindh records 421 cases of violence against wom... [Published Qatar Peninsula - Oct 11 2014]
Female ‘empowerment’: Only 15% of cases of viol... [Published The Express Tribune - Oct 11 2014]
Sindh records 421 cases of violence against wom... [Published DAWN Group - Oct 11 2014]
Pioneering research launched on tech driven vio... [Published Ifex - Oct 10 2014]
Why does Malala deserve the Nobel Peace Prize [Published Deutsche Welle - Oct 10 2014]
Seven years later, rape victim Kainat Soomro fi... [Published The News International - Oct 09 2014]
Overnights: ‘Trisha’ delivers record ratings at... [Published Bizasia.co.uk - Oct 02 2014]
Verisante Technology, Inc. Announces Submission... [Published Marketwire - Breaking News Releases - Oct 01 2014]
Pakistan: Arrest Of Suspected Malala Attackers ... [Published Eurasia Review - Sep 30 2014]
Legislation sought to combat cybercrimes agains... [Published The Nation Pakistan - Sep 30 2014]
Code of conduct to be displayed at workplaces [Published Frontier Post - Sep 30 2014]
Tech-driven violence: Call for enhanced penalti... [Published The Express Tribune - Sep 30 2014]
Women, minority concerns to be addressed: Dar [Published The News International - Sep 26 2014]
Liberating: Gender disparity highlighted throug... [Published The Express Tribune - Sep 26 2014]
Moot court spotlights barriers to justice for w... [Published The Nation Pakistan - Sep 26 2014]
Low wages create unrest among the employees of ... [Published Meri News - Sep 22 2014]
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Pakistan: Sindh records 421 cases of violence a... [Published ReliefWeb - Latest Updates - Oct 13 2014]
Source: DAWN Group of NewspapersCountry: Pakistan KARACHI: Khairpur — the home district of Sindh Chief Minister Syed Qaim Ali Shah — tops the list of districts in the province with the highest number of violence incidents against women recorded during ...
Verisante Technology, Inc. Announces Submission... [Published Marketwire - Breaking News Releases - Oct 01 2014]
VANCOUVER, BRITISH COLUMBIA--(Marketwired - Oct. 1, 2014) - Verisante Technology, Inc . (TSX VENTURE:VRS)(OTCQX:VRSEF) (the "Company" or "Verisante"), a leader in cancer detection technology, announced today it has initiated communications with the ...
How can we get better at promoting active citiz... [Published From Poverty to Power by Duncan Green - Aug 12 2014]
Over the last few months I’ve been writing a series of ten case studies on Oxfam’s work in promoting active citizenship, and blogging the drafts for comments (thanks for those – really helpful). These will be published shortly, along with an overview ...
Verisante Technology, Inc. Partners with the BC... [Published Marketwire - Breaking News Releases - Jun 10 2014]
VANCOUVER, BRITISH COLUMBIA--(Marketwired - June 10, 2014) - Verisante Technology, Inc . (TSX VENTURE:VRS)(OTCQX:VRSEF) (the "Company" or "Verisante"), a leader in cancer detection technology, announced today that the Company is partnering with the ...
Building women’s leadership in the most difficu... [Published From Poverty to Power by Duncan Green - Jun 02 2014]
Next in the series of draft case studies on active citizenship, some fascinating work on women’s empowerment in Pakistan. Any comments on this draft paper ( RHV Pakistan consultation draft ) greatly appreciated. Well known for its highly articulate ...
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