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Civil Society Supports the Amendment Bill to Prevent Child Marriage in Punjab

By: Maleeha Khan LAHORE - Human rights activists welcomed the introduction of the Punjab Child Marriage Restraint Bill, 2024, and urged the Punjab government to pass this crucial legislation to prevent child marriage. They called...

UNFPA and Global Leaders Launch Dialogue in Dhaka to Address Demographic Diversity and Rights-Based Policies

The dialogue also brought more than 200 participants including youth leaders to discuss achieving sustainable and equitable development in a world more demographically diverse than ever By: Asim Nawaz Abbasi BANGLADESH, Dhaka: In Dhaka today, the...

UNFPA Launches Equity 2030 Alliance in Asia-Pacific, Empowering Women in STEM and Finance by 2030

By: Asim Nawaz Abbasi BANGKOK: Today marks a significant milestone in the global effort towards gender equity as the United Nations Population Fund (UNFPA) unveils its Equity 2030 Alliance in the Asia-Pacific region. This...

Wajood Society Launches Pakistan’s First Alliance for Transgender Youth in Multan

By: Our Correspondent MULTAN: Wajood Society announced Pakistan's first Alliance of Transgender Adolescents and Youth. Led by Madam Bubly Malik, this marks a significant step forward in embracing diversity and ensuring everyone's rights in...

PAKISTAN

Consultative workshop for the Digital FDI Enabling Project Held

By: Zoya Anwar ISLAMABAD: A consultative workshop on the ongoing Digital Foreign Direct Investment (FDI) Enabling Project was held in Islamabad on Tuesday. The discussion centered on the creation of an enabling environment to...

Health Activists Proposed 26% Increase on Tobacco Products

NEWS DESK ISLAMABAD: The Society for the Protection of the Rights of the Child (SPARC), held a briefing session with journalists on Wednesday at a local hotel in which it was shared that SPARC...

Empowering Parliamentarians for Effective Budgetary Oversight: PILDAT Hosts Insightful Briefing Session

NEWS DESK ISLAMABAD: PILDAT held a briefing session in Islamabad to enhance the understanding of the budgetary process among parliamentarians. The “Empowering Parliamentarians for Effective Budgetary Oversight” event brought together key figures to discuss...

National Burns Awareness Day’ Announced for Annual Commemoration in Pakistan

By: Maleeha Irfan ISLAMABAD: In response to the urgent need to address the alarming prevalence of burn injuries and related fatalities in Pakistan, a historic decision has been made to establish a National Burns...

HEALTH

Euthanasia – Mercy Killing or a Murder

By: Ammar Azhar For me, life is the most beautiful gift of God to mankind, therefore people and nations who destroy life by abortion and euthanasia are the poorest. I do not say legal...

Stakeholders Call for Comprehensive Regulation of Trans-fatty Acids in Foods

NEWS DESK ISLAMABAD: The Transform Pakistan campaign managed by civil society organizations, Pakistan Youth Change Advocates (PYCA), Center for Peace and Development Initiatives (CPDI), Heartfile, UNICEF, Ministry of National Health Services, Regulations and Coordination,...

National Burns Awareness Day’ Announced for Annual Commemoration in Pakistan

By: Maleeha Irfan ISLAMABAD: In response to the urgent need to address the alarming prevalence of burn injuries and related fatalities in Pakistan, a historic decision has been made to establish a National Burns...

UNFPA Launches Equity 2030 Alliance in Asia-Pacific, Empowering Women in STEM and Finance by 2030

By: Asim Nawaz Abbasi BANGKOK: Today marks a significant milestone in the global effort towards gender equity as the United Nations Population Fund (UNFPA) unveils its Equity 2030 Alliance in the Asia-Pacific region. This...

LAST COME

SPORTS

Rain Halts Opening T20 Match Between Pakistan and New Zealand

By: Asim Nawaz RAWALPINDI: The first match of the T20...

Army, Wapda triumphs All Pakistan Ramadan Cup Basketball Titles

ISLAMABAD: Unbeatable Pakistan Army and Wapda A emerged victorious...

International Cricket Schedule for Season 2024-25 Announced

By: Muhammad Saad Abbasi MELBOURNE: A Men’s five-Test Match Border-Gavaskar...

Islamabad United’s PSL Victory Celebrated with Symbolic Solidarity for Palestine

By: Muhammad Faheem Anwar KARACHI: Imad Wasim’s all-round performance...

INTERNATIONAL

UNFPA Launches Equity 2030 Alliance in Asia-Pacific, Empowering Women in STEM and Finance by 2030

By: Asim Nawaz Abbasi BANGKOK: Today marks a significant milestone...

13th IAS Conference on HIV Science to be Held in Kigali, Rwanda in July 2025

By: Asim Nawaz Abbasi Geneva, Switzerland: The International AIDS Society...

Six-Month Gaza Conflict Leaves 19,000 Children Orphaned, 10,000 Women Killed

By: Asim Nawaz New York/Cairo: UN Women launches its latest...

UNAIDS Urges Increased Investment to Combat HIV Ahead of Global Financial Meetings

By: Asim Nawaz Abbasi WASHINGTON/GENEVA: Financial leaders are meeting in...

Environment

GDA Launches Extensive Debris Clearance Operation in Galiyat

By: Muhammad Junaid Abbasi Abbottabad – Under the direction of Director General GDA, Mr. Shahrukh Ali, the Galiyat Development Authority (GDA) Technical Team has initiated...

Experts Advocate for Biodiversity Understanding and Digital Media Utilization in Balochistan’s Environmental Reporting

By: Asim Nawaz Quetta, Pakistan – Nestled amidst the rugged grandeur of the Sulaiman and Toba Kakar mountain ranges and surrounded by the vast expanse...