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‘Young Pakistanis need jobs’

Unemployment is a perennial issue in Pakistan, especially in Sindh. Sindh is an agrarian economy where industry is mostly concentrated in Karachi. This creates a massive urban and rural divide among the youth to acquire better and equal job opportunities for stability and prosperity. The government of Sindh, USAID and other providers of development assistance…

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All you need to know about ‘Delimitation’

By Farah Jamil ‘Delimitation’ – also known as ‘Boundary Delimitation’ is the key feature of electoral system. Also, it is one those challenges that the electoral system of any country has to face before general elections. Delimitation of constituencies defines how representative and  how fair elections will be.  Delimitation should be occasionally performed by an…

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Asma Jahangir’s demise: The end of an era

Renowned Pakistani lawyer and human rights champion Asma Jahangir – 66 passed away on Sunday morning after suffering from cardiac arrest. Asma was known for her outspoken nature and the efforts she has done for human rights. She acquired several awards, including a Hilal-e-Imtiaz in 2010 and a Sitara-e-Imtiaz. For the promotion of a Culture…

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The media and its social responsibilities

By Farah Jamil Media – a medium to communicate with people, a country and the entire world. Media empowerment is a sign of true democracy and no one can deny its role in making or breaking a society. Media has a responsibility on its shoulders, which is to guide the people who have blind faith…

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This is how Twitter reacts to the last episode of ‘Baaghi’

The most controversial drama serial ‘Baaghi’, based on the story of slain social media star Qandeel Baloch, comes to an end. Baaghi talked about a fictionalized version of this story while embodying many elements from the real life of Qandeel. Saba Qamar plays ‘Fouzia Batool’ and ‘Kanwal Baloch’, a girl from a small town in…

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Why don’t we speak up against sexual abuse?

By Farah Jamil I am appalled…I am angry…I am grief stricken! It breaks my heart, each time when I come across news of such atrocity, inflicted by a human against another human. Many of us like to think that human beings are basically good, kind and generous, and will stand up for others in trouble…

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Shilpa Shinde wins Bigg Boss 11 and Twitter can’t handle it

After entertaining the viewers for three months, Indian TV reality show Bigg Boss 11 has finally come to an end. On its grand finale night on Sunday, Shilpa Shinde, who was a famous drama actress, won the trophy of the reality show. Shilpa defeated fellow Bigg Boss 11 contestant Hina Khan during a live vote…

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#IamZainab and I Want Justice

By Farah Jamil Zainab, we are so sorry. We are ashamed of what has happened to you. How could someone even think of doing something this cruel to you? This is just too painful! We are going to be very, very angry today. We are going to say a lot of things that have been…

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Female weightlifter – Maryam Nasim breaking all stereotypes

By Farah Jamil The Harder the Struggle the More Glorious the Triumph A professional female weightlifter Maryam Nasim currently based in Melbourne but hails from Peshawar proved the quote right by breaking stereotypes about women of her native province and country. While talking about her fitness journey, Maryam Nasim told, “My fitness journey started in…

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Murree and snow: Inseparably beautiful

By Farah Jamil When you leave a beautiful place, you carry it with you wherever you go. ~ Alexandra Stoddard Undoubtedly, Pakistan is one of the most beautiful countries on the planet. This beautiful land comprises an assortment of places. When it comes to breathtaking landscapes and mind-blowing sceneries, Pakistan is absolutely matchless. This wonderful…

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DRF launches Network of Female Journalists on Online Safety

BY FARAH JAMIL In this digital age, it has become even easier than before to be stalked, harassed and intruded. During these times of fast digital innovation, it is important for women to assess their risks online, analyze them and browse securely. With growing privacy concerns on digital spaces, Digital Rights Foundation (DRF) sought to…

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Need stressed on safe online spaces for female journalists

By Farah Jamil In this digital age, it has become even easier than before to be stalked, harassed and intruded. During these times of fast digital innovation, it is important for women to assess their risks online, analyze them and browse securely. With growing privacy concerns on digital spaces, Digital Rights Foundation (DRF) sought to…

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Things you need to know while welcoming winters in the suburbs of Pakistan

By Farah Jamil Winter is coming. This season has always had its own charm and attraction. Although in several cases it becomes unbearable but still people do have a pleasant time and enjoy the weather. Here in Pakistan , the scorching heat is always a problem and every year the problem increases. Moreover the energy…

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Cancer – The Battle We Never Choose

“There is no hope unmingled with fear, no fear unmingled with hope.” – Baruch Spinoza Dealing with emotions and honoring your feelings may not be easy at first when you come to know that someone you know has Cancer. ‘Cancer’ – a disease caused by the growth of abnormal cells in any part of the…

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Karachi knife attacker …an unsolved ‘mystery’

By Farah Jamil ‘Knife attack’ – a trending term nowadays. This does not seem to be horrible when you are just sitting on your couch and tuning into different news channels but going out of home every day and crossing the same area may sound a bit dangerous. Mystery continues to surround the attacker in…

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Meet Shahida – The first international Kata karate player

By Farah Jamil ‘Champions keep playing until they get it right’ – Billie Jean King 22-year-old Shahida Abbasi from Quetta proved this quote right by becoming Pakistan’s first international female Kata Karate player. An athlete cannot run with money in his/her pockets. He/She must run with hope in his heart and dreams in his head…

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Beaches of Karachi: Ordinary yet an extraordinary consideration required

By Farah Jamil Karachi is a metropolitan city with dynamic people, but trouble is seemed when its marked beauty becomes a deadly serene. Many people lost their precious lives just because security warnings were taken lightly. We can’t blame or point an individual for these misfortune events as most of the time people themselves lose…

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Stay healthy on this ‘Meaty Eid’

By Farah Jamil Today, marks the start of Eid ul Adha, the greater of the two Eid celebrations and one of the holiest occasions in the Muslim calendar. On this occasion, Muslims around the world give sacrifice of animals to follow the Sunnah of Hazrat Ibrahim (AS). While for some, Eid ul Azha is all…

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Sameera Lakhani, another entity of pride for Pakistan

By Farah Jamil “A woman is a full circle. Within her is the power to create, nurture and transform.” ~ Diane Mariechild     Sameera Lakhani – 20, proved the quote right by becoming the youngest Pakistan ACCA affiliate in the world at the age of 17. Someone who wants to have a successful life – must…

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Happy Birthday Pakistan

By Farah Jamil One more year passed and Pakistan turns 70. On this day, great enthusiasm is being witnessed among people especially in children and youth of Pakistan. On August 14, the spirit of independence touches not just Pakistanis living in the country, but also those who are far from their homeland. As Pakistan is turning…

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Unemployment – An acute problem of Pakistan

By: Farah Jamil ‘I have a degree but not job because I don’t have reference better known as ‘safarish’ – is the most common line said by every single individual of our country as a considerable proportion of our youth is currently unemployed. Almost every youngster in Pakistan endorses the fact that the country is…

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