Author Archives: Purniya Awan

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Legal Measures To End Unhealthy Weight Loss Practices

Legal Measures To End Unhealthy Weight Loss Practices

Legal Measures To End Unhealthy Weight Loss Practices The fashion industry is a confusing place. On one hand, it empowers women by employing them, giving them space in the public sphere and

Is The Killing Of Rohingya ‘Ethnic Cleansing’ Or Muslim Genocide?

Is The Killing Of Rohingya ‘Ethnic Cleansing’ Or Muslim Genocide? A campaign for ethnic cleansing against the Rohingya Muslims is being carried out by Burmese authorities in the western state of Arakan.


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In Memory Of Qandeel Baloch: Loopholes In Pakistan’s First Anti-Rape & Anti-Honor Killing Laws

In Memory Of Qandeel Baloch: Loopholes In Pakistan’s First Anti-Rape & Anti-Honor Killing Laws On 6th October, 2016, Pakistan passed its very first anti-honor killings and anti-rape laws moved by Senator Farhatullah

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Breast Ironing: From Africa To Britain

Breast Ironing: From Africa To Britain Breast ironing, a draconian Cameroonian tradition, is the massaging of young girls’ breasts with hot tools, such as pestles and spatulas, to flatten their developing breasts.

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Breastfeeding At The Workplace In Pakistan

Breastfeeding At The Workplace In Pakistan  A few days ago when I was researching on the possible maternity rights available to women in Pakistan, I was exposed to the fact that all

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Pak Telecom Policy 2015 – Another Step Forward for Censorship

Pak Telecom Policy 2015 – Another Step Forward for Censorship On December 11th, 2015, the Economic Coordination Council (ECC) approved the long awaited Telecom Policy 2015. The policy focuses on several issues

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Maternity Leave Rights in Pakistan

Maternity Leave Rights in Pakistan Pakistan has four laws that cover maternity related issues: 1. The Mines Maternity Benefits Act, 1981 2. The West Pakistan Maternity Benefit Ordinance, 1958 3. The Provincial

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Recommendations Of Youth Parliament Standing Committee On National Security & Foreign Affairs

Recommendations Of Youth Parliament Standing Committee On National Security & Foreign Affairs Earlier this month, Pakistan Institute of Legislative Development and Transparency (PILDAT) in partnership with Danish International Development Agency (DANIDA) organized


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Global Day of Action for Access to Safe and Legal Abortion

Global Day of Action for Access to Safe and Legal Abortion September 28 universally marks the Global Day of Action for Access to Safe and Legal Abortion. Whether that option for available