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PAKISTAN: Enslaved by tradition

PAKISTAN: Enslaved by tradition

July 5, 2012 0

ISLAMABAD 05 July 2012 (IRIN) - Despite the placing on Pakistan’s statute books of tougher laws against the practice of `swara’ or the “giving away” of a woman to a rival party to

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PAKISTAN: Fear of attack haunts IDPs

PAKISTAN: Fear of attack haunts IDPs

dan.rafter@hrc.org July 2, 2012 0

KOHAT 02 July 2012 (IRIN) - There has been a sudden change of plan for Zamir Khan, 30, and his family of five currently living in Kohat, Khyber Pakhtoonkhwa Province (KP) but originally

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PAKISTAN: Sindh 2011 flood victims brace for monsoon

PAKISTAN: Sindh 2011 flood victims brace for monsoon

dan.rafter@hrc.org June 11, 2012 0

KARACHI 11 June 2012 (IRIN) - Thousands of people who lost their homes in the 2011 floods in Sindh Province, southern Pakistan, are worried how the July-September monsoon will pan out, according to

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Analysis: Remedying global health R&D

Analysis: Remedying global health R&D

May 25, 2012 0

BANGKOK 25 May 2012 (IRIN) - Researchers are calling for a binding global health convention that requires all governments to share the costs of research and development (R&D), stating that such an international

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PAKISTAN: Bonded labour or education?

PAKISTAN: Bonded labour or education?

May 23, 2012 0

SHAMSHATOO 23 May 2012 (IRIN) - Widespread poverty and ignorance, negative attitudes to the education of girls, and the lack of proper documents for children of Afghan migrants are some of the obstacles

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PAKISTAN: Water woes compounded by internal disputes

PAKISTAN: Water woes compounded by internal disputes

dan.rafter@hrc.org May 16, 2012 0

KARACHI 16 May 2012 (IRIN) - The dead fish recently washed up on the shores of Lake Keenjhar, the largest fresh water lake in Pakistan, shocked nearby villagers in Thatta District in the

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PAKISTAN: Concern over attacks on aid workers

PAKISTAN: Concern over attacks on aid workers

dan.rafter@hrc.org May 14, 2012 0

ISLAMABAD 14 May 2012 (IRIN) - Attacks on humanitarian workers in Pakistan have increased in the last four years, with five personnel abducted in the first two months of 2012, and three killed

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