Most of us are familiar with the old saying that sometimes we ‘can’t see the forest for the trees.’
Little girl from Mohmand tribal district, Farishta did not know at the time of stepping outside her home for playing that she would be raped and killed.
Sadly, the Pashto movies portray an ‘unrealistic’ image of Pashtun Society.
Beside many other issues and barriers which have curbed the development and empowerment of women in society in different walks of life, the issue of transport is one of the concerns for women in Khyber Pakhtunkhwa (KP).
According to Gilani Research Foundation Survey, 87 % Pakistanis including minorities believed that minorities in Pakistan have freedom of speech and equal rights.
The project is being implemented with the assistance of ADB and it is believed with its completion, the city dwellers will travel in a state of the art transport system.
While coming from Nowshera to Peshawar for job on daily basis, I notice several things, particularly the widening gap between the haves and have-nots.
In America, everyone respects others. All staff members are treated equally. The Staffer can work better in the environment where he enjoys respect.
The purpose of the US visit was to attend a training sponsored by the State Department. I was among the 10 participants selected by Internews.
It was on 19 February when I landed in the United States for the first time. We were welcomed by the cold winds of Washington DC outside the Dallas Airport.
We all know that there are tools that can be used to identify which story was well received and which wasn’t. But beyond that, can we say more with certainty?
We are used to watching news on honour killings and I have also worked on several such news items in which innocnet women are killed.