There was a time when the joint family system was considered a source of blessings in Khyber Pakhtunkhwa, but that is not the case now.
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There are many transgender persons in the Pakhtun society who want to live a normal life like getting education, finding job and living with peace.
Police has said all the support and treatment has been provided to constable Abdul Raziq who was injured in a terrorist attack in Kulachi.
Farkhanda Jabeen, a resident of Gulbahar area of Peshawar, is an expert in making artificial jewellery from brass wire, embroidery and tailoring. The 45-year-old widow is associated with this profession for the last 15 years. Farkhanda says she has seen very hard times in her life and she adopted this profession after death of her husband to make ends meet.
If a girl belongs to a conservative society and a minority community, it means that she will have to work even harder for realizing her dreams.
Although schools for the visually impaired children have been established in different cities of Khyber Pakhtunkhwa but the students and teachers in these schools are facing difficulties due to lack of facilities. There is only one primary school for visually impaired children in the mega city of Peshawar having a population of about 5.5 million, where the students even don’t get their full course of books. There are no proper arrangements for pick and drop of children in the school who came from different areas of Peshawar. Some students from FATA are also enrolled at the school.
Reportedly, the authorities have formed nine teams to purge the tribal district from the scattered landmines, which had been killing and injuring the local tribesmen.
Chief Minister Khyber Pakhtunkhwa took notice of rape and murder of 8 year-old girl and ordered the speedy arrest of the culprits.
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Sumera Latif is the first woman journalist from DI Khan who has adopted the profession of journalism as a mission to be the voice of women.