Woman challenges Pakistan Citizenship Act 1951

Usman Danish A woman has challenged a section of Pakistan Citizenship Act 1951 that does not allow right of citizenship to foreigner male marrying Pakistani...
KP govt asked to set up ATC and consumer courts in tribal districts

Lower Dir judge held for sexual assault

Usman Danish Police in Khyber Pakhtunkhwa Lower Dir district have arrested a senior judge for raping a woman at his official residence. Police had on Thursday...

Mardan sees five women murders in a week

Abdul Sattar Five women have been murdered in three separate incidents in Mardan district in a week. Police data showed that three of them fallen prey...

Plight of women in the Khyber district

Jamaima Afridi This is such an unfortunate trend that rape victims have to suffer their entire lives in our society.  The perpetrators of sexual assault...

Vani or Swara, a social evil

Palwasha Asif Swara or vani known as blood price is still practiced in rural areas of Pakistan. Since every culture has its traditions and values,...

TNN women journalists from Mardan honored with awards

Khalida Niaz A non-governmental organization in Mardan district awarded two female journalists working with the TNN for highlighting women issues. A local NGO Jazba arranged a...

Peshawar BRT safe and easy mobility is transforming women lives

Rani Andleeb Roshan Bibi, a resident of Kohat Road, every day at 9am boards a Peshawar Bus Rapid Transit (BRT) bus to arrive at a...

Early age marriages leading to mental health issues among women

Khalida Niaz PESHAWAR: Safina Bibi is mother of two young daughters at the age of 20. She was 14 years old when she got married...

Federal Shariat Court declares swara un-Islamic

Rifaqat Ullah Razarwal The Federal Shariat Court (FST) has declared the custom of swara, where minor girls are married off in rival family to settle...