Islamabad — Aneela Batool Mehmood is familiar with the election campaign drills for candidates. Ms Mehmood is a Jamaat-e Islami (JI) member since 2004 and is in charge of the party’s women wing in Punjab. She had started her political career as the head of the female wing for her husband’s political campaigns and moved on … Continue reading Profile: “We are Only Here because of the New Law”
She said her party is striving for the poor of the country and will continue fighting through the strength of her party’s manifesto.
“Somebody is going to say ‘oh, you are my daughter or sister and we will go on your behalf and talk to the voters’,” policy analyst Azeema Cheema says. “That reduces the women’s agency, it cuts her out a bit. Hence they are not able to establish the kind of influence a man does.”
A VILLAGE STUCK IN TIME The sun was about to set and Raila’s pain was increasing with every tick of the clock. She grew tense as it was the eighth month of her second pregnancy. There was no hospital nearby. And even if there had been, the family could not afford to seek proper medical … Continue reading Nothing Basic about Basic Health Care
To become prime minister, the long-time ruler of Punjab must overcome his family’s scandals. The upcoming elections in Pakistan are a battle between candidates who have waited long years for the opportunity to become prime minister. Shehbaz Sharif is one such candidate. He has delivered in Punjab as its chief minister for the past 10 years. The … Continue reading Can Shehbaz Sharif Escape His Brother’s Shadow?
ISLAMABAD: Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaaf, PTI on Tuesday launched its digital policy here in Islamabad at a local hotel. The Policy was presented by CEO DPL IT Syed Ahmad. It promises to convert Pakistan into a knowledge economy and opening IT jobs and export opportunities in the country if PTI comes to power. Asad Umar claimed that about … Continue reading PTI unveils its Digital Policy for “Naya Pakistan”