Sustainable Development Goals

feudal, water, pakistan
Najma Minhas | Unfortunately, while many of us are fast becoming immune to weekly media headlines of India and Pakistan’s latest never-ending drama with India on the Indus water treaty, donor agencies are continuously publishing reports warning that we are very quickly going to be water starved. While the think tanks of the world discuss ‘water wars’, Pakistani parliamentarians and government...
Nuclear power production program
By Dr. Zafar Jaspal| Pakistan's nuclear program has always been facing internal and external opposition. The anti-nuclear lobby propagates that neither nuclear weapons are suitable for solidifying Pakistan’s defensive fence nor peaceful use of nuclear energy is beneficial for the people of Pakistan. They, therefore, immensely endeavor to obstruct Pakistan’s nuclear program’s development since the very beginning. Admittedly, the anti-nuclear lobby...
"Violence against women and girls is a human rights violation, public health pandemic and serious obstacle to sustainable development. It imposes large-scale costs on families, communities and economies. The world cannot afford to pay this price." — Ban Ki-moon, UN Secretary-General Why This International Day? Violence against women is a human rights violation. Violence against women is a consequence of...