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WHO supports Pakistan’s COVID-19 response with £2.67 million
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WHO supports Pakistan’s COVID-19 response with £2.67 million

Islamabad : 21 April, 2020 (VOM) World Health Organization (WHO) in Pakistan will be supporting the Government of Pakistan’s response to COVID-19 with £2.67 million (approximately US$3.29) worth of funding to scale-up the current response. “WHO has been working closely with the Government of Pakistan to prepare and respond to the growing threat of COVID-19....

Displaced and stateless women and girls at heightened risk of gender-based violence in the coronavirus pandemic
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Displaced and stateless women and girls at heightened risk of gender-based violence in the coronavirus pandemic

IslamabadAround the world COVID-19 is taking lives and changing communities but the virus is also inducing massive protection risks for women and girls forced to flee their homes, the Assistant High Commissioner for Protection at UNHCR, the UN Refugee Agency, Gillian Triggs, warned. “We need to pay urgent attention to the protection of refugee, displaced...

Supreme Court orders rearrest of bailed out prisoners
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Supreme Court orders rearrest of bailed out prisoners

ISLAMABAD: The Supreme Court on Tuesday set aside the orders passed by the Islamabad High Court (IHC) and Sindh High Court (SHC) granting bail to the accused persons and held that the high court could not exercise suo motu jurisdiction under Article 199 of the Constitution of Pakistan and there is no provision in the...