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Documenting human trafficking

The UN Office on Drugs and Crimes (UNODC) has issued Global Report on Trafficking in Persons pointing to a steady surge in human trafficking during the last 13 years...

Mental Health and Social Media

Results of a recent research on mental health and social media has been making the rounds lately. The study, based on interviews with approximately 11,000 14-year-olds...

Behind the 18th Amendment

Confrontation in the political arena is crossing the chaotic limits. Government intends to comply with its mandate – elimination of corruption by hook or by crook....

Fact-checking

Parents in Islamabad and elsewhere must have been reassured as the latest and credible survey pointed out that the no more than two percent of students are drug addicts....

Reforming the justice system

Is it a mere coincidence that our approach to the crisis of the economy is same as our approach to the crisis of the national security? In both these cases, we resort to...

Whose ‘Pakistan’?

A nation can only be as great as those to whom it belongs. Partition created it but politicians and generals governed it. Citizens suffered the consequences and fought...

Pakistan Economy 2019: A Beacon of hope!

Currently, Pakistan is recovering from a growth which was fueled by short term debt and declining investments. The economy was in a bad shape, and by the end of year...

Pak’s population challenge

A mere glance at population statistics shows that Pakistan is not headed in the right direction. While the country stands at the sixth spot in the list of most populous...

National security woes

Corps Commander Peshawar Lt General Shaheen Mazhar Mehmood, while addressing the local media on Sunday, stated that the Pakistan Army does not support any non-state...

Judges and accountability

The process of accountability must start from those who judge others. Any process of accountability lacking credibility and transparency is bound to fail, even bounce...