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Feb 14, 2021
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14 Feb

Gender-based violence increased in Sindh during lockdown: SHRC

The Sindh Human Rights Commission (SHRC) has found in its initial assessment that cases of gender-based violence and other human rights abuses increased across the province during the lockdown imposed to restrict the spread of Covid-19.

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Feb 08, 2021
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08 Feb

SHRC hails LHC decision aimed at restoring fundamental rights of transgender citizens

Sindh Human Rights Commission (SHRC) has appreciated Lahore High Court decision whereby educated and capable transgender citizens of the province can appear in the examinations conducted by Punjab Public Service Commission and also endorsing job allocation for them.

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Feb 08, 2021
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08 Feb

SHRC Hails Lahore High Court Decision Aimed At Restoring Fundamental Rights Of Transgender Citizens

Sindh Human Rights Commission (SHRC) has appreciated Lahore High Court decision whereby educated and capable transgender citizens of the province can appear in the examinations conducted by Punjab Public Service Commission and also endorsing job allocation for them

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Feb 05, 2021
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05 Feb

SHRC opens regional office in Sukkur

Media Coverage of inauguration ceremony of Sindh Human Rights Commission “Regional office Sukkur“ in “DAWN” newspaper dated 5th February, 2021

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Feb 04, 2021
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04 Feb

SHRC sets up regional office in Sukkur

With the expanding scope of human rights discourse and consequently increased reporting of rights violation cases from upper Sindh, the Sindh Human Rights Commission (SHRC) has set up its regional office in Sukkur.

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Jan 26, 2021
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26 Jan

Inaguration of Regional Office

Justice (R) Majida Razvi, Chairperson, SHRC while giving the interview in KTN News regarding the inauguration of the SHRC Regional office in Sukkur.

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Nov 20, 2020
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20 Nov

SHRC to open office in Sukkur to monitor rights violations in upper Sindh

In order to make public outreach convenient to the people of Larkana and Sukkur, which is quite a volatile region when it comes to human rights violations, the Sindh Human Rights Commission (SHRC) has decided to open its branch office in Sukkur at the women development department building where the complainants from northern Sindh will be catered to.

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Nov 19, 2020
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19 Nov

SHRC to open office in Sukkur soon, report on religious minority issues in preparation

The Sindh Human Rights Commission Committee comprising Justice (R) Majida Razvi (Chairperson, SHRC), Abida Lodhi (Secretary, SHRC) and Adnan Ali Khaskhaly (Superintendent Complaint, Enquiries &Suo-Motu) recently visited Sukkur, Ghotki, Khairpur and Larkana districts.

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Nov 12, 2020
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12 Nov

Media coverage of SHRC in Ibrat newspaper dated 12.11.2020

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Nov 11, 2020
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11 Nov

Visit of Chairperson, Sindh Human Rights Commission, Justice (R) Majida Razvi to District Ghotki

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Jul 15, 2020
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15 Jul

Need stressed for setting up institutions to look into interests of workers, industry

Speakers at a webinar organised by the Democracy Reporting International (DRI) on Tuesday looked at the Generalised Scheme of Preferences-Plus (GSP-Plus) and its ‘Prospects and challenges in Pakistan’ and how it can be retained in times of the global crisis of COVID-19.

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Jul 15, 2020
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15 Jul

Employers, unions, civil society ask govt for steps to recover from COVID-19 crisis

At a webinar on Tuesday, a group of industrialists, exporters, human rights, labour rights and civil society activists and government functionaries underlined the need for close coordination among all stakeholders to implement all 27 international conventions required to be implemented for the continuation of Generalised Scheme of Preferences Plus (GSP+) for Pakistan.

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Jul 15, 2020
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15 Jul

Employers, Unions, Civil Society In Webinar On GSP+ Call For Measures To Recover From COVID-19

Industrialists, exporters, human rights, labour rights and civil society activists and government functionaries have underlined the need to work in close coordination among all stakeholders to implement international conventions required to be implemented for continuation of Generalized Scheme of Preferences Plus (GSP+) for Pakistan.

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Jun 16, 2020
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16 Jun

SHRC alarmed at harassment reports

KARACHI: The Sindh Human Rights Commission issued a statement on Monday to say that it was alarmed at the current reports regarding harassment, intimidation and vindictive actions against human rights activists across the province.

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Jun 16, 2020
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16 Jun

Women groups condemn JUI-F’s campaign against academic Mallah

Various women rights groups have jointly condemned the levelling of false accusations against Sindh University academic and activist Dr Arfana Mallah by a religious party, and said that they strongly oppose the weaponisation of blasphemy and sedition charges that are repeatedly used as an instrument to silence dissenting voices in this country.

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Apr 06, 2020
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06 Apr

SHRC calls for giving safety gear to sanitary workers

The Sindh Human Rights Commission has called for providing safety gear to sanitary workers, among others, so as to protect them against the rapidly spreading coronavirus.

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Apr 06, 2020
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06 Apr

SHRC asks municipalities to protect sanitary workers, provide them PPE

Appreciating the Sindh government’s efforts to limit the coronavirus spread, the Sindh Human Rights Commission (SHRC) on Sunday asked the city and district municipalities and administrations all over the province to ensure the safety of the sanitary workers keeping in view their vulnerability to the virus.

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Apr 06, 2020
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06 Apr

Safety equipment for sanitation workers demanded

The Sindh Human Rights Commission has drawn the attention of the government of Sindh to the importance of issuing safety equipment to sanitary workers.

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Apr 05, 2020
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05 Apr

Sanitary workers most vulnerable during Covid-19 being neglected: SHRC

Amidst the present endemic and spread of corona virus, the Government of Sindh has taken numerous measures to counter local spread including social isolation and spacing.

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Mar 30, 2020
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30 Mar

Corona fear, unemployment force man to commit suicide.

In an appalling incident, a man in metropolis committed suicide over the fear of coronavirus and due to Lockdown’s unemployment.

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Mar 29, 2020
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29 Mar

Sindh prisoners at risk of contracting coronavirus

fter a prisoner tested positive for coronavirus at Camp Jail Lahore, authorities in Sindh are concerned about the coronavirus outbreak in the provincial jails.

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Mar 28, 2020
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28 Mar

SHRC Calls For Ensuring Job Security Of Daily Wagers, Contractual Employees

Chairperson, Sindh Human Rights Commission (SHRC), Justice (Retd) Majida Razvi on Saturday asserts all the private businesses and charity organizations to play their part in supporting the government of Sindh by enforcing its orders of ensuring job security of daily wagers and contractual employees and timely payments to all

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Mar 28, 2020
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28 Mar

Media Coverage of "Sindh Human Rights Commission" in Moomal newspaper

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Mar 27, 2020
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27 Mar

SHRC Recommends Virus Testing, Quarantine Facilities Within Jail Premises Across Sindh

Sindh Human Rights Commission Chairperson Justice (Retd) Majida Rizvi has recommended provision for coronavirus disease (Covid-19) testing facilities for inmates and staff, along with isolation wards and quarantine units, inside the premises of prisons scattered across the province.

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Mar 27, 2020
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27 Mar

Sounding the alarm: SHRC calls for prisoners’ release amid contagion worry

The Sindh Human Rights Commission (SHRC) has called for the Sindh government to take measures to release prisoners accused of minor offences from jails across the province, fearing that they are susceptible to being infected by COVID-19.

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Mar 27, 2020
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27 Mar

Sindh govt releases 829 inmates imprisoned under minor offences

The Sindh government on Thursday released 829 prisoners charged under minor offences across all jails in the province as corona virus cases continue to increase.

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Mar 27, 2020
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27 Mar

SHRC calls for anti-coronavirus steps in jails

Showing its concerns over the plight of jail inmates amidst the sudden rise in the coronavirus cases, the Sindh Human Rights Commission (SHRC) on Wednesday called on the provincial authorities to take care of the prisoners and introduce corona virus testing services in each jail of the province.

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Mar 27, 2020
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27 Mar

COVID-19: SHRC demands job security, benefits to daily wagers, contract employees

The Sindh Human Rights Commission is a statutory body established under Sindh Protection of Human Rights Act 2011, with a mandate to promote and protect Human Rights in Sindh Province.

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Mar 26, 2020
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26 Mar

SHRC concerned about prisoners amid virus spread

The Sindh Human Rights Commission (SHRC) has expressed grave concern for prisoners in Sindh’s jails on Wednesday.

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Mar 26, 2020
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26 Mar

SHRC recommends virus testing, quarantine facilities within jail premises across Sindh

ustice (retd) Majida Rizvi said the provincial government must, otherwise too, take appropriate measures to protect inmates from virus and immediately release those jailed for petty crimes.

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Mar 04, 2020
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04 Mar

Aurat March seeks to join people for cause of gender justice

They were chanting that they wanted freedom, they wanted azadi to live their life their way. They demanded being treated with respect and dignity. There were red salutes or surkh salam for Asma Jahangir — Asma, tera mission adhura hum sub mil kay karein gey pura.

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Mar 04, 2020
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04 Mar

Aurat March hopes to unite people for cause of gender, social justice

Organisers of the third Aurat March said on Tuesday that the main objective of the rally scheduled for March 8 — International Women’s Day — at the Frere Hall is to unite women and transgender and non-binary people for the cause of gender and social justice through collective action based on the principles of inclusion, dignity, freedom and equality.

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Mar 04, 2020
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04 Mar

Marching for equality, rising for justice

With Aurat March 2020 less than a week away, its organisers have put forward their main demands and reiterated the pledge to continue their struggle against violence, injustices and atrocities inflicted on women and minorities, during a press conference at Karachi Press Club on Tuesday.

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Mar 04, 2020
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04 Mar

AURAT MARCH INTERNATIONAL WOMEN’S DAY 2020 CAMPAIGN THEME IS EACH FOR EQUAL

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Mar 04, 2020
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04 Mar

AURAT MARCH INTERNATIONAL WOMEN’S DAY 2020 CAMPAIGN THEME IS EACH FOR EQUAL

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Feb 23, 2020
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23 Feb

Eight commissions plan to meet challenges through collaboration

Since several commissions established by the Sindh government enjoy different powers and functions under their respective laws, there is an immense need for developing an information-sharing and complaint referral mechanisms, as well as for improving the performance of the commissions and focusing on other areas of cooperation deemed necessary to ensure effective service delivery

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Feb 22, 2020
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22 Feb

Sindh govt’s eight commissions plan to meet challenges through collaboration

Since several commissions established by the Sindh government enjoy different powers and functions under their respective laws, there is an immense need for developing an information-sharing and complaint referral mechanisms, as well as for improving the performance of the commissions and focusing on other areas of cooperation deemed necessary to ensure effective service delivery

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Feb 22, 2020
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22 Feb

Different rights commissions discuss their functions, problems of interference and overlapping

The Sindh Human Rights Commission (SHRC) organised a consultation meeting on the role of different commissions and statutory bodies established by the provincial government in preserving the fundamental rights and improving service delivery at a local hotel here on Friday

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Feb 22, 2020
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22 Feb

Workplace harassment affects health, mental welfare

Women who face harassment at the workplace should come forward and lodge complaints against the culprits without any fear, appealed Justice (retd) Shahnawaz Tariq, pointing out that the menace affected the health and mental welfare of the victims.

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Jan 30, 2020
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30 Jan

India never seriously engaged with Pakistan on conflict resolution, says ex-foreign secretary

There has been no fundamental change in India’s attitude towards Pakistan. It has never seriously engaged with Pakistan on conflict resolution.

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Jan 23, 2020
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23 Jan

Police and Social Working Bodies on same page to stop crimes

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Jan 19, 2020
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19 Jan

Sindh Human Rights Commission "Increasing Incidents of Suicides and Launching of 5th Annual Report of SHRC" news in "Halchal" newspaper on 19.01.2020

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Jan 18, 2020
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18 Jan

‘Poverty, lack of health facilities have increased suicide rate in Sindh’

KARACHI: Poverty and the lack of adequate health facilities are the main reasons for suicide in Sindh, said speakers at a seminar by the Sindh Human Rights Commission (SHRC) on Friday.

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Jan 18, 2020
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18 Jan

SHRC registered 337 human rights violation cases from June ’18 to June ’19

The Sindh Human Rights Commission (SHRC) on Friday launched its annual report that covers the activities and initiatives undertaken by the commission in 2018-19.

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Jan 18, 2020
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18 Jan

Sindh Human Rights Commission "Increasing Incidents of Suicides and Launching of 5th Annual Report of SHRC" news in "DAWN" newspaper on 18.01.2020

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Jan 18, 2020
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18 Jan

Sindh Human Rights Commission "Increasing Incidents of Suicides and Launching of 5th Annual Report of SHRC" news in "ENI" newspaper on 18.01.2020

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Jan 18, 2020
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18 Jan

Sindh Human Rights Commission "Increasing Incidents of Suicides and Launching of 5th Annual Report of SHRC" news in "JehanPakistan" newspaper on 18.01.2020

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Jan 17, 2020
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17 Jan

Poverty, customs, marginalization and discrimination major reasons behind suicides in Tharparkar

KARACHI (ENNS) The Sindh Human Rights Commission here on Friday organized a seminar titled ‘Increasing Incidences Of Suicides In Thar’. The commission also formally launched its 5th Annual Report for 2018-2019, focused on the human rights issues it has documented and dealt with. The event took place at the Mehran Hotel in Karachi.

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Jan 13, 2020
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13 Jan

Daily Jasarat, January 13, 2020

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Dec 31, 2019
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31 Dec

SHRC - SPO, Sanitary Workers news in "Ibrat" newspaper

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Dec 31, 2019
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31 Dec

SHRC - SPO , Sanitary Workers news in "Jehan Pakistan" newspaper

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Dec 31, 2019
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31 Dec

Moot calls for concerted efforts to ensure equal rights for sanitary workers

Speakers at a moot on Monday agreed on the need for concerted multi-pronged efforts to ensure dignity, workplace rights and equality for sanitary workers.

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Dec 31, 2019
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31 Dec

Steps to improve sanitary workers’ conditions suggested

KARACHI: Speakers shed light on the plight of sanitary workers in Sindh at a conference titled ‘Shaping a safe and dignified future for sanitary workers in Sindh’ organised at a hotel here on Monday by Strengthening Participatory Organisation (SPO) and the Sindh Human Rights Commission (SHRC).

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Dec 30, 2019
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30 Dec

Speakers Stress Sanitary Workers' Right To Safe And Dignified Life

Civil rights activists here Monday were joined in significant numbers by representatives of sanitary workers for urgent execution of occupational safety rights of the critically needed yet "stigmatized" working community in the country

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Dec 20, 2019
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20 Dec

Activists demand social security cover, better pay for sanitary workers

Stressing the need for creating and strictly implementing the standard operating procedures for sanitary workers, human rights and labour rights activists have called for bringing these workers under social security cover.

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Dec 20, 2019
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20 Dec

Regularisation of jobs of sanitation workers sought

KARACHI: Highlighting the plight of sanitation workers, rights activists at a press conference held on Thursday demanded that the government regularise their jobs, grant them facilities that were given to employees of government departments and ensure that they were provided with safety kit at work.

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Dec 12, 2019
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12 Dec

Human Rights Commitments: Challenges and Way Forward

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Dec 10, 2019
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10 Dec

Speakers stress need to protect sanitary workers rights

KARACHI: Human rights activists demand to link sanitary workers with social security, make bound contractors to get these workers registered with this institution, so the workers may get facilities and live with dignity.

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Dec 06, 2019
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06 Dec

Woes of Thar

The Sindh government has brought about a visible change in the infrastructure of the Thar region in recent years. The networks of road and water filtration plant have improved connectivity and water supply in the desert region while the Thar coal plant has opened up jobs for the local population.

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