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Conference on Women, Religion and Politics – HBS and Shirkat Gah mark 100 years of women’s activism

Conference on Women, Religion and Politics – HBS and Shirkat Gah mark 100 years of women’s activism

LAHORE – Heinrich Boll Stiftung (HBS) and Shirkat Gah Women’s Resource Centre held an International conference titled “Women, Religion and Politics” at a local hotel to mark 100 years of International Women’s Day on Thursday. The two day conference is the last of the series of events exploring engendered dimensions of various religious and political paradigms and their impact on women’s lives at local as well as international level. Distinguished international scholars including Yesim

Terrorists know no religion, say president and PM

ISLAMABAD – President Asif Ali Zardari and Prime Minister Yousuf Raza Gilani while underlining that Islam rejects terrorism and extremism Tuesday said those who used religion to justify their heinous and reprehensible acts of terrorism had nothing to do with the Muslims and Islam.
The two leaders expressed these views in separate messages in connection with 12th of Rabi-ul-Awwal, Eid Milad-un-Nabi to be observed today (Wednesday). The president said, “Everyone, particularly the

Taseer’s killing aimed at dividing nation on religion: Malik

LAHORE – Federal Interior Minister Rehman Malik has said that the murder of Salmaan Taseer, like terrorism, is a conspiracy to divide the nation on religious basis. He was speaking at the curtain-raiser for “Faseel-e-Jaan Se Aagay,” (Beyond the Life’s Limit” a drama series jointly produced by Inter Services Public Relations (ISPR) and Communication Research Strategies Private Limited (CRS) here on Wednesday.
The drama series is reportedly based on the 11 true stories of

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