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September 22, 2017 – 8:42 PM |

The recent data in the Pakistan Demographic and Health Survey 2012-2013 shows a high unmet need for contraceptives, although family planning programs have been in place in Pakistan since the late 1950s. The phenomenon presents …

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Articles by Shazia Perveen

Shazia Perveen is BScN student at the Aga Khan University, Pakistan and an active member of the Rho Delta Chapter, STTI, USA. She can be reached at [email protected]

The Danger of Unsafe Abortions: Their Causes and Complications

March 10, 2017 – 5:59 PM |

An unsafe abortion refers to an unhygienic or unhealthy abortion, performed by an unskilled or untrained birth attendant and involving inappropriate methods. According to World Health Organization (WHO) (2011), “An unsafe abortion is a procedure …

Child Sexual Abuse in Pakistan – A Factual Analysis

April 6, 2016 – 8:34 PM | One Comment

Children are the assets of our society and how we bring them up determines the future of our country. It is the shared responsibility of the entire society to raise healthy children and in this …