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The definition of violence by World Health Organization (WHO, 2010) is actual or threatened violence done intentionally and unintentionally by using physical force, against any person leading to death, harm, injury and maladaptive behavior or deprivation.

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Understanding the Story of Violence in the Name of Honour

August 11, 2016 – 9:00 PM | One Comment

In an Honour-based community, the man is defined as the head of family. He is the defender of the family’s Honour; it’s his responsibility to defend against any behaviour that might be seen as shameful …

In Pursuit of Equity: Sexual and Reproductive Health Rights of Women

February 10, 2016 – 10:24 PM |

Sexual and Reproductive Health and Rights (SRHR) include every individual’s right to decide for their sexual well-being and reproduction without any discrimination, violence, and compulsion. Moreover, SRHR ensure an individual’s ability to choose whether, when, …

The Largely Ignored Third Gender: Issues Faced by Hermaphrodites in Pakistan

January 31, 2016 – 4:58 PM | One Comment

It is a fact that every person living in the world is considered a human no matter male or female, on the basis of which every person qualifies to enjoy all the human rights such …

Sexual Health: Talking Taboo

May 30, 2015 – 8:44 PM |

Recently, I got selected to participate in an international youth conference by the Youth Champions Initiative (YCI), implemented by the Public Health Institute (PHI) of California, with support from the David and Lucile Packard Foundation. …

A Rampant Crime of the Intimate: Domestic Violence against Women in Pakistan

November 27, 2014 – 12:30 PM | 2 Comments

It is well known that women are helpless to many forms of violence, and domestic violence signifies the collective term. Violence against women is one of the crucial social mechanisms by which they are forced …

Medical Students: Our Journey, Our Battles and Our Rights

November 20, 2014 – 9:04 PM |

Medical students are seen conventionally as nerds and officially accepted as future money makers. It is general concept in society we live that once we have done our MBBS, we are off to make money …

Stem Cell Research and its Moral and Ethical Dilemmas: How Far Have We Come?

July 3, 2014 – 10:57 PM |

Stems cells are those biological cells that have the potential to differentiate into many types of specialized cells in developing stages. They are present in multicellular organisms. In several tissues they mimic a type of …

Empowering Women At Work: Refuting Societal Norms

November 2, 2013 – 7:14 PM |

A woman has been beautifully described by Eleanor Roosevelt in her saying , “A woman is like a tea bag, you never know how strong it is until it’s in hot water.” Likewise, a woman …

Media and Medics: Friends or Foes?

August 7, 2013 – 10:45 PM |

Too tired to sit upright, I lay sprawled on the couch surfing in an ocean of TV channels.
 
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Angelina Jolie undergoes double Mastectomy.