The Multan VAW Centre was established as part of the support measures for women survivors of violence mandated by the Punjab Protection of Women Against Violence Act 2016.
The shortage of staff is not unique to the Kahuta THQ. Statistics shared by the health authority in response to a Right to Information request by Media for Transparency show a similar situation of understaffed THQs across the Rawalpindi district.
The customs officers inspect whether the items in the parcels are subject to customs duty or not. They typically divide the parcels into two categories: gifts and shopping.
Under-reported crimes might skew district comparisons. But, in absolute terms, the Peshawar district saw an alarming eight murders reported to police every week on average during the two years reflected in the data.
The three women run Facebook groups selected by UN Women included Ask the Village, Mommy Has Solutions and Mommies of the Round Table.
When the video began circulating, she faced a wave of online trolling and was being framed as if she was a ‘paid stooge of the PML-N leader’.