In 2011, only 42% of households at the national level were food secure, according to the nutrition survey. A majority of households experienced some form of food insecurity, with nearly 10% declared as “food insecure with severe hunger”. As of 2016, the cost of a basic nutritious diet was around Rs. 2,100 per capita per month. But nearly a third of Pakistan’s population lives below the poverty line of Rs. 3,000 per adult per month.
The department confiscates goods, including hardware, carts, and clothes, from the vendors and shops operating on encroached land. Over 20,000 items were confiscated in the 2018 operations, according to Mr. Khan.
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.
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 petitioner argued that certain provisions in the cyber law were overbroad