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Palwasha Abbas

Information Secretary at Awami National Party’s National Youth Organization (@NYO_ANP) - Pukhtoonkwa, Pakistan.
Opinions

Domestic violence: a social problem

Domestic violence is a world-wide reality: a dark spot on the face of our so-called civilized world. In Asian cultures, specifically in Pukhtoon societies, the rate is alarmingly high. Most women in this society who experience domestic violence don’t even…

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Displaced in Pakistan

Women and children are severely affected by instability and war, being physically and mentally vulnerable to the brutalities of wars and hardship of displacement. Millions of Internally Displaced Persons (IDPs), mostly from the tribal belt of North Waziristan, are living…

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The return of Afghan refugees

For the past thirty-five years, Afghan refugees have migrated to Pakistan, escaping the fire of war, instability and terrorism, which has erupted in their own country. Living as refugees for decades, Afghans have developed strong bonds with their Pakistani neighbours….

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