Monthly Archives: January 2013

Polio campaign: was stoppage less dangerous than the vaccine?

By Najma Sadeque The Taliban may have hijacked the polio eradication campaign for all the wrong reasons, but that still does not make the programme a desirable one. The government and other institutions continue with the authoritarian patronage mentality, not … Continue reading

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The Scandal of food insecurity’… commonly known as hunger

By Najma Sadeque Published in You!The News on Sunday, January 20, 2013 Around 15 years ago there was a major international UN conference in New York at which women from all over the world gathered, attended mainly by activists, NGO … Continue reading

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From colonial to corporate landgrabbing – the case of Pakistan

2012 Asia Land Forum The Asia Land Forum took place from October 2-3, 2012 in Phnom Penh, Cambodia. With the theme “Democratizing Governance on Land towards Enhanced Access of the Poor to Land and Common Property Resources”, the forum brought … Continue reading

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FORUM 2000, Prague – World Bank, IMF, WTO and USAID — the South’s unelected governments

As a Delegate to the Forum 2000 held in Czechoslovakia in 2002 [Najma Sadeque – Pakistan Writer, journalist and researcher on socio-economic issues.  Pakistani writer, journalist and researcher on socio-economic issues. Founding member of the Women’s Action Forum of Pakistan. … Continue reading

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Deciding for others

by Najma Sadeque DAWN Editorial URBANITES owe much to independent television. It has played a key role in informing and aiding political mobilisation. For those with little or no education, it has been a crash course in democracy. Yet television … Continue reading

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The Popular Education Method

The Popular Education Method – Written by Najma Sadeque Teacher Manual Extract from the Preface : “What is popular education? This is best answered with the question : what do the people you plan to impart literacy to, want to … Continue reading

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Why Land is a Women’s Issue

Chapter : Why Land is a Women’s Issue For the publication Property Rights in Pakistan by Economic Freedom Network Pakistan, Najma Sadeque writes the chapter on Why Land is a Women’s Issue.

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Pakistan Haunting Shadows of Human Security

Pakistan Haunting Shadows of Human Security This book is part of South Asia Human Security Series published by BIISS and is the product of a three-year regional collaborative research project titled, Human Security in South Asia: Discourse, Practice and Policy … Continue reading

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Dept by Entrapment

Dept by Entrapment – written and researched by Najma Sadeque How the two UN created banks re-colonised the South Information Dissemination Module This module provides a quick and as simple an explaination as possible about the workings and impact of … Continue reading

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Ground Realities

Ground Realities – written by Najma Sadeque Earth’s forgotten biological systems which make food, medicines, agriculture, industry, livelihoods, and life itself possible- and which poorly-informed or narrowly-focused science and technology and may take us down and render us extinct as … Continue reading

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