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‘An acre for every woman’ launched

Published in Pakistan Today – Wednesday, 14 Dec 2011 Lahore – A campaign was launched by Shirkat Gah called “An Acre for Every Woman” on Wednesday. The idea behind this campaign is that if women are given adequate land not … Continue reading

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Land reforms vital for women empowerment

ISLAMABAD: Shirkat Gah, a non governmental organisation (NGO) has called for a short-term solution to feed the hungry masses by introducing land reforms, that in the long run will also empower women at the grass root level. Head of the … Continue reading

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Empowering Women for Agricultural Development

‘An Acre for Every Woman’ demanded Published in Pakistan Observer (2 Apr. 2011) by Sana Jamal ISLAMABAD: In an informative world, which is often reminding us of the future threats for instance, food shortage, global warming, and water crisis; it … Continue reading

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An acre for every woman

by Zubeida Mustafa | 9th March, 2011 IN his famous essay Poverty and Famine, the Nobel Laureate for economics, Amartya Sen, writes that contrary to popular belief, famines are not caused by food shortages. He adds, “Harvest failures, reductions in … Continue reading

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