Posts tagged as: brunt

‘Unchanging status quo’: Women continue to bear the brunt of violence

[[IMAGE: IN COLD BLOOD: 1 is the number of women killed in the name of honour in Islamabad last year.]] ISLAMABAD:  A total of 8,539 cases of violence against women were reported in 2011, an increase of about seven per cent over 2010. According to the fourth Annual Statistics of Violence against Women launched by […]

Hard to please: Patients continue to bear brunt of unrelenting protests

  ISLAMABAD:  All outpatient departments of the public hospitals in Islamabad remained shut on Tuesday as health professionals and non-medical staff observed a complete strike. As the protests spread across the federal hospitals, it spells bad news for patients waiting for the strike to end. The health professionals and non-medical staff assembled at D-Chowk near […]

Commuters bear the brunt of CNG strike –

International News Network Commuters bear the brunt of CNG strikeDAWN.comVans were charging up to Rs100 per passenger from Gujar Khan to Rawalpindi instead of Rs50 – the normal fare. The transporters on seeing stranded public denied them service up to these midway destinations and they were forced to pay for Rawalpindi. …CNG holidays causing problems […]

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