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About Social and Development log of Pakistan (SDLP)

Social and Development log of Pakistan (SDLP) is an attempt to highlights real public issues, which include social, economic and political issues, and complete policy analysis of that issues having experts opinion and analysis on it. SDLP will raise all public issues on the basis of facts and try to advocate at the highest forum which may influence the policy-makers and draw their attention towards the real problem. SDLP also welcomes contributions to our blog. For that you may send your queries/suggestions/articles etc at rajataimur1@gmail.com. Twitter: https://twitter.com/SDLPak or @taimur__ Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/SDLPak

Smoke fast and die young

Written By: Kaneez Fizza Karachi: As a popular saying goes by…”SMOKING IS VERY DANGEROUS TO YOUR HEALTH”. But why people are still smoking? Thinking about this argument I have decided to write an article related to smoking. Because I envision … Continue reading

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Ending child marriage in Pakistan: Time for action

By: Maliha Khan Karachi: Child marriage, in reality, refers to as an unlawful and illegal practice in which boys and girls are forced to marry before they reach a minimum legal age of adulthood. Globally, underage marriage is considered and … Continue reading

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Water scarcity in Pakistan: Challenges and way forward

In 2016, PCRWR reported that Pakistan touched the “water stress line” in 1990 and crossed the “water scarcity line” in 2005. If this situation persists, Pakistan could “run dry” by 2025. Continue reading

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Child Labour in Pakistan

By: Aliza Sohail, Anosha Ahmed, Ayesha Noor, Ayesha Nasir & Jawaria Khan Karachi: According to the International Labour organisation (ILO) child labour is defined as, the work that has mentally, physically, socially or morally dangerous and harmful effect on children’s, depriving … Continue reading

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Stigmatization of Mental Illness: A Social Evil

By: Simran Talreja Karachi: Stigmatization of mental health, though is a universal phenomenon, is particularly more of a serious problem in South Asian countries (culture and values play a pivotal role) and Pakistan being a part of South Asia, is no … Continue reading

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