Rise in the FIRs for threat and fraud

Rise in the FIRs for Threat and Fraud

A report based on crime statistics collected from 81 DPO offices across Pakistan in April 2012 Threat and fraud crimes witnessed an increase of 28% per district during the February to April quarter with as many as 2,329 such FIRs being filed in 78 districts in February, another 2,778 in 77 districts in the following month…

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Prices of 31 Commodities Went Up in June

Prices of 31 Commodities Went Up in June

Islamabad, July 20, 2012: The prices of 31 commodities increased in June 2012 while those of 12 went down and eight remained unchanged as compared to the preceding month. Commodities including fruit, wheat, some pulses, and cooking oil etc. registered an average price hike of 3%. However, there was a 3% decrease in prices of eggs,…

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Shortage of Medical Staff for Women at THQs

Shortage of Medical Staff for Women at THQs

About two-thirds positions of gynecologists unfilled Two-fifths positions of women medical officers also vacant A report based on the monitoring of 81 Tehsil Headquarter Hospitals (THQs) across Pakistan during June 2012 About two-third positions of gynecologists were lying vacant at 75 Tehsil Headquarter Hospitals (THQs) that shared information on appointments with FAFEN observers. Only 39 such staff…

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Low Government Oversight of Boys High Schools

Low Government Oversight of Boys High Schools

ISLAMABAD, June 14, 2012: Government and elected officials made 58 visits to 118 government boys’ high schools during the February-April 2012 quarter, which meant 60 schools were completely ignored, says a Free and Fair Election Network (FAFEN) report.

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11% Teaching Posts Vacant in Girls High Schools

11% Teaching Posts Vacant in Girls High Schools

ISLAMABAD, June 8: Eleven percent of the sanctioned teaching positions were vacant in government girls’ high schools monitored in April with 160 positions lying unoccupied in 55 schools against the sanctioned 1,390, says a Free and Fair Election Network (FAFEN) report.

The report said the FAFEN governance monitors who visited 25

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Increase in FIRs for crimes against women

Increase in FIRs for crimes against women

ISLAMABAD, June 4: Reportage of crimes against women registered an increase in March with an average 17 First Information Reports (FIRs) lodged per district as compared to the preceding month when 10 FIRs were filed, says a Free and Fair Election Network (FAFEN) report. The report released Monday said that although rise in such cases…

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