Fitness

Afshan Afridi: An ispirational young activist empowering women with disabilities

Chronicles of Resistance: A series to celebrate the achievements of women showing resistance to oppresive treatments and patriarchal systems that embody harmful traditions and deny women their right to a life of dignity As narrated to Women’s Avenue Every day, I go through a tiring time struggling with my visible and hidden disabilities, I carry the …

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Madiha Gul: Meet the 18-year-old inspirational cricketer from Mardan

Chronicles of Resistance: A series to celebrate the achievements of women showing resistance to oppresive treatments and patriarchal systems that embody harmful traditions and deny women their right to a life of dignity As narrated to Women’s Avenue I remember playing cricket in the streets outside my home, I was just seven when I started. …

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Challenges of Autism: Social ignorance and lack of trained experts

It is never easy living a life as an autistic individual, it becomes more difficult when those suffering from the condition are not offered equitable support programs in their areas. Peshawar, the Khyber Pakhtunkhwa’s capital is one among the big cities of country which lacks facilitation for autistic persons. Exact statistics of autistic children in …

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Being a breast cancer survivor I urge that making it a taboo shouldn’t kill women anymore

As narrated to Nadia Khan Breast Cancer Survivor story: ”I realised there is no turning back and I have to fight” It was just a normal day and I was performing routine home chores, it was then when my hand unintentionally touched the small lump inside the right breast. I was least concerned and did …

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LACK OF SPECIALIZED LEARNING SUPPORT TO CHILDREN WITH AUTISM

Children with autism may face difficulty in learning as this disorder affects the children’s ability to focus, interact, communicate and control emotions. Autism children require specialized schooling facility with expert teachers to deal with their impaired communication. In Khyber Pakhtunkhwa, there are no specific learning areas or schools for autistic children at government and private …

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