This article has been cited by other articles in PMC. The ordinance prompted international criticism. The Muslim Family Law Ordinance which regulated marriage, divorce, and polygamy  continues to have a significant legal impact on the women of Pakistan.
Elsewhere, in the overpopulated and poor districts of the barani region that do not benefit from irrigation, holdings are exceedingly small and fragmented.
Methods A quasi-experimental study investigating the impact of postpartum anxiety and depression on child growth and development was conducted in two peri-urban, multiethnic, communities of Karachi, a mega city of Pakistan. Quetta is the capital and largest city of Balochistan.
Bring fact-checked results to the top of your browser search. Inadequate urban transport is also a major problem. The better aligned the collective vision from both the government and the people, the more realistic and implementable are the plans.
The constitution retained some aspects of the Islamic nature of the republic but omitted the word Islamic in its original version; amid protests, Ayub Khan added that word later. This series of ranges varies in elevation from roughly 13, feet 4, metres to higher than 19, feet 6, metres above sea level.
In the Punjabuntil the advent of irrigationmost of the population was restricted to those areas receiving more than 20 inches mm of precipitation annually, namely the Potwar Plateau and the upper Indus plain.
Toward the south the region is largely covered with forests of deodar a type of cedar and pine and also has extensive grasslands.
The husband however, had not registered the divorce documents in the local council as required by law, rendering the divorce not legally binding. Such areas where dry farming is practiced are referred to as barani.
The valley sides are generally bare on account of their isolation from the precipitation-bearing influences. A chapter on women in development was included for the first time in the Sixth Plan.
Dispersed habitation patterns in the form of isolated single homesteads are rare, occurring only in a few mountainous areas. Most found employment as unskilled labourers, traveling without their families and returning home at the end of their contracted time.
Landholdings are larger in the Canal Colony areas of the Punjab and in Sindh. Germany is among the largest agricultural producers in the European Union. In Octoberthe government sponsored a celebration called the Decade of Development. in Pakistan’s economy, particularly rural-urban migration, a declining share of agriculture in total economic output and increasingly severe environmental constraints (particularly related to growing water demand in urban areas and environmental degradation due to drainage problems).
Data, research and territorial reviews on regional, rural and urban development including city planning, green cities, green regions and mayoral roundtables. The Rise of Private Schooling in Pakistan: Catering to the Urban Elite or Educating the Rural Poor?
Tahir Andrabi* Pomona College Jishnu Das The World Bank. Alternative Names While the official name of the nation is the Islamic Republic of Pakistan, generally the country has been referred to as Pakistan since What is Rural Community?
Rural communities are conspicuous by the absence of industrialization though there is advancement in terms of farm equipment and machinery. Unlike Urban communities, rural communities are blessed in this regard as they can still breathe in pure and natural air.
Aurat Foundation. Aurat Foundation is a national, non-profit, non-governmental organization working for women's empowerment. The organization was created in and deals with a wide spectrum of women's welfare issues in rural and urban areas all across Pakistan.Pakistan rural and urban community