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Morocco law reform offers hope for women’s rights

Two decades after a landmark but limited revision of Morocco’s family law marked a breakthrough for women, activists hope new reforms will defy Islamist objections and provide greater equality. The…

Capital suggestion: Growth strategy

The clock is ticking for Pakistan’s economic future. Decades of unrealized potential and missed opportunities cast a long shadow. Yet, Pakistan holds immense promise. Imagine harnessing the energy of a…

Business strategy in downtimes

Business environment has been uncertain and unsure. That was to be. Any country before the elections is naturally tentative. Any industry before the new government is elected is careful and…

Our economic potential

“LORD, we know what we are, but know not what we may be.” Shakespeare alludes to human potential which is always higher than its present condition. Allama Iqbal elaborated on…

Lessons from IMF’s Country Report

The International Monetary Fund (IMF) published on November 17, 2023 Country Report No. 23/370 titled Pakistan Technical Assistance Report–Public Investment Management Assessment–PMIA and climate PMIA [hereinafter “the Report”] prepared during…

An era of disasters

In 1989, the United Nations General Assembly designated October 13 as the International Day for Disaster Risk Reduction (IDDRR) to drive a globally collaborative effort for disaster risk reduction. Since…

Military courts

Turkey has had civilian trials in military courts. Most of these trials were regarded as ‘fair’ and in accordance with ‘legal standards’. Civilian cases have been tried in military courts…