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Sending Friend Request is Harrasment ??

Things got a little weird when Academy award-winning Pakistani director, Sharmeen Obaid Chinoy got a doctor fired from a Karachi hospital— apparently for sending her sister a friend request on Facebook. 185 more words

Award winning director complain of ER doctor's friend request.

Can we talk about the real issues like “patient-doctor conduct” or “patient privacy” in Pakistan. This is an area that needs attention.

The very popular and award winning director Sharmeen Obaid-Chinoy tweeted, “I don’t quite understand how doctor tending 2 emergency patients think it’s ok to take a female patient info and add her on fb.” She even went on to tweet, “the doctor messed with the wrong women in the wrong family and I will definitely report him! 404 more words


Sharmeen Obaid Chinoy speaks out against ‘honour’ killings at Women of the World summit

“A Girl in the River” brought to the world the story of Saba—the woman who had dared to love and marry a man of his choice in a society where absurd notions of honour stop women from exercising this basic right. 152 more words


First-ever Pakistan Film Festival opens at UN

Posted by Larry Gleeson

By: Samaa Web Desk

UNITED NATIONS: The first-ever Pakistan Film Festival kicked off Friday night with a largely-attended red carpet reception at UN Headquarters in New York in the presence of some of the biggest Pakistani stars, ambassadors accredited to the UN, community members, media and movie buffs. 615 more words