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Curfew, lock downs make the lives of Kashmiri women difficult: Maleeha Lodhi

 

Washington:     Former Pakistan’s permanent Representative to the United Nations (UN) Dr Maleeha Lodhi has said that imposed curfew and bans in the occupied Kashmir by Indian government has made the lives of Kashmiri women troublesome.

Dr Maleeha Lodhi in her last address with the Security Council of the United Nations shed light upon the Indian aggression and its worse effects in the occupied Kashmir.

Lodhi while urging upon the protection of Kashmiri women in the Security Council said that women in the occupied valley are facing severe torture and pain.

She said curfew and bans have made the lives of Kashmiri women difficult.

She said she was the first Pakistani female permanent representative to the UN in the 70 years and hoped that next female permanent representative to the UN would not have to wait for 70 years to take the office.

Maleeha Lodhi was removed from her post on last month after Prime Minister Imran Khan approved changing in the appointments of interior ministry and Senior Ambassador Munir Akram was appointed as Pakistan’s permanent representative in the United Nations.

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