Browse by Author "Qaisrani, Ayesha"

  • Freedom of Expression in Pakistan: A myth or a reality 

    Liaquat, Sadaf; Qaisrani, Ayesha; Khokhar, Elishma Noel (Sustainable Development Policy Institute, 2016-10-30)
    In Pakistan, freedom of expression is the constitutional right of every citizen; however, this right is seldom exercised due to red tape. This study intends to explore the current status of freedom of expression in the country with the aim to identify ...
  • Groundwater Management: Pathways for Cooperation in South Asia 

    Khalid, Imran Saqib; Qaisrani, Ayesha (Sustainable Development Policy Institute, 2018-10-09)
    Pakistan and India fall among the few countries in the world where water resources are under stress as a result of rising urbanization, luxurious consumption patterns, industrial development, and population growth. These factors are compounded by climate ...
  • Internal Migration and Urbanization: A Case Study from Semi-arid Regions of Pakistan 

    Siyal, Ghamz E Ali; Imran Khalid, Dr.; Qaisrani, Ayesha (Sustainable Development Policy Institute, 2018-03-30)
    The study analyses the determinants of urbanization in semi-arid regions and the role of institutions in dealing with the issue. Focusing mainly on three semi-arid districts of Pakistan, i.e. Mardan, Faisalabad, and Dera Ghazi Khan (D.G Khan), the study ...
  • Internal Migration and Urbanization: A Case Study from Semi-arid Regions of Pakistan 

    Siyal, Ghamz E Ali; Khalid, Imran; Qaisrani, Ayesha (Sustainable Development Policy Institute, 2018-03-30)
    The study analyses the determinants of urbanization in semi-arid regions and the role of institutions in dealing with the issue. Focusing mainly on three semi-arid districts of Pakistan, i.e. Mardan, Faisalabad, and Dera Ghazi Khan (D.G Khan), the study ...
  • Migration futures in Asia and Africa: economic opportunities and distributional effects – the case of Pakistan 

    Salik, Kashif Majeed; Qaisrani, Ayesha; Umar, Muhammad Awais; Ali, Syed Mohsin (Sustainable Development Policy Institute, 2017-07-30)
    This study is structured into four main sections. Section 1 provides an introduction, contextual understanding of socioeconomic issues in rural Pakistan, analytical framework, study sites rationale and methods. Section 2 states the results of the ...
  • Socio-economic and Cultural Factors of Violence against Women in Pakistan 

    Qaisrani, Ayesha; Liaquat, Sadaf; Khokhar, Elishma Noel (Sustainable Development Policy Institute, 2016-08-30)
    In Pakistan, violence against women is an uncanny behaviour that transpired to be a ‘norm’ due to the preposterous acceptance of centuries-old conservative and feudal mindset. Though there have been legislative developments to address this serious ...
  • Socio-economic and Cultural Factors of Violence against Women in Pakistan 

    Qaisrani, Ayesha; Liaquat, Sadaf; Khokhar, Elishma Noel (Sustainable Development Policy Institute, 2016-08-30)
    In Pakistan, violence against women is an uncanny behaviour that transpired to be a ‘norm’ due to the preposterous acceptance of centuries-old conservative and feudal mindset. Though there have been legislative developments to address this serious ...
  • The curious case of pandemics and ‘mobility in panic’ within Pakistan 

    Qaisrani, Ayesha (Sustainable Development Policy Institute, 2020-03-30)
    Based on clear evidences emerging from around the world about the linkages between human mobility and the spread of COVID-19, Pakistan is gradually moving towards a countrywide lockdown situation. Though such measures are absolutely imperative to contain ...