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Pakistan's first female Supreme Court judge earns place in BBC '100 Women’ list

Justice Ayesha Malik is the only Pakistani to be featured in the list

01:24 PM | 7 Dec, 2022
Pakistan's first female Supreme Court judge earns place in BBC '100 Women’ list
Source: BBC.com & www.judiciary.uk

ISLAMABAD – In another proud moment for Pakistan, the country’s first female Supreme Court judge Justice Ayesha Malik has been named in the BBC’s list of 100 inspiring and influential women from around the world for 2022.

Justice Ayesha Malik, who etched her name in history books after becoming the first woman judge of the top court in a male-dominated society, was the only Pakistani woman in the 10th season of British Broadcasting Cooperation’s 100 inspiring women list.

On its portal, BBC acknowledged Malik’s judgments protecting the rights of women, especially her landmark judgment against two-finger virginity tests.

It further mentioned that Justice Ayesha conducts training for judges around the world and has inaugurated conferences for women judges in South Asian nation, encouraging the debate around including the gender perspective in the justice system.

“Women must build a new narrative — one that includes their perspective, shares their experience, and includes their stories,” the top court judge was quoted as saying.

Britain's national broadcaster announced its 2022 list of the 100 most inspiring and influential women, with women demanding change in Iran and the female face of resistance in Ukraine and Russia dominating in this year’s list.

American singer Billie Eilish, Ukraine’s First Lady Olena Zelenska, India’s Priyanka Chopra and Selma Blair, Iranian climber Elnaz Rekabi, Ghanaian author Nana Darkoa Sekyiamah and others are named in the 2022 list.

Daily Pakistan Global Web Desk

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Pakistani rupee exchange rate against US dollar, Euro, Pound and Riyal – March 1, 2024

Pakistani rupee remains stable against US dollar in the open market on March 1, 2024 (Friday).

US Dollar rate in Pakistan

In the open market, the US dollar was being quoted at 279.32 for buying and 282.35 for selling.

Euro currently stands at 302 for buying and 305 for selling while British Pound rate stands at 353 for buying, and 356 for selling.

UAE Dirham AED hovers at 76.15 whereas the Saudi Riyal saw slight increase, with new rates at 74.4.

Today’s currency exchange rates in Pakistan – March 1, 2024

Source: Forex Association of Pakistan. (last update 09:00 AM)
Currency Symbol Buying Selling
US Dollar ‎USD 279.32 282.35
Euro EUR 302 305
UK Pound Sterling GBP 353 356
U.A.E Dirham AED 76.15 76.85
Saudi Riyal SAR 74.4 75.2
Australian Dollar AUD 181 183
Bahrain Dinar BHD 743.11 751.11
Canadian Dollar CAD 207 209.2
China Yuan CNY 38.82 39.22
Danish Krone DKK 40.69 41.09
Hong Kong Dollar HKD 35.7 36.05
Indian Rupee INR 3.37 3.48
Japanese Yen JPY 2.1 2.18
Kuwaiti Dinar KWD 907.32 916.32
Malaysian Ringgit MYR 58.49 59.09
New Zealand Dollar NZD 172.43 174.43
Norwegians Krone NOK 26.36 26.66
Omani Riyal OMR 725.68 733.68
Qatari Riyal ‎QAR 76.74 77.46
Singapore Dollar SGD 207 209
Swedish Korona SEK 27.13 27.43
Swiss Franc CHF 317.76 320.26
Thai Bhat THB 7.76 7.91

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