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Senior Pakistan Lawmaker Warns Of "Absolute Water Scarcity By 2025"

ISLAMABAD

Pakistan People’s Party Vice President Senator Sherry Rehman yesterday said Pakistan will have absolute water scarcity by 2025, which would hit women and other margin­alised groups dispropor­tionately hard. Speaking at Jinnah Insti­tute’s event on Democracy and Inclusion, she said the mainstream policy agendas frequently overlook crucial statistics, and fail to create responsive mechanisms, like not convening the Cli­mate Change Council.

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