NUST Gets Heat On Social Media for its Gender Bias Policy on Smoking

The National University of Sciences and Technology’s (NUST) Islamabad campus has prohibited women from designated smoking areas.

According to a copy of the notification which had went viral on social media, clearly states that girls will be fined Rs1,000 if they access the smoking areas and their parents will be informed.

After news spread on social media. Many used the platform to express disappointment and rage because of NUST’s gender bias policies as they prohibit women from entering smoking areas but no such rule has been passed for men.

Here’s what is being said on Twitter

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