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Should Jirgas Be Given Constitutional Cover?

Should Jirgas Be Given Constitutional Cover? The philosophy of an Islamic judicial system is none other than what has been told by Prophet Muhammad (peace be upon him), “People before you were


Javeria Younes

How the Parallel Judicial System of Jirga Perpetuates Injustice For Pakistani Women

How the Parallel Judicial System of Jirga Perpetuates Injustice For Pakistani Women Women in Pakistan continue to fall prey to jirgas, a parallel justice system held by the influential and landholding aristocracy. Rape

Patriarchal Anecdotes From My Lectures On Women Empowerment

Patriarchal Anecdotes From My Lectures On Women Empowerment I have been delivering lectures on women empowerment with specific reference to the statute called Protection Against Harassment of Women at Workplace Act, 2010 at

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Javeria Younes

This Women’s Day Let’s Advocate Change In The Patriarchal Mindset

This Women’ Day Let’s Advocate Change In The Patriarchal Mindset  Every year on the 8th of March the women of the world come together to commemorate and celebrate the spirit of gender

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Nida Usman Chaudhary

The Fairer Sex In The Legal Profession: Tracing Women’s Place In A Man’s World

The Fairer Sex In The Legal Profession: Tracing Women’s Place In A Man’s World – A critical account of lessons learnt from the Women in Law Dialogue Series – an initiative by the


Huda Nadeem

Drowned To Be Cleansed – A Tale Of The “Honourable” Women In Pakistan

Drowned To Be Cleansed – A Tale Of The “Honourable” Women In Pakistan Pakistan, for 69 years, has experienced the role of the formal judicial law (comprising of the common law and

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The State Of Transgender Rights In Pakistan

The State Of Transgender Rights In Pakistan It is worth questioning ourselves whether in a country that struggles to provide food, shelter and clothing to its citizens, there is any need or

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Zainab Sohail

Rising Again

Rising Again Pakistan signed, ratified and adopted the UN Convention on Elimination of all forms of Discrimination Against Women (CEDAW) in 1996. Even with this international instrument, 51% of our total population

Are Women’s Rights More Theoretical Than They Are As An Applicable Concept In Everyday Life?

Are Women’s Rights More Theoretical Than They Are As An Applicable Concept In Everyday Life? The concept of ‘women’s rights’ works to finish off the exclusion that women suffer. Women’s rights can

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Harassment Of Women At Workplace And Beyond

Harassment Of Women At Workplace And Beyond Women in Pakistan often feel socially insecure and uncomfortable outside the privacy of their homes. This is mainly due to the sexual harassment that they

No Honor In Honor Killings

No Honor In Honor Killings “A man remains a man no matter how poor his conduct. A woman, even if she were to deviate for one instance, from the role given to