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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

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Pakistan’s Historic Women’s Rights Bill Praised By Activists

Pakistan’s Historic Women’s Rights Bill Praised By Activists Activists have hailed the passing of a historic bill protecting women’s rights in Punjab, with the legislation establishing a helpline and shelters while calling for

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Myra Khan

Protection Of Women Against Violence – New Bill Passed By Punjab Assembly

Protection Of Women Against Violence – New Bill Passed By Punjab Assembly On 25 February 2016, the Provincial Assembly of Punjab passed the Punjab Protection of Women Against Violence Bill, 2015 (the

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Punjab Assembly Approves Bill For Protection Of Women Against Violence

Punjab Assembly Approves Bill For Protection Of Women Against Violence The historic Punjab Protection of Women Against Violence Bill 2015 that faced a lot of opposition even from the government quarters and