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Jirga’s Antidote Is Fair For A Functional Justice System


Javeria Younes

Jirga’s Antidote Is Fair For A Functional Justice System

Jirga’s Antidote Is Fair For A Functional Justice System In the absence of a fair and functional judicial system that can uphold the rule of law, Pakistani citizens are at the mercy

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“Law Speak” Awareness Session On Pro Women Legislation

“Law Speak” Awareness Session On Pro Women Legislation Human Rights Centre for Women, Lahore (under Punjab Government) arranged a legal awareness session “Law Speak” on different pro women legislation accompanied by an

Would Disbanding CII Be Counterproductive?

Would Disbanding CII Be Counterproductive? The controversy and resultant social media uproar over ‘proposed’ recommendations of the Council of Islamic Ideology (CII) have pushed many people like me to get into a

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Men Protection Act

Men Protection Act Before discussing the need of the hour, let me open up my words with one of the not so essential (neglected) part of our ‘so called’ Islamic society, “women”.

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Javeria Younes

Government Non-Compliance With Minimum Standards Against Human Trafficking

Government Non-Compliance With Minimum Standards Against Human Trafficking According to UN Office on Drugs and Crime’s Global Report on Trafficking in Persons 2013, 55-60% of all trafficking victims are women. Pakistan is

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Manzoor Hussain

Islam And Female Genital Mutilation (FGM)

Islam And Female Genital Mutilation (FGM) Female genital mutilation is a process that involves partial or total removal of female genitalia. A Muslim male is usually circumcised at an early age as

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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