Tag Archives: women empowerment


Ahmed Farooq

Trying to Make Sense of Anti-Aurat March Sentiments

Trying to Make Sense of Anti-Aurat March Sentiments Aurat Marches in Pakistan have had their rather generous share of critics—for instance, the state, religious institutions, and conservatives. In 2018 and 2019, those

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In Conversation With Pakistani Lawyer, Anumtah Gul

In Conversation With Pakistani Lawyer, Anumtah Gul Interviewer: After obtaining two foreign degrees (LLB and LLM), what difficulties have you faced during your practice in Pakistan? Interviewee: People mostly fantasize that the life


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The #MeToo Movement Sets Precedent In Combating Sexual Harassment

The #MeToo Movement Sets Precedent In Combating Sexual Harassment “In a society in which equality is a fact, not merely a word, words of racial or sexual assault and humiliation will be

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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“Women of Pakistan – Seven Decades after Independence” – Center for Human Rights and Justice, UMT

“Women of Pakistan – Seven Decades after Independence” – Center for Human Rights and Justice, UMT The newly established Centre for Human Rights and Justice (CHRJ) at University of Management and Technology

International Women's Day, 12 March 1977. SMH Picture by DAVID BARTHO

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

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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