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Critical Analysis Of The Anti Rape And Anti Honor Killing Laws In Pakistan

Critical Analysis Of The Anti Rape And Anti Honor Killing Laws In Pakistan Introduction Women in Pakistan have long been oppressed and denied justice. Even the subject of rape has long been

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Roundtable Discussion On Rising Mass Incarceration In Pakistan

Roundtable Discussion On Rising Mass Incarceration In Pakistan Dr. Reynaldo Ortiz-Minaya, a Fulbright Commission Specialist on Mass Incarceration and a Research Director with the Institute of History of the Republic of Cuba,

Islam, Domestic Violence And Misinterpretation Of Verse 4:34

Islam, Domestic Violence And Misinterpretation Of Verse 4:34 Some time back, Pakistan’s Council of Islamic Ideology (CII) proposed a Bill that, amongst other things, recommended that husbands be allowed to “lightly beat”


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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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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

Killing – The Ultimate Solution Against Bringing Shame?

Killing – The Ultimate Solution Against Bringing Shame? On 16 July 2016, the murder of Qandeel Baloch, a Pakistani social media star, brought great shock to everyone and stirred massive resistance throughout

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“Quitting Silence” – Featuring Various Aspects Of Sexual Harassment

“Quitting Silence” – Featuring Various Aspects Of Sexual Harassment Despite living in a world that bears a wide variety of religions, races, ethnicities and moral conduct rules, all of which indubitably condemn

Human Rights Ministry To Draft Laws To Protect Women, Children

Human Rights Ministry To Draft Laws To Protect Women, Children The Ministry of Human Rights is working on drafting and amending various women and children-friendly laws, including the draft policy on violence

Council Of Islamic Ideology (CII) Chief’s Appointment Challenged In Court

Council Of Islamic Ideology (CII) Chief’s Appointment Challenged In Court The appointment of Maulana Mohammad Khan Sheerani as Chairperson of the Council of Islamic Ideology (CII) has been challenged in the Islamabad

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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

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