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Violence in Pakistan: A Gendered Perspective

Violence in Pakistan: A Gendered Perspective Context: Pakistan has been ranked as the third most dangerous place in the world for women.[1] Gender based violence (GBV) in Pakistan has its roots in

Comparison of Provincial Legislation in 2016 – Khyber Pakhtunkhwa

Comparison of Provincial Legislation in 2016 – Khyber Pakhtunkhwa This article is a continuation of my previous article in which I compared legislation by different provincial legislatures in the last year. I

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


Ahmad Sandhu

Important UK Legislation Which Still Has Relevance Today

Important UK Legislation Which Still Has Relevance Today ‘‘Law and order are the medicine of the body politic and when the body politic gets sick, medicine must be administered.’’ -B.R. Ambedkar In 1313,


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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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