Tag Archives: women’s rights


Noor Ul Ain Iftikhar

Khula: A Gateway Of Escape For Women

Khula: A Gateway Of Escape For Women Most of us, including myself, before penetrating into this issue, may be heedless about a women’s right to khula (khulʿ in Arabic) in Islam. Marriage is


Mahroo Rashed

Abortion: The Autonomy Of A Woman?

Abortion: The Autonomy Of A Woman? Abortion has always been a universally controversial issue and will always remain to be one. It cannot be denied that it is under debate everywhere in


Javeria Younes

Sexual Harassment – Abuse Of Authority At Workplace

Sexual Harassment – Abuse Of Authority At Workplace Gender inequality is structural and deeply entrenched in the patriarchal mindset. According to research conducted by various NGOs in Pakistan, a whopping 90% working

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

Will Khadija’s Case Finally Herald Justice For Women Of The Country?

Will Khadija’s Case Finally Herald Justice For Women Of The Country? The dark side of  lawyers’ cartel in Pakistan has been exposed in the case of law student Khadija Siddiqui, who was

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

Women Empowerment

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