April 22nd, 2021; By Rehan Piracha; LAHORE; Hailing the passage of Domestic Violence (Prevention and Protection) Act 2020 in National Assembly, activists say the law on domestic violence remains one of the least implemented laws across Pakistan.
Leena Ghani expressed her contentment with her partial cross examination in the Ali Zafar defamation suit. "I came out happy because I was able to say exactly what I wanted to say. I was able to get my narrative across," she told Voicepk.net in an exclusive conversation.
April 19th, 2021; By Rehan Piracha; LAHORE; The suspects in high-profile case of Sharifan Bibi, a girl paraded naked in Dera Ismail Khan four years ago, have reached a settlement with her family brokered by a local Jirga.
April 14th, 2021; By Rehan Piracha; LAHORE; There are close to a million street children in cities across Punjab, says Sarah Ahmad, chairperson of the Punjab Child Protection and Welfare Bureau, announcing a renewed push against child beggary during Ramzan.
April 14th, 2021; By Rehan Piracha; LAHORE; Khyber Pakhtunkhwa will be the first province to frame a law to regulate child adoption in the country following an assembly resolution calling for legislation to protect adopted children.
April 8th, 2021; By Rehan Piracha; LAHORE; 8 children were abused daily in Pakistan last year, states Sahil in its report Cruel Numbers 2020 about statistics on various forms of child sexual abuse reported in newspapers across the country.
April 8th, 2021; By Asra Haque; LAHORE; Meesha Shafi finds reprieve as Add. Sessions Court Judge suspends a Judicial Magistrates' orders for her to appear before the court in the next hearing of Ali Zafar's criminal defamation suit.
April 7th, 2021; By Rehan Piracha and Ahmed Saeed; LAHORE; A woman in Rawalpindi landed in jail after police charged her with a terrorism offence for allegedly throwing her purse at a civil judge
The Lahore High Court held that per the Juvenile Justice Systems Act 2018, a juvenile offender should be released on bail if their trial could not be concluded within six months, provided the offender did not cause any delays in the trial.
تحریر: احمد سعید; لاہور; عورت مارچ کے متعلق گھٹیا الفاظ سوشل میڈیا پر تو عام استمعال ہوتے ہی تھے مگر سوموار کے روز روزنامہ امت نے اپنے پہلے صفحے پر خواتین کے لئے نازیبا الفاظ کا استعمال کیا. آخر ایک بازاری لفظ اخبار کی زینت کیسے بن گیا؟