Silencing a People’s Assembly

“Everything is a risk in Pakistan: If you defend women, it's a risk. If you defend non-Muslims, it's a risk. If you discuss religion, it's a risk. But you can't really sit there like a vegetable in your own society. And I'm committed to that society... and I feel I need to turn around and speak as I should.”

A girl has died, and no one cares

The case filed by Hina Jillani will be heard on March 9. Till then, the narratives are vague and at certain points appear like internal fights. But if what Afshan Latif says has even a ring of truth in it, the Pujab Ministers nominated in these cases will be in deep trouble. could not reach Ajmal Cheema for his version till the filing of this report.
Women took to the streets in the annual Aurat marches across major cities in Pakistan to highlight issues ranging from lack of justice and education to social protection and employment on the International Women’s Day.
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.

Never too early to march

An Islamabad event on March 6th backed the Pakistani women's thrust.
The Senate passes an amendment bill that will ensure custody of male and female children up to age of seven and 16 years respectively to divorcee and widowed mothers.
Farishta's killer has a history of sexual violence with minors
Members, officials & families of the Afghanistan National Girls’ Junior Football reached Pakistan on special 30-day visas
December 10th, 2020; By Rehan Piracha; LAHORE; Complaints related to domestic and online violence has intensified during the COVID period in the country, according to key findings of a report by the Human Rights Commission of Pakistan presented at a webinar to mark Human Rights Day on December 10.
The NA has yet to vote on the referral of the domestic violence bill to the CII.