Home-based women workers face some of the most challenging working conditions and remain highly vulnerable to exploitation, says a recent World Bank report
The mother of a 25-year-old Christian woman, who died in mysterious circumstances in Lahore on July 11, has alleged that her daughter was strangled to death by her husband and his parents.
A pair of slippers have ended up helping to arrest a rapist-killer of three minor girls in the Peshawar area. Police arrested 20-year-old Sohail in connection with the rapes of three minor girls, with two of them being murdered. The crimes have ended up spreading fear and panic in the area.
The SC has declared a juvenile accused of a heinous crime has the right to be released on bail if the trial does not conclude in six months, clarifying that said period begins from the date of arrest.
A child protection court in Kohat has sentenced to death a man who sexually abused his 14-year-old daughter for four years.
In a roundtable discussion organized by the YGA, stakeholders presented remedies to existing lacunae in the criminal justice system, and urged authorities to take an active approach to ending gender-based crimes.
Jhang police have arrested three people in connection with a gruesome attack on a constable who was accused of coercing a married woman and leaking her intimate videos on social media.
“Menstrual hygiene is a necessity, not a luxury. Even the government has looked upon sanitary napkins as luxury products and has imposed taxes on them. Women should be getting essential products such as sanitary pads free of cost, and if not entirely free then they should not be taxed.”
سپریم کورٹ نے قرار دیا ہے کہ حق مہر کے تنازعات میں عدالتیں نکاح نامے کی عبارت کی بجاۓ فریقین کی جانب سے لکھوائی گی شرائط کی اصل نیت کو مدنظر رکھ کر کریں
The Punjab Act is meant to be a ‘procedural law’ which gives a code for its implementation and aims to establish an effective system of protection, relief and rehabilitation of women, against violence. But because there are conditions to its implementation this is where the problem arises.