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The Kolhi community on Sunday blocked the Khipro-Umerkot highway in protest against the abduction of Gori Kolhi and the Khai police’s refusal to register an FIR. This is the fourth such incident of the kidnapping of Hindu women and girls in the past eight days
The gruesome killing of Hindu girl Pooja Kumari in Sukkur debunks any notion that girls from minority communities voluntarily chose to marry and convert to another religion and are not subjected to any coercion, says a minority lawmaker.
In a policy brief, the National Commission on the Rights of Child has urged federal and provincial governments to immediately enact laws on the prohibition of forced conversion to protect children, especially girls from religious minority communities.
The Parliamentary Committee on forced conversion on Wednesday rejected the Human Rights Ministry’s draft of forced conversion bill
A proposed draft bill against forced conversion remains deadlocked between the religious affairs ministry and minority lawmakers, thwarting hopes for a long-awaited legislation to stem such incidents in the country.
LHC has rejected a petition by Gulzar Masih seeking custody of his 13 y/o daughter.
Religious affairs ministry rejects draft bill on forced conversions
The CII has stated in an interim report that a draft bill on forced conversions contains several clauses inconsistent with Sharia law
Gulzar Masih was devastated when the courts awarded his daughter's custody to her Muslim "husband", disregarding the fact she was 13 years old.
The federal religious affairs ministry is to invite input from all minority communities in a forthcoming meeting for vetting draft of the proposed bill on forced conversion