Rights Watch | 03rd July 2020

Rights Watch

Women Empowerment

In a historic first, all the four provinces now have at least one woman as district election commissioner (DEC).

The move comes ahead of the delimitation schedule for local government polls in Punjab and Khyber Pakhtunkhwa.

Harassment Scandal

LGS has suspended two more staffers after students and alumni urged for complete reforms through a charter of demands.

While Punjab School Education Minister Murad Raas asked students and parents to step forward as action can’t be taken without written complaint.


The anti-polio campaign has been suspended in KP’s Swabi district since the outbreak of coronavirus.

The health officials say the vaccinations can’t be resumed in near future. 21 polio cases have emerged from KP so far in 2020.