Speaking at the Asma Jahangir Conference 2022's session on population, activists and health specialists have recommended that designated female enumerators were required to collect census data on women, girls, and transgender persons to ensure their full representation in the country.
Speaking at the Asma Jahangir Conference 2022, legislators, lawyers and activists have called for expediting legislation on enforced disappearances and arbitrary detentions to resolve the issue of missing persons in the country.
Speaking in the session ‘Mainstreaming Radicalism: Legitimizing Extremists – Impact on Minorities' at the Asma Jahangir Conference 2022, minority legislators and representatives of minority communities have called on the government to end forced conversions as well as the disenfranchisement of the scheduled castes in Pakistan.
In the Asma Jahangir Conference 2022's session on transgender law, panelists held that the transgender community is entitled to all rights available to Pakistani citizens, including equality and protection against discrimination.
FIA has been empowered to act against anyone who intends to spread “rumours and false information against state institutions” on social media after the federal government approved an amendment to the FIA Act with the insertion of the PPC's Section 505 relating to statements conducing to public mischief in its scheduled offences.
“This time people were lobbying that the Taliban had made a mistake and they would not repeat it again,” she said. “People who argue that the Taliban brought security and peace in Afghanistan, should not forget that the Taliban were the reason the region was insecure and under conflict and violating human rights. It’s graveyard security – no one should raise their voices.”