STRENGTHENING THE JUSTICE SYSTEM 2019

  • Dialogue with Women in Field of Law: Opportunities and Challenges
  • Upholding the Rule of Law

FREEDOM OF CONSCIENCE, RELIGION, BELIEF AND EXPRESSION

  • Censorship and other Curbs on Electronic and Print Media
  • Social Media and Freedom of Expression
  • Religious and Ethnic Minorities under Siege in South Asia
  • Selective Accountability? Legislative, Judicial & Executive Failure
  • Silencing Civil Society: Curbs on CBOs, NGOS, and INGOs

RIGHTS OF THE CHILD

  • Protection of Children from Exploitation and Denial of Justice

EQUAL ACCESS TO LAW IN SOUTH ASIA

  • Human Rights crisis in Jammu and Kashmir
  • Conflict in Afghanistan: Impact on the Rights of Women and Minorities
  • Politics Inspire Art and Art Inspires Politics
  • Fighting the Culture of Shame and Silence – Violence Against Women
  • Strengthening the Legal Constitutional Framework for the Federation and Pluralism
  • Economic and Social Inequality
  • Unwrapping State Discourse: National Security, Identity and Nation Building
  • Former – FATA Post Merger

STRENGTHENING THE JUSTICE SYSTEM

  • Dialogue with Women in Field of Law: Opportunities and Challenges
  • Upholding the Rule of Law

FREEDOM OF CONSCIENCE, RELIGION, BELIEF AND EXPRESSION

  • Censorship and other Curbs on Electronic and Print Media
  • Social Media and Freedom of Expression
  • Religious and Ethnic Minorities under Siege in South Asia
  • Selective Accountability? Legislative, Judicial & Executive Failure
  • Silencing Civil Society: Curbs on CBOs, NGOS, and INGOs

RIGHTS OF THE CHILD

  • Protection of Children from Exploitation and Denial of Justice

EQUAL ACCESS TO LAW IN SOUTH ASIA

  • Human Rights crisis in Jammu and Kashmir
  • Conflict in Afghanistan: Impact on the Rights of Women and Minorities
  • Politics Inspire Art and Art Inspires Politics
  • Fighting the Culture of Shame and Silence – Violence Against Women
  • Strengthening the Legal Constitutional Framework for the Federation and Pluralism
  • Economic and Social Inequality
  • Unwrapping State Discourse: National Security, Identity and Nation Building
  • Former – FATA Post Merger

Uncensored Sessions

Students Solidarity March renews call for revival of unions

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The annual Students' Solidarity March held in Lahore on 25 November 2022 once again called for the withdrawal of the ban on student unions in the country.

Female DPO’s transfer brings ‘political interference’ into spotlight

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A female officer's removal as head of district police in Layyah has brought the issue of 'political interference in the police department into the spotlight with the apex court seeking a record of all police transfers in the last eight years.

16 DAYS OF ACTIVISM: “2,300 women survivors of domestic violence came...

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For its 16 days of activism against GBV., Voicepk presents its webinar on Domestic Violence.

Dispute over demolition and reconstruction of Peshawar Speen Masjid intensifies

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The conflict between the Khyber Pakhtunkhwa provincial government and the local government regarding the demolition and reconstruction of the 65-year-old old Masjid Speen Jamaat on University Road in Peshawar has intensified as authorities dispute the restoration plans.

16 DAYS AGAINST GBV: Each year 1000 girls are forcibly converted

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At least 1000 girls and women are forcibly converted each year across Pakistan, including Hindus and Christians.

AJCONF - 2019 Media Coverage

A People’s Discourse – I.A. Rehman

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The two-day Asma Jahangir Conference last Saturday and Sunday quite unobtrusively developed into a people’s assembly. Each of the scores of speakers offered a...

After Asma

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THE Asma Jahangir Conference in Lahore last weekend was a spirited attempt at highlighting some of the causes that the champion human rights campaigner...

Opening remarks by Knut Ostby, UNRC, a.i at Asma Jahangir Conference...

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Excellencies, Honourable Justices, distinguished guests, ladies and gentlemen, It is a privilege to join you on this auspicious occasion. Allow me to express my appreciation...

‘Saira Aur Maira’ — a tribute to Asma Jahangir from daughters...

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LAHORE:Ajoka Theatre’s play “Saira Aur Maira” which enthralled the audience this weekend was in fact a tribute from Asma’s daughters to their mother, an...

Legacy of the Human Rights Icon continues – The Two-Day Asma...

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(Webdesk) – The two-day first Asma Jahangir “Justice for Empowerment Conference”, organized at Lahore’s Avari Hotel from Oct. 13-14, 2018 was concluded with a...

Political leaders demand respect for Constitution, 18th Amendment – OCTOBER 21,...

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LAHORE: Speakers in a session at the Asma Jahangir Conference on Sunday prescribed respect for the 18th Amendment and provincial autonomy that it provides,...

‘State abdicates responsibility to safeguard rights of people’ – OCTOBER 21,...

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LAHORE: “We have created two Pakistans – one for the masses and the other for the elite,” says economist Kaiser Bengali. The elite class has...

Accountability laws termed bad piece of legislation – OCTOBER 21, 2019

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LAHORE: Speakers at the Asma Jahangir Conference here on Sunday termed the current accountability law in vogue in the country a bad piece of...

Thousands resolve to carry forward Asma Jahangir’s legacy – OCTOBER 21,...

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LAHORE: The two-day ‘Asma Jahangir Conference 2019 – Roadmap for Human Rights’ concluded here on Sunday. At least 120 international and national intellectuals, jurists, politicians,...

Protest for democratic rights being suppressed – OCTOBER 21, 2019

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LAHORE: The Pakistan Muslim League-Nawaz (PML-N) and the Pakistan Peoples Party (PPP) leaders said they have to decide whether the country should be run...