Speaking on the lack of implementation of rape laws, panelists at the Asma Jahangir Conference 2021 – Challenges to Human Dignity held that there is a need to recontextualize rape as an exercise in power rather than simply a sexual crime, and called for removal of hurdles to implementation of existing anti-rape laws.
Judges, lawmakers and child rights activists at AJCONF 2021 noted that children are not afforded a role in the laws and justice system meant to facilitate them in the session Role of Children in Family Proceedings.
Kashmiri panelists called for a review in Pakistan’s approach to the ongoing Kashmir conflict, with an urge for the country to play its role in facilitating dialogue between indigenous Kashmiris with the states of Pakistan and India, and pushing for global solidarity with the affected people of the Valley.
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As Pakistan marks Mental Health Day, mental health experts say society must prioritise help for children who are scarred from emotional strain.
Extremist groups are feeling emboldened after the victory of the Taliban in Afghanistan.