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UNCENSORED | Anti-Rape Legislation – Barriers to Implementation

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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.

UNCENSORED | Role of Children in Family Proceedings

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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.

UNCENSORED | Conflict in Kashmir: Bypassing Kashmiris

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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.

WOMEN IN STUDENT POLITICS

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"When I decided to explore the role played by women in student politics during the 60s-80s, I did not know that there would be such a huge lack of information. It proved that we have erased or neglected the role of women from history."

CJP Gulzar says will quit rather than buckle under pressure

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CJP Gulzar says will quit rather than buckle under pressure

WORLD MENTAL HEALTH DAY: When a home becomes a prison

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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.

Leftover Landmines: A Nightmare Reborn

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The entire belt of the merged trial districts, formerly known as FATA has been trying to move on from conflicts from the past, but the leftover land mines still buried in unknown areas, continue to take lives, and limbs both. 

Torkham to Kabul Part 2

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Some men had barged into homes & had ‘dishonoured’ the women who lived there

Ludhianvi’s viral hate speech: A prelude to another anti-Shia campaign?

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Extremist groups are feeling emboldened after the victory of the Taliban in Afghanistan.

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50 Years of Statelessness: The Bengalis of Macchar Colony

Half a century on - 50 years after West Pakistan lost its eastern counterpart - those who had taken the painstaking journey all the way to present-day Pakistan, travelling in a state of starvation and poverty, and hoping for better times to come – are living today in a country that has not even declared them its own. They live hopeless lives, scarred by frustration. Whatever little they earn is not enough to feed their families.

UNCENSORED | Impact of Talibanization on Women in Afghanistan and Pakistan

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