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AGHS organizes Anti-Rape Law training workshop at the KP Judicial Academy in Peshawar
AGHS Legal Aid Cell organized a training workshop on the new Anti-Rape laws at the KP Judicial Academy in #Peshawar. The workshop was attended by more than 25 additional district and sessions judges from across Khyber Pakhtunkhwa.
Death-row murder convict acquitted after spending six years in jail
AGHS Legal Aid Cell has helped a destitute death-row convict get an acquittal in a murder case after spending six years in jail.
“Political will to curb gender-based crimes lacking”
In a roundtable discussion organized by the YGA, stakeholders presented remedies to existing lacunae in the criminal justice system, and urged authorities to take an active approach to ending gender-based crimes.
Women police officials attend GBV training in Lahore
25 police personnel attended a GBV training session in Lahore today, however organizers felt they were hesitant in accepting gender biases in their profession.
“Key provisions under anti-rape law yet to be activated”
Service providers on Thursday attended a workshop organized by AGHS Legal Aid Cell regarding their role in providing support to rape survivors under the Anti-Rape Act 2021
AGHS conducts GBV workshop for public prosecutors
More than 30 public prosecutors from different districts of Punjab attended AGHS Legal Aid Cell's training session on gender-based violence (#GBV) and gender sensitivity.
Asma’s legacy continues with AGHS Legal Aid Cell
27th January 2022 is the fourth birthday of Pakistan’s foremost human rights defender, Asma Jahangir, that the world celebrates without her. AGHS Legal Aid Cell continues firmly in her footsteps, extending a hand to those who need it the most.
Posthumous ‘Habib Jalib Peace Award’ for Asma Jahangir
October 23rd, 2020; Bureau Report; LAHORE; “When we first heard about her death it was almost as if we had become shelterless. But in time 'Bibi' Asma’s training kicked in and all of us felt a deep desire to push forward with her life’s mission,” says Alia Malik, Director AGHS Legal Aid Cell, while talking about her experience in leading the AGHS team after the loss of Asma Jahangir.
Child Marriages: Judicial discretion or matter of legislation?
Jun 21, 2020: In Pakistan, the definition of a child differs, across multiple laws in each of the four provinces. Under labour laws, a child is an individual below the age of 14 years, while under domestic labour laws, the age cap is 15 ...