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ANTI RAPE ACT: The Road to Implementation

In Pakistan, the conviction rate for sexual crimes stands at a dismally low 3.6 percent while at the same time, sexual crimes are as high as before. Two years after the anti-rape Act was passed it is important to know where we are standing regarding its implementation.

In a first, rapist gets imprisonment for remainder of life

An Additional District and Sessions court in Islamabad has convicted a rape accused sentencing him to imprisonment for the remainder period of his natural life. The convict raped a foreign national while working with her as a security guard.