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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.
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.
AGHS meeting: More women must be given space in bars
The Asma Jahangir Legal Aid Cell organized a lawyers’ meeting, to address the hurdles of the professional growth of women lawyers.
Asma Jahangir: Woman Extraordinaire
February 11th, 2021; By Ahmed Saeed and Shahrazad Agha; LAHORE; On Asma Jahangir's 3rd death anniversary her colleagues at the Asma Jahangir Legal Aid Cell recall the golden moments they got to spend with the towering human rights icon.
Carrying on the legacy of the courageous Asma Jahangir
January 27th, 2021; By Ahmed Saeed; LAHORE; The Asma Jahangir Legal Aid Cell continues the legacy of upholding principles of human rights and the rule of law of its late founder Asma Jahangir as the nation marked the sixty-ninth birth anniversary of the human rights icon.
A Girl Allowed Herself To Be Raped To Protect Family’s Honor
In order to protect the reputation of her family, a girl allowed herself to be raped for 18 months continuously. For a year and a half, Lahore’s Noor* was raped and tortured by her neighbor Amanat Ali, who also blackmailed her into silence ...