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The Aurat March, a leading women's rights group in Pakistan, urgently appealed to Interim Prime Minister Anwaar-ul-Haq Kakar and organized protests in four major Pakistani cities, strongly opposing the decision to forcibly expel Afghan refugees.
The Lahore High Court (LHC) on Monday issued notice to the Lahore deputy commissioner (DC) and city police for March 7 (tomorrow) on a petition challenging the denial of permission to hold the Aurat March on International Women’s Day.
State Minister for Information Farukh Habib says no ban on the March was ever under consideration and that the government was working for women empowerment .
Women representatives of the merged tribal districts on Thursday urged the Federal Government to inculcate a conducive environment for women’s political participation through uplift work and maintaining peace in their region.
The Aurat March Collective has responded to Qadri's call for its ban.
Activists allege that AC Faisalabad used derogatory language for women & blamed Noor Mukadam
Leena Ghani expressed her contentment with her partial cross examination in the Ali Zafar defamation suit. "I came out happy because I was able to say exactly what I wanted to say. I was able to get my narrative across," she told Voicepk.net in an exclusive conversation.
Peshawar East Cantt police on the orders of a sessions court lodged an FIR under section 295-A and 295-C against Aurat Azadi March organizers participants in Islamabad for allegedly displaying blasphemous slogans. For more human rights news, keep reading.
تحریر: احمد سعید; لاہور; عورت مارچ کے متعلق گھٹیا الفاظ سوشل میڈیا پر تو عام استمعال ہوتے ہی تھے مگر سوموار کے روز روزنامہ امت نے اپنے پہلے صفحے پر خواتین کے لئے نازیبا الفاظ کا استعمال کیا. آخر ایک بازاری لفظ اخبار کی زینت کیسے بن گیا؟
A Peshawar additional and sessions court on Thursday summoned the SHO of the East Cantt police station for failing to register a case against Aurat March organizers for 'anti-Islam' and 'blasphemous' slogans. For more news on human rights abuses, keep reading.