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Rights Watch | 2nd March 2021

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Police on Monday arrested three of five suspects for gang-raping minor students of Government High School Jampur in D. G. Khan, and distributing videos of the assault online. For more stories of human rights abuses, keep reading.
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Rights Watch | 15th October 2020

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Faisalabad authorities crackdown on brick kilns, mills, factories, workshops and markets engaged in child labour. Merged districts lawyers move the Peshawar High Court for representation in the Khyber Pakhtunkhwa Bar Council. Man critical after suicide attempt via self-immolation following harassment and torture by police personnel in Nawabshah.
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Rights Watch | 05th August 2020

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Infant girl thrown off building; survives: Police detained a man and woman for allegedly dropping a newborn girl from the second floor of a building in Karachi’s Baloch Colony neighbourhood. The incident took place in the early morning of ...
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Rights Watch | 18th June 2020

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Child Labour: Government has decided to criminalise child domestic labor. Cabinet has approved MoHR's summary to amend the 1991 Child Employment Act. Shireen Mazari also said that Section 4 of the Act ...
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The laws that failed Zohra Shah

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Jun 17, 2020: While a number of laws for children's rights regarding labour are present in Pakistan, there is still the huge question of implementation. Thousands of children are currently employed inside households and become 'invisible labourers' ...

“They killed her over some birds”

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Jun 14, 2020: Three year old Khadija Shah has yet to fully understand the fact that her older sister, Zohra Shah, is no longer coming home. Snuggling into her grandfather’s lap, a place of refuge, she often voices out her confidence that her ...