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Rights Watch | 4th March 2021

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The body of a 10-year-old girl who was reported missing by her family two days ago was discovered stuffed in a box in her home in Gagay Wali village in Gujranwala. Police suspect the minor may have been sexually abused before being murdered and have arrested a relative for questioning. For more human rights stories, keep reading.

Rights Watch | 3rd March 2021

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A Lahore gender-based violence court awarded 22 years imprisonment as well as a fine of Rs. 1.2 million to man convicted of abducting and raping a minor girl. The suspect was convicted after recording statements from eight eye-witnesses as well as matching DNA samples. For more news on human rights abuses, keep reading.
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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 | 1st March 2021

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One Asghar Mirani, a resident of Mirani village near Pano Aqil, Sukkur, shot dead his sister Zainab and their relative Abbas Mirani for honour after accusing the two of having an affair. Police are on the hunt for the absconded suspect. For more news on human rights violations in Pakistan, keep reading.

Erasing rape through forced nikkah-namas

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In voicepk.net's special webinar, senior analyst and journalist Rashed Rahman together with MPA Musarrat Jamshed Cheema of the PTI, former AIG Gender Crimes Maria Mehmood, former Chair of the PCSW Fauzia Viqar & Executive Director of the AGHS Legal Aid Cell Nida Aly discuss the lacunae in rape laws, barriers to implementation, and inability of the police and the justice system to look past the nikkah-nama and see sexual crimes against women and children.
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Rights Watch | 19th February 2021

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Two minor children and two women in Dijkot, and a minor boy in Pakistan were subjected to sexual assault on Thursday, February 19. For more stories on human rights abuses, keep reading.
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Rights Watch | 15th February 2021

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Police on Sunday lodged a case against one Muneeb, a resident of Sohailabad in Dijkot, for abducting and sexually assaulting a six-year-old boy from his neighbourhood. The accused is currently at large. For more stories on human rights violations in Pakistan, keep reading.
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Rights Watch | 4th February 2021

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Acting on a tip from Interpol, FIA’s Cybercrime Wing arrested one Zaheer from Sialkot for distributing child pornography online. Harbouring suspicious of her character, Falak Sher of Chak 459 GB hacked his wife Ishrat to death for 'honour'. UET Peshawar, the UNHCR and the Commissionerate for Afghan Refugees sign MoU on creating academic opportunities and developing technical skills of Afghan refugees.
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Rights Watch | 3rd February 2021

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Case lodged against four in Lahore, including husband and mother-in-law, for beating and strangling to death a woman for not siring a son. Saddar police arrest a man for repeatedly raping his 16-year-old daughter for the past three months in their home in Chak 439 GB, Faisalabad. Supreme Court moved to prompt government to formally request India to launch inquiry into mass-death of 11 Pakistani Hindus in Jodhpur.
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Rights Watch | 1st February 2021

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One Shakil Akram, a resident of Shahkot in Nankana Sahib, slaughtered his wife, daughter, sister-in-law and elderly mother for 'honour'. A Bannu man gunned down a female relative and her alleged paramour after finding them together in their home for 'honour' in their home. A man raped his 14-year-old sister-in-law while two armed men raped a lone teen girl in her home in two separate incidents of sexual assault in Dijkot.