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A 12-year-old domestic abuse victim rescued four days ago by the police and CPWB told a judicial magistrate on Thursday that she forgives her father but does not want to return home to live with her stepmother. For more stories on violence against women and children, keep reading.
A child protection court on Tuesday awarded life imprisonment and a total fine of Rs. 130,000 to a juvenile convicted of raping and murdering a four-year-old girl in Mardan in 2018. The judge observed that the maximum penalty of death could not be given under the Juvenile Justice System Act 2018
Sialkot police on Monday arrested a doctor for allegedly raping an eight-year-old girl in Sambrial. In a separate incident, Basirpur police arrested a suspect for allegedly raping his 11-year-old step-niece for over 5 months. For more stories on violence against women and children, read more.
Judges, lawmakers and child rights activists at AJCONF 2021 noted that children are not afforded a role in the laws and justice system meant to facilitate them in the session Role of Children in Family Proceedings.
The Senate Standing Committee on Human Rights on Friday approved amendments to the Juvenile Justice System Act, the ICT Child Protection Act and the National Commission on the Rights of the Child Act.
For months, a 12-year-old girl was being sexually harassed in her own home. Now her mother is taking a stand and fighting for justice.
Arrouti police on Thursday booked the son of a prayer leader under rape and blasphemy charges for abducting and sexually assaulting a 13-year-old girl in a mosque in Chak 761-GB, Pirmahal tehsil.
Police on Sunday arrested the uncle of a four-year-old girl whose decomposing body was found stuffed in a gunny sack in some fields in Basti Azizabad, Khanewal district, a day before. Initial reports suggested the victim was raped before being murdered. For more stories on human rights abuses, keep reading.
Police are on the hunt for a man accused of throwing acid on a woman in Lahore’s Johar Town on Monday. The suspect had allegedly threatened to ruin the victim's life when she turned down his proposal. For more news on human rights abuses, keep reading.
The Punjab Child Protection and Welfare Bureau urged children's shelter homes and NGOs to register with the bureau if they have yet to or face jail-time of up to five years and a fine of Rs. 100,000. For more human rights news, keep reading.