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Kavita Oad being converted in the presence of a cleric purported to be Mian Mithu

Should the state oversee conversions?

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While denying any involvement in the case of Kavita Oad's abduction, forced conversion and possibly underage marriage, notorious Barelvi cleric Mian Mithu of the Bharchundi Shareef Dargah has stated that he has never solemnized the nikkah of a minor due to the Child Marriage Act, which he considers contrary to Shariah law.
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Rights Watch | 13th February 2021

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Steel Town police on Friday, February 12, announced the arrest of three men accused of abducting a college student from Gulshan-e-Hadeed and sexually assaulting her on February 9. DNA test results awaited before police can proceed with further legal action. For more stories on human rights abuses, keep reading.

Farah Shaheen marriage violates Child Marriage Restraint Act

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January 7th, 2021; By Ahmad Saeed; LAHORE; The sessions judge in Faisalabad rules that the marriage of victim of conversion, Farah Shaheen was prime facie in violation of law as the marriage certificate was not registered in the concerned municipal corporation.

Being a “Girl Child” in Pakistan

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October 11th, 2020; By Hamid Riaz; LAHORE; This International Day of the Girl Child, Voicepk.net looks back at the past year & brings you heart-wrenching stories that we reported on, of girls who were robbed of their childhood.
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Rights Watch | 20th July 2020

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Minor raped & killed: A 5-year-old boy from Chak 97/M of Lodhran who went missing on July 17 has been found dead. Police registered FIR after his naked body was discovered on July 18 as autopsy reports confirm the suspicion of rape ...
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Rights Watch | 17th July 2020

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Jirga demands government investment in women’s advancement: Jirga elders in the Torghar district accused the government of not acting to further women’s social advancement. A European Union (EU) programme for Community Driven Local ...