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Rights Watch | 11th December 2020

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The number of gender-based violence complaints received increased by a startling amount compared to prior years, noted HRCP webinar on COVID-19 impact on GBV data. For more stories on human rights violations, keep reading.

Gender based violence complaints have intensified in COVID

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December 10th, 2020; By Rehan Piracha; LAHORE; Complaints related to domestic and online violence has intensified during the COVID period in the country, according to key findings of a report by the Human Rights Commission of Pakistan presented at a webinar to mark Human Rights Day on December 10.
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Rights Watch | 8th December 2020

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Over 12,600 cases registered in child protection units in Larkana, Dadu, Shikarpur and Jacobabad by parents and service providers, reveals Sindh Child Protection Authority. Read on for more.

Gender-based violence courts taking 17 months to decide cases despite 3 months limit: Murtaza...

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November 23rd, 2020; Bureau Report; LAHORE; Gender-based violence courts in Sindh are taking about 17 months to conclude proceedings despite the mandatory timeframe of three months under the law, said Murtaza Wahab, CM’s Advisor on Law, revealed in a seminar on the launch of Shirkat Gah’s policy document on the impacts of COVID on women.
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Rights Watch | 29th October 2020

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Protests erupt in Lower Dir against the murder and alleged rape of two-year-old Hareem Shah; woman gang-raped by two men impersonating police officers in Sheikhupura; man stabs his wife and her alleged paramour to death for honour in Karachi.
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Rights Watch | 27th October 2020

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A GCU Faisalabad Campus student was gang raped and filmed by her classmate and his three accomplices in Chiniot, prime accused nabbed by police while remaining three suspects at large; a seven-year-old was raped in Swabi, prime accused arrested after confessing to the crime; minor sisters burned in acid attack by neighbour for refusing proposal in Faislabad; three sent to judicial remand for threatening female neighbour with acid attack on refusal of proposal.

Man stabs minor daughter to death for honour in Karachi

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Tooba was stabbed to death by her own father, who later told the police he did not regret murdering her for honour. 11 years ago, he had murdered his wife under the same pretext.
Pakistan introduces anti-harassment apps

Pakistan introduces anti-harassment apps

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Where the state moves forward with anti-harassment apps, existing issues in access to justice and implementation of women protection laws go unaddressed. What are the chances these apps can yield any results?
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Qilla Abdullah: Man kills wife for giving birth to baby girl

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Jun 22, 2020: The woman was tortured to death by her husband for not giving birth to a son in subdivision Dobandi of District Qilla Abdullah. According to details, her in-laws were taking her body for burial when her family ...
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Against my will, in the land of pure

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Yazman Mandi a gateway to the great desert of Cholistan, was recently the scene of panic after a 15-year-old Hindu girl, Bhambo Mai was kidnapped and taken away to Faisalabad.