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The Human Rights Commission of Pakistan (HRCP) urges accountability & transparency in state institutions to address human rights challenges in Sindh. Rise in police encounters and crime, impacting marginalized communities. Women/girls face infrastructure hurdles. Education & healthcare gaps persist. Positive steps, but more needed.
A research study found high levels of lead in nine of the major Pakistani paint brands, and in eight smaller brands while some ‘lead-free’ brands also contained high levels of lead, endangering the health of children in Pakistan.
On day five of our 16 Days of Activism against gender-based violence, we focus on the women's health crisis. A crisis which according to the Global Gender Gap Index Report 2022, leads to Pakistan ranking at the bottom 143 out of 156 countries for female health and survival.
Man commits suicide after killing wife and daughter A man killed his wife and toddler daughter on Wednesday before killing himself in Maqsoodabad in Faisalabad....
Speaking at the Asma Jahangir Conference 2022's session on population, activists and health specialists have recommended that designated female enumerators were required to collect census data on women, girls, and transgender persons to ensure their full representation in the country.
As the flood waters refuse to recede and thousands remain marooned and cut off from basic relief and aid, some groups have been left in a much more vulnerable situation than others.
Over 7,000 Pakistanis enrolled in Chinese universities have been trapped in a whirlpool of hope and despair for over two years. They are studying online because Beijing has barred the return of foreign students due to a COVID travel ban.
An Islamabad trial court on Wednesday adjourned the hearing into the Noor Mukadam case till February 7 after the cross examination of prosecution witnesses finally concluded. For more stories regarding human rights issues, keep reading
Khalida Shahid became the first-ever female President of the Hafizabad District Bar Association, bagging 504 votes against Rae Waqar's 501. For more stories on human rights issues, keep reading.
An ASI severely injured in a violent clash with the TLP at Sadhoke died at the Lahore General Hospital on Monday, raising the number of confirmed deaths among the police to five.