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Jhelum Police on Sunday arrested 5 men accused of gang-raping a woman within 24 hours of the incident. Meanwhile, the Punjab Govt has decided to reactivate the post of AIG Gender Crimes.
Lawyers in Khyber Pakhtunkhwa held a province-wide strike on the call to condemn the arrest of a senior colleague in the Dua Zehra case.
The Supreme Court on Wednesday granted bail to a man accused of blasphemy, citing the prosecution’s “lack of interest” regarding the case. The court also reprimanded the police for becoming the plaintiff in the case
Digital Rights Foundation Pakistan reported that it received a total of 11,681 complaints regarding cyber harassment in the past 5 years. Women comprised a majority of complainants at 68%.
One Aslam on Monday shot dead his 16-year-old daughter Aiman and wounded her 17-year-old friend for ‘honour’ in Orangi Town's, Qasba Colony. The suspect managed to flee after the murder.
The administration of a North Karachi school banned a driver, accused of molesting a 14-year-old female student, after receiving an official warning. The mother of the girl said the school did nothing despite repeated complaints.
On Okara man murdered his 22-year-old sister for 'honour' after she refused to quit modelling. For more stories on human rights abuses and concerns, keep reading.
IHC Chief Justice Athar Minallah on Thursday ordered the constitution of a commission, headed by Chairman of the Senate Sadiq Sanjrani, to inquire into and address the grievances of Baloch students.
Pakistan reported its first polio case this year, after a nearly 15 month reprieve, from North Waziristan. This is the third case reported the world over.
At least eight children and one woman died while more than 20 villagers suffered critical burns when a fire engulfed some 50 homes in a Dadu village Monday night. According to locals, firefighters and rescue teams never arrived while the blaze raged on for 12 hours.