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Courts first line of defense against violations of international rights obligations
AGHS Legal Aid Cell, with the support of the OHCHR and JPP, organized a consultation with members of the lower judiciary regarding implementation of Pakistan's international human rights obligations
Displaced and forgotten Afghans seek basic rights from international community
Over 1,700 Afghan families are holding demonstrations in Islamabad for the last two months, protesting the inhumane treatment meted out to women and children since they crossed into Pakistan following the Taliban takeover in August last year.
States must harmonize local rape laws with int’l human rights standards: UN Expert
June 29: The UN Special Rapporteur on Violence against Women Dubravka Šimonović says that states must synchronize local rape laws with int’l human rights standards. She suggests the definition of rape must always be based on the absence of the victim's consent.