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Improper disposal of COVID medical waste like masks, face shields, gloves, protective gear, and nasal swabs is posing a grave threat to Pakistan’s environment
A 12-year-old domestic abuse victim rescued four days ago by the police and CPWB told a judicial magistrate on Thursday that she forgives her father but does not want to return home to live with her stepmother. For more stories on violence against women and children, keep reading.
A child protection court on Tuesday awarded life imprisonment and a total fine of Rs. 130,000 to a juvenile convicted of raping and murdering a four-year-old girl in Mardan in 2018. The judge observed that the maximum penalty of death could not be given under the Juvenile Justice System Act 2018
Judges, lawmakers and child rights activists at AJCONF 2021 noted that children are not afforded a role in the laws and justice system meant to facilitate them in the session Role of Children in Family Proceedings.
The Senate Standing Committee on Human Rights on Friday approved amendments to the Juvenile Justice System Act, the ICT Child Protection Act and the National Commission on the Rights of the Child Act.
Gujrat police on Thursday arrested two men for impersonating officers, and harassing and filming children in the nude. Raids are being conducted for the arrest of a third suspect.
The widowed mother of a four-year-old girl has lodged a case at the Saddar Alipur police station in Muzaffargarh against an eight-year-old boy for allegedly raping her daughter.
Sindh High Court orders simplified SOP for investigative practices in rape and assault cases. While the Supreme Court had earlier called for reforms in existing investigation methods for sex crimes, the order has yet to be implemented.