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Concealing VAW data: ‘The problem is the crime, not its reporting’

The Punjab Police have asked for a waiver in disclosing data on women's violence cases under the Access to Information Act, 2013. In contrast, NGOs argue that such information is vital for formulating effective policies to address gender-based crimes.

Two-day Conference by AGHS on Reporting SGBV: Role of Police

AGHS arranged a two-day roundtable of female PSP officers, lawmakers and lawyers under its Reporting SGBV campaign, targeting obstacles faced by CSOs reporting SGBV cases in the criminal justice system.

Rights Guide – Reporting SGBV with the support of the Punjab Police

Reporting sexual and gender-based crimes can be extremely intimidating for many. In recent years, the Punjab Police has taken significant steps to make police stations safe places for women.

Female DPO’s transfer brings ‘political interference’ into spotlight

A female officer's removal as head of district police in Layyah has brought the issue of 'political interference in the police department into the spotlight with the apex court seeking a record of all police transfers in the last eight years.

DEADLIER THAN EVER: Police Violence in 2021

October 16, 2022 By Asra Haque LAHORE In 2020, a report was issued by Voicepk.net explaining worrying figures regarding reported incidents of violent police action. This year, we...

3 people arrested over ‘honour’ attack on Jhang cop

Jhang police have arrested three people in connection with a gruesome attack on a constable who was accused of coercing a married woman and leaking her intimate videos on social media.

JIT formed to probe murder of Punjab Bar Council’s secretary

CCPO Lahore has formed a JIT to probe the high-profile assassination of Ashraf Rahi, secretary of the Punjab Bar Council. Rahi had been following cases of fake law degrees.

Recap of Najafi report on Model Town massacre

Voicepk.net revisits a report by Justice Ali Baqar Najafi, who headed a tribunal of inquiry into the 2014 Model Town massacre in Lahore.