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Australian-Pakistani woman axed to death for wanting to return to Australia

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An Australian-Pakistani woman, Sajida Tasneem, was reportedly axed to death by her father-in-law for insisting on going back to Australia for better education of her three children.

Rights Watch | March 3rd 2022

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Mianwali police have arrested a man accused of murdering his 7-day-old daughter. The accused had shot & killed her daughter because he wanted a son.
Anti rape legislation - barriers to implementation

UNCENSORED | Anti-Rape Legislation – Barriers to Implementation

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Speaking on the lack of implementation of rape laws, panelists at the Asma Jahangir Conference 2021 – Challenges to Human Dignity held that there is a need to recontextualize rape as an exercise in power rather than simply a sexual crime, and called for removal of hurdles to implementation of existing anti-rape laws.
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Rights Watch | 15th September 2021

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An Islamabad court rejected the post-arrest bail pleas of two domestic workers facing charges of abetting Zahir Jaffer in Noor Mukadam’s murder. The court also rejected the request of Therapy Works' CEO to register a criminal case against Jaffer

Rights Watch | 14th September 2021

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Family and friends of the slain Noor Mukadam held a peaceful demonstration outside the IHC against the pre-arrest bail of prime accused Zahir Jaffer's abettors.
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Rights Watch | July 16 2021

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A seminary teacher in Toba Tek Singh’s Gojra tehsil has been arrested on charges of dousing petrol on a 10-year-old boy and setting him aflame. Qari Abdul Rehman had set aflame the child after failing in his attempt to sexually molest him.

Suspects held for gang-raping, filming teen in front of minor sister

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July 23, 2021; By Zeenat Shehzadi; FAISALABAD; A 15-year-old girl has been gang-raped and filmed in front of her minor sister in Toba Tek Singh. Suspects held for gang-raping, filming teen in front of minor sister.

Rights Watch | 26th March 2021

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The body of 4 y/o Hareem Fatima was discovered in a drainage ditch in the Khattak Colony area of Kohat this morning. A preliminary examination indicated she had been raped before being murdered. For more stories on rights violations of women and children, keep reading.
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Rights Watch | 25th January 2021

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A Khudian Khas assistant sub-inspector (ASI) has been booked and detained for allegedly raping a woman at gunpoint; police however claim both the rape survivor and her husband are habitual offenders. Mardan police have arrested two of five suspects for gang-raping a married woman on January 20. A Dera Ghazi Khan man murdered his two minor daughters by setting them alight in bid to frame his third wife and her family.
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Rights Watch | 12th January 2021

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Two arrested on suspicion in connection with rape and murder of seven-year-old Momina Larik in Khairpur, Sindh. For more stories, keep reading.