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NADRA under fire for allegedly denying CNIC to transgender persons

Transgender CNIC registration was stopped by a notification from NADRA's Heads of Operations. Trans activist Nayyab Ali claims that the notification is a clear breach of both the Electoral Act of 2017 and the Pakistani Constitution.

JUI-F willing to hold talks with transgender community: Kamran Murtaza

Senator Kamran Murtaza from JUI-F says his party is willing to hold consultations with the transgender community over proposed amendments to the transgender law.

Rights Watch | 29th March 2022

A search operation for the body of 22 y/o Sabahat in the Kingerwali Canal is currently underway. She was murdered by her brother and uncle for "honour" on Monday.

Rights Watch | 15th March 2022

Police arrested one Sibtain Khan for opening fire on five Khawaja Siras in their home in Upper Channia, Mansehra district, before fleeing Sunday night. Four survivors are in critical condition despite emergency surgery.

Rights Watch | 2nd February 2022

Pakistan's first transgender medical graduate, Dr. Sarah Gill, was appointed for a house job in Karachi's JPMC. While congratulating her, Sindh CM Murad Ali Shah said that the provincial govt will provide job opportunities for trans people in all fields

Rights Watch | November 3rd 2021

A spiritual leader has been arrested in Ghaziabad, Lahore on charges of raping a woman. Watch our Rights Watch for more stories on human rights.

Rights Watch | 22nd October 2021

Kunjah police have registered a case against an unidentified man for throwing acid on a widowed mother of three.
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Rights Watch | 6th October 2021

A trial court once again acquitted three accused in the retrial of the 2008 Mazar-e-Quaid rape case. In May, the SHC had overturned their initial acquittal. In 2013, a judge held that DNA was not considered evidence under the Hudood laws.

Rights Watch | September 16th 2021

A transgender was sexually assaulted by two men in the Pir Wadhai area.

Transgender children to be covered under anti-rape law: Senate panel chief

The Senate has recommended amendments in the Anti-Rape bill to cover offences of rape against women, children & trans children