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Rights Watch | 19 Sep 2023

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Battagram's DPO Sonia Shamroz Khan Receives International Award for Combating Violence Against Women Sonia Shamroz Khan, the District Police Officer of Battagram, was honored by...

Rights Watch | 12 July 2023

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Honour Killing: Three Lives Lost in Shikarpur due to Karo-Kari Three lives were claimed in Shikarpur due to the Karo-Kari honour. In village Jummo...

Rise in violence against women a consequence of climate change: study

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According to a study, gender-based violence increases by 4.5% for every 1 °C increase in the annual mean temperature, indicating that the rise in violence against women is a direct result of climate change.

‘Security lapses led to two gender-based murders within Karachi courts’

Karachi’s legal fraternity has expressed concerns regarding security arrangements at courts, especially with regards to women’s cases, in light of two gender-based killings since the start of 2023.

Women’s Rights Under Taliban Regime: ICJ and Amnesty International Expose Grim Reality

The International Commission of Jurists and Amnesty International shed light on the chilling reality of women's rights under the Taliban in Afghanistan. Their report reveals systematic human rights abuses against Afghan women and girls.

Rights Watch | 9 January 2023

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Woman killed by in-laws in Lahore following alleged torture and poisoning A woman was killed by her in-laws in Nishtar Colony, Lahore, according to police...

Rights Watch | 19 December 2022

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Man kills ex-wife in her second husband`s house TOBA TEK SINGH: A man allegedly killed his former wife after forcibly entering the house of her...

Rights Watch | 22 November 2022

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  Court issues death penalty for man who killed wife infront of their children Islamabad Court sentenced a man named Nasir Hussain who slit his wife's...

HRCP dissatisfied with court ruling in Perween Rahman murder case

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HRCP Chairperson Hina Jilani expresses dissatisfaction over the acquittal of all five persons accused of the murder of Orangi Pilot Project (OPP) director Perween Rehman and calls on the state to reflect on its ability to provide justice to victims of violence.

2nd Asma Jahangir Memorial Lecture Series held in Lahore

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UN Special Rapporteur, Reem Alsalem, and Honourable Justice Ayesha A. Malik of the Supreme Court of Pakistan speak at the 2nd Asma Jahangir Memorial Lecture Series.