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Mehnaz Akber Aziz
Mehnaz Akber Aziz

  • September 05, 2023

    How can the law help domestic workers?

    Slogans of banning child domestic workers are making headlines once again in public seminars and media, gaining attention of the wider civil society...

  • August 08, 2023

    Protecting children from cybercrime

    Cyber communication has directly or indirectly affected almost all strata of society and all facets of our lives. Now that it is an integral part of...

  • June 27, 2023

    Women, words and the constitution

    One of the landmark moments during the golden jubilee celebrations of the constitution of Pakistan was the realization that the time had come to...

  • March 08, 2023

    Women, inequality and the bar

    Pakistan’s women lawyers got a boost recently when two women lawyers Rabiya Bajwa and Sabahat Rizvi were elected as vice-president and...

  • October 23, 2021

    Safe schools

    We must take a decisive step towards making education safer. Next week governments, UN agencies and civil society organisations from around the...

  • April 30, 2021

    Protecting children

    Today, April 30, marks the International Day to End Corporal Punishment – bringing global attention to the widespread use of the most common form...

  • October 01, 2020

    Torture, children and our inaction

    A barbaric video of a five-year-old boy beaten to death by his teacher at a Pindi-Bhattian madressah took the country by storm. Our state stood...

  • August 12, 2020

    The paradox of reopening schools

    The writer is a member of the National Assembly of Pakistan, and chairperson SDGs Child Rights Special Committee.According to a UN report, the...

  • November 20, 2019

    Child Rights in Pakistan

    While world community is commemorating the 30th anniversary of the United Nations Convention on the Rights of the Child , many child rights...

  • February 28, 2019

    The rights of the Pakistani child

    The United Nations General Assembly in September this year is commemorating the 30th Anniversary of the ‘Convention on the Rights of the...

  • February 14, 2019

    Time for a U-turn

    We are in the middle of an unnecessary confusion over the PM House and/or National University; a royal guest is arriving in Pakistan’s capital and...

  • January 07, 2018

    What we need from China

    The extraordinary progress that China has made in human development by lifting millions of people out of poverty, despite having the largest...

  • March 19, 2016

    Hungry children

    In the twenty years I have dedicated to equitable education for the most marginalised, I have always reiterated that all children are born equal and...