Thursday March 30, 2023
Rida Tahir
Rida Tahir

  • March 27, 2023

    Anti-rape crises cells: rules and beyond

    The Ministry of Law and Justice has recently notified the Anti-Rape Rules 2022 under the Anti-Rape Act 2021.Let us travel through time and...

  • March 07, 2023

    Senseless punishment

    Corporal punishment is regularly used to discipline children in Pakistan. The latest report by Zindagi Trust reveals some shocking stats: about 75...

  • January 26, 2023

    Redressal for sexual violence survivors

    The conviction rate in cases of sexual violence increased from three per cent to 16 per cent during 2022-2023. Data suggests that the reporting rate...

  • December 31, 2022

    Rights, the law and 2022

    As 2022 comes to an end, it is important to review developments in human rights legislations enacted by the parliament of Pakistan. While it is...

  • November 20, 2022

    Acid violence

    Acid violence is an extreme form of gender-based violence . It affects women and girls disproportionally. According to the Acid Survivors Trust...

  • October 29, 2022

    Laws, protocols and trafficking

    Every country in the world is affected by human trafficking either as a point of origin, transit or destination, and Pakistan is not an exception....

  • September 20, 2022

    The climate IDP

    Internally displaced persons remain among the most vulnerable people in the world. The Guiding Principles on Internal Displacement define IDPs as...

  • August 06, 2022

    The state and the disappeared

    Enforced disappearances, also known as involuntary disappearances, are a persistent problem across Pakistan. It has been revealed by the Commission...

  • June 24, 2022

    Getting away with torture

    There is an absence of law that explicitly criminalizes and prevents police brutality and custodial torture with serious penal consequences, in a...

  • May 31, 2022

    A question of safety

    There has recently been a significant debate on unsafe abortions and their consequences throughout the world since a document of the draft judgment...