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If you are a victim of sexual harassment at workplace, here is how Pakistani law protects you

A non-consensual act is known as sexual harassment; it doesn’t matter if it’s carried on a physical level or emotional…

2 days ago

Longing for love and mother’s lap: Abandoned transgenders share their story

Transgenders extend over 0.005 percent of the all-out community. There is no national data to monitor violence against the transgender…

3 months ago

Pakistan’s complicated relationship with modern slavery

    Although the slavery of every kind has been abolished and denounced worldwide.  International laws, conventions, treaties, human rights…

4 months ago

‘Threatened, abused and beaten to death’, Humaima Malik opens up about her abusive marriage

  Following Moshin Abbas's episode, star-actress Humaima Malik also opened up about her abusive marriage.  In a series of stories…

4 months ago

Domestic violence is the biggest preventable ‘contributor’ of women deaths

The results are based on a report by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention about homicides. The said report suggested…

6 months ago

Twitter appreciates as Imran Khan proposes death penalty for child abuse

Almost every day of this Holy Month brought a bone-chilling tragedy with it. The rising number of cases of child…

6 months ago

Mufti Tariq Masood dubs Imran Khan trustworthy, calls ‘Diesel’ allegations against Fazl-ur-Rehman false

I don't support Imran Khan but it is my personal opinion that he is loyal and trustworthy; Mufti Tariq Masood.…

6 months ago

Outrage: Women involved in Uzma murder case granted bail

The wounds are still bleeding when we are now taking another blow. Not too long ago the video of a…

6 months ago

Mubashar Lucman exclaims that airbags of Pakistani-assembled cars don’t inflate on collision

Airbags of Pakistani-assembled cars do not work at the time of collision. Are locally manufactured cars movable tin packs? Incidents…

7 months ago

Justice for Farishta Mohmand: Another minor raped, killed in the capital

  Another day, another tragedy. Even in the month of Ramazan, the monsters and devils are free, running over our…

7 months ago

Faisalabad: Lawyer ‘beats’ woman in court forcing her to withdraw her case

A brawl erupted outside Faisalabad Session Court on Thursday between a lawyer and a woman. The woman accused the lawyer…

7 months ago

Alkaram Studio fires victim for reporting harassment

Infamous women wear clothing brand Alkaram Studio has fired its own employee for reporting sexual harassment. Sanober Ali, a CRO in…

7 months ago

Need for action: Pakistan has 21% underage brides and alarmingly high maternal mortality rate

Few days after the law in Sindh foiled a bid to marry 10 years old minor with a 45 years…

7 months ago

Pushto singer Nazia Iqbal under pressure to forgive her brother who raped her daughters

While harassment still remains an 'untouchable' issue in Pakistani society, we are in collective denial of incest in the first…

7 months ago

After Ahed Tamimi, Now her brother is jailed – who will raise voice for Palestinian kids?

''I was detained for clashing with Israeli forces in 2017 after my cousin was shot in the head. Almost a…

8 months ago

Pakistan and mental health | 1338 people lost their lives to suicide and depression in 2018

Mental health has been a concerning issue pertaining to Pakistani youth, particularly in recent months. Death after death, one bright…

8 months ago

More than 10 children were sexually abused in Pakistan every single day in 2018 – Sahil report reveals

The reporting of cases of child abuse has increased by 11% in 2018 as compared to 2017. The recent report…

8 months ago

Trans Lives Matter | In a first, Sindh police offers 5pc jobs to transgenders

While Pakistan has a lot of avenues to work on, the country has all the reasons to be proud of…

8 months ago

Sindh saw 1,643 cases of violence against women in just one year

The state of women rights in Pakistan apparently is deteriorating to an alarming extent. The recent Asma Aziz case also…

8 months ago

”1000 minority girls in Pakistan are forcefully converted to Islam every year” – says report

Forced conversion have become a topic of discussion once again as the alleged abduction and forced conversion of two Hindu…

8 months ago