Hudood Ordinance Archive

Hermione and the Madressah

(By Rabia Ahmed) Effective education and even handed justice are both crucial. To be just and effective a law, bill or ordinance must be

Where ‘no witness, no rape’ has taken us

By Ayesha Sadaf Khan We have all read the headlines:  a neighbour held for child rape in Faisalabad, two teenage girls raped and shot dead

Being a woman in Pakistan

Out of the four Pakistanis who made it to Foreign Policy’s influential Global Thinker’s List for 2012, three are women. Congratulations to those who made the list

CRC will provide legal aid to women prisoners

A delegation of Child Rights Committee (CRC) visited the district jail to have a firsthand knowledge of the minor children being brought up in

FSC declares Protection of Women Act un-Islamic

The Federal Shariat Court (FSC) on Wednesday declared amendments incorporated in the Hudood Ordinance by the previous regime through Protection of Women Act (PWA)