Human Rights

2018-02-12

Pakistan pays tribute to 'human rights giant' Asma Jahangir

Jahangir, 66, died of cardiac arrest over the weekend.

Human Rights 2018-02-12

Pakistan pays tribute to 'human rights giant' Asma Jahangir

Jahangir, 66, died of cardiac arrest over the weekend.

2017-10-13

Pashtun peace activist receives prestigious rights award

Among her accomplishments, Gulalai Ismail heads an organisation seeking to challenge the culture of violence and harassment against women in Pakistan.

Human Rights 2017-10-13

Pashtun peace activist receives prestigious rights award

Among her accomplishments, Gulalai Ismail heads an organisation seeking to challenge the culture of violence and harassment against women in Pakistan.

2017-06-14

Cyber Harassment Helpline offers reprieve for victims

The toll-free hotline gives legal advice and assistance to Pakistanis experiencing harassment or blackmailing on social media.

Human Rights 2017-06-14

Cyber Harassment Helpline offers reprieve for victims

The toll-free hotline gives legal advice and assistance to Pakistanis experiencing harassment or blackmailing on social media.

2016-10-20

Taliban kidnap children for suicide bombing: intelligence report

The government is taking steps to protect children in remote tribal areas from militant groups aiming to brainwash them and exploit their vulnerability, officials say.

Human Rights 2016-10-20

Taliban kidnap children for suicide bombing: intelligence report

The government is taking steps to protect children in remote tribal areas from militant groups aiming to brainwash them and exploit their vulnerability, officials say.

2016-10-17

International community honours Pakistani peace activist

Mossarat Qadeem was nominated for an international award recognising her efforts against violent extremism.

Human Rights 2016-10-17

International community honours Pakistani peace activist

Mossarat Qadeem was nominated for an international award recognising her efforts against violent extremism.