Over two decades later, the 1999 ‘honor killing’ of Samia Sarwar remains a blot on Pakistan’s claims of equal rights for women
A new book of essays edited by parliamentarian Sherry Rehman offers insight into the past, present and future of the country’s women’s rights movement
The country’s past, as detailed in a new book, is replete with people such as Dr. Mubarak Ali who resisted the national narrative
Tradition clashes with modernism in the ongoing debate on women’s role in society
Committee to Protect Journalists’ Steven Butler was informed upon landing at Lahore that he was on a ‘stop list’
The human rights activist is one of four recipients of the 2018 prize
Participants of two-day event applaud the late activist for her unceasing defense of the downtrodden
Featuring a star-studded line-up, the AJConf2018 will be available to the public via live-stream
LLF returns to Lahore’s Alhamra
Asma Jahangir was tough against the toughest odds—a champion of the downtrodden who refused to bow to power
Human rights campaigner who passed away over weekend buried in Lahore
Antonio Guterres says the world has lost a human rights giant
Co-founder of Human Rights Commission of Pakistan dies of cardiac arrest
New laws against ‘honor killing’ have failed to stem murders of women due to judicial lacunae
Attempts to silence Ayesha Gulalai and Asma Jahangir expose Pakistan’s misogynist orientation
Court ruling sets aside ‘unreasonable restrictions’ imposed by PEMRA on TV channels
In conversation with Asma Jahangir
Women in Pakistan have come a long way in their fight for autonomy over their lives.
Parliament should address the genuine concerns of the courts.
Waliaha Arfat was jailed in 2012 for allegedly desecrating a copy of the Quran.