Trapped by Taboos in Pakistan

April is recognised as the Sexual Assault Awareness Month globally. In Pakistan, though, sexual awareness remains a controversial topic and it is often falsely equated with promoting immorality and indecency. In reality, it is to the contrary and sexual awareness plays a

Nadra asked to issue CNICs to transpersons without discrimination

Expressing grave concern over ceasing the issuance of computerized national identity cards (CNICs) to transgender persons by the National Database Registration Authority, the Sindh Human Rights Commission has asked the authority to facilitate members of the already marginalized community in its centers

NCRC warned of growing child online harassment cases

The National Commission on the Rights of Child (NCRC) has warned that government functionaries, judiciary and civil society have to be strengthened to counter and prevent growing cases of online harassment of children. In a report, `Situational analysis of child online protection

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