GANHRI accredits NCHR as A-status rights institution

ISLAMABAD: The National Commission for Human Rights of Pakistan (NCHR) on Saturday was accredited as an A-status National Human Rights Institution by the UN-linked Global Alliance of National Human Rights Institutions (GANHRI), the largest network of national human rights institutions in the

Over 4,200 children sexually abused in 2023, says Sahil

ISLAMABAD: The data compiled by Sahil shows that 11 children were abused every day in 2023, with mostly acquaintances and relatives involved in the heinous act. The statistics were reported in `Cruel Numbers 2023,’ a signature publication of Sahil, an NGO working

Criminalizing Child Domestic Labour in Pakistan

Human rights, child rights and civil society activists, along with legal experts and representatives of independent human rights institutions, police and government officials on January 4, 2024 underlined the need to finalise the law to criminalise child domestic labour in order to

Assessing Human Rights Commissions: A Comparative Study

Assessing Human Rights Commissions: A Comparative Study is a report, published by the National Commission for Human Rights (NCHR) which  presents a detailed comparative analysis of human rights commissions in Pakistan. It scrutinizes the mandates and functions of the NCHR, the National

The Plight of Afghan Refugees

“The Plight of Afghan Refugees” is a joint publication by Committee for the Welfare of Prisoners – Legal Aid Office (CWP-LAO) and National Commission for Human Rights (NCHR) based on their onsite visit to Karachi Central Prison to inspect the condition of