Senate panel proposes 18 years as minimum age for a girl to marry

Senate panel proposes 18 years as minimum age for a girl to marry

By Qadeer Tanoli Published: October 24, 2017 ISLAMABAD:  Senate Standing Committee on Interior passed on Monday three bills – including ‘The Child Marriage Restraint (Amendment) Bill 2017’ – which seeks to put restriction on marriages, especially of girls below 18 years of age.The Senate panel also passed ‘The Criminal Laws (Amendment) Bill 2017’ seeking stringent punishment for misconduct in public by a drunken person. It also passed ‘The Prevention of Witchcraft Bill, 2017’, a first-ever bill of Read More …

Court to deal with gender-based violence cases opens in Lahore

Court to deal with gender-based violence cases opens in Lahore

LAHORE: Lahore High Court Chief Justice Syed Mansoor Ali Shah on Monday opened the first-ever court in Punjab to deal with gender-based violence cases. The special court would work at the Lahore Judicial Complex with an additional district & sessions judge as its presiding judge. Speaking at the inaugural ceremony, Chief Justice Shah regretted that the Supreme Court had in 2013 clearly issued direction for the establishment of such courts but the matter was delayed. Read More …

Required Counselor (Female)

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Post title: Counselor No. of positions: 01, Female Duty station:   Chitral Job Description: The incumbent will act as Counselor under the direct supervision of Field Manager/Team Leader. To establishing relations of trust and respect with refugees/asylum seekers; To encourage refugees/asylum seekers to talk about issues they feel they cannot normally share with others; Actively listen to client concerns and empathizing with their position; Accepting without bias the issues raised by refugees/asylum seekers; To help refugees/asylum seekers Read More …

Admission of afghan refugee in Rawalpindi college

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On 2nd October 2017, Mr. Muhammad Nasir, an Afghan Refugee and a PoR card holder, currently residing in Razia Abad near PSO Petrol pump, Paratal, Jang Saidan Islamabad, visited SHARP office. He told that he has passed SSC examination from Federal Model Secondary School for Boys Rawalpindi (Rawalpindi Board) and now wants to get admission in Hasmat Ali College Rawalpindi in F.Sc. The Principal has refused and is not allowing for admission due to some Read More …