IGP directs zero tolerance against incidents of violence, harassment, rape

LAHORE, Apr 17 (APP):Inspector General of Police Punjab Dr. Usman Anwar has said that zero tolerance will be shown in actions against incidents of violence, harassment, abuse and rape with women, children, and domestic workers and accused should be brought to justice. These directions were issued by IG Punjab Dr. Usman Anwar during a video… Continue reading IGP directs zero tolerance against incidents of violence, harassment, rape

Khyber Medical University takes action against harassment cases

PESHAWAR, Mar 21 (APP):In response to an incident of harassment involving a female student, the administration of Khyber Medical University has taken decisive action by dismissing a grade 18 officer from his position and demoting another staff member of grade 17. The university administration said the implementation of the Higher Education Commission’s policy aimed at… Continue reading Khyber Medical University takes action against harassment cases

No harassment from Bureau, NAB chairman assures officers

KARACHI, Jan 15 (APP):National Accountability Bureau (NAB) Chairman Lieutenant General (retd) Nazir Ahmed Monday assured the government officers that the Bureau would not harass them and they should play their key role in the development of the country. Addressing the civil bureaucrats in Sindh secretariat he said that he was bringing reforms in NAB and… Continue reading No harassment from Bureau, NAB chairman assures officers

UN experts call for immediate end to harassment against Indian journalist Rana Ayyub

UNITED NATIONS, Feb 21 (APP):UN rights experts Monday expressed their serious concern on the online “misogynistic and sectarian “attacks against prominent Indian investigative journalist Rana Ayyub by the far-right Hindu nationalist groups in India, and called on New Delhi to immediately investigate and stop her judicial harassment promptly. In a statement, the two experts, Ms… Continue reading UN experts call for immediate end to harassment against Indian journalist Rana Ayyub

PTI protests against rising incidents of harassment in Sindh

PTI protests against rising incidents of harassment in Sindh

KARACHI, Feb 15 (APP): Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf on Tuesday staged a demonstration in front of Chief Minister House to protest against rising incidents of abuse and violence against female students in educational institutions of Sindh. The protest, led by Leader of the Opposition in Sindh Assembly Haleem Adil Sheikh, was staged after refusal of speaker Sindh… Continue reading PTI protests against rising incidents of harassment in Sindh

Trolling, abusive language, threats rampant under Modi’s govt: Journalist

ISLAMABAD, Jan 19 (APP): Modi’s Indian government continued its online harassment of women journalists, including targeted and organized online trolling as well as threats of sexual abuse. The most horrendous fact is that most of these attacks were targeting female journalists, who had been outspokenly critical of the Bhartiya Janata Party’s government to silence them.… Continue reading Trolling, abusive language, threats rampant under Modi’s govt: Journalist

Gender Protection Unit Islamabad’ receives more than 500 complaints in 3 months

ISLAMABAD, Sep 1 (APP): The Gender Protection Unit Islamabad had received more than 500 citizens’ complaints in last three months and on which immediate action was taken and provided to victims. In-charge Gender Protection Unit Islamabad ASP Amna Baig informed that these complains were registered at toll-free helpline 8090, adding, 25 percent of these complains… Continue reading Gender Protection Unit Islamabad’ receives more than 500 complaints in 3 months

PM directs Law Ministry to take steps against harassment of women: Maleeka Bukhari

ISLAMABAD, Jun 22 (APP): Parliamentary Secretary for Law and Justice Barrister Maleeka Ali Bukhari on Tuesday said the Prime Minister Imran Khan has issued directions to Law Ministry to take quick, bold steps against harassment of women and children and sexual violence. “The Prime Minister Imran Khan’s first direction to Ministry of Law and Justice… Continue reading PM directs Law Ministry to take steps against harassment of women: Maleeka Bukhari

UN chief condemns ‘deadly violence’ against anti-coup demonstrators

UNITED NATIONS, Feb 21 (APP): United Nations Secretary-General Antonio Guterres has condemned the use of “deadly violence” in Myanmar, which left two anti-coup demonstrators dead and several other injured. “The use of lethal force, intimidation and harassment against peaceful demonstrators is unacceptable,” he wrote on the Twitter. The UN chief commented after security forces in… Continue reading UN chief condemns ‘deadly violence’ against anti-coup demonstrators

First Lady urges women to play their active role in society

ISLAMABAD, Dec 7 (APP): The First Lady of Pakistan, Dr Samina Alvi Monday said that the women of the country should build up themselves in a way that they should be capable of being empowered to serve the country and its nation as it would help set an example for coming generations also. In an… Continue reading First Lady urges women to play their active role in society

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