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Govt to launch campaign to provide women legal aid about inheritance: Mazari

ISLAMABAD: Federal Minister for Human Rights Dr Shireen Mazari on Friday said the government would soon launch a campaign to provide women free legal aid regarding inheritance. "We have already started awareness drive regarding the women’s right to inheritance and launching another drive to provide free legal aid soon," she said while talking to Swedish Ambassador for Human Rights, Democracy and Rule of Law Annika Ben David and Ambassador of Sweden Ingrid Johansson who called on her here in Islamabad. Shireen Mazari,…

Inter-Ministerial Committee discusses legal aid mechanism for poor

ISLAMABAD: Minister for Law and Justice Senator Farogh Naseem on Tuesday convened a meeting of Joint Inter Ministerial Committee on setting up legal aid mechanism for the poor and vulnerable at the Ministry of Law and Justice. The committee discussed draft legal aid mechanism for poor and vulnerable section of society. Secretary Ministry of Human Rights, Ms. Rabiya Javeria Agha apprised the committee about legal aid mechanism in United Kingdom and India. She apprised the participants that in UK a Legal Aid Agency under…

Law minister proposes establishing authority to provide free legal aid

ISLAMABAD: Federal Minister for Law and Justice Farogh Naseem on Tuesday chaired a meeting of the committee constituted by the federal government to prepare a set of recommendations for setting up a new legal aid mechanism for the poor and vulnerable segment of the society. The law minister suggested to constitute a Central Legal Aid Authority with sub-committees at provincial levels to provide free legal aid to deserving litigants who might otherwise not be able to defend their genuine legal rights or interests due to…

Imran Khan promises legal aid, better education for underprivileged if elected to power

LAHORE: Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf (PTI) chief Imran Khan promises Lahore on Thursday that if elected to rule the country, his party will bring reforms to provide legal aid and education for the underprivileged sections of the society, ARY News reported. Addressing a party rally in Lahore, Imran Khan maintained that developed countries provide free legal aid when anyone from the underprivileged needs legal help. "To make our poor labourers believe in this country, we will bring government schools at par with private…