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Ministry of Human Rights

Shireen Mazari releases report on 100-day performance of human rights ministry

ISLAMABAD: As the Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf (PTI) government approaches its 100-day mark this week, Minister for Human Rights Shireen Mazari on Tuesday released a report showing performance of her ministry within the first 100 days of the government. The report outlines the ministry’s key functions, architecture, legislative milestones, international milestones, UN reports, and National Action Plan. The ministry so far drafted nine bills during the period of 100 days, which includes Zainab Alert Bill, Corporal…

Awareness drive on women’s rights to inheritance launched

ISLAMABAD: Ministry of Human Rights has launched an awareness drive about the provision of free legal aid for the women’s rights to inheritance. According to a statement released from the ministry, the awareness campaign will educate women of the country  about their inheritance rights and will provide free legal assistance to those women who are facing any difficulty regarding their right to inheritance. "The incumbent government is committed to fulfillment of this fundamental right enshrined in Islamic jurisprudence…