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*Double standards of western countries committing human rights violations under the Islamophobic trends, Dr. Mazari* Islamabad : Ambassador of the Islamic Republic of Iran, H.E. Mr. Seyed Mohamad Ali Hosseini called on the Federal Minister for Human Rights Dr. Shireen Mazari. Federal Minister welcomed the ambassador and said that both Iran and Pakistan have strong...

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Human Rights – Report

*Launching of First Ever National Action Plan on Business and Human Rights* Islamabad : The Ministry of Human Rights organized an event on launching of the first ever National Action Plan on Business and Human Rights with the support of UNDP. Adviser to Prime Minister for Commerce & Investment Mr. Abdul Razzak Dawood was invited...

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Human Rights Day

Federal Minster for Human Rights Dr. Shireen Mazari on International Human Rights Day. Islamabad : Today, we mark Human Rights Day and celebrate the United Nations General Assembly’s adoption of the Universal Declaration of Human Rights. Pakistan was one of the earliest signatories to the Declaration in 1948. Our constitution, too, embodies this principles: All...

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Human Rights Day

Message from Dr Arif Alvi PRESIDENT OF THE ISLAMIC REPUBLIC OF PAKISTAN (On the occasion of International Human Rights Day) Islamabad : (VOM) The observance of International Human Rights Day signifies our commitment and firm resolve towards the promotion of human rights at all levels. Indeed, upholding human dignity, safeguarding human rights and ensuring human...

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UNESCO Pakistan

*UNESCO Calls for Protecting Freedom of Expression by Countering Threats of Violence and Crimes Against Journalists* Islamabad: UNESCO in collaboration with the Parliamentarians Commission for Human Rights, the European Union Delegation to Pakistan, the Embassy of Sweden, the Embassy of the Netherlands, High Commission of Canada, and British High Commission Islamabad, marked the International Day...

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UNHCR – UN

Pakistan urges UNHRC to “speak, stand up” for people of IIOJK Islamabad : Pakistan has urged the UN Human Rights Council to “speak and stand up” for the people of Indian Illegally Occupied Jammu and Kashmir to realize their right to self-determination. Participating in debate at the 47-member Council, Ambassador Khalil Hashmi, the permanent representative...

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Gender Equality

*Pakistan to adopt a Gender Roadmap to achieve equality, ASAD UMAR* Islamabad: A high-level meeting was chaired by the Minister Planning Development and Special Initiatives. Member Social Sector & Devolution presented the draft gender roadmap which proposed gender integration across all national policies, programs, offices and key management processes. The roadmap is designed to close...

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Ministry of Human Rights

  Second Meeting of Board of Governors of Legal Aid and Justice Authority of Pakistan Islamabad: The second meeting of Board of Governors of Legal Aid and Justice Authority of Pakistan held at Ministry of Human Rights under the chairpersonship of Federal Minister for Human Rights Dr. Shireen Mazari. It was decided in the meeting...

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Minority Rights

*One-Man Commission on Minority Rights* Islamabad : ​Taking immediate notice of an attack on a Hindu Mandir by a charged mob in Bhang village of Punjab’s Rahim Yar Khan District on 4th August, 2021, the Supreme Court’s One-Man Commission on Minority Rights, headed by Dr Shoaib Suddle, called for a report from the Deputy Commissioner,...

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Human rights

*Awareness Workshop for Lahore Police on laws related to ‘Child Abuse’ & ‘Transgender Persons’* Lahore : Ministry of Human Rights holds an Awareness Raising & Sensitization Workshop for Lahore Police on laws related to ‘Child Abuse’ & ‘Transgender Persons’ Lahore: Ministry of Human Rights held an awareness-raising and sensitization workshop on laws related to ‘Child...