Climate change has a disproportionate impact on women, especially in regions like Pakistan. As the climate crisis intensifies, so does the vulnerability of women to various forms of violence, highlighting the urgent need for a gender-sensitive response.
As the world prepares for COP-28, Pakistan’s youth are rising to the occasion. They are not only aware of the looming climate threats but are also actively engaged and willing to be engaged further in addressing them.
Children are particularly vulnerable to the consequences of climate change due to their dependency on adults, limited mobility, and underdeveloped coping mechanisms. In Pakistan, a nation prone to extreme weather events like floods, droughts, and heatwaves, children are often the first to suffer.
While climate change affects everyone, it disproportionately affects women and girls, exacerbating existing gender inequalities and vulnerabilities. This article delves into the unique challenges and hardships faced by women and girls in Pakistan as a result of climate change.
Joint Launch of Flood Response by Save the Children and LRF in Khairpur and Dadu Districts of Sindh Save the Children, Pakistan together with Legal Rights Forum (LRF), has scaled up its Flood Response 2022 to two more districts, Khairpur and Dadu in Sindh Province. The Flood Response was launched in the backdrop of devastating […]
Project Launching Ceremony – Supporting Mechanisms for Vulnerable Groups in the Criminal Justice System
Project Launching Ceremony – Supporting Mechanisms for Vulnerable Groups in the Criminal Justice System Legal Rights Forum (LRF) is striving to strengthen the Rule of Law; improving access to justice; Promoting human, labour rights and informal justice system in Pakistan. LRF envisions a democratic, just, educated, peaceful and inclusive society wherein all citizens, especially children, […]
The Silver Lining of 2019-Novel Coronavirus (2019-nCoV) Lockdown New strategies, treatment regimens and management options are being tried out to overcome the 2019-Novel Coronavirus(2019-nCoV). This pandemic will be marked and remembered all throughout history. Our actions will reflect our ethical values as a nation and individual. This is where concept of right and wrong or ethics comes […]
POWERS OF MAGISTRATE UNDER SECTION 156 (3) Cr.P.C & 145 Cr.P.C. Powers of Magistrate under section 156 (3) Cr.P.C. Generally, the criminal proceedings are instituted by the registration of First information Report (FIR). An investigation is done post FIR. However, when no proper investigation is conducted despite the registration of FIR, a Magistrate as per […]
Duration of life imprisonment and its substantive imprisonment in Pakistan The Pakistan Penal Code, 1860 answers under section 57 that “in calculating fractions of terms of punishment, imprisonment for life shall be reckoned as equivalent to imprisonment for 25 years.” Therefore, considered that life imprisonment means imprisonment for maximum of 25 years. In resolution to this […]