What are we to make of the President's stated commitment to women's rights, as articulated on several occasions ...
Pakistani President Pervez Musharraf has vowed to protect a woman who faces being murdered by members of her own tribe in an honour killing.

Findings from the Shirkat Gah "Women, Law and Status Programme" involving broad based and systematic research into honour crimes in Punjab, North Western Frontier Province and Sindh.

Justice (retd.) Rizvi is Chairperson of the National Commission on the Status of Women.
The Hudood Ordinances were promulgated in 1979 by Zia-ul-Haq in his drive towards Islamisation.
This paper by Farida Shaheed, produced for Dawn's Political Restructuring and Social Transformation Programme, outlines the spaces, strategies and contradictions arising from women's political involvement in South Asia.
Une coalition islamiste a imposé la charia dans la région du nord-ouest.
Pakistan and the United Kingdom have agreed to set up a body in each country to assist those seeking legal assistance relating to the wrongful and illegal removal of children.
Son père, feu Faiz Ahmad Faiz du Pakistan, était peut-être le poète le plus populaire et le plus talentueux du sous-continent. Salima, âgée de 47 ans, dit n'avoir «pas le don des mots», et pourtant, elle s'exprime mieux que bon nombre de soi-disant littérateurs. Tout comme son père, c'est une non conformiste en art et par l'esprit. De sa mère, elle a hérité la connaissance de soi et la confiance tranquille qui transcende toutes les barrières. Elle a un rire enivrant.
PPAD is a Peace and Alternative Development group formed in 1998 by academics, peace activists, intellectuals and professionals of Pakistani origin to work for peace, tolerance and alternative development in Pakistan.
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