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Sahar Zareen Bandial

Sahar Zareen Bandial is an Advocate of the High Courts and a member of the Adjunct Faculty at the Shaikh Ahmad Hassan School of Law, LUMs. She has a keen interest in gender issues and has worked extensively in the area of legislative drafting.

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The Arzoo Raja case: forced conversions and under-age marriage in Pakistan

In Pakistan, each year almost 1,000 girls belonging to minority communities are forcibly converted and married to Muslim men according to the Aurat Foundation.

November 09, 2020

In Pakistan, corporal punishment must be criminalized

On Sept. 5, 17 year old Hunain Bilal did not return home from school. He was beaten to death by his teacher in Lahore for his failure to memorize a lesson. 

September 29, 2019