Their access to justice and security will remain elusive so long as legal and administrative barriers to political and economic empowerment remain, particularly the Hudood
Ordinances (1979), FATA's Frontier Crimes Regulations (FCR) (1901) and the Nizam-e-Adl (2009) in KPK's Provincially Administered Tribal Areas (PATA).
Asma had started working after promulgation of the Hudood
Ordinance by demanding the state end it.
My mother along with many other women, like the fearless and plucky Asma Jahangir, was in jail for protesting against the Hudood
When the Hudood
ordinance was enforced in 1979 during Zia's Islamisation regime, we didn't fully realize the potential damage to different sections of society, particularly women.
As a qualified lawyer, she also gave legal support to victims of sexual assault, who were targeted by Zia's Hudood
Besides hundreds of articles in the local and foreign press, Asma Jahangir had also written two books 'The Hudood
Ordinance:A Divine Sanction and 'Children of Lesser God'.
ordinance and Children of a Lesser God: Child Prisoners of Pakistan.
ordinance is not applicable to this case.
Earlier on Thursday, the court had directed the excise and taxation department's DG to immediately seal all the liquor shops operating in violation of the Hudood
Ordinance 1979 and submit compliance report.
Exhaustive discussions took place on a wide array of human rights issues and challenges which included child labour, women rights, hudood
laws and provision of speedy justice in FATA and Khyber Pakhtunkhwa.
First, is the creation of the Zia ul-Haq's Islamization program (including the Hudood
Ordinance) and second, the creation of the Women's Division in response to international pressure during the United Nations Decade for Women (1975-85).
He dispatched Bhutto and was subsequently himself dispatched by Fate, to be remembered only for his controversial Hudood
Ordinance and anti-blasphemy law.