Brides of Illusion

In May 2019, the news of arrests made on account of human trafficking of Pakistani girls/women and of fraudulent marriages with Chinese men filled headlines in the national and international media. Some solitary incidents had been reported…

Combating Child Marriages

On January 30th, the Senate Standing Committee on Human Rights approved a draft bill proposing to raise the minimum age for marriage in the country to 18 years. Minister for Human Rights, Dr. Shireen Mazari has promised to present the…