Project Overview The problems concerning Trafficking in Human Beings and Smuggling of Migrants are of global proportion. Almost every country, including Pakistan, is implicated in this trade in human lives either as a place of recruitment, transit through to other countries, or as the final destination for such people. These issues lie at the very…
In 2018, FATF placed Pakistan on its ‘grey-list’ citing ‘structural deficiencies’ that resulted in failure to target terrorism financing and money laundering. These included lack of necessary legal frameworks to target TF/ML
The Roundtable Discussion centered around three thematic areas – Harassment at the Workplace, Equal Opportunity, and the Informal Sector – and was attended by representatives from business entities, members of the legal fraternity, academia, government and civil society organizations, which provided for a rigorous debate on the topic.
After the killing of Qasem Soleimani, chief commander of the Islamic Revolutionary Guard Corps’ (IRGC) Quds Force, by US forces on January 3, 2020 in Iraq, the Iraqi Council of Representatives (“CoR”) passed a Resolution calling on the government to seek the withdrawal of US forces from Iraq.
Focusing on ‘Protection Against Harassment at the Workplace’. This session, in particular, was conducted to acknowledge the tenth anniversary of the ‘Protection Against Harassment of Women at the Workplace Act 2010’, to review the progress that has been made since its enactment, and discuss the way forward with experts in the field.