Designed to build awareness around international public health regimes, the responsibility of the state in protecting its citizens, and the potential economic fallout in Pakistan and abroad due to the outbreak.
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.
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.
The RSIL Law Review aspires to bring together high-quality legal essays and commentaries on a spectrum of topics pertinent to the legal climate in Pakistan as well as the broader international arena.
Consultation Session in Islamabad on Developing a National Action Plan on Business and Human Rights in Pakistan
The panel discussed the scope and practical implications of the Business and Human Rights in Pakistan, also welcoming questions from the participants. The panel was chaired by leaders and professionals from the fields of business, law and human rights.
Dr. Shireen Mazari, Federal Minister of Human Rights, had been invited as the Chief Guest at the seminar, while Mr. Sardar Masood Khan, the President of Azad Jammu and Kashmir, was the Guest of Honour.