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Fisherfolk and peasant leaders from the Sindh province of  Pakistan organized a 16 day long march against the building of dams on the Indus River on 10 - 25 October 2018. The march was called on by the chair of ESCR-Net member, the ...

ESCR-Net’s Strategic Plan (2017-2021) calls on the Network to “counter growing repression, reinforcing the credibility and capacity of human rights defenders and connecting reprisals to underlying ESCR issues.” In the past few months, ESCR-Net has taken several steps in pursuit of this goal....

The "Alternative Report, SCHEDULED CASTE WOMEN IN PAKISTAN - Denied a life in dignity and respect" submitted by the Pakistan Dalit Solidarity Network and the International Dalit Solidarity Network addresses caste and gender based discrimination, employment, health, rural women, and equality...

This shadow report, "Obstructing Progress: Growing Talibanisation & Poor Governance in Pakistan" addresses insecurity, violence against women, marriage and minority women, and health. Authored by the Shirkat Gah Women's Resource Centre and submitted to the UN Committee on the Convention on...

The "Response to Information on Pakistan for consideration by the Committee on the Elimination of Discrimination against Women at its 54th Session" thoroughly addresses discrimination and inequality faced by women, domestic trafficking, and the protection of human rights...

In the "Response to supplementary information on Pakistan, scheduled for review by the Committee on the Elimination of Discrimination against Women during its 54th session", the Center for...

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In its "NGO Alternative Report on CEDAW", AURAT Publication and Information Service Foundation tackles discrimination, trafficking, sex roles, political and public life, equal rights in education, healthcare ad family planning, marriage and family, and violence against women....

The Pakistan Fisherfolk Forum (PFF) launched a campaign across the Sindh province of Pakistan to promote the rights of...

Their silence was audible.

As 150 people took their seats, ready to inaugurate ESCR-Net’s Global Strategy Meeting, several empty chairs featured prominently among the crowd; holding space for those who did not manage...