The concept of chemical castration has been introduced mainly as a form of rehabilitation, and subject to consent of the convict.
Violence against women
Violence against women
The new laws expand the definition of rape and introduce the concept of chemical castration "mainly as a form of rehabilitation".
Editorial: Chemical castration of rapists is no 'quick fix', the quality of investigation must be improved
The proposal of chemical castration is problematic, especially on practical grounds.
In almost 90pc of cases, at least one of the accused was from a dominant caste, report finds.
Govt to introduce anti-rape ordinance with stricter penalties including chemical castration: minister
Registry of sex offenders to be maintained by Nadra to help apprehend perpetrators of crimes, says Farogh Naseem.
A prestigious ceremony to honour the ASI and his family was held in CPO, Karachi.
Muzaffargarh police register case against participants of jirgah that sentenced mother of 9 to death under karo kari
The jirga gave the order on the pretext of karo kari; a man was killed in the same case earlier.
"The premier is very much concerned about recent incidents of rape in different parts of the country," says Babar Awan.
The second suspect was arrested following the incident along with his weapons, police say.
Police arrest the main suspect using a trap while an accomplice of his is currently at large.
Police have registered a case.
Can a society where half the population feels unsafe, traumatised, and harassed every day of their lives make progress?
The root of the problem lies in the beliefs of Pakistanis themselves.
This is the first conviction since the govt this week introduced the death penalty for rape.
The MeToo movement has had little effect in remote, rural areas of India where sex crimes are rife.
Time and again, the district has come into the spotlight for cases of abuse, rape and killings of children.
Sources say the suspect's DNA test has been conducted three times and the results matched with the victim's samples.
Abid Malhi's arrest comes a month after the incident took place.
Facebook post on 'another possible motorway incident' inside KU premises causes outrage on social media
Shaheer Ali says he and a female friend were followed by a group of men trying to force them out of the car inside KU.
Victim's father says his daughter was being harassed by the suspect for the last two years.
UP CM announces that the victim’s family, the accused and the suspended policemen will all undergo lie-detector and drug tests.
According to the FIR, Shazia's husband and others brutally tortured her when she demanded meal for herself and her children.
Says govt has set up protection centres and a 24-hour helpline for providing free legal advice to women.
Protesters accuse authorities of trying to hush up the crime, preventing access to the victim's family.
Rights activists demand action against the suspects who pushed the victim to take her own life.
Anger over the incident has increased by accusations that police cremated the victim's body against her family's wishes.
Editorial: Lahore CCPO must be sacked if the govt wants to inspire any public confidence about solving the case
It is unacceptable that an official who blatantly and repeatedly fuels rape culture is tasked with solving the motorway case.
Motorway rape occurred because victim travelled 'late night without husband’s permission', CCPO tells Senate panel
Senate human rights committee reprimands CCPO for giving his "personal opinions" instead of stating facts.
One of the victims died on the spot while the other is in critical condition.
Without affirmative state action to establish gender equality, all efforts to protect women will prove in vain
The experience of all nations shows that severe penalties do not cause a decline in crime.