Forced Conversion

Policy Brief on Forced Conversion

The case of Arzoo Raja prompted the NCRC to look into the issue of forced conversion of minority women and girls across Pakistan. The Commission prepared and issued a detailed policy paper on the issue. The Policy Brief touched upon the gaps in existing laws prohibiting ‘forced conversions’ in light of international obligations and analysed the causes or underlying factors…

Child marriage and religion

Enactment and enforcement of legislation against child marriage has repeatedly run into resistance that claims religious authority. Overcoming this resistance will require a wider intellectual engagement with the foundations and structure of religious thought. Consider. The latest report on Pakistan, based on figures contained in the Unicef database 2016, issued…


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