Anti-Rape Ordinances in Pakistan

Posted on November 27, 2020Categories Current AffairsTags , , ,   Leave a comment on Anti-Rape Ordinances in Pakistan

Pakistan has two Anti-rape ordinances namely the Criminal Law (Amendment) Ordinance, 2020 and the Anti-Rape (Investigation and Trial) Ordinance, 2020 for introducing stringent actions against rapists. Key Points These ordinances aim to introduce strict punishments like chemical castration for rapists and setting up of special courts for trials in rape cases. Cabinet Committee on Disposal of Legislative Cases (CCLC) of the country will now finalize the ordinances and make them operational. It is for the first time that the definition … Continue reading “Anti-Rape Ordinances in Pakistan”

National Portal for Transgender Persons

Posted on November 26, 2020Categories Current AffairsTags , , , , ,   Leave a comment on National Portal for Transgender Persons

Social Justice & Empowerment Minister Thaawarchand Gehlot launched a portal named -‘National Portal for Transgender Persons’ in a virtual event. He also virtually inaugurated Garima Greh for transgender. Key Points Through the portal, all transgender persons can apply for a Certificate and Identity card digitally, without any physical interface. The certificates will be issued within timelines and the applicants can monitor the status of their applications. Persons of the community will be able to download their certificates and ID cards … Continue reading “National Portal for Transgender Persons”