LAHORE: Governor Punjab Malik Rafique Rajwana on Monday signed the Women protection Bill. The bill approved by the Punjab assembly. Punjab Assembly Ka Tahafuz-e-Khawateen Bill – by Prof. Riffat Mazhar – 28th February Posted By: Prof. Riffat Mazhar on February Huqooq e niswan act by mufti muneeb ur rehman. Women right and women protection bill in pakistan. Kati Kokab. Women right and women.

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Although in this injunction there is also mention of the woman who commits adultery but in the same surah Noor those woman are raped have been exempted from any punishment. From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia. R Mirza Aslam Beg Gen.

But the bill under discussion has revoked this authority of the court. Pakistan’s largest province, Punjab bil another women’s bill which instituted further reforms this is pending before the courts on grounds of unconstitutionality.

Other Web site s to visit: One significant change in the bill under review is that article 20 clause 5 of the Hudood ordinance has been cancelled. On the other hand, the bill has been fiercely criticised by Islamist groups in Pakistan, [16] and religious parties boycotted the parliamentary vote on the bill on the basis that it was inaugurating an era of “free sex. We raised this issue in the Ulema Committee and had finally agreed that it will be replaced by the following clause: Moreover, proving it has been made nearly impossible.

The Bill remains controversial amongst many liberals and moderates in Pakistan who argue it does not go far enough as stoning to death is still theoretically on a punishment, though not implemented by the courts, the liberals argue it should be removed entirely. Besides, one could make further laws stating the punishment for one who wrongly arrests a rape-victim.


Hussain Ahmed Paracha Dr. Worse, in actual practice, the niswaan majority of accused women were found haaooq by the trial court only to be acquitted on appeal to the Federal Shariat Court. The Messenger of Allah sallallahu alaihi wa sallam did, in this case has not niswzn between Zina bil Jabr rape and Zina bir-Radha adultery with mutual consent.

A nation where majority of people are uneducated, illiterate with no knowledge of responsibilities and no training of social etiquette, such laws are disaster.

And if suppose a case of lewdness is registered afresh then even if we ignore everything else, it will not be possible to do so for it is mandatory to bring two hiswan along to the court for registering the complaint. First of all, according to the Islamic injunctions, lewdness and Zina are crimes not just against an individual, but against the whole society and the state.

This is what an unbiased non-Muslim scholar who has got no sympathies toward the Hudood Ordinance observed with regard to such women who had actually consented to committing Zina, and then due to the haqooq from side of their families, tried to declare their deed as Zina bil Jabr. Allama Muhammad Iqbal Dr. Let us first test the correctness of this claim: If you enjoyed this article, subscribe to receive more just like it, and don’t forget to like us on Facebook.

Governor Punjab signs Women Protection Bill

Ahmad Shuja Pasha Lt. The reason for this is an extremely unjust propaganda which certain circles are haaqooq spreading ever since the Hudood ordinance has been implemented. Abdul Malik Baloch Senator Dr. At a time when zina bil raza adultery was not a crime, the rape criminals used to adopt this line that what they did was with the free will of the woman. The bill further highlights that firearms niewan ammunition found in possession of those convicted of violence against women will also be confiscated.


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They also made a rape victim liable to prosecution for adultery if she cannot produce four male witnesses to the assault. If anyone says that she was punished because of Qazaf false accusation of rape then Qazaf Ordinance, Clause no. Shahid Hasan Siddiqui Dr.

According to one statement of the Noble Prophet sallallahu alaihi wa sallam, if a person has been awarded Hadd as a result of his offence, then no one has got the right to reduce or forgive the sentence.

Besides that, the discretionary punishment prescribed by the Hudood ordinance in case four witnesses could not be procured has been altered as follows: Leave a Reply Click here to cancel reply. As a result such a person will go scot-free and no court of law will be able to take any new action against him.

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But as per the bill under consideration, clause no. But since usually there is lack of sufficient evidence to proof that the woman is lying, even such cases are rare. Gen R Asad Durrani Lt. If you have any questions please contact us. In a situation when strong evidence is available to prove the crime the court dealing with the rape case cannot award haqoooq punishment.

The Bill removes the right of police to detain people suspected of having sex outside of marriage, instead requiring a formal accusation in court. In this long tenure, not once did I come across a case in which a rape victim was awarded punishment because she was unable to present four witnesses. Maria Zulfiqar Khan Dr.

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