LHRLALawyers for Human Rights & Legal Aid (Pakistan)
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President of LHRLA, Zia Ahmed Awan, on the occasion, said that women and girls can easily report violence incidents and get protection from the Women Protection Unit (WPU) through the mobile app (Aurat App) and Web Portal.
She said Sindh government was in strategic cooperation with LHRLA on realizing women rights.
Furthermore, web portals of LHRLA and Madadgaar are also integrated with this system.
According to the paper, LHRLA's President Zia Awan said that the core reasons for women being at the disadvantage of getting abused and cursed due to the feudal and patriarchal mind-set of the society, increasing inflation and lack of education.
LHRLA President Zia Ahmed Awan said a holistic approach is needed to deal with the human rights problems in Pakistan, especially violence against women.
LHRLA has established Madadgaar National Helpline catering many cases till now; their efforts have been targeted towards putting an end to violence against women and also women and childtrafficking.
He said LHRLA has established MadadgaarNational Helpline to deal with such cases.
Secretary WDD Baqaullah Unar and President LHRLA Zia Ahmad Awan signed the MoU.
The LHRLA president also blamed law enforcement agencies for their "indifferent" attitude and the inordinate amount of time to swing into action once such incidents are reported to them.
LHRLA / Madadgaar National Helpline organized two day training workshop to build skills of National Helpline staffs (Karachi, Lahore, Peshawar & Quetta) on gender based violence focusing on early & forced marriages in Pakistan in collaboration with Canada Fund for Local Initiatives under the Department of Foreign Affairs Trade and Development, (DFATD) Canada.
A prominent lawyer and President Lawyers for Human Rights and Legal Aid (LHRLA) Zia Ahmad Awan said that all the arms licenses should be cancelled and all the illegal weapons should be recovered across the board.
KARACHI -- Increasing cases of murders of women and girls in Pakistan has fully exposed the gender vulnerability in Pakistan, as 432 women have been killed in the first six months of the current year, said President of Lawyers for Human Rights and Legal Aid (LHRLA) here Thursday.