The Senate unanimously passed the Representation of the People (Amendment) Bill, 2016, introduced by Vice President PPPP, Senator Sherry Rehman. The Bill ensures that barring women from exercising their right to vote is now a criminal offence.
These bogus bomb detectors are being used at high-risk facilities like airports and hospitals, says Sherry.
Sherry Rehman writes on the murder of Qandeel Baloch, so-called honour killings in Pakistan, and the forgiveness clause.
Motion on Kashmir Adjournment Motion under the Rule of 85 Rules of the Procedure and Conduct of Business in the Senate The recent murder of Burhan Wani and 30 others amid protests in Indian-held Kashmir have once again brought to public view the Kashmiri peoples’ plight under a state that continues to use force to suppress
Motion on Growing Uncertainty Emanating out of Govt’s FP Circles Adjournment Motion under the Rule of 85 Rules of the Procedure and Conduct of Business in the Senate The killing in Afghanistan of the alleged mastermind of the APS Peshawar attack is an important marker in Pakistan’s ongoing fight against militancy and bears telling for
Senator Sherry Rehman’s bill which asks that repolling be conducted in any constituency where less that 10 per cent women have voted.
Sherry submits bill in Senate that mandates repolling in constituencies where less than 10 per cent women have voted.
The edifice of exclusion, of restricted rights, is so difficult to take down because it takes its power from state-defined unitary codes.
Every citizen shall have the right to have access to information in all matters of public importance subject to regulation
Sherry Rehman initiated legislation for The Protection Against Harassment of Women at the Workplace Act.