First battle won, but a long way to go…battle 2 is on!

May 17th, 2011 by Valerie Khan Leave a reply »

The amendment on HURT in the Pakistani Penal Code has been passed in the national assembly and must now get passed through the upper chamber: one step ahead, a great achievement as now, acid throwing will be criminalised but, that is not enough. A more comprehensive law is needed to eradicate acid violence!

ASF and the civil society along with NCSW is now focusing on promoting Acid and Burn Crime Act 2011 and get it passed at provincial level.

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