Country Pakistan
Year 2012 - 2015
Type of Measure Justice > Training
Form of Violence Violence against women and girls

Brief Description

Gender Sensitization trainings of Judges in Punjab are a regular feature. From 2012 to 2015, 7 comprehensive trainings have been conducted for Judges, which were attended by 184 females and 238 males. The Punjab Bar Council has 8,393 registered female advocates which is 12 percent of the total, a significant increase over the years. Out of the 8,393 registered female advocates, 2,082 (24 percent) are licensed to appear before the High Court. Punjab Bar Council’s Legal Aid Society provides legal aid to marginalized men and women and has 774 registered Advocates, including 49 women.

Source of Information

Pakistan's submission for National Review for Implementation of the Beijing Platform for Action, Beijing+25, 2019, p.46