” To set a trap for a handful of promiscuous individuals, the Zina law has laid a minefield for women in difficult circumstances. “


” There used to be very few women in prisons, but this changed with the introduction of the hudood laws. “


” The Musharraf government has declared martial law to settle scores with lawyers and judges. Hundreds of innocent Pakistanis have been rounded up. Human rights activists, including women and senior citizens, have been beaten by police. Judges have been arrested and lawyers battered in their offices and the streets. “


” As a lawyer, many a time I took up difficult and sensitive cases dealing with minorities’ and women’s rights. Yes, I constantly receive threats, and to be very honest, at times it is very scary. But I have to continue my work. “



All 4 Asma Jahangir Quotes about Women in picture


To set a trap for a handful of promiscuous individuals, the Zina law has laid a minefield for women in difficult circumstances.
There used to be very few women in prisons, but this changed with the introduction of the hudood laws.


The Musharraf government has declared martial law to settle scores with lawyers and judges. Hundreds of innocent Pakistanis have been rounded up. Human rights activists, including women and senior citizens, have been beaten by police. Judges have been arrested and lawyers battered in their offices and the streets.
As a lawyer, many a time I took up difficult and sensitive cases dealing with minorities
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