|Category||Civil and Political Rights, Human Rights, Women’s Rights|
|Date of Judgment||16-01-2019|
|Link / Attachment||http://hrcp-web.org/hrcpweb/wp-content/uploads/2019/01/judgement.pdf|
The National Commission on the Status of Women (NCSW) moved a petition seeking a declaration from the Supreme Court on the legality of jirgas/panchayats prevalent in the country, thereby challenging their operation as adjudicating bodies awarding judgements, executing punishments and deciding family, civil, criminal and other disputes.
1. SC holds jirgas in violative of Pakistan’s World Commitments, https://www.dawn.com/news/1458038
2. SC declares Fata interim regulation unconstitutional, https://nation.com.pk/17-Jan-2019/sc-declares-fata-interim-regulation-unconstitutional
3. SC grants 6 months to KP govt for counrts in FATA, https://lawtoday.com.pk/2019/01/16/sc-grants-6-months-to-kp-govt-for-courts-in-fata/
Women, Violence and Jirgas, Review study for the National Commission on Status of Women, http://af.org.pk/gep/images/publications/Research%20Studies%20(Gender%20Based%20Violence)/NB%20NCSW%20JIRGAS.pdf