Posted by | October 14, 2020
Episode 16: Public hangings and chemical castration for rapists: Why is the response to the gang rape hysterical, insincere and self-laudatory?

Participants: Dr. Asha Bedar - Clinical psychologist whose work focuses on issues of gender and violence against women and children Sarah Zaman - Feminist activist and researcher, who focuses on...

Continue Reading
Posted by | October 14, 2020
Episode 15: RAPE – Reactions, socio-cultural attitudes, psychological impact, laws and procedures

Participants: Dr. Asha Bedar - clinical psychologist whose work focuses on issues of gender and violence against women and children Sarah Zaman - feminist activist and researcher, who focuses on...

Continue Reading
Posted by | October 14, 2020
Episode 14: Legislate, Criminalise, Regulate

Participants: Reema Omer is a legal advisor with the International Commission of Jurists Sara Malkani is an advocate of the High Court Summary: Narratives in favour of enacting legislation, criminalising...

Continue Reading
Posted by | October 13, 2020
Episode 13: Online Harassment and Attacks on women in media

Participants: Mehmal Sarfraz - Journalist and Co-Founder, The Current Ramsha Jahangir - Award-Winning Journalist, covers Technology and Human Rights Tanzeela Mazhar - Journalist/TV anchor and Co-Founder, Women in Media Alliance...

Continue Reading
Posted by | October 13, 2020
Episode 12: weaponisation of “fake news”

Participants: Dr. Courtney Radsh -  Advocacy Director, Committee to Protect Journalists (CPJ) Jason Pielemeier - Policy Director, Global Network Initiative (GNI) Summary: We discuss the weaponisation of "fake news" by...

Continue Reading
Posted by | October 13, 2020
Episode 11: Balancing Rights

Participants:  Sara Malkani - Advocate of the High Court Asad Jamal - Lahore-based lawyer   Summary: The discussion revolves around the Punjab Tahaffuz-e-Bunyaad-e-Islam Act 2020, freedom of speech and due...

Continue Reading
Posted by | October 13, 2020
Episode 10: Banning Tech

Participants: Anum Malkani - Director Policy Advisory at CERP Wahaj us Siraj - Co-founder & CEO, Nayatel Nasir Ayyaz - Lawyer, specialises in Information Technology and Law Summary Bigo and...

Continue Reading
Posted by | October 13, 2020
Episode 9: policy brief on Pakistan’s Internet Censorship Regime

Bolo Bhi Team discusses our Policy Brief on Pakistan's Online Censorship Regime, in light of the PUBG ban, BIGO live app ban, and threats to ban TikTok and YouTube in...

Continue Reading
Posted by | October 13, 2020
Episode 8: Anti-harassment policies for education institutes in Pakistan

Participant: Hiba Thobani - a lawyer and law teacher. Her practice as a litigator and human rights advocate includes the provision of pro bono legal services and representation of complainants...

Continue Reading
Posted by | October 13, 2020
Episode 7: Child Sexual Abuse and Violence Against Women: Where is the State?

Participants:  Maham Ali, a communications specialist who, in a private capacity provides support to women and children affected by violence and abuse Barrister Zahrah Sehr Vayani, Advocate High Court, Attorney-At-Law...

Continue Reading