If you are also a victim of violence and dont know how to report domestic violence in Pakistan then you can find here short but ultimately helpful information. Ministry of Human Rights (MOHR) has launched recently a free helpline to report your violence incidents and get assistance by dialing “1099“. If you need help to arrive at your destination immediately, dial ‘55‘ to alert the authorities.
How To Report Domestic Violence
Highlighting the different forms of violence against women in Pakistan, the Agahi campaign with a series of short films, is building awareness about legal rights regarding rape, sexual harassment, nikahnama, registration of FIR, and inheritance.
Raise your voice against violence and abuse on our national 1099 toll free helpline. You can also download the app to file complaints on the google play store.
Every woman/girl has the right to live her life safely and free of violence. Help us end violence against women and girls with our national 1099 helpline app. Raise your voice and report any act of abuse or violence.
Minister Shireen Mazari spoke about the Governments commitment towards increasing awareness about women’s rights, strengthening the implementation of laws & overcoming legislative gaps to ensure the protection of the rights of women.
The government of Pakistan launched the helpline number and mobile application soon after it reaffirmed the resolve to empower women and end violence against them on the occasion of the International Day for the Elimination of Violence against Women on November 25, an event which marks 16 days of activism.
Elimination of Violence against Women
Steady progress has been made in the country through legislative, policy and institutional measures to promote and protect the rights of women and girls, in particular to address the issues of violence against women, domestic abuse, harassment and the protection of social and property rights.
Pakistan’s National Action Plan on Human Rights has ‘Protection of Women‘ as one of its key priority areas. Women Protection Centres and a 24-hour Helpline (1099) have been established to provide free legal advice, redressal and referral mechanism.
For several decades, India has employed rape, torture, degrading treatment and killings of Kashmiri women as instruments of its
state terrorism in the occupied territory. Since 1990s, dignity and lives of at least 11,000 women have been violated by Indian occupation forces. Hundreds of cases of violence remain unreported due to fear of reprisals.