Famiya Masood

  • Applying Dr. Amartya Sen’s arguments in Development as Freedom, it would not be wrong to say that intellectual property rights act as a useful tool for ensuring development and innovation in a country. Consequently, they serve as a benchmark for measuring freedom the citizens of a country ...

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  • One ought to appreciate the success of the Feminist Movement that has carved a path for creating laws that are women inclusive. However, a crime that should but is not reflective of the parity between genders is Section 375 of Pakistan Penal Code, 1860 which criminalises the offence of rape. The ...

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  • The criminal justice system is constantly being revamped on a need basis. Some areas have improved more than others based on the collective efforts of the dedicated lot in the legal fraternity. However, the areas that have been neglected in the upgradation process are pulling down the entire ...

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  • Article 25-A of the Constitution, that guarantees the right to free and compulsory education to children between the ages of five to sixteen years old, was inserted in the Constitution by the 18th Amendment. At the time of its passage in 2010, the move was lauded as a step in the right direction. ...

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  • The United Nations Security Council (UNSC) Resolution 1373 was adopted unanimously on 28 September 2001, as a counter-terrorism measure passed following the 11 September 2001 terrorist attacks in the United States. This one incident completely altered the trajectory of the international law. The ...

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