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History of Women’s Rights Movement and Pro-Women Legislation in Different Ruling Regimes of Pakistan

Raazia Hassan Naqvi, Muhammad Ibrar, Christine A. Walsh, Ali Imran

Abstract
This paper outlines the history relevant to the recognition of violence
against women (VAW) in Pakistan. It details timelines, important
milestones, and organizations involved in the women’s rights movement in
Pakistan. In this paper the major ruling regimes that impacted the women’s
rights movement before and after Pakistan Independence in 1947 are
outlined.

Keywords: Women’s right movement, different ruling regime of Pakistan,
pro-women legislation.