Rules & Regulations
Women’s right to work and access to public offices are priorities areas under the Khyber Pakhtunkhwa Protection against Harassment of Women at the Workplace(Amendment) Act, 2018. The Ombudsperson Office operationalized since February 1st, 2019, and working as quaisi judicial. Under the Khyber Pakhtunkhwa Enforcement of Women’s Property Rights Act, 2019, the Ombudsperson office has also been given additional jurisdiction to ensure women’s property rights. The Ombudsperson Secretariat is ensuring safe working places for women and protecting women’s right to ownership as guaranteed in the Constitution of Pakistan. The Ombudsperson Secretariat established strong linkages with the government and non-government institutions to provide effective service delivery in the area of gender equality and access to justice. The Provincial Harassment Watch Committee and Coordination & Referal Mechanism of Human Rights Institutions are ensuring rule of law and gender justice.
This Section has Harassment Acts & Laws