Women Rights in Constitution of Pakistan

Female citizens’ rights as per Constitution 1973 of Pakistan:

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 Article 3

Elimination of all forms of exploitation

  Article 4

All individuals should be dealt in accordance with law

 Article 25

All citizens are equal before law and are entitled to equal protection of law. (2)  There shall be no discrimination on the basis of sex.

Articles 26

Non-discrimination in respect of access to public places: (1) In respect of access to places of public entertainment or resort, not intended for religious purposes only, there shall be no discrimination against any citizen on the ground only of race, religion, caste, sex, residence or place of birth.

Article 27 (1)

Safeguard against discrimination in services: No citizen otherwise qualified for appointment in the service of Pakistan shall be discriminated against in respect of any such appointment on the ground only of race, religion, caste, sex, residence or place of birth

Articles  37 (g)

Promotion of social justice and eradication of social evils (g): prevent prostitution, gambling and taking of injurious drugs, printing, publication, circulation and display of obscene literature and advertisements

Article 32

Promotion of local Government institutions: The State shall encourage local Government institutions composed of elected representatives of the areas concerned and in such institutions special representation will be given to peasants, workers and women.

Article 34

Full participation of women in national life: Steps shall be taken to ensure full participation of women in all spheres of national life.

Article 35

Protection of family etc.: The state shall protect the marriage, the family, the mother and the child.

Article 37 (e)

Make provision for securing just and humane conditions of work, ensuring that children and women are not employed in vocations unsuited to their age or sex, and for maternity benefits for women in employment

Articles 51 (1)

National Assembly: There shall be three hundred and thirty-six seats for members in the National Assembly, including seats reserved for women and non-Muslims.

Article 106 (1)

Constitution of Provincial Assemblies: Each Provincial Assembly shall consist of general seats and seats reserved for women and non-Muslims