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is assistant professor of law at LUMS (Lahore University of Management Sciences) and co-founder of the Pakistani Feminist Judgments Project.

All articles of Marva Khan

Pakistan’s elections

Tangible action needed in Pakistan

After disputed elections in Pakistan, a new coalition has taken office. It faces huge challenges, especially regarding the stabilisation of the economy and better disaster preparedness.


Elections in Pakistan at a crucial moment

The national elections in Pakistan, previously postponed multiple times, are now scheduled for February 2024. The prolonged delays have heightened political tensions in a country already grappling with uncertainty

Gender justice

Pakistan is slowly moving towards gender justice

Gender parity is now within reach in the prestigious Central Superior Services

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Promote digital learning in Pakistan

Pakistan should invest more in both education and digitisation to promote literacy and close obvious gender gaps

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Religious totalitarianism

Iran’s protests resonate around the world

Women everywhere must be free to go where they like and dress as they please

Personal experiences

Covid-19 impacts worldwide

D+C/E+Z contributors from very different countries share their personal experiences on the Corona pandemic

Informal sector

Undocumented job is best opportunity many Pakistanis get

In Pakistan, the informal sector accounts for 75 % to the workforce and one third of GDP

Rule of law

Pakistan’s new prime minister faces huge challenges

With swift and decisive action, Pakistan’s Supreme Court has ended a constitutional crisis

Gender relations

A brief history of rape law in Pakistan

Why Victorian norms still permeate South Asian laws

Rule of law

Improving rape victims’ access to the courts

Pakistan ends shameful practice of virginity testing in prosecution of sexualised violence

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