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  • Research Article   
  • Intel Prop Rights 2017, Vol 5(1): 1
  • DOI: 10.4172/2375-4516.100084

My First Step - A Paradigm Shift to Ending Violence against FSWS (Female Sex Workers): A Pakistani Study

Benish Shabbir* and Hassan Siddique
Capital University of Science & Technology, Management and social sciences, Islamabad Expressway, Kahuta Road, Zone-V Islamabad, Islamabad, Islamabad Capital Territory 44000, Pakistan
*Corresponding Author : Benish Shabbir Student, Capital University of Science & Technology, Management And Social Sciences, Islamabad Expressway, Kahuta Road, Zone-V Islamabad, Islamabad, Islamabad Capital Territory 44000, Pakistan, Tel: +923419482511/+923348334939, Email: [email protected]

Received Date: Mar 01, 2017 / Accepted Date: Mar 18, 2017 / Published Date: Mar 25, 2017

Abstract

In this study we investigate and explore the violence against FSWS. There are a lot of laws and acts passed which protected the rights of women such as Convention on the Elimination of All Forms of Discrimination against Women (CEDAW) 1996, Prevention and Control of Human Trafficking Ordinance (2002), Prevention and Control of Human Trafficking Rules (2004) and Protection of Women (Criminal laws Amendment) Act (2006). All four of the documents mentioned above, have many gaps and lack of conceptual clarities. For instance, CEDAW is very general in nature and serves more as a guiding principle, interpreted solely by the discretion of the judges. This study is not only discussing the rights of FSWS but tell how to implement the laws and act on them so that they feel protected as a woman.

Keywords: Ending violence; Rights of women; Law; Policy

Citation: Shabbir B, Siddique H (2017) My First Step - A Paradigm Shift to Ending Violence against FSWS (Female Sex Workers): A Pakistani Study. Intel Prop Rights 5: 184. Doi: 10.4172/2375-4516.100084

Copyright: ©2017 Shabbir B, et al. This is an open-access article distributed under the terms of the Creative Commons Attribution License, which permits unrestricted use, distribution, and reproduction in any medium, provided the original author and source are credited.

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