• Founded by Asma Jahangir in 1980

    AGHS is the first and leading law firm in Pakistan
    providing free legal representation to the vulnerable

    Tributes to South Asia’s Human Rights Champion
  • There was a time when human rights
    was not even an issue in this country

    women’s rights were thought of as a western concept.
    Now people do talk about rights – political parties talk about it,
    even religious parties talk about it
    – Asma Jahangir –

    Research and Publications
  • AGHS has advised on 17 key pieces of legislation

    and acted in 62 landmark cases that have changed the law

    Our Landmark Cases
62

Landmark judgments that have changed the law

17

We advised on 17 key pieces of legislation advancing human rights

3000

Paralegals trained in community centres

583

Cases for women filed in the family, other civil and sessions court in 2017

113

Cases filed in the Superior Courts in 2017

134

Bail applications in 2017 for juveniles and women

OUR LEGAL RESEARCH and PUBLICATIONS

Sexual Offences

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