Human Rights Wing



The Human Rights Wing of the Ministry of Human Rights is mandated to review human rights situation in country including implementation of laws, policies and measures. The Wing coordinates the activities of Ministries, Divisions and Provincial Governments in respect of human rights. It refers and recommends investigations and inquiries in respect of any incident of violation of human rights. It takes initiatives for harmonization of legislation, regulations and practices with the international human rights covenants and agreements to which Pakistan is a party and monitors their implementation. The Human Rights Wing addresses human rights violations with its Head Office at Islamabad and four Regional Offices at Lahore, Karachi, Peshawar and Quetta, in collaboration with the relevant stakeholders. The Human Rights Wing is headed by Director General at Islamabad and the Regional Offices at Provincial Capitals are headed by the Directors.