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Asia Bibi, a Christian woman who spent eight years on death row in Pakistan for blasphemy before she was freed last year, has flown to Canada where she has reunited with her family, her lawyer has said. She has reunited with her family. Justice has been dispensed. They would not use same identities which they have had back in Pakistan. The Canadian government declined to comment on the circumstances under which the family would be living in the country.
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The Constitution of Pakistan provides for fundamental rights, which include freedom of speech , freedom of thought , freedom of information , freedom of religion , freedom of association , freedom of the press , freedom of assembly and the conditional right to bear arms. The Clauses also provide for an independent Supreme Court , separation of executive and judiciary, an independent judiciary , independent Human Rights commission and freedom of movement within the country and abroad. However these clauses are not respected in practice. Khawaja Nazimuddin, the 2nd Prime Minister of Pakistan , stated: "I do not agree that religion is a private affair of the individual nor do I agree that in an Islamic state every citizen has identical rights, no matter what his caste, creed or faith be". In response to rising sectarian and religious violence, the Pakistani government has unveiled several high-profile efforts to reduce tension and support religious pluralism, giving new authority to the National Commission for Minorities and creating a Minister for Minority Affairs post.
Even rape victims have not been allowed to use DNA evidence to prove their cases. All Pakistan Ulema Council recently issued fatwas denouncing " honour killings ". Even with these improvements, rampant domestic abuse and a high rate of child marriages and forced marriages still remain. Pakistan has a dual system of civil and sharia law. The Constitution of Pakistan recognizes equality between men and women Art. Major General Shahida Malik , attaining the highest military post for a woman. Historically, Muslim reformers such as Syed Ahmad Khan tried to bring education to women, limit polygamy , and empower women in other ways through education.