Women laws and law firms in Pakistan:
According to the law firms in Pakistan the family planning is un-Islamic is quite contrary to the actual position comprehensive study (schedule to this report) has discussed the Islamic viewpoint on family planning thoroughly it concludes that family planning is permissible on the authority of the Holy Quran itself, from various traditions and opinions of various Islamic jurists and scholars. Several law firms in Pakistan hold that family planning is not only permissible but desirable. The reasons cited for it include avoidance of labor pains, an excessive number of woman's fear that her beauty may get affected. The night of deciding to control fertility rests with each of the spouses. Where termination of pregnancy or abortion is concerned, a substantial body of jurists has held that a woman is free to have an abortion until 120 days of her pregnancy, even without the consent of the husband. Recommendations of law firms in Pakistan:
- The educational and health needs of women should be given top priority.
- All governmental schemes programs must be geared towards removing all gender-disparities in education facilities; all existing schemes or programs should be immediately converted into programs for girls; ill parity is achieved incentives of food, scholarships, etc. should be introduced for lower-income families. Mechanisms should be developed for enforcing compulsory primary education and law firms in Pakistan should participate in it.
- The financial allocations for education should be enhanced to 4% from the existing.
- At least 50 ó of the entire education and training budget at all levels should be for girls and women.
- Provision should be made for opportunities for women in new technologies
- Allocations to the health and population sectors sector should be gradually
- An outreach of all health, nutrition, hygiene and sanitation programs should be training based on market needs increased to 6 % of GDP, in keeping with the WHO philosophy extended with a particular focus on rural women, urban slums, squatter settlements and women with disabilities. Regulations should be amended to ensuring women the right to avail of tubal ligation without the husband's permission and law firms in Pakistan should be consulted.
- Women's right to obtain an abortion by her choice within the first 120 days.
- Pregnancy is unambiguously declared an absolute legal right.
- Women's right to obtain an abortion beyond the 120 days be made permissible only in the event of pregnancy due to rape, in the case of seriously disabled girls and women, in case of danger to the woman's life or serious threat to her health, and in the case of any exposure to disease or other hazards which may result in abnormality of the child.
- Serious attention should be given towards providing reproductive and maternal health care facilities, according to several recommendations made earlier, along with sufficient financial allocations.
- Family planning programs should be to target men both as user’s ad forwardness-raising. Information on any disseminated highlighting the fact that a vasectomy for a male is a far less serious operation than tubal ligation forewoman.
- Media should play a more constructive role in raising awareness about women's reproductive health issues.
- Tax or other incentives for families with three or fewer children should be considered. While it is difficult to go into exhaustive details about the provision of basic facilities, it is necessary to highlight some which are necessary for view of the increasing number of women entering the labor market and assuming more responsibilities in the public sphere.
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