The Special of Pakistan Journal of Criminology on Violence against Women and Women Rights (Vol.2, No.2, April, 2010) was launched at Peshawar on 29 June, 2010. Mrs. Asam Alamgir, MNA and Special Advisor to the Prime Minister of Pakistan was the Chief Guest. The Journal includes articles from local and foreign experts on the various legislations and data-gaps on women rights. The Addl. IGP (Investigation) Mr. Akber Khan Hoti (PSP), veteran Journalist Mr. Sharif Farooq, Prof. Dr. Sarah Safdar, University of Peshawar, Mr. Asghar Mehmood, Country Director Save the Children Sweden and Mr. Farmanullah Anjun, Director Higher Education Commission of Pakistan KPK, spoke on the importance, role and contribution of Pakistan Journal of Criminology. The Chief Guest Mrs. Asma Alamgir gave a detailed account of the present Government’s initiatives for women rights.