Justice Saqib Nisar, during a speech delivered in Karachi on January 13, quoted Mr Churchill as saying that "a good speech should be like a woman's skirt; long enough to cover the subject and short enough to create interest".
"Reliance on this quote reveals deep-rooted sexism and double standards women are held to which discourage women from joining the legal profession due to hostile mindset towards them," a Karachi-based rights group, Women's Action Forum (WAF), said in a letter to Mr Nisar.
It said that women face harassment at different levels including the legal system.
The group demanded that the chief justice should publicly apologise to the women of Pakistan.
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