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Man kills wife, daughters in Bahawalnagar (Pakistan)

August 6, 2012

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Source Released on – Monday,06 August , 2012 -09:32 Staff Report BAHAWALNAGAR: A man killed his wife and two daughters in collusion with his sons in the city, SAMAA reports Monday. An accused Haneef in cohort with his two sons Rehmat and Hakim killed, with axes and knives, his wife and two daughters on honor […]

Ending anti-women practices (Pakistan)

July 31, 2012

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Source President Asif Ali Zardari put his signature on Friday to “One Million Signatures” campaign to end violence against women, sending out the message that abuses and discriminatory practices against women must stop. As he pointed out, discrimination against women is deeply rooted in all spheres of society: social, political, economic and legal. Contrary to […]

Husband kills wife, mother-in-law (Pakistan)

July 31, 2012

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Source: The News THATTA: A man shot his wife and mother-in-law dead in Mirpurbathoro town on Monday. Asif Khaskheli shot dead his wife Moomal and mother-in law Rashida after an altercation when Asif went to pick up his wife from her mother’s house. Asif took out a pistol and shot dead his wife and mother-in-law. […]

Deadly virus of violence against women (Pakistan)

July 30, 2012

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Source: Pakistan Observer THERE is no denying the fact that despite policy interventions by the Government in different spheres of life and change in the societal behaviour due to increasing awareness, deadly virus of violence against women is still there and needs to be eliminated through more focused and concerted actions. One of the surest […]

Man kills wife in Mingora (Pakistan)

July 29, 2012

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Source: The News MINGORA: A man killed his wife on a minor domestic dispute in Ghat area of Tehsil Matta, the police said on Saturday. They said Khaliq Shah got enraged over a petty domestic issue on his wife Bakht Qaima and killed her by spraying a volley of bullets on her. She died on […]

Sexual assault: Four men remanded to police for three days (Pakistan)

July 28, 2012

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Source “The woman was sexually assaulted for three days before the suspects abandoned her in a field near her home,” FIR. PHOTO: FILE FAISALABAD: Four people arrested in a sexual assault case were on Friday remanded into Thikriwala police’s custody for three days. Two of them were arrested on Friday and the others after the registration […]

Zardari for appointing women as top judges (Pakistan)

July 28, 2012

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Source: The Nation ISLAMABAD  – Reaffirming his resolve to eliminate discriminatory practices and abuses against women in Pakistan, President Asif Ali Zardari on Friday enumerated the government’s initiatives for women empowerment in the country. He also told the audience that a proposal was under consideration to give more representation to women in the top judiciary. […]