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#Pakistangangrape – 9-year-old kidnapped and gang-raped #Vaw

 06 January, 2013, 08:17, http://rt.com/news TAGS: Children, Crime, Pakistan, Violence An archive photo of a Pakistani girl. (Reuters / Fayaz Aziz) A nine-year-old Pakistani girl has been taken to the hospital in critical condition after being kidnapped and brutally gang-raped. The girl’s mother has… Continue Reading →

Pakistan’s human rights review: Internet censorship comes under scrutiny

By The Express Tribune Published: November 3, 2012 Netherlands asks Islamabad to remove restrictions on internet access. PHOTO: FILE KARACHI: As part of a review of Pakistan’s human rights standing, the Netherlands has recommended that Pakistan remove restrictions on internet access…. Continue Reading →

Pakistan-Nurses ‘poisoning’: Christians call for inquiry

  By Our Correspondent Published: August 1, 2012 PHOTO: EXPRESS/IRFAN ALI KARACHI: Christian leaders have called for an impartial inquiry into the alleged poisoning of nine nurses at a government-run hospital. Nine Christian trainee nurses at the Civil Hospital Karachi fell ill… Continue Reading →

In the name of honour: Book explores nature of honour crimes and domestic violence

KARACHI: The first step in fighting honour crimes is to accept their existence in the society and understand the nature of the crime. “We need to accept that such crimes exist and that they are more prevalent in certain cultures… Continue Reading →

Fearless women: Sherry Rehman, Shehrbano Taseer feature on world women list

THE EXPRESS TRIBUNE, Published: March 5, 2012 Pakistan Ambassador to the US, Sherry Rehman and daughter of slain Punjab governor Shehrbano Taseer, have featured on The Daily Beast (Newsweek) list of 150 fearless women. The list, which does not offer… Continue Reading →

Pakistan- Run for your life

By Pervez Hoodbhoy Published: March 4, 2012 Eighteen bloodied bodies, shot Gestapo-style, lay by the roadside. Men in army uniforms had stopped four buses bound from Rawalpindi to Gilgit, demanding that all 117 persons on board alight.Those with Shia sounding… Continue Reading →

From homemaker to labour leader

By Aroosa Shaukat Published: February 14, 2012 Party’s first female worker talks about throwing off her burqa, taking to streets. LAHORE: “Take off your burqa (veil) and accompany me in the hunger strike tomorrow.” Those were the words with which Shamim… Continue Reading →

Vigil-aunties – Bina Shah

Imagine this: you are a young Pakistani woman walking in a Karachi park with a young man. He could be your brother, cousin, university friend, fiance, or husband. You are wearing a full burqa, and your companion is walking beside… Continue Reading →

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