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Rights Watch | 29 September 2022

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A woman’s beheaded body was found in Lahore LAHORE: A beheaded body of a woman was found in Shahdara Town in Lahore on Wednesday. The unidentified...

Rights Watch | 24 September 2022

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An 18-year-old girl was burned to death by her parents in the Jhelum district. Police arrested the parents of Rugalya Bibi after they gave contradicting statements about the girl's death. Neighbors later informed authorities that it was a case of honor killing.
Rights Watch | 26th August 2022

Rights Watch | 26th August 2022

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A resident of Muslim Town in Rawalpindi informed police that she had been gang-raped at gunpoint by three men after a suitor lured her on the promise of marriage. In the second incident, a widowed mother of three was gang-raped by four men in Daska, Sialokot.

Rights Watch | 25th August 2022

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On Wednesday, a resident of Sheen Bagh in Attock allegedly raped his teen daughter when his wife and other children were not at home. A medical examination of the girl confirmed sexual assault. For more stories, keep reading.

Haripur brothers shoot dead sister, cousin over ‘honour’

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In another gruesome honour killing in Khyber Pakhtunkhwa, two brothers have shot dead their sister and maternal cousin over suspicion of illicit relations in Haripur.

Rights Watch | 20th August 2022

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The wife of suspect Sheikh Danish Ali, initially identified as a maid in the FIR, has sought bail for the viral sexual assault, kidnapping and torture case of a BDS student.

Rights Watch | 19th August 2022

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The wife of suspect Sheikh Danish Ali, initially identified as a maid in the FIR, has sought bail for the viral sexual assault, kidnapping and torture case of a BDS student.
Rights Watch | 18th August 2022

Rights Watch | 18th August 2022

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The Lahore High Court on Wednesday assisted a mother in recovering her minor son from the illegal custody of her husband, who is employed as a domestic worker at the residence of Khawar Manika.
Political will to curb gender-based crimes lacking

“Political will to curb gender-based crimes lacking”

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In a roundtable discussion organized by the YGA, stakeholders presented remedies to existing lacunae in the criminal justice system, and urged authorities to take an active approach to ending gender-based crimes.

Mother says daughter strangled to death by in-laws

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The mother of a 25-year-old Christian woman, who died in mysterious circumstances in Lahore on July 11, has alleged that her daughter was strangled to death by her husband and his parents.