Human Rights Violations in Pakistan

Posted by on Oct 13, 2012 in Education, Equal Opportunity, Freedom of Expression, Freedom of Marriage, Right to Life, Sexual Discrimination, Women Rights |

Human Rights violations are taking place all over the country and even though the government is taking measures to fix this problem, it still persists in society. The courts are continuing to suffer due to the lack of funds, and are getting outside intervention and case backlogs that are leading to long trial delays. The country is suffering due to the amount of crimes and no protection of rights for the individual citizens.

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Long live Malala Yousafzai

Posted by on Oct 9, 2012 in Education, Right to Life, Women Rights |

Today the opressors, cowards and terrorists have shot a 14 year old brave girl, Malala Yousafzai (nominee for International Children Peace Award) who stood up to them. In 2007 and 2008 when the terrorists took over the Swat valley no one could dare stand upĀ  to them, as it would have been fatal for anyone, but she did not give in to the thugs and wrote openly for the BBC Urdu. All she wanted was to create awareness for female education and better rights for women.

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Honor Killing Plague in Pakistan

Posted by on Oct 9, 2012 in Freedom of Marriage, Honour Killing, Right to Life, Sexual Discrimination, Women Rights |

Honor killings are also referred to as violence against a specific gender. In an honor killing a family member kills a member of their family or their group because they believe that they person has brought about dishonor to the family or even the community. They think that if they kill the female then they will be able to restore honor to the family and get their reputation back.

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Pakistani women – victims of Honour Killings

Posted by on Oct 8, 2012 in Freedom of Expression, Freedom of Marriage, Honour Killing |

Around one thousand Pakistani women and girls were murdered last year due to honour killings. Many of these women were subjected to coercive force and were killed in order to resolve family matters. Hundred of girls were killed by their husbands, fathers, and even their brothers. Many of these cases were covered up by the family members and those officers that did not want to spread the crime further and deal with the case.

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