Honor Killing in Pakistan

Pakistani police are looking for a man suspected of killing his two sisters in an act of honor killing. It is suspected that the killings were motivated by suspicions that his sisters were having affairs. The case comes just after a Pakistani film won an Oscar documenting the problem of honor killings in the country.

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Grade: C

Number of Women and Girls At Risk: 25,000

Status: Existing Legislation Needs Strengthening

Improve by adding: Prosecuting parents/guardian, felony offense