Pakistan’s tribal women face remarkable injustice and ‘honor’ violence

Pakistan’s tribal women face remarkable injustice. Families or tribes then often take justice in their own hands, presiding over “jirgas” or “panchayats” — gatherings of elders that hand down punishments that include rape, killing or barter of women for crimes that include falling in love with a man deemed inappropriate or besmirching family honor.

Via:[http://www.reuters.com/article/2011/08/12/us-pakistan-women-idUSTRE77B63I20110812]

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