December 29, 2021

Pakistani Men Force Minority Girls Into Marriage & Push Them Into Prostitution: Report – RepublicWorld

In a major embarrassment for the Imran Khan-led government, a UK parliamentary panel report has exposed the condition of Pakistani women from […]
November 25, 2021

In Pakistan, minority girls and women are being forced into marriages and religious conversions – Aleteia

Girls and women from religious minorities continue to be victims of forced conversion and marriage in Pakistan, with […]
May 5, 2016

Brutal Honor Killing in Pakistan

15 members of a Pakistani community were arrested this week for their role in the honor killing of […]
March 2, 2016

Honor Killing in Pakistan

Pakistani police are looking for a man suspected of killing his two sisters in an act of honor […]
February 23, 2016

“A Girl in River” and Changes in Pakistan

Sharmeen Obaid-Chinoy addresses the problem of honor killings in her Oscar-nominated documentary short, “A Girl in the River: […]
January 30, 2016

Documentary “A Girl in the River”

New York Times columnist Nicholas Kristof sheds light on the Oscar-winning documentary “A Girl in the River: The Price […]
January 27, 2016

Child Marriages in Pakistan

In the Pakistani district of Thar, child brides are very common. Girls are often married at 9 and […]
November 20, 2015

Pakistan Pledges to Adopt UN Convention

Pakistani Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif has pledged to adopt the United Nations Convention on the Rights of the […]
September 28, 2015

Honor Killing in Germany For Shoplifting Condoms

There was recently a case of honor killing in Germany when Asadullah Khan strangled his daughter his daughter Lareeb after […]
September 22, 2015

Additional Protections Against Forced Marriage Needed in the UK

Sajida Khan left a forced marriage years ago with her children and obtained forced marriage protection orders (FMPOs) […]
May 7, 2015

Sentencing of NYC Man Who Orchestrated Two Honor Killings in Pakistan

A cab driver in New York was sentenced this month for his role in the honor killings of […]
January 9, 2014

The BBC devotes attention to “honor” violence in Kohistan, Pakistan.

The BBC devotes attention to “honor” violence in Kohistan, Pakistan. Police in Kohistan are trying to be more active […]
November 19, 2013

Tens of millions of Pakistani children will struggle to lay their hands on the book written by Malala Yousafzai, after the organisation representing Pakistan’s private schools decided to ban it.

Tens of millions of Pakistani children will struggle to lay their hands on the book written by Malala […]
November 10, 2013

In the United Kingdom, a Judge heard the case of a 14-year-old girl who was forced to marry a man ten years older than her in “harrowing” circumstances.

In the United Kingdom, a Judge heard the case of a 14-year-old girl who was forced to marry […]
October 2, 2013

Relatives have shot dead three women in a lawless tribal area of northwest Pakistan in acts of “honor” killings after one of them left her husband, officials said Monday.

Relatives have shot dead three women in a lawless tribal area of northwest Pakistan in acts of “honor” […]
October 2, 2013

Prosecutors said a New York man has been charged with conspiring to kill two family members in a dispute over the arranged marriage of his daughter in Pakistan.

Prosecutors said a New York man has been charged with conspiring to kill two family members in a […]
September 25, 2013

In poor, remote parts of rural Pakistan, some families still follow the tribal tradition of marrying off their daughters to men decades older, usually to end a feud, in defiance of measures to outlaw the age-old practice.

In poor, remote parts of rural Pakistan, some families still follow the tribal tradition of marrying off their daughters to […]
July 16, 2013

The Eurasia Review devotes attention to the dangers facing women in Pakistan, where women are often unseen, unheard–and targeted for violence.

The Eurasia Review devotes attention to the dangers facing women in Pakistan, where women are often unseen, unheard–and […]
July 16, 2013

Two teenage girls have been shot dead in an apparent “honor” killing in Pakistan after a video was circulated showing them dancing in the rain, the Sydney Morning Herald reports.

Two teenage girls have been shot dead in an apparent “honor” killing in Pakistan after a video was […]
June 6, 2013

Our latest blog post focuses on the story of Amina Ajmal, an American citizen who was forced into a marriage in Pakistan.

Our latest blog post focuses on the story of Amina Ajmal, an American citizen who was forced into […]