February 28, 2013

The New York Times reports on a Brooklyn woman’s forced marriage in Pakistan and the aftermath.

A Brooklyn woman was forced to marry a Pakistani man after being held captive by her relatives in […]
January 23, 2013

Pakistani-born human rights campaigner Sabatina James explains the dire situation for those in Pakistan who do not accept Islam as their religion.

Pakistani-born human rights campaigner Sabatina James explains the dire situation for those in Pakistan who do not accept […]
December 7, 2012

Acid throwing remains a common way of revenge in Pakistan.

Honor killings and acid throwing remain a common way of revenge in Pakistan. “Acid throwing is an urban […]
November 5, 2012

A 15-year-old girl was killed in an “honor” killing in Pakistan for looking at a boy.

A 15-year-old girl in Pakistan was killed by her own parents with acid in an “honor” killing for […]
October 19, 2012

Malala Yousafzai’s courage in the face of Taliban violence inspires us to act.

Malala Yousafzai’s courage in the face of Taliban violence inspires us to act. Read more here.
October 10, 2012

Malala Yousafzai, a 14-year-old Pakistani activist who won international acclaim for her work promoting peace, and two other young girls were shot and seriously injured by the Taliban on Tuesday, police and hospital officials said.

Malala Yousafzai, a 14-year-old Pakistani activist who won international acclaim for her work promoting peace, and two other […]
October 9, 2012

In Pakistan, some women risk all to marry the person they choose.

In Pakistan, some women risk all to marry the person they choose. Link: http://www.nytimes.com/2012/09/09/world/asia/some-pakistani-women-risk-all-to-marry-for-love.html?_r=2&pagewanted=1&
October 9, 2012

Pakistan’s Generation Y battles to shape the country’s future.

Pakistan’s Generation Y battles to shape the country’s future. Link: http://worldnews.nbcnews.com/_news/2012/09/10/13682714-new-radicals-pakistans-generation-y-battles-to-shape-countrys-future?lite
September 5, 2012

A girl accused of blasphemy in Pakistan may have been framed by Muslim cleric.

A girl accused of blasphemy in Pakistan may have been framed by Muslim cleric. Under Pakistani law, anyone […]
August 14, 2012

Women and human rights groups are demanding tougher action by Palestinian authorities after the so-called honor killings of four women by family members.

Women and human rights groups are demanding tougher action by Palestinian authorities after the so-called honor killings of […]
August 14, 2012

An “honor” killing in a courtroom in session has shocked Pakistan.

So-called honour killings by families who believe their daughters have disgraced them are increasingly common in Pakistan. But […]
August 3, 2012

A Pakistani couple murdered their “Westernised” daughter because they were more concerned about shame in their community than about their children, a British judge said in his verdict.

A Pakistani couple murdered their “Westernised” daughter because they were more concerned about shame in their community than […]
June 4, 2012

Pakistani British girl may have been killed by parents ‘for dating boys’

A Muslim teenager was murdered by her parents because she refused to let them “crush her will” and […]
June 4, 2012

A Pakistani woman has been given a new nose more than 32 years after she was attacked by her razor-wielding husband.

A Pakistani woman has been given a new nose more than 32 years after she was attacked by […]
April 9, 2012

In Pakistan, the suicide of a girl scarred for life by a vengeful man’s “acid attack” has brought new focus to “acid attacks”.

In Pakistan, the suicide of a girl scarred for life by a vengeful man’s acid attack has brought […]
April 3, 2012

Saving Face, a new documentary, chronicles the lives of acid-attack survivors Zakia and Rukhsana in Pakistan as they attempt to bring their assailants to justice and move on with their lives.

Saving Face, a new documentary, chronicles the lives of acid-attack survivors Zakia and Rukhsana as they attempt to […]
April 3, 2012

Case of Hindu woman forcibly converted to Islam and married against will in Pakistan concerns human rights advocates

The fate of a Pakistani Hindu woman who claims she was kidnapped, forcibly converted to Islam and married […]
March 23, 2012

At least 943 Pakistani women and girls were murdered last year for allegedly defaming their family’s honor, Pakistan’s leading human rights group said Thursday.

At least 943 Pakistani women and girls were murdered last year for allegedly defaming their family’s honor, Pakistan’s […]
March 8, 2012

Sabatina James tells her story of how she refused an arranged marriage.

When Sabatina James refused an arranged marriage, she sparked a violent war within her family—and a threat on […]
March 8, 2012

In Pakistan, Hindu girls abducted and forced into a Muslim marriage

In Pakistan, 15-20 Hindu girls each month are abducted, converted to Islam by force, and forced into an […]
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