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March 2017

Man Arrested for killing trans women in pakistan

A man has been arrested for the murder of a transgender woman in Lahore, Pakistan. Fayyaz alias Muskaan was repeatedly stabbed in their home where they were found in a pool of blood. The 25-year old had been living in the apartment for a few years after becoming distanced from their family when they came [...]

November 2016

Demonstration by Pakistani Women outside United Nations Office in Geneva, September 2016

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October 2016

PWHRO Expresses Concern Over The Sentencing Of A Christian Woman To Death For Blasphemy In Pakistan

November 2010: Pakistani Women Human Rights Organization (PWHRO) joins others in expressing grave concern over handing of death sentence to a Christian woman for blasphemy in Pakistan. Asia Bibi, 45, a Christian and a mother of five has been sentenced to death for blasphemy this week, the first such conviction of a woman under [...]

PWHRO Condemns The Killing Of British Woman In Pakistan

29th October 2010: Pakistani Women Human Rights Organization condemns and seeks answers from the Pakistani government regarding the killing of an innocent British woman, slaughtered in public in Gujrat in Pakistan's Punjab region. Tania Yousaf, 22, of Nelson Lancashire, was killed on 20 May along with her parents, Mohammed and Pervez Yousaf, at a [...]

September 2016

Pakistan – Women ISIL Fundraisers Another Challenge For The Forces

The Pakistan police have been frantically searching for women from wealthy families around 20 in numbers, who have allegedly been acting as the sponsors funding the ISIL propaganda by supplying them with monetary help along with arranging brides for their members. Raja Umar Khattab, chief of Sindh province’s counterterrorism unit reported about this when [...]

Forced Conversion Of Minority Women In Pakistan

Pakistan is a living hell for religious minorities and more so for the women of the minority community. Every year in Pakistan, hundreds of young Christian and Hindu girls are forcibly converted to Islam, but the establishment as well as the media prefers to remain blind to this inhumane treatment. There is no hope [...]

The Sordid Plight Of Hindu Women In Pakistan

Minority rights and gender equality are at the centre of contemporary human rights discourse. A number of declarations make it a prerequisite for the international community make it an elementary human rights responsibility of a state to protect the dignity and rights of women, irrespective of any criteria. In Pakistan though, the plight of [...]

August 2016

Discrimination And Violence Against Women In Pakistan

The 2016 annual report by the independent Human Rights Commission of Pakistan (HRCP) recorded gang rapes, kidnapping, acid attacks, amputations, burnings and said almost 800 women killed themselves or attempted suicide. The report mentions that more than a thousand victims of honour crimes were recorded last year, including a woman who was strangled and [...]

Violence Against Women In Pakistan

The founding father of Pakistan Mohammad Ali Jinnah had once said that “on nation can rise to the height of glory unless your women are side by side with you. We are victims of evil customs. It is a crime against humanity that our women are shut within the four walls of the houses [...]

July 2016

Women Rights Abuse In Pakistan

Pakistan is one of the most dangerous country to be a woman. he State does little to protect it's vulnerable; despite constitutional guarantee and laws guaranteeing free will to the women of Pakistan, they are denied their fundamental right. “Honour killing” alone claims a thousand lives each year in Pakistan. Despite a lapse of [...]