honour killing


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honour killing

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(Sociology) a murder committed by a male on a female relative considered to have brought dishonour to the family, usually through sexual activity forbidden by religion or tradition
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ISLAMABAD -- Chief Minister Balochistan Jam Kamal Khan Alyani has directed the concerned to devise new laws suggesting severe punishments to the perpetrators of honour killing and violence against women in the Province.
Quetta -- Chief Minister Balochistan Jam Kamal Khan Alyani has directed the concerned to devise new laws suggesting severe punishments to the perpetrators of honour killing and violence against women in the Province.
KHAIRPUR -- Police has arrested the key accused in honour killing of 14-year-old girl Rimsha Wassan daughter of Pervaiz Wassan on Wednesday.
Honour killings are known locally as Karo-Kari, Pakistan has the highest volume of documented an estimated honour killing in Pakistan is performed greatly a rate of increment (1000 out of the 5000 total).
KARACHI -- Police on Tuesday foiled an honour killing bid by recovering an abducted women and arresting her relatives in Karachi.
She said basically cause of crimes against women, particularly honour killing is a mindset.
The practice of honour killing is continue in Sindh province especially northern Sindh and in this regard northern Sindh has become infamous for honour killing while a large number of women have been killed over name of honour despite Sindh government has passed many constitution to curb the practice of honour killing, but it failed to implement on it.
16 (ANI): In connection with a plea against the practice of honour killing, Additional Solicitor General (ASG) Pinky Anand said on Tuesday that the Centre was serious about the dignity of the citizens and if adults take their own marital decisions then there was no question of illegality
Jafri, Honour Killing Dilemma, Ritual, Understanding 18 (2008).
Samia Shahid's case of so-called 'honour killing' is just one of many such incidents involving young Muslim women being severely punished for simply choosing to live life their own way rather than by the wishes of their family.
The consensus reported by Maryam, paves the way for smooth passage of the contemplated amending bills designed to reform the laws, particularly to remove a flaw that allows close relatives of a victim of 'honour killing' to pardon killer.
Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif had the documentary screened at his house, and vowed to introduce new legislation to fight the practice of "honour killing".