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Pakistan honor killings haunting young women

Khanzadi Mehboob lives in constant fear for her life after she married against the wishes of her family. Although honor killings are illegal, tribal customs in Pakistan often trump the rule of law. Sattar Khan reports.

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23.10.2018 | 10:08

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Do the media suffer from ADD when covering violence against women?

It is rarely a good idea to pay too much attention to talk shows and their hosts. But once upon a time I thought differently and so they received much undeserved attention from me.

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15.08.2017 | 13:53

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Comments of the Week

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Have you given a comment to our posts on social media this week? If yes check out here! Maybe your comment has been chosen for this week’s Comments of the Week. We have a lot of comments in this issue, and they covered many topics. See here!

 

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19.01.2017 | 15:08

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Not secure in the ‘land of pure’

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The mullah culture is a constant threat to new and secular feminism in Pakistan, writes feminist writer Ayesha Hasan.

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17.03.2016 | 15:06

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The missing voices

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There’s something we missed in recent media coverage of the two Pakistani stories, writes feminist writer, academic Ayesha Hasan.  

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08.03.2016 | 8:24

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Honor kills love

Love’s labour is lost in a country where many women feel that they are not treated equally and are even denied basic constitutional rights. Controversy is never far away because girls’ schools are burned down denying them education. A shot in the head as in the case of Malala is enough to kill off any revolution stirring a woman’s right to freedom of expression.

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06.11.2012 | 15:15

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