Search Results for Tag: honour killing
Pakistani model Qandeel Baloch, touted as the Pakistani ‘Kim Kardashian’ was loved and loathed for her controversial comments and viral videos. Last week, she was murdered by her brother because he believed that she had been dishonoring the ‘Baloch’ name.
Date19.07.2016 | 9:30
Tagshonour killing, Kim Kardashian, Pakistan, Qandeel Baloch, Rauzia Azeen, Roma Rajpal Weiß, women's rights
Date05.10.2015 | 9:57
TagsAfghanistan, Audrey Hepburn, breast cancer, FGM, honour killing, Jack the Ripper, rape, women's rights, womensrights
“Don’t kill me please… I have done nothing wrong… I was just enjoying the rain, I don’t want to die… please … for God’s sake, brother, don’t kill me!”
I was begging and trying to hide myself behind my mother who was also begging for my life. She was asking my cousins to pardon me for bringing shame to the family. We kept pleading, but they shot me. I was dying, as the words “family honour” kept flashing across my mind.
Date04.07.2013 | 12:59
Women who dare to love, to pursue a career and women who refuse to be tied down by the conservative society are simply eliminated in Afghanistan. To this day, tribal courts and the Taliban use the Sharia (Islamic law) and order punishments such as stoning and executions. With a massive number of women falling prey to antiquated social customs, the obvious question is: does Afghanistan really want its women?
Date05.12.2012 | 15:05