Search Results for Tag: Pakistan
The involvement of a Pakistani woman in the San Bernadino shooting throws light on deep religious differences between Pakistan and Saudi Arabia, says Pakistani columnist Nadeem F. Paracha.
Date22.12.2015 | 12:36
TagsBuddhism, Hinduism, Muslim Women, Pakistan, radicalization, radicalized, San Bernardino, saudi arabia, Shiite, Sufi, Sunni, Tashfeen Malik, USA, wahhabism, women's rights, womensrights, Zoroastrianism
A woman was one of the culprit of the San Bernardino shooting, which caused the death of 14 people on Wednesday December 2. What moves a woman to commit mass murder? Another question that popped up in the news this week: should a teenage rapist get a second chance? Read on!
Date22.12.2015 | 12:13
TagsAIDS, beauty, HIV, India, International day for elimination of violence against women, Kerem Demirbay, New Delhi, Pakistan, rape, San Bernardino, saudi arabia, Tashfeen Malik, teenate rapist, women, women's rights, womensrights
Some questions need to be answered with reason not with fury. But some men just punish women when they question them about the respect they ought to get – the respect, a mother should have taught her sons. But if they do not teach this to their sons, they as women (mothers) betray other women (wives/daughter-in-laws).
Date12.12.2015 | 11:51
Tagsdomestic violence, girls, household, income, marriage, men, obedience, Pakistan, polygamy, submissive, violence, women, women's rights, womensrights
Date18.09.2015 | 19:20
Refugees who are fleeing from Syria are getting a lot of attention right now. Many people are seriously concern and would like to help. Along with this sympathy, people are upset if they hear news about refugees being ill-treated or misused by anybody. Are your comments included in this week’s Comments of the Week? Check it out here.
Date15.09.2015 | 14:04
Human Rights Watch has urged Bangladesh to scrap a proposed legislation that calls for lowering the legal marriage age of girls to 16. Child marriage rates are very high in South Asia, with Bangladesh topping the list.
Date26.06.2015 | 13:01
TagsAfghanistan, bangladesh, Child marriage, girls' rights, HRW, human rights violation, Human Rights Watch, marital rape, Pakistan, south asia, women's rights
Arifa Noor, resident editor of ‘Dawn’, a daily newspaper published from Islamabad, Pakistan, describes her role as a woman journalist in the following words: “It’s my job to think differently – on war, on politics, on crime and everything else that is covered by the paper I edit. I am here to provide diversity, to celebrate difference. Women are not here [the media] to be limited to a topic or an issue. We are here and we are the difference.”
Date26.06.2015 | 12:42
Tagsislamabad, journalist, Media, Nadia Sharmeen, Pakistan, Palwasha Tokhi Miranzai, press, press freedom, Sabeen Mahmud, sexual harassment, Shirin Dalvi, women's rights