Violence against women
Violence against women
The experience of all nations shows that severe penalties do not cause a decline in crime.
The victim was returning home after work when she was abducted by two men.
The victim's father, uncle and cousin strangled her after finding her talking to a friend on her mobile phone.
Inquiry launched after ‘conflicting statements’ of woman.
There are sufficient laws to tackle the offences of rape, gang rape and child sexual abuse but they are not being implemented.
Husband alleges he reported matter to police but they insisted on omitting the gang-rape allegation from the report.
Abid Malhi's wife was taken into custody by law enforcement agencies last night.
Okara DPO says female officers will be posted to check violence against women in the district.
Judge directs police to hold identity parade of the suspect as soon as possible.
Women lawyers, women activists and women police officers were conspicuous by their absence on the channels.
PM says govt was informed public hangings of rapists would not be "internationally acceptable".
Judicial inquiry sought into the incident.
IGP names primary suspect as Abid Ali, a resident of Fort Abbas in Bahawalnagar, and his accomplice as Waqarul Hassan.
It is not enough for individual members of the government to condemn the act.
The unfortunate events of this past week have reinforced the vulnerabilities of the PTI government.
Newly constructed Lahore-Sialkot Motorway has "remained unmanned in terms of security and traffic management".
Punjab law minister says govt is aware of growing demand for Umar Sheikh's removal following his remarks on a woman's gang-rape.
Senate panel summons motorways police chief, communications secretary to brief members; Shireen Mazari demands report from police.
The woman was travelling from Lahore to Gujranwala along with her children.
Police have arrested a man in his 30s who allegedly duped the octogenarian into accompanying him before raping her.
“It will help deter such killings if the term ‘Ghairat’ is not used to describe them," says Justice Qazi Faez Isa.
The arrest was made on the basis of the provisional report of the victim's post-mortem, which suggested sexual assault.
Suggests contextualising relevant laws within the framework of convention on elimination of all forms of discrimination.
Victim received critical burns; police say raids are underway to arrest the accused.
Police say man confesses to killing sister because "she used to talk to a man in the neighbourhood".
The case was registered last month when Capital Police Officer Muhammad Ahsan Younis took notice of the incident.
Protesters hold jirga, condemn murder of woman and two sons in Bogara area.
The “short detention order”, which will see him spend 12 days in prison but means he will not have a criminal record.
Isra, 16, was being forced by her father to marry her 10-year-old cousin at Nagrianwala village.
No one is willing to open up their homes, no one is willing to mediate.