Violence against women
Officials say her unemployed, drug-addict husband would subject Fatima and their 4 daughters to physical abuse when denied money.
Police are investigating the matter from different angles.
Both confess to strangling their 12-year-old sister and hanging her body with a pipe inside their house.
Sherry Rehman, ministries oppose move; bill to deter private jails also cleared; rights committee takes up Ranipur maid’s murder.
Tells court the police had recovered a bloodstained dumbbell, which was used to kill the victim.
Angry men have more power than Erica Robin. They, not her, are the ones who should stand down.
To truly combat sexual violence, we must foster a culture that prioritises respect, consent, and gender equality.
Pemra allows airing after seeking an undertaking from producers not to air the alleged controversial scene in its 5th episode.
“Amini's father is under house arrest… Security forces are preventing him from visiting his daughter’s grave,” says IHR.
Netblocks reports “significant disruption to internet connectivity in Zahedan"; US, UK sanction Iranian officials.
Deputy Chief Magistrate Tan Ikram remands defendants in custody; no pleas to any of the charges entered during the short hearing.
Sarah Inam was allegedly killed by her husband in Islamabad around a year ago.
Victims tell magistrate suspect assaulted them several times after luring them with the prospect of employment, filmed ordeal to blackmail them.
Directs to constitute the requisite SSOIUs immediately and to arrange necessary training for police officers.
Police say the man shot his wife as she made her way to court with her minor son.
Complainant said a man had kidnapped her 20-year-old daughter from home while she was out.
Complainant says both suspects extorted money from her daughter through blackmail to allow her clinic to reopen.
Official says suspect used to rape women after luring them with prospect of job, make their videos to blackmail them; action taken after videos went viral on social media.
Call on government to step up relief efforts, take action to investigate acts of violence and hold perpetrators to account.
Even when Modi spoke, he spoke as a leader of the Bharatiya Janata Party, not as India’s prime minister.
Manipur Chief Minister N. Biren Singh says "thorough investigation" under way; accused may face death penalty.
Report says incident took place on May 4 after ethnic clashes erupted; a woman also allegedly gang-raped.
Woman raped in Rawalpindi by four individuals for five days while another woman in Islamabad raped at gunpoint in broad daylight.
Case registered at Kohsar police station; complainant says suspect lured her with prospect of job and raped her at gunpoint in broad daylight.
Police interrogate guards, servants and residents of the locality to ascertain identity of suspect and victim.
Sharjeel says CM took serious notice of "shameful act".
Officials say brother and stepbrother assaulted 15-year-old sister for a year; accused sent on physical remand.
Tate, 36, is also charged with raping one of the victims.
‘Soft reporting’ is easy but many journalists have lost their lives after covering terrorism and operations by security forces.
While cause of his death will be ascertained after receiving the postmortem report, sources reveal he had consumed poison prior to his arrest.