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257 women subjected to murder, rape, kidnapping and karo-kari in Pakistan's Sindh in past 3 months: Reports

Islamabad: Data revealed by several NGOs showed 257 women have been victims of various types of violent acts in Pakistan's Sindh region in the past three months, media reports said.

Pakistan: Violence against women in the name of 'so-called' honour

Earlier this month two Pakistani-origin Spanish sisters Arooj Abbas and Aneesa Abbas, were allegedly tortured and shot dead in Nathia village of Gujrat district in Pakistan's Punjab province for allegedly failing to get their respective husbands' visas to settle with them in Spain.

Violence against women must stop; five stories of strength and survival

New York: Conflicts, humanitarian crises and increasing climate-related disasters have led to higher levels of violence against women and girls (VAWG), which has only intensified during the COVID-19 pandemic, bringing into sharp focus the urgent need to stem the scourge.

Pakistan: Balochistan reports 47 incidents of violence against women in 2020

Quetta: The restive Balochistan region in Pakistan has witnessed 47 incidents of violence against women in 2020, officials said recently.

First Person: Ending violence against women - ‘men and boys — I am talking to you’, says UN Deputy Chief

New York/IBNS: Men and boys who “turn a blind eye” to violence against women, must accept that they are “accomplices to violence” according to the UN Deputy Secretary-General Amina Mohammed.

UN backs global action to end violence against women and girls amid COVID-19 crisis

New York/IBNS: The United Nations is advocating immediate global action to end all forms of violence against women and girls in the midst of a global upsurge related to the spread of the COVID-19 pandemic across the world.

Violence against women a barrier to peaceful future for all

New York/IBNS: Senior officials from across the United Nations on Wednesday stood in solidarity with survivors of violence against women and activists working to end the all-too common human rights violation.