Women victims of violence suffer emotionally -Pakistan Press Foundation (PPF)

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Women victims of violence suffer emotionally

ISLAMABAD: Speakers at a workshop on Wednesday condemned violence against women and said it not only affected their physical lives but also emotional, economic and social lives.

They were speaking at the workshop on gender justice and protection, organised by the UNDP and Department for International Development (DFID), says a press release.

UNDP Deputy Director Mikiko Tanaka said women in Pakistan were victims of various types of violence including rape, gang-rape, honour killing, trafficking of women, burning, acid attacks denial of inheritance rights, giving of girls as compensation and social and economic discrimination.
Source: Dawn
Date:7/16/2009