Call to do away with Karo —Kari -Pakistan Press Foundation (PPF)

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Call to do away with Karo —Kari

RAHIMYAR KHAN: April 16: speakers at a seminar on Karo-Kari on April 15 called upon masses to joins hands to eradicate the unjust and unIslamic tradition from society. It has claimed thousands of lives n the names of honour. The seminar was held at Jinnah Hall lawn under the auspices of the Pakistan Youth League, the Aurat Foundation and Oxfam Multan chapter.

The participants said sincere efforts were under way for the last month report of the Human Rights Commission of Pakistan, they said 118 people -41 women among them committed suicide and 43 people (including 28 women) fell prey to honour killing. Some 36 cases of Karo-Kari were registered. They called upon the participants attended a walk from the Town hall to Jinnah Hall .Holding placards and banners, they were chanting slogans against Karo-Kari and Vani.
Source: Dawn