honour killing in Pakistan | Pakistan Press Foundation (PPF)

Pakistan Press Foundation

Filming Pakistan

Pakistan Press Foundation

Hats off to Aisha Gazdar whose 16-minute documentary, ‘The honour deception’ (on honour killing in Pakistan) has won the best jury award at the 2nd Delhi Shorts International Film Festival held a few days ago. This is a great achievement since films from many developed countries participated in the festival. Gazdar is not new in […]

Broadcasting , , , , ,

Woman’s suicide turns out to be honour killing

Pakistan Press Foundation

ISLAMABAD: Last week, the capital police were informed that a 19-year-old woman had committed suicide in the Muslim Colony locality near Bari Imam Shrine. The police arrived at the spot and found the circumstantial evidence suspicious. So, they got an autopsy conducted on the body and also gathered information from the neighbours of the deceased. […]

General News , , , , , ,

Prioritising women

Dr Najeeb A Khan Nimra Irfan in her letter, ‘Women’s rights’ (March 22), has averred that honour killings, stove burnings and rapes in Pakistan indicate inadequate legal protection for women. There is no denying the fact that our parliamentarians are more interested in their perks and privileges rather than legislation on such serious matters. The […]

General News , ,