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Crime against women: Woman burned ‘by husband, his sister’

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MULTAN: A woman brought to Nishtar Hospital with burn injuries on Wednesday died a few hours later. Chehlak police said the post-mortem examination revealed that she had been tied down and set on fire. The woman’s husband and his sister too had burn injuries when the gas cylinder, suspected to have been kept outside the […]

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Woman stabbed to death

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KARACHI: A woman was killed inside her home in Saeedabad, police said. They added Rasheeda Iqbal, 35, was stabbed to death at her residence in Sector 8. The SHO said some relatives visited her home before the killing to settle a family matter where a scuffle broke out. The suspects managed to escape after the […]

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Man stabs ex-wife to death

Karachi: Twenty-five-year old Mehwish met with a violent death when her former husband came to her house to visit their three girls and, after spending the night with her, stabbed her with a kitchen knive on Wednesday morning. Tamuria police said that the former husband, Muhammad Faheem, had shown up at his ex-wife’s residence in […]

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What it means to be a woman in Karachi

By: RABEYA JAWAID IT has been two years since I have been to Pakistan. There is a longing to go back; it is as if the smell of rain, pakoras and chai beckon me to my motherland. Yet, I undergo a feeling of intense fear every time the thought of going back recurs. Growing up […]

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