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South Asia’s gender bias

South Asia has a women problem. Be it India with its spate of high-profile rape cases, Pakistan with its systematic disenfranchisement in several conservative regions of the country or Afghanistan with its tales of jirga-sponsored beheadings, many women in the South Asian region are still struggling for their basic human rights. Despite having the requisite […]

Woman’s suicide turns out to be honour killing

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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. […]

Key accused in LRH woman killing case held

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PESHAWAR: The local police arrested a key accused in the killing of a young woman at the Lady Reading Hospital last week, a source said on Tuesday.The source said Jamshed of Pajaggi was arrested for involvement in the killing of a young woman Noor Bibi, whose body was later dumped in the bathroom of the […]