Walk against honour-killing -Pakistan Press Foundation (PPF)

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Walk against honour-killing

LAHORE: South Asia Partnership Pakistan (SAP) in collaboration with Women Workers Help Line, Kashf Foundation and Shirkat Gah organised a walk in solidarity with the women rights activists outside Lahore Press Club on Monday.

A large number of activists of women NGOs participated in the walk to mark the international day for women rights activists. They were holding placards and banners inscribed with the slogans to end violence against women and honour killing. They also chanted slogans for their rights.

They demanded equal economic opportunities to the women so they could save their rights. They said women were being exploited by their families in the name of values. The activists urged media and civil society to launch an awareness campaign to end the violence against women.
Source: The Nation
Date:11/30/2010