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Woman sentenced to death for burning daughter alive in Pakistan

A woman in Pakistan has been sentenced to death for burning her daughter alive in what she describes as “honor killing”.

Parveen Bibi told a court in Punjab that she killed her daughter “for bringing shame to her family,” police spokeswoman Nabila Ghazanfar confirms to CNN. 118 more words

News

What the two neighbors can learn from each other’s efforts to protect women.

By Meha Pumbay

Over centuries, many men and women alike have given their lives as the price for bringing disgrace upon their families. 1,412 more words

World

Book Review of Knitted Tales

Knitted Tales by Rubina Ramesh is a collection of short stories that has some deeper meaning. In these short stories Rubina has taken us to childhood, matured level and to extremely above all level. 727 more words

Book Reviews

India records huge spike in 'honour killings' in 2015

NEW DELHI – India has registered nearly an 800 per cent spike in the number of so-called honour killings reported last year, leading state officials and women’s rights groups to urge investigations into how such crimes persist. 610 more words

News

Love. And the darkness it hides. 

Let’s talk about love.

Most of us have it as something which brings happiness . Anyone in love will tell you how wonderful it is to have someone who really , really cares for you. 163 more words

LifeScaping

Shifting social norms to stop violence against women.

Originally posted on The September Angel

Social and cultural norms can either protect women against abuse and violence or they can encourage the use of violence against them. 693 more words

Pakistan

Daughters Lives Matter Too

This is my reaction after watching the disturbing reality in the video above…

I know it is their culture but still, I do not understand for the life of me why a father would disown her very own daughter (who loved her father) who was the victim of abuse and rape. 682 more words

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