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Family Sentenced To Death In Pakistan For Lynching Pregnant Woman

Reuters | Posted 01.19.2015 | World

By Mubasher Bukhari LAHORE, Pakistan Nov 19 (Reuters) - Four relatives of a pregnant woman who bludgeoned her to death outside one of ...

Women Around the World Are Finding New Ways to Seek Justice

Mariane Pearl | Posted 08.05.2014 | Impact
Mariane Pearl

Their transformative power is tied to the fact that when these brave women seek justice, they don't seek revenge. There lies women's potential for greatness and our source of tangible hope.

Throwing Stones

Samantha Nutt, MD | Posted 08.02.2014 | Women
Samantha Nutt, MD

It is infuriating, though not surprising, that in the same week that a 22-year-old Elliot Rodger went on a hate-filled rampage in Santa Barbara, a 25-year-old pregnant woman, Farzana Parveen, was stoned to death in front of a Pakistani courthouse for marrying the man of her choosing.

South Asia Is Waging An Undeclared War Against Women

Bina Shah | Posted 08.01.2014 | World
Bina Shah

It's a more important war than the one against terrorism being fought so desperately in Pakistan and Afghanistan. It's a more pressing issue than whether or not Pakistan and India will enter into a nuclear race, or whether Pakistan's nuclear bombs can be kept secure. It is the major issue in the region, which, if left unresolved, will result in greater instability throughout the region.

Fatwa Against Honor Killings Declared In Pakistan

The Huffington Post | Yasmine Hafiz | Posted 05.30.2014 | Religion

Following the brutal murder of Farzana Parveen Iqbal, the Pakistan Ulema Council of Muslim scholars issued a fatwa condemning "honor killings" as un-I...

Pakistani Woman Stoned To Death For Marrying The Man She Loves

AP | K.M. CHAUDHRY and ZAHEER BABAR | Posted 07.27.2014 | World

LAHORE, Pakistan (AP) — A pregnant woman was stoned to death Tuesday by her own family outside a courthouse in the Pakistani city of Lahore for marr...