Category Archives: Violence Against Women in Pakistan

How to get rid of a wife

Sheba has been married for 15 years into a wealthy business-­industrialist family. She has two children, a 7-year old daughter and 14-year old son. Not long ago, her husband took on a second wife without so much as a by-your-leave. … Continue reading

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My Favourite Murderer

Many women needing to get out of a bad marriage or otherwise in an oppressive captive domestic situation either suffer in silence, or rarely, make a desperate run for it and possibly get shot for their trouble. But men aren’t … Continue reading

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Sixteen days for women

By Najma Sadeque Published in DAWN – November 26, 2007 SOME years ago, a woman undergoing life imprisonment in Sukkur jail for murdering her husband — something she readily confessed to — said poignantly: “I don’t know why he beat … Continue reading

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