Honor killings

A Pakistani acid attack victim, center, takes part in a rally to mark International Women's Day in Karachi, Pakistan, Thursday, March 8, 2018. (AP Photo/Fareed Khan)
March 08, 2018 - 4:58 pm
The Latest on International Women's Day: Hundreds of Brazilian women are marching to demand equal rights and protest gender-based violence to mark International Women's Day. Marchers in Sao Paulo on Thursday were drawing attention to issues as varied as the wage gap, abortion rights, sexual...
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Thousands of demonstrators protest male violence against women and demanding an equality labour opportunities at the Paseo Sarasate Promenade, during the female general strike to commemorate International Women's Day, in Pamplona, northern Spain, Thursday, March 8, 2018. (AP Photo/Alvaro Barrientos)
March 08, 2018 - 11:00 am
MADRID (AP) — Women across Europe and Asia shouted their demands for equality, respect and empowerment Thursday to mark International Women's Day, with protesters in Spain launching a 24-hour strike and crowds of demonstrators filling the streets of Manila, Seoul and New Delhi. Spanish women were...
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November 27, 2017 - 10:05 am
KARACHI, Pakistan (AP) — Pakistani police say they have arrested ten people for killing a newly-wed couple who entered into a free-will marriage in the southern port city of Karachi. Officer Qasim Hameed said Monday that Abdul Hadi, 24, and Hasina Bibi, 19, were killed by relatives last week for...
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FILE - In this Thursday, Oct. 19, 2017 file photo, Pakistani Muslim cleric Mufti Abdul Qawi, center, arrives to a court in Multan, Pakistan. On Wednesday, Nov. 1, 2017, a Pakistani court has ordered Qawi to jail until his next court hearing over his possible involvement in the 2016 murder of a social media model. (AP Photo/Iram Asim, File)
November 14, 2017 - 6:49 am
MULTAN, Pakistan (AP) — A defense lawyer says a Pakistani court has granted bail to a Muslim cleric who was arrested for his alleged involvement in the 2016 murder of social media model Qandeel Baloch. Khurram Babar said Judge Amir Khan on Tuesday ordered the release because police had implicated...
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A portrait of Heather Heyer, who was killed when a vehicle drove through counter protestors in Charlottesville, Va., lies on a table with flowers during a vigil on the campus of the University of Southern Mississippi in Hattiesburg, Miss., Monday, Aug 14, 2017. The rally was held in response to a white nationalist rally held in Charlottesville, Va., over the weekend. (Courtland Wells/The Vicksburg Post via AP)
August 16, 2017 - 11:27 am
CHARLOTTESVILLE, Va. (AP) — The grandfather and father of the woman killed in Virginia when a car rammed into a crowd of people protesting a white nationalist rally were among the first speakers at her memorial service on Wednesday. A memorial service for Heather Heyer was being held at a downtown...
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In this June 1, 2017 photo, judge Jehad al-Duradi, who deals with sexual violence cases in Jordan, speaks in an interview in his office in Amman, Jordan. Jordan is on the verge of repealing an article in its penal code that allows a rapist to escape punishment if he marries his victim. Women's activists say this would be a victory, but that much work lies ahead and that women still suffer under patriarchal customs and a legal system that fails to protect victims. (AP Photo/Omar Akour)
June 24, 2017 - 12:15 pm
AMMAN, Jordan (AP) — A pregnant 15-year-old who had been raped by a brother-in-law decided to marry her attacker, hoping this would shield her from other male relatives who might kill her in the name of "family honor." A young woman was taken into protective custody after being stabbed 17 times by...
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