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Man burns wife, rubs salt into her wounds

Man burns wife, rubs salt into her wounds

LAHORE: As if being brutally beaten by her husband of 11 years was not bad enough, a woman was set ablaze by the same man in the Shalimar area. This was not the end of her ordeal as she—quite literally—had ... Read More »

Qandeel’s parents bribed to change testimony: Police

Qandeel’s parents bribed to change testimony: Police

ISLAMABAD – Police said they filed a criminal case against the parents of slain social media celebrity Qandeel Baloch, alleging they were bribed to change their testimony to protect one of two sons facing trial in her suspected ‘honour killing’. ... Read More »

‘No society can progress if it suppresses its female component’

‘No society can progress if it suppresses its female component’

Mehnaz Rehman blames retrogressive values such as male chauvinism for LHWs’ plight “Our dilemma right now is not as much poverty as it is lack of social justice,” Mehnaz Rehman, the resident director for the Aurat Foundation’s Sindh chapter, said on ... Read More »

Mahira Khan becomes first Pakistani actress to join Bollywood’s 100 Crore Club

Mahira Khan becomes first Pakistani actress to join Bollywood’s 100 Crore Club

KARACHI: Several Pakistani stars have crossed over to Bollywood throughout the years, but only a chosen few have become superstars. Not that being in Bollywood’s 100 Crore Club guarantees stardom, but it definitely helps build a reputation. Since Aamir Khan’s ... Read More »

Peshawar girl wins international award for working to end violence against women

Peshawar girl wins international award for working to end violence against women

Shawana Shah, a 23-year-old girl from Peshawar, has won the Mohammad Ali Humanitarian Award 2016. Shawana Shah received the award for work to end gender-based violence in Pakistan and supporting women to fight for their rights. Shah is the president ... Read More »