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SHC is not pleased with the govt on implementation of laws for domestic violence against women

Orders the establishment of a special task force for those suffering from domestic violence

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Tando Allahyar man booked for beating up wife after she asked him for money

She said that she was beaten up by her husband and in-laws

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Johnny Depp files $50m defamation suit against ex-wife Amber Heard

The actor says that he never abused his ex-wife

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Gujranwala man attempts to murder wife by mixing acid in her drink

She is in critical condition at Lahore’s Mayo Hospital

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Lahore man admits killing wife, body found after three months

The body was buried in the courtyard of an abandoned house

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Multan woman files case against her husband for marital rape

Pornography informing his choices, she says

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India most dangerous country for women: poll

India is the world’s most dangerous country for women due to the high risk of sexual violence and being forced into slave labor, according to a poll of global experts released on Tuesday. War-torn Afghanistan and Syria ranked second and third in the Thomson Reuters Foundation survey of about 550 experts on women’s issues, followed…

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Brits beat women more during World Cup games: study

Law-enforcement agencies in Britain have started preparing to deal with the increase in domestic violence during England’s World Cup games, reports Sky Sports. Police joined the “Give Domestic Abuse the Red Card” campaign after a study, published by Lancaster University, found that there was an uptick in men beating women when England both lost and won matches during previous tournaments….

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Italy student flies back after parents in Pakistan force abortion

A 19-year-old student said she returned to Italy after her family forced her to have an abortion in in Pakistan, reported BBC. Farah became pregnant a few months ago when she had been studying in Verona. Her family took her to Pakistan in February. Later, she appealed to friends for help, saying her baby had…

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Woman burnt by in-laws in Kasur

KASUR: A woman was allegedly burned by her in-laws over a petty issue in Kasur; the injured woman is in critical condition. The outraged in-laws of the woman allegedly set her on fire over a trivial issue. The woman’s 80 percent body was affected with burn injuries. The woman was shifted to Jinnah Hospital in…

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Faisalabad: So far this year, 46 women have been killed due to violence

FAISALABAD: With this year not over yet, 46 women have been killed so far in various incidents of violence.  In Pakistan, women have often suffered torture and assault. 46 women have so far been killed in different acts of violence across the city, with most of them incidents of domestic violence. According to an SHO,…

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Cut It Out

 By: Zara Maqbool Its been a year since I have started seeing clients and one feeling that pre-dominates all others after the sessions is a wave of helplessness and an overwhelming need to raise awareness on so many issues that I feel at a loss as to where to start from. Luckily I got this…

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Shooter at US school used family guns: report

A teenager who killed another student and injured three more at a school in the US state of Washington used his family’s guns and sent friends notes warning of the attack, according to court documents seen by local media. Police in Spokane County said 15-year-old Caleb Sharpe was suicidal — and shot fellow students at…

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The Happiness Lost

By: Syeda Sadia Her gleeful laughter echoed in the corridor, at last she had found the pen placed behind her ear which she was looking for here and there from last many minutes. Hearty laughter on little things was her routine; this was my first meeting with her and laughter had put about a tinge…

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Meet the new Hitler

PENNSYLVANIA: A Pennsylvania resident has officially changed his surname to Hitler after naming all his children after famous Nazi figures. According to a foreign news website, Isidore Heath Campbell has changed his name to Isidore Heath Hitler. He said, “It’s great. My driver’s license is changed over, my insurance, my registration, all that I needed is…

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Depp’s estranged wife files domestic violence police report

LOS ANGELES: Actress Amber Heard filed a police statement Tuesday accusing her estranged husband Johnny Depp of domestic violence, saying she had endured “years of physical and psychological” abuse. Heard’s attorneys said in a statement that the actress had refused to file a police report after a May 21 argument with Depp that left a…

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Johnny Depp ordered to stay away from wife over abuse claim: court official

  LOS ANGELES: Johnny Depp was hit with a restraining order after his wife appeared in court with a black eye and accused the Oscar-nominated star of assaulting her, an official told AFP. Amber Heard, who filed for divorce in Los Angeles on Monday and is seeking spousal support from the 52-year-old “Pirates of the…

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