Violence Against Women: WPC condemns brutal incidents in K-P

44 cases of violence against women were reported from five districts of Hazara between January and May this year.


Express July 03, 2011

ISLAMABAD: Women’s Parliamentary Caucus (WPC) on Saturday expressed grave concern over the increasing incidents of violence against women in K-P and demanded strict actions to be taken to curtail such incidents in the future. In a statement to media, Dr Nafeesa Shah, Secretary WPC, expressed concern on the behalf of members of the WPC over increasing incidents of honour killings, kidnappings of women and increasing incidents of domestic violence against women in the province. Dr Shah revealed that according to Human Development Organisation 44 cases of violence against women were reported from five districts of Hazara between January and May this year.



Published in The Express Tribune, July 3rd, 2011.

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