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Violence against women — 4 Comments

  1. A majority of the victims of honour killings are women and the punishments meted out often tend to be lenient. The practice of summary killing of a person suspected of an illicit liaison is known as karo kari in Sindh and Balochistan.

  2. Violence against women and girls is one of the most widespread violations of human rights.

  3. Violence against women is a technical term used to collectively refer to violent acts that are primarily or exclusively committed against women.

  4. Despite honour killing laws, the frequency of the violence against women has increased.