Gender Inequality

5,000 women a year are still being killed in the name of ‘honour’

Members of civil society and the Human Rights Commission of Pakistan hold placards during a protest in Islamabad

'There's no honour in killing.' Human rights campaigners hold up placards in Islamabad Image: REUTERS/Faisal Mahmood

Stéphanie Thomson
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 “Masculinity, so fragile, a woman only needs to breathe to hurt it.” An image depicting Qandeel Baloch
“Masculinity, so fragile, a woman only needs to breathe to hurt it.” An image depicting Qandeel Baloch
In 2011, 4 in 10 Pakistanis said ‘honour’ killing is sometimes justified
 Deeyah Khan on honour killings:
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