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throne of lies? "In 2018, number of homicides for Pakistan was 8,241."
fun with aggregate ratios, 2012
The report, based on print media coverage of such incidents during the above-mentioned period, also shows the crime rate kept fluctuating during the period as 73 per cent [BASIS? TOTAL? ABSOLUTE NUMBER?] drop was witnessed during the month of February but a spike of up to 360 per cent was witnessed during the month of March 2020.

After compiling the data and information, collected from national and provincial dailies mainly on crimes regarding early child marriage, child abuse, child labour, domestic abuse, kidnapping, rape, violence against women (VAW) and murder it has been found that more than 90 per cent of the felonies were committed against children and women.
However, the rights group also found there was a strong possibility that many crimes committed were not reported or misreported at various locations in Pakistan.

Noor Mukadam's murder exposes toxic MISOGYNY [sic] in Pakistan, one in a DW series of alarming feature stories avoiding gender-balanced murder in "mostly muslim" lands, 2021
Noor Mukadam, a 27-year-old woman and daughter of Pakistan's former ambassador to South Korea, was brutally killed in Islamabad on July 20. The alleged killer, Zahir Zamir Jaffer, was reportedly her acquaintance.
Culture of impunity
Pakistan ranks as the sixth most dangerous country [?!] in the world for women [?!], and is currently witnessing a rapid rise in cases of sexual crimes and domestic violence. Rights activists blame a culture of impunity for the recent spike in violence against women.

"A man who stabbed a young female lawyer more than 12 times was recently released by the court. What message does it send to the perpetrators of violence against women?" Yasmin Lehri, a former lawmaker from Balochistan province, told DW.

U R doin it rong.
archived Gender Equality Observatory, public property
by Cat on Mon Jul 26th, 2021 at 06:55:44 PM EST
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Pakistan, Iran elected to UN commission on women, 2 other bodies
Pakistan has been elected to three key UN bodies including the Commission on Crime Prevention and Criminal Justice, the Commission on the Status of Women and the Commission on Population and Development.

Pakistan will assume the membership of these three commissions from Jan 1, next year for a term of four years, Dawn newspaper reports.

/End of the joke.

by Bernard (bernard) on Mon Jul 26th, 2021 at 08:43:26 PM EST
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It's a step up compared to when they chose Saudi Arabia to chair the Human Rights committee at least.
by generic on Tue Jul 27th, 2021 at 10:56:55 AM EST
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