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Man sentenced to 14 years in jail for acid attack on wife

KARACHI: A district and sessions court has handed down a 14-year rigorous imprisonment to a man who threw acid on his wife. Additional District and Sessions Judge (Central) Zabiha Khattak of the gender-based court convicted Shabbir Ahmed for throwing acid on his wife, Hajra Bibi, 28, who had suffered over

DOMESTIC VIOLENCE

VIEWS AND OPINIONS

Insecurity of violence

SOMETIMES it appears that not much is written about Pakistan, its society and politics, and even less is noticed and discussed. Perhaps because, as a people, we read so little.

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Women empowerment

VIOLENCE in societies reflects their incapability to embrace the notion of empowerment of their individuals. To live happily, it is necessary to be in charge of one’s own life decisions.

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