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Bibliography

Articles, Reports & Papers

Ali, Rabia, The Dark Side of Honour: Women Victims in Pakistan, Shirkat Gah, Lahore, 2001.

Amnesty International, Pakistan: Honor Killings of Girls and Women, 1999.

 

Asian Human Rights Commission & Human Rights Education Forum (Pakistan), Recent cases of ‘honour killing’ in Sindh Province, Pakistan, Vol. 03 – No. 03, June, 2004.

Aurat Foundation, Annual Report January-December, 2011: Violence Against Women in Pakistan: A qualitative review of statistics 2011, published by Aurat Foundation, 2011.

Bokhari, Shahnaz, Good Practices in Legislation to Address Harmful Practices Against Women in Pakistan, Paper presented at the Expert Group Meeting on good practices in legislation to address harmful practices against women

United Nations Conference Centre, Addis Ababa, 25-28 May 2009. 

Human Rights Commission of Pakistan, Annual Report, 2011.

Human Rights Watch. Integration of the human rights of women and the gender perspective: Violence Against Women and “Honor” Crimes,” 5 April 2001.

Hussain, Mazna., Take my Riches, Give me Justice: A Contextual Analysis of Pakistan’s Honor Crimes Legislation, Harvard Journal of Law & Gender, 29, 2006.

Iqbal, Nasira, Legal Pluralism in Pakistan and Its Implications on Women’s Rights, Scratching the Surface: Democracy, Traditions, Gender, Edited by Jennifer Bennet, Heinrich Boll Foundation, 2007.

Mayell, Hillary, Thousands of women killed for family ‘honor’, National Geographic News

February 12, 2002.

Nasrullah, Muazzam, Haqqi, Sobia, Cummings, Kristin J., The epidemiological patterns of honour killing of women in Pakistan, European Journal of Public Health, Vol. 19, No. 2, 193–197, 2009.

National Commission on Status of Women, Impact Assessment Report: Public Private Partnership to End “Honor Crimes” in Pakistan Through the Implementation of Criminal Law (Amendment) Act 2004, 2010.

Shah, Nafisa., Making of Crime, Custom and Culture: The Case of Karo Kari Killings of Upper Sindh, Scratching the Surface: Democracy, Traditions, Gender, Edited by Jennifer Bennet, Heinrich Boll Foundation, 2007.

Books

Jafri, Amir H., Honor Killing: Dilemma, Ritual, Understanding, Oxford University Press, 2008.

Khan, Tahira S., Beyond honour: a historical materialist explanation of honour related violence, Oxford University Press, 2001.

Lari, Maliha Zia, A Pilot Study on: ‘Honor Killings in Pakistan and Compliance of Law, Aurat Foundation, Islamabad, 2011.

Documentary film

‘Shame’, directed by Sharjil Baloch, produced by Dastak Society for Communications, 2005.

Legislation/ Documents/ Declarations

Convention Against Elimination of All Forms of Discrimination Against Women (CEDAW).

Criminal Law (Amendment) Act 2004.

Qisas and Diyat Laws.

National Policy for Development and Empowerment of Women (NPDEW) of Pakistan, 2002.

Universal Declaration of Human Rights, 1948.

Websites

Human Rights Commission of Pakistan: www.hrcp-web.org

National Commission on Status of Women: www.ncsw.gov.pk

Aurat Foundation: www.af.org.ok

Shirkat Gah: www.shirkatgah.org

Amnesty International: www.amnesty.org

BBC News: www.bbcnews.co.uk

Dawn Daily: www.dawn.com

[1] See http://www.un.org/womenwatch/daw/beijing/platform/violence.htm (accessed on 11 Aug, 2012)

[2] Amnesty International, Culture of Discrimination: A Fact Sheet on “Honor” Killings’

[3] Human Rights Watch. “Integration of the human rights of women and the gender perspective: Violence Against Women and “Honor” Crimes,” 5 April 2001.

[4] Annual Report (Jan-Dec, 2011), Violence Against Women in Pakistan, Aurat Foundation, July, 2012.

[5] Annual Report, Human Rights Commission of Pakistan, 2011.

[6] Impact Assessment Report: Public Private Partnership to End ‘Honor Crimes’ in Pakistan, National Commission on Status of Women, 2010

[7] Mazna Hussain, ‘Take my riches, give me justice: A Contextual Analysis of Pakistan’s Honor Crimes Legislation’

[8] See http://www.un.org/womenwatch/daw/cedaw/cedaw.htm

[9] See http://www.pakistani.org/pakistan/legislation/zia_po_1979/ord7_1979.html

[10] Shahnaz Bokhari, Good Practices in Legislation to Address Harmful Practices Against Women in Pakistan, 2009

[11].http://sgdatabase.unwomen.org/uploads/National%20Policy%20for%20Development%20and%20Empowerment%20of%20Women.pdf

[12] See Zaffer Abbas, “Pakistan Fails to Condemn ‘Honor Killing’(http://news.bbc.co.uk/2/hi/south_asia/410422.stm)

[13] Nafisa Shah, Making of Crime, Custom and Culture: The Case of Karo Kari Killings of Upper Sindh, Scratching the Surface: Democracy, Traditions, Gender, Edited by Jennifer Bennet, Heinrich Boll Foundation, 2007

[14] Ibid

[15] Scratching the Surface: Democracy, Traditions, Gender, Edited by Jennifer Bennet, Heinrich Boll Foundation, 2007, ‘Legal Pluralism in Pakistan and Its Implications on Women’s Rights’, Nasira Iqbal

[16] ‘A First Step’, by Ardeshir Cowasjee, Dawn Daily, 02 May, 2004 (accessed on 16 August, 2012)

[17] ‘Rethinking Jirgas’ by Huma Yusuf, Dawn. Com See http://archives.dawn.com/archives/19674 (accessed on 16 August, 2012)

[18] ‘Shame’, documentary film, produced by Dastak Society for Communications, 2005

[19] Ibid

[20]Bokhari, ‘Good Practices in Legislation to Address Harmful Practices Against Women in Pakistan’

 

 

 

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