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Domestic Violence in Pakistan

             Women are the most marginalized group of people in Pakistan often treated as second class citizen. They faced multiple types of gender based discrimination and violence. Most epidemic form of violence is domestic violence such as honour killing, early marriages, sexual assault and psychological abuse. Since last few years the stove burning and throwing Acids on women body appears to be a most insane domestic violence upon women in Pakistan. The existing cultural norms and religious practices (based on misinterpretation of Quranic verses) are the most pervasive forces in promoting this incidence .The ratio of such incidences are increasing, interesting fact is that in the presence of new legislations these cases are escaping and not providing justice to the women. The weak criminal justice system and Judiciary have a negative influenced in overcoming these inhuman crimes. The aim of this essay is to explore the religious and cultural factors in relation to law enforcement that are not able to provide justice to such women rather oppressing them more. The issue of Stove burning and acid throwing will be discussed with the help of some real life case studies as domestic violence. The essay suggests some urgent actions from government in support of women's violence to uphold law in order to save women from such crimes and to provide them justice which they are not getting in the present scenario.
             The United Nations Declaration states the importance of eliminating women violence is an important aspect in changing the women's marginalization. According to United Nations declaration the women violence is 'any act of gender-based violence that results in, or is likely to result in, physical, sexual or psychological harm or suffering to women, including threats of such acts, coercion or arbitrary deprivation of liberty, whether occurring in public or in private life' (United Nations 1993).

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