More than two dozen men have been arrested in rural Pakistan for their involvement in an alleged, tit-for-tat rape. The men, part of a village council, ordered the rape of one teenage girl as revenge for the rape of another.
A 26-year-old woman was recently murdered by her mother and brothers in a small Pakistani town because she married against their wishes. DW examines her story and looks at brutal "honor killings" in the Islamic country.
Khanzadi Mehboob lives in constant fear for her life after she married against the wishes of her family. Although honor killings are illegal, tribal customs in Pakistan often trump the rule of law.
November 25 is International Day for the Elimination of Violence against Women. Many Germans like pointing out the mistreatment of women abroad. But in truth, Germany is far from perfect itself, argues Beate Hinrichs.
In a rare sign of cooperation between South Asia's two nuclear-armed rivals, India and Pakistan agreed to set up a visa-free corridor that will allow Sikhs to easily visit their shrines on each side of the border.
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