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Latest update : 2014-09-03

Pakistan: Hundreds of women killed for family 'honour'

From forced marriages to stoning, acid attacks and so-called "honour killings", violence against women in Pakistan is an all-too-common occurrence. But the perpetrators of these horrific acts are rarely punished due to customary laws that allow them to be forgiven in exchange for blood money. In today's special report our correspondents take a look at the discrimination women face in Pakistan's conservative, Islamic society.

Programme prepared by Elise Duffau and Patrick Lovett

By Taha SIDDIQUI , Claire DEBUYSER , Phoebe LANZER WOOD

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2018-05-23 Asia-pacific

Philippines moves towards allowing divorce

The Philippines is one of only two places in the world where divorce is still illegal, the other being Vatican City. But the country is taking steps towards changing that....

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2018-05-22 France

France's newest political parties go to school

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2018-05-21 Americas

Young Nicaraguans lead protests against President Ortega

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2018-05-18 Europe

A closer look at Finland's 'open prisons'

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2018-05-17 France

Video: Homophobic attacks on the rise in France

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