Tuesday, February 14, 2012

In some forms of violence there has been notable increase, for instance, sexual assault increased by 48.65 percent, acid throwing increased by 37.5 percent, ‘honour’ killings by 26.57 percent, and domestic violence increased by 25.51 percent.

Violence against women touches new heights - Nation.com

The findings were shared at the launch of the fourth annual statistics of Violence Against Women report by Aurat Foundation (AF) Tuesday. The research that is based on media reports gives an overall glimpse of the situation of violence against women in the country in 2011.