Violence brings Pakistan’s women advocates to aid religious minorities

Violence brings Pakistan’s women advocates to aid religious minorities

WNN Features (WNN) ISLAMABAD: In spite of real dangers for those working as advocates with Pakistan’s religious minorities, a number of people have been speaking out against religious discrimination and the misuse of Pakistan’s blasphemy laws inside the country. As internal divisions, casualties and conflict on the northern border and a growing hatred and distrust […]

Christian minority women face unknown world in Pakistan

Christian minority women face unknown world in Pakistan

LYS ANZIA – WNN Features Minority girl from Sindh Province, Pakistan. Image: Alysha During the recent days of battle in the northwest region of the Swat Valley, minority groups are leaving as quickly as possible. Although the majority of religious minorities in the Swat Valley are ethnic Pushtuns, with Sunni religious beliefs, Christian minority women […]