Essay on The Human Rights Of Pakistan

1311 Words May 18th, 2016 6 Pages
Abuse in Pakistan
According to the Aurat Foundation, which is a nonprofit organization that is working towards a society in Pakistan in which men and women are considered equals, “Thousands of women are kidnapped, murdered and raped in Pakistan every year” (Behn). This mistreatment of women goes against the most basic human rights that every human being on the planet has. In fact, Article 7 of the Declaration of Human Rights clearly states, “All are equal before the law and are entitled without any discrimination to equal protection of the law. All are entitled to equal protection against any discrimination in violation of this Declaration and against any incitement to such discrimination” (United Nations). However, women in Pakistan are suffering from abuse, honour killings, and are being subject to Sharia Law. If this matter is not resolved, women in Pakistan will continue to live as second class citizens; less important than the livestock. Women in Pakistan are being treated like second class citizens: therefore, there should be legal actions taken by the Pakistan government to punish the men who are mistreating and abusing the women of Pakistan.
To begin, Women in Pakistan are being physically abused on a daily basis by their male family members; therefore, the women are forced to live in fear for their entire lives. Abuse is extremely common in Pakistan; for them, It 's second nature...When Nargis was six years old her father sent her to work in the village, but…

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