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Welcome. Just Peace International (JPI) Pakistan URL: http://www.justpeaceint.org. Violation & Gender Discrimination. IN CONTEXT of PAKISTAN & AFGHANISTAN. VIOLATION Honor killing Swara Domestic Violence Right of inheritance. DISCRIMINATION

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Welcome

Just Peace International (JPI) Pakistan

URL: http://www.justpeaceint.org


Violation gender discrimination
Violation & Gender Discrimination

IN CONTEXT of PAKISTAN & AFGHANISTAN

VIOLATION

  • Honor killing

  • Swara

  • Domestic Violence

  • Right of inheritance

DISCRIMINATION

  • Basic Needs (Education, Health, Economic independence etc)

  • Awareness (HIV/AIDS, others)

  • Right of Vote

  • Access to Justice


Violence against women in pakistan 2008
Violence Against Women in Pakistan (2008)

Total registered Cases in 2008 : 7571

Honor Killing 1897 Cases

Abduction & Kidnapping 1784 Cases

Hurt & Body Injury 846 Cases

Rape & Gang Rape 778 Cases

Suicide 599 Cases

Domestic Violence 281 Cases

Attempt to Murder 143 Cases

Sexual Assault 172 Cases

Stove Burning 61 Cases

Acid throwing 29 Cases

Vani/Swara 32 Cases

PAKISTAN IN 2008

Source: Aurat Foundation, Pakistan


Violation
Violation

IN CONTEXT of PAKISTAN & AFGHANISTAN

Swara/ Vani

Customary practice of giving girl to end enmity

Swara:

A brutal custom in Pakistan & Afghanistan Society

2008: Registered Swara Cases in Pakistan: 32


Violation1
Violation

IN CONTEXT of PAKISTAN & AFGHANISTAN

Domestic Violence

Stove Burning 61

Acid throwing 29

Hurt & Body Injury 846

Domestic Violence 281

Right of inheritance

No inheritance Right


Gender discrimination
Gender Discrimination

IN CONTEXT of PAKISTAN & AFGHANISTAN

Basic Needs (Education, Health, Economic independence etc)

Education

Girls Education is discouraged by society.

Health

In rural Areas and especially border areas of Pakistan & Afghanistan. Women visit to Ziarat or Pir (religious leaders) for cure instead of Doctors.

Economic Empowerment:

Restriction by family Elders

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Gender discrimination1
Gender Discrimination

IN CONTEXT of PAKISTAN & AFGHANISTAN

Basic Needs (Education, Health, Economic independence etc)

Awareness

No awareness is provided to women regarding Education, gender, HIV/AIDS, maternal & child health etc

Right of Vote

Women are not allowed to use their right of VOTE. In some place community elders announce such decisions on media

Access to Justice

Women & children have no access to justice. Mostly what the family elder decides is the final decision.


Jpi initiatives regarding gender justice
JPI Initiatives Regarding Gender & Justice

STRENGTHENING GOVERNMENT, COMMUNITY & CIVIL SOCIETY

Dispute Resolution in Seven (7) Districts of NWFP, Pakistan. (Funded by The Asia Foundation)

ADR & Community Policing in Five (5) Districts of Baluchistan (Pakistan) sharing border with Afghanistan (Funded by The Asia Foundation)

Juvenile Justice Reforms in Pakistan /Diversion. (Funded by UNICEF & EC)


Jpi initiatives for awareness raising
JPI Initiatives for Awareness Raising

Promote Gender Equality And Empower Women (16 days of activism against Gender Based Violence) with UNHCR in IDPs & Refugee Camps of NWFP, Pakistan


Awareness through games
Awareness Through Games

Traditional Games

Jalsa

Makha

Kabbidi

Crowed watching Games


Jpi services
JPI Services

Skill Development Centers for the Rehabilitation of Domestic violence affected women

JPI Mediation Center to resolve and transform Domestic, Community and Courts referred Conflicts


Awareness through electronic media
Awareness Through Electronic Media

  • TV Drama“WABA”

  • Drama on HIV/AIDS and Drug Awareness

  • TV Drama“Astaze(The Messenger)

  • Drama on Domestic Violence

  • TV Drama“Chorlak”

  • Drama on Honor Killing

  • Documentary “Awaiting Dawn”

  • (Highlighting Drug Awareness)

  • TV Discussion: “JIRGA” (An Informal Justice System in Pakhtoon Community)

  • History, Role & Importance of Jirga

  • Song

  • In your Song I hear my voice (Peace Story and song in 25 different languages)


Jpi research on informal justice system in pakistan
JPI Research on Informal Justice System in Pakistan

A Little Book on Restorative Justice System in context of Pakistan & Afghanistan

Towards Understanding Pakhtoon Jirga. Book on Informal Justice System in Pakhtoon Society. Research was funded by USIP

Who learns from whome? Pakhtoon Traditions in Modern Perspective.

Recently JPI in collaboration with UNICEF, UNDP and UNIFEM has initiated a

“RESEARCH STUDY ON INFORMAL JUSTICE SYSTEM IN PAKISTAN”


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