Domestic violence now crime in Pakistan from The Telegraph, 2/22/12

Thursday, February 23, 2012


The article reports, “Pakistan’s parliament today passed a landmark bill that makes violence against women and children a criminal offence and carries prison terms and fines. Under the Domestic Violence (Prevention and Protection) Bill, that was passed by the Senate today, those found guilty of beating women or children will face a minimum prison sentence of six months and a fine of at least 100,000 rupees, the Dawn daily reported.”

Read the full article at: http://telegraphindia.com/1120222/jsp/foreign/story_15164940.jsp