FEMALE VICTIMS OF MURDER IN SINDH: CULTURAL CRIMINOLOGICAL PERSPECTIVE

Waheed A. Abbasi, Dr. Nabi Bakhsh Narejo, Dr. Shamim Soomro

Abstract


Females have increasingly been victims of murder due to cultural and patriarchic nature of Pakistan society. This qualitative study concludes that females belonging to poor sections of society, married and young one become victims of violence like murder in Sindh. Criminal victimization of females is committed by blood relatives and even by law enforcement agencies like police and court officials. Lack of education, unawareness of the rights and status of females further help victimization go uncontrolled.

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