These are links and contact information of arganisations who have been, and are, fighting against honor killings and other forms of violence against women in Pakistan.
Shirkat Gah is committed to a just, progressive and democratic society where women are fully empowered, gender equality, human security and opportunities are ensured for all, peace prevails and resources are shared on a sustainable and equitable basis. It strives to ensure a responsible and sovereign state in a world order and equity between national and international interests.
Women Action Forum (WAF) does active lobbying, advocacy on behalf of women in Pakistan. it holds demonstrations and public-awareness campaigns. It is committed to a just and peaceful society based on democracy. The issues picked up by WAF have included challenging discriminatory legislation against women, the invisibility of women in government plans and policies, the exclusion of women from media, sports and cultural activities, dress codes for women, violence against women and the seclusion of women. WAF’s activism has led to the birth of many women’s rights groups and resource centres thereby increasing its outreach. WAF considers all issues as “women’s issues” and has taken positions on national and global developments. It allies itself with democratic and progressive forces in the country as well as linking its struggle with that of minorities and other oppressed peoples.
Human Rights Commission of Pakistan (HRCP) is an independent, voluntary, non-profit organisation which is not associated or affiliated with the government or any political party. It is committed to act with impartiality and objectivity in all matters. Among its main aims are spreading awareness of human rights among the people, mobilising public opinion, collecting information and disseminating knowledge about human rights abuses.
Human Rights Commission of Pakistan
Women Living Under Muslim Laws (WLUML) is an international solidarity network that provides information, support and a collective space for women whose lives are shaped, conditioned or governed by laws and customs said to derive from Islam.
The WLUML has in the past decades, has informed the women’s movement in Pakistan to fight all forms of violence against women including the grave issue of ‘honor’ killings.