Gender, religion, sexuality and the state: mediating the Hadood laws in Pakistan

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Resource Language: 
English
Media Type: 
Paper
Online
Author: 
Shahnaz Khan
Publisher: 
Centre for Research on Violence Against Women and Children
Publication Date: 
2001
Publication Place: 
London, UK

Presents a brief sketch of Pakistani Hadood laws and examines the social and political context in which the ordinance was passed as well as some implications of the laws. Also gives voice to the experience of 14 Pakistani women whose lives have been affected by the Hadood Ordinance.

ISBN/ISSN: 
ISBN 0968865
VIOL.K45 2001