Women Suffering During Armed Conflict In Pakistan

Authors

  • Tahreem Farrukh School of Law, University of Karachi
  • Justice (R) Prof. Dr. Ghous Muhammad School of Law, University of Karachi
  • Farrukh Naseem Qureshi Department of Management Sciences, Shaheed Zulfiqar Ali Bhutto Institute of Technology (SZBIST)

DOI:

https://doi.org/10.46568/pjgs.v20i2.522

Keywords:

Gender, Crime, Armed Conflict, Sexually Abused, Displaced Refugee

Abstract

The article is on international humanitarian law (IHL) and is a selective examination of the situation of armed conflict in a context to gender specific crime most relevant to Pakistan. Pakistan remains engage in multiple and overlapping conflicts since decades. It started from Afghanistan and since then Pakistan faces heavy losses in term of human and economic loss both. Pakistan has been tremendously damaged from inside, the trade and businesses, investments, shifting downs of the imports and exports and lack of foreign tourism, all of this had created a chaos in the country. This article talks about the impacts of armed conflict on women. Other most traumatic impacts happen when women are sexually abused and children enlisted as child soldier, women and children become displaced refugee, and public health organization, are lacking or inaccessible.

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Published

2020-09-08

How to Cite

Farrukh, T., Muhammad, G. ., & Qureshi , F. N. (2020). Women Suffering During Armed Conflict In Pakistan. Pakistan Journal of Gender Studies, 20(2), 159–176. https://doi.org/10.46568/pjgs.v20i2.522

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