Women’s rights activists demonstrate to condemn violence against women in Lahore, Pakistan, after the beheading of a young woman in an upscale neighborhood. Photo: AP
Women’s rights activists demonstrate to condemn violence against women in Lahore, Pakistan, after the beheading of a young woman in an upscale neighborhood. Photo: AP

Beheaded, groped, beaten: violence against women in Asia is reaching alarming levels

  • Women have faced increased violence and abuse during the Covid-19 pandemic
  • Some of the most egregious cases involved a young woman who was beheaded in Pakistan and a domestic worker who alleged being beaten by her employer in Hong Kong

Topic |   Human rights
Women’s rights activists demonstrate to condemn violence against women in Lahore, Pakistan, after the beheading of a young woman in an upscale neighborhood. Photo: AP
Women’s rights activists demonstrate to condemn violence against women in Lahore, Pakistan, after the beheading of a young woman in an upscale neighborhood. Photo: AP
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