The role of safety management to analyze the current situation of honour killing in Pakistan

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Salma Nawaz
Ayesha Kiran
Mouna Koser
Malik Shahzad Shabbir
Aysha Zamir


Killing in the name of Honor is used as an instrument to keep up or recover the honor of family by rebuffing or killing females whose activities invite bits of gossip about sexual inappropriateness or misbehavior, Honor killing in Pakistan is emerging issue, the objective of this study is to analyse the current situation of honor killing and its impact on other members of the society. A descriptive study was carried out and data was collected from Islamic books, previous research papers and different reports. Therefore exploratory review of previous literature was carried out. It is concluded that there is a number of cases regarding honor killing in Sindh and Punjab province due to strong tribal system and weak management in government system. A number of cases does not reported due to strong feudal system. On the other hand  Holy Quran and Sharia don't allow to murder somebody for the sake of honor nor empowers for doing as such. It is recommended that the federal and provincial government should take firm steps against those who are involve in honor killing.

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Salma Nawaz, Ayesha Kiran, Mouna Koser, Shabbir, M. S., & Aysha Zamir. (2022). The role of safety management to analyze the current situation of honour killing in Pakistan. Journal of Public Value and Administrative Insight, 5(2), 424–439.


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