GULNAZ

  • J&K: Acid attack victim fights government apathy July 16, 2012

    Kishtwar: It has been more than five years since 34yearold Gulnaz Begum's face was sprinkled with acid over her refusal to close down a beauty parlour that she was running in Kishtwar. In the attack, she lost her eye and her face was disfigured. But the incident did not deter...
  • Afghan President pardons jailed rape victim December 2, 2011

    Kabul: Afghan President Hamid Karzai on Thursday pardoned an Afghan woman serving a 12year prison sentence for having sex out of wedlock after she was raped by a relative. Karzai's office said in a statement that the woman and her attacker have agreed to marry. That would reverse an earlier decision...
  • Mumbai: Hundreds suffering from malnutrition November 14, 2011

    Mumbai: On a day when special events for Children's day are being held across the country, a shocker from the country's economic capital, Mumbai. In 2010, 18 children under the age of 5 died due to malnutrition in the slums of Mumbai's Govandi area. This year, so far at least...