8. Kainet Soomro
From Care2′s Mhaire Fraser
Kainet Soomro is a young Pakistani woman. When she was 13, she was abducted while shopping, held prisoner, and eventually raped by four different men. According to tribal tradition, she was designated a “black female” for having sex outside of marriage, and her family was then saddled with the responsibility of killing her to preserve their honor. They thankfully refused and instead pressed charges. Kainet’s attackers then took matters into their own hands (again) and killed her brother in her place.
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