Miss Pakistan urges women to unite against honour killings

Toronto: Miss Pakistan World Anzhelika Tahir today expressed her shock over the murder of Pakistani model Qandeel Baloch by her brother in Multan.

Anzhelika, has called upon the women of her country to join hands to stop the barbaric practice of honour killings.

This Toronto-based Pakistani beauty queen told media persons: “I’m so sad that such a horrible thing has happened. No matter what Qandeel’s choices were, murder was not the answer. Her brother should be brought to justice. I hope the women of Pakistan will unite to make a collective statement against honour killings.”

Miss Pakistan World said: “Baloch was no different than Kim Kardashian, and everyone and anyone can live howsoever they want to. She is not to be blamed for her choice of lifestyle. Anyone has the right to choose what they want to do with their life.”

Miss Tahir said Baloch was right in seeking security from the government because of threats to her life.

She said young Pakistani women shouldn’t be discouraged by what happened to Baloch.