Karo-Kari (Honour Killings) is becoming a big hurdle in Sindh for law enforcement. The province has been facing honour killings for long, and a big number of women and girls have been killed by their kith and kin.The enmities between tribes became the basic reason behind the soaring number of honour killing incidents, while the enforcement seems to be feeble to deal with this issue. As far as the official figures are concerned, 78 people were killed which includes 50 women and 28 men were also murdered in the first 6 months of 2019 while in 2018, 113 cases were recorded in different parts of province. Sindh Police worked on the prevention of honour killing by forming an anti-honour crime cell.In the name of Karo-Kari leading to registration of 65 cases and more than 90% cases were pending trial because of other reasons, it is because of the police probe had not got to the conclusion. Total 65 cases have been registered, but no one convicted for killing in the name of so-called honour killing. “Honour killings should be done away with reforms within the state and justice system,” said Dr. Nafisa Shah, politician who has done PhD in honour killing, she expressed these views in a consultation titled ‘Karo- Kari/honour killing arranged by Sindh Human Rights Commission held at a local hotel in Karachi.Shah said that the anthropological aspect of the issue was something she wanted to explore and we are doing utmost to control. “Even though the aspect of culture and customs is present when one talks about honor killings, but our criminal justice system is also in dire need for reforms and that the so-called garb of Islamisation has had a lot of impact on our criminal justice procedures”, she added.Abdul Khaliq Shaikh, the DIG headquarter Sindh Police said, “We have previously set up a database, trained over 2000 officers, developed a training manual, and also developed a separate manual for violence against women.” he added. He also shared that the department has recently formed a human rights cells, moreover human rights desks in every district, along with a network on gender based violence in collaboration with the civil society. he also said that Honour killing is a social problem and has its roots in the tribal culture and a mindset where women are seen as subservient to men.“Some 57 cases are still pending with no conviction in any case. However, three people have been acquitted during the process. In most cases the suspects are close relatives of the victims”, he claimedA member of the National Commission for Human Rights Ms Anis Haroon told Daily Times that the issue that honour killing is not new. “Every other day we witness a new wave of honour killings. In several cases go unreported and families deal with it on their own,” she said and added that when dealing with cases of honour killings the judges and police are all under pressure. However, the police needs to be fully active to control the honour killings and do away with the challenge.However famous Pakistani celeb Qandeel Baloch was also killed by her brother Waseem. A woman named Samia Sarwar was killed in the name of honour because she wanted divorce from her first cousin and wanted to marry a man of her choice yet no one was arrested by the police. Tasleem Khatoon an eight months pregnant woman was killed because her father-in-law accused her that she conceived the wedlock baby. A woman who was pregnant was stoned to death in front of Supreme Court, the reason was she married the man of her choice. A man killed his sister who was just 19 years old, because she was having an affair with one of their relatives. A British woman Samia Shahid was also the victim of honour killing, she was raped and killed by her former husband in the name of honour.The truth is that the honour killing is socially accepted method to restore the lost honour in rural societies. Although there have been several campaigns, legislations and public seminars in the country to protect women who “fall in love or wish to marry the man of their choice” yet the number of cases is persistently on the rise.