pakistani women

Sabaa Tahir – the next J.K. Rowling?

Sabaa Tahir ruined my sleep. Her new book, An Ember In The Ashes, kept me up at night. I couldn’t put the book down. I’m not the only one. It seems as though anyone who touches the book cannot stop reading until the story ends. It has the addictive quality…

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The privatization of Pakistani women

Sexual crimes have been mainstays of Pakistani politics for nearly all of its sixty-one-year history and have been used to legitimise all sorts of regimes. This gives the Taliban ample room to justify yet another repugnant episode in the history of Pakistani women.

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