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Malala’s Forgotten Sisters #Vaw #Womenrights

Girls as young as 5 are still being sold into marriage in Pakistan. And no one will stop it. BY ADRIANA CARRANCA | JULY , 2013 KHYBER PAKHTUNKHWA, Pakistan — At only 12, Nazia lives in expectation of the worst. As I step… Continue Reading →

NA adopts resolution to declare #Malala ‘Daughter of Pakistan’

APP9 hrs ago ISLAMABAD – The National Assembly on Monday unanimously adopted a resolution asking the government to declare Malala Yousufzai the ‘Daughter of Pakistan’. The resolution was moved by Pakistan People’s Party’s Robina Saadat Qaimkhani, who said Malala had become a… Continue Reading →

Suspect’s sister apologizes for shooting of Malala

Source: Independent | Andrew Buncombe The sister of a man suspected of being involved in the shooting of the Pakistani teenage activist Malala Yousafzai has apologised for the attack, saying her brother has brought shame upon the family. In an… Continue Reading →

#Pakistan #Taliban: agent or victim?

  Afiya Shehrbano Zia [1] 24 October 2012, opendemocracy.net In their attempt to assassinate girl-activist, Malala Yousufzai, has the Taliban inadvertently rescued the narrative of violence against women? Just as in other patriarchal societies, violence against women (VAW) in Pakistan is endemic… Continue Reading →

Pakistani-American Raps For #Malala Yousafzai #spokenword #poetry #vaw #Taliban

A man holds a candle next a picture of Malala Yousufzai at a school in Lahore. (Photo: REUTERS/Mohsin Raza) By- Suka Kalantari,  at the  theworld.org The day after 14-year-old Pakistani activist Malala Yousafzai was shot in the head by the… Continue Reading →

The Girl Who Changed Pakistan: #Malala Yousafzai #mustread

by Shehrbano Taseer Oct 22, 2012 Shehrbano Taseer takes an insider’s look at the 15-year-old girl who may finally turn the tide on extremism. The teenage girls chatted to each other and their teachers as the school bus rattled along the country… Continue Reading →

Attack on Malala Yousafzai strengthens resolve of Pakistani schoolgirls- #VAW #gender #justice #taliban

Students say Taliban are mistaken if they think they can scare girls away from school. Khabar Wire Service October 19, 2012   Militants who tried to kill Malala Yousafzai have strengthened the resolve of schoolgirls to attend school, her friends… Continue Reading →

#Pakistan Police Name Suspect in #Malala Yousafzai Shooting

by Jahanzeb Aslam Oct 18, 2012 2:18 PM EDT, Thedailybeast.com Pakistan authorities announced that a suspected Taliban member named Ataullah—who had been detained and released by the Army in 2009—is thought to be behind the attack on the 14-year-old activist.   It’s… Continue Reading →

Malala and the death of female education in the Swat Valley #Mustwatch

This excellent 32-minute documentary captures some of the reality of the situation that Malala Fousafzai has faced in the Swat Valley, Pakisatan. The video shows Malala and her school master father as they deal with the threat and reality of violence from Taliban… Continue Reading →

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