Country: Pakistan

From Pakistan with Love, Saneeya Hussain 1954-2005

Journalist, editor and environmental activist, Saneeya Hussain embodied ‘feminism’ and ‘women’s rights’ in the most un-dogmatic way, living life on her own terms and – in doing so – countering the trends that militate against women’s individual freedoms in Pakistan

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Snapshots of Change, South Asia


Seventeen-year old Hina lives in Pakistan. She’s the youngest in a family of five sisters, and the first girl in her family ever to complete her education and contemplate a career – despite criticism from her widowed mother’s relatives. But

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Real to Reel, South Asia

Mukhtiar Mai: The Struggle for Justice

In June 2002 Mukhtiar Mai’s 14 year old brother Abdul was accused of molesting a woman from a powerful rival clan in rural Punjab. To exact revenge, the clan members sent four armed men who gang raped Mukhtiar Mai. In

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CIS, Central and East Asia, Why Women Count

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