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When we were lions

for Fakhra Younus

I dreamt that we were the stronger of the pride
all of us
a tidal wave of lionesses cresting with open jaws… 128 more words


After Years of Searching for Justice

On ParentSociety.com, I have an article running today.  It is not my usual ” humor infused” (attempts at humor anyway) type of  Sweet Spot story. 128 more words


Prayers for this Pakistani woman

Acid victim Fakhra Younus’ suicide shames all Pakistan

The Daily Telegraph:  Fakhra Younus, 33, leapt to her death from a sixth floor building in Rome on March 17, almost 12 years after the attack which she said left her looking “not human” 410 more words

Culture War

Something more important than the Final Four

Careful. News of the Final Four may fool you. Yes, it is an exciting tournament, but life is not simply an NCAA event. Caution. News of Augusta, Georgia and Tiger Woods return may take your eyes off events that really matter. 510 more words

Women Issues

War on Women: Pakistani Acid Victim Commits Suicide

This is just beyond sad. Being a woman has never sucked more.

Pakistani acid attack victim Fakhra Younus, who was attacked by her husband, an ex-lawmaker and son of a political powerhouse, and permanently disfigured undergoing more than three dozen surgeries over a decade, finally decided that she no longer had anything to live for and… 1,275 more words


Acid-attack victim commits suicide 12 years later to protest "silence of the law"

Fakhra Younus, 33, leapt to her death from a sixth floor building in Rome 12 years after the acid attack which she said left her looking ‘not human’. 272 more words

Today's Headlines

Pakistan Woman commits suicide 12 years after acid attack

Guys what do you think about this pathetic story!
33 year old mother Fakhra Younus has decided to end her life after being attacked with a horrific acid bath. 117 more words