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#MeToo hits Pakistan as allegations mount against leading singer Ali Zafar -- Meesha Shafi posted a lengthy message on Twitter, accusing Zafar of physically harassing her

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© AFP/File | Pakistani actor and singer Ali Zafar has denied the accusations against him

ISLAMABAD (AFP) – Pressure mounted Friday against Pakistani singer Ali Zafar after he was hit with a sexual harassment allegation by a leading actress in the first high profile “#metoo” accusation in the staunchly patriarchal country. 320 more words

Where We Really Need Feminism

I’m a feminist. But according to women leading the feminist movement I am the enemy. Do I believe that women should have equal opportunity? Yes. Do I think women deserve equal pay for equal work? 1,133 more words

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"Do not be afraid- God is with us"

In the sixth month, God sent a named angel to unremarkable small town to speak a virgin named Mary.  Mary’s family had signed the arranged marriage contract with Joseph, but the wedding was months away.   1,668 more words

Maybe We'll Register Your Marriage After You Walk the Bomb-Sniffing Dog

At Harper’s, Mansi Choksi tells the story of Neetu and Dawinder, a young couple from rural India who flee to a safe house run by the Love Commandos. 528 more words

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Domestic Violence in Pakistan

According to Dawn newspaper almost half of the women in Pakistan have suffered from some form of domestic violence. Most women suffer from domestic violence either by their spouse or her in laws. 393 more words

Honor killing in Pakistan: 19-year-old kills sister, brother-in-law

(THIS ARTICLE IS COURTESY OF THE HINDUSTAN TIMES OF INDIA)

Honor killing in Pakistan: 19-year-old kills sister, brother-in-law in Rawalpindi

Activists say around a thousand Pakistani women fall victims to so-called honour killings every year.

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