Sunday, March 28, 2010

Color Online Quiz: Literature and Women's Studies

Quiz #95
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Violence against women can end only when the culprits get punished. ~Mukhtaran Bibi

[She]was gang raped in an "honour" revenge issued by tribal council. She was expected to have committed suicide after this, but took the case to court instead. The perpetrators were charged and arrested, and later acquitted. Nonetheless, she started an organization to empower girls and women in Pakistan.

Thanks, Niranjana.

3 comments:

niranjana said...

Mukhtaran Bibi, better known as Mukhtar Mai.
She is absolutely inspiring.

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Medeia Sharif said...

I watched a documentary about her. She's brave and inspirational.