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eBook In the Name of Honour ePub

by mukhtar-mai

  • ISBN: 1844084094
  • Category: Social Sciences
  • Subcategory: Politics
  • Author: mukhtar-mai
  • Language: English
  • Publisher: Virago; 2006 edition (2007)
  • Pages: 192
  • ePub book: 1611 kb
  • Fb2 book: 1501 kb
  • Other: lit azw txt mbr
  • Rating: 4.8
  • Votes: 420

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In June 2002, Mukhtar Mai, a Pakistani woman from the impoverished village of Meerwala, was gang raped by a local clan known as the Mastoi - punishment for indiscretions allegedly committed by the woman's brother.

In June 2002, Mukhtar Mai, a Pakistani woman from the impoverished village of. .

In June 2002, Mukhtar Mai, a Pakistani woman from the impoverished village of Meerwala, was gang-raped by a local clan known as the Mastoi - punishment for indiscretions allegedly committed by the woman's brother. Much of the book discusses Mukhtar’s experiences surrounding the rape - the before, during and afte.and the way she rose above this terrifying incident to become an icon both in Pakistan and abroad, for opposing crimes of honour. The situation in Pakistan for women is not good. In the Name of Honor by Mukhtar Mai is an incredibly powerful, and extremely important memoir that tells of her fight for justice.

This is a book about one strong woman, who survived and went through really hard times. How does this relate to rape's use as a means of punishment? 7) In The Name of Honor describes Mukhtar Mai's two struggles, primarily against an oppressive society, but also against the limitations she had imposed upon herself.

Read unlimited books and audiobooks on the web, iPad, iPhone and Android Timely and topical, In the Name of Honor is the remarkable and inspirational memoir of a woman who fought and triumphed against exceptional odds.

Read unlimited books and audiobooks on the web, iPad, iPhone and Android. Her name was Mukhtar Mai, and her decision to stand up to her accusers was an act of bravery unheard of in one of the world's most adverse climates for women. By July 2002, Mai's case was headline news in Pakistan and under international scrutiny, the government awarded her the equivalent of 8,500 . dollars in compensation money (a historic settlement), and her attackers were sentenced to death. Timely and topical, In the Name of Honor is the remarkable and inspirational memoir of a woman who fought and triumphed against exceptional odds. Read on the Scribd mobile app.

Her name was Mukhtar Mai, and her decision to stand up to her accusers was an act of bravery unheard of in one of the world's most adverse climates for women.

In the Name of Honor : A Memoir. In June 2002, Mukhtar Mai, a Pakistani woman from the impoverished village of Meerwala, was gang raped by a local clan known as the Mastoi - punishment for indiscretions allegedly committed by the woman's brother.

Her name was Mukhtar Mai, and her decision to stand up to her accusers was an act of.Books related to In the Name of Honor. Mukhtar Mai went on to open a school for girls in an effort to ensure that future generations would not suffer, as she had, from illiteracy.

Mukhtar Mai. Mukhtar Mai came to prominence in June 2002, when journalists in Pakistan first learned of her gang rape, punishment for an 'honour crime' allegedly committed by her brother. Mukhtar Mai came to prominence in June 2002, when journalists in Pakistan first learned of her gang rape, punishment for an 'honour crime' allegedly committed by her brother, an offence for which there was never any proof. After the horrific rape, custom dictated that she would kill herself. But Mai defied custom. Mukhtar Mai pitted herself against the system with extraordinary courage and strength of purpose. Timely and topical, In the Name of Honour is the inspirational true story of a woman who fought.

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