Tag Archive: Domestic Violence

Aug 06 2012

Why I am a Feminist – Bina Shah

As a child in Pakistan, I grew up observing the lives of the women in my father’s family. Members of a type of religious nobility who claim lineage from the Prophet Muhammed, they followed the traditions of the Prophet’s wives and segregated themselves from all men outside their own blood relatives – a system known …

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Jun 10 2012

Violence against women by male intimate partners


”Each culture has its sayings and songs about the importance of home, and the comfort and security to be found there. Yet for many women, home is a place of pain and humiliation.” ‘Violence against women is both a consequence and a cause of gender inequality.’ NCADV says, ‘Domestic violence is the willful intimidation, physical …

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