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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

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”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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