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Women as Plastic Bags

On April 14, 2009 on Frontline World at PBS a young man in the Swat
valley of Pakistan was interviewed. He compared women to plastic bags,
either to throw away or to be kept in the home. Wonderful!

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Mukhtar Gets Married

Because her brother was accused of having an affair, Mukhtar Mai was gang raped on the streets of her Pakistani village in 2002 as tribally sanctioned punishment. Instead of killing herself in shame, as is often done, Munkhtar, who also goes as Mukhtaran Bibi, took her attackers to court.

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