Posts Tagged "women"

No Woman No Cry

By Aya Chebbi    “No Woman, No Cry” is the famous reggae song of Bob Marley and The Wailers. The original title of the song  is “No Woman, Nuh Cry”. In Jamaica tongue “nuh” is the shorter vowel sound for “no”, and corresponds to the short form “don’t”. The song…

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Defiled

By Zohra Noushin Ahmed I am filthy Defiled. Raped by 5 men in an attempt to save your life Yet you can’t look at me For fear of witnessing your weakness in my eyes. You failed to protect me I need you now – yet you reject all that I…

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Year of the Women

by Talha Ebraheem Dubbed as the “Year of the Women” by The New York Times, 2012 saw the women rising up in different parts of the world to demand their rights. What originated as the Convention on Elimination of all forms of discrimination against Women (CEDAW) that later got molded…

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Voice of African Women – 16 Days of Activism Against Gender Violence Campaign

By Aya Chebbi I made this video to contribute to 16 Days of Activism Against Gender Violence, a worldwide campaign against gender-based violence that runs from 25th of November to 10th of December. This video is a message from inspiring young African women that I had the chance and honor…

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Rural Women – The Great Strength of Society

By Mariam Asif A number of challenges are being faced by the rural women of our society due to the gender discrimination, inadequate access to the health care, praise and education. The rural women have played a great role in the advancement of agriculture and economy.  Despite all these steps,…

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Gender Discrimination

By Mariam Asif The triumph can only be achieved when men and women of our society will work together. Unfortunately the women of our society and the other countries have to face gender discrimination in the various stages of life. The problem arises when people begin to consider the women…

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Married to the Quran

By Murtaza Ali Rizvi Lahore Grammar School     Image source: http://blog.naseeb.com In a report titled ‘Married to the Quran’ in the Pakistani weekly newspaper ‘The Friday Times’ (Jan 17-23, 2003 issue), it was said: “According to Khabrain, a large number of feudal in Sindh had married their daughters to the…

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