Infanticide, child marriage and slavery, rape, genital mutilation, forced marriage, tracking, beating, honor killings, acid attacks, can’t go to school, can’t make enough money, – the list goes on an on..
How encouraging amidst all this misery and abuse it is to read about heroines and freedom fighters like the one’s I’ve put together in this slide-show. I could have spent hours adding more to the list, but these brave women and girls are some of the finest representatives I could think of. I will probably add more along the way..
Malala Yusufzai, shot by Taleban
FEMEN – Sextremism !
“Tolerance of intolerance is cowardice”
The uprising of women in the Arab world
Deeyah – “The Muslim Madonna”
Shabana Rehman – “Mullah Lifter”
Veena Malik – “Some of us like fun and entertainment”
Aliaa Magda Elmahdy – “Nude blogger”
Manal-al-Sharif – “Let’s Drive” !
Nujood Ali: “I have decided to say no”
Taslima Nasrin – No place for women”
Women bloggers of South Asia