The men in patriarchal Pakistan called her shameless, and her brother, a day after she told the media that she feared for her life, finally strangled her in what he called an honour killing,.
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I WISHED TO ATTEND BECAUSE:
I wanted to understand the international and intergovernmental work of various NGOs at work for women’s rights, and for women from rural communities, and women working in media and with ICT.
“In our context, a rural area is a place or area with no modern or better infrastructure for example; no access to modern roads, running/piped water, no modern markets or shopping malls, schools, hospitals.” Rwanda
The #MeToo, which was among the top trends on Twitter these days, also saw widespread outrage on different platforms during the 16 Days of Activism Campaign.
At the time the graphic novel was written these 4 survivors had probably no knowledge of the #MeToo campaign or the “Times Up” movement. That language had not yet entered the social consciousness. What they did know was that the emotional and physical attacks directed at them were the opposite of kindness or justice.
IAW members in Zimbabwe report on how men support the Million Pad Campaign
We believe the elimination of violence can only be realized with the understanding that aggression against one woman is abuse against all women. The individual cannot be separated from the community and therefore national epidemics of violence have a global impact.
Intimacy Undone: Marriage, Divorce and Family Law in India – book review