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Dishonoured
by the Law of Men

Mukhtar Mai

Price:
€ 14.00
Publisher: Cairo Editore
Pages: 192
ISBN/EAN: 9788860520364

Synopsis
Punjab, Pakistan. The village court decides that Mukhtar Mai will be repeatedly raped in order to “repair” an offence caused by her twelve year old brother, accused of speaking to a girl member of a powerful clan. Since then, her story has gone round the world. Supported by important human rights organizations and the international press, Mukhtar Mai has transformed her personal story into a battle in the name of humanity.

The author
Mukhtar Mai, Pakistani, lives in a small village near the Indian border, from which she carries on her battle to defend women victims of abuse.

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