sharmeen obaid-chinoy

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The government has faced mounting pressure to pass the law against murders carried out by people professing to be acting in defense of the honor of their family.
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While their yearning for projection of a positive image of Pakistan is understandable, they are sadly mistaken in their assumption
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I, for one, am tired of hearing the same voices over and over again. I stand with those whose voices are whispered in the quiet space. The voices of calm truth often drowned out by the tornadoes of cynicism, misogyny, racism, bigotry and greed.
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The brutal practice of murder or violence to punish “shameful” acts results in the deaths of at least 1,000 women in Pakistan every year.
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Watch this exclusive clip from a forthcoming documentary on Pakistan's unexpected musical revival.
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My grandmother Zaib-un-Nissa Hamidullah, a pioneering political journalist, saw the trouble coming just a decade after the
Women
"The women who have been directors have been, largely, they've had a really rough time breaking in in our business," Streep
Culture & Arts
Your animation studio, Waadi Studios [built for "3 Bahadur"], is now the first in Pakistan dedicated to feature-length films
Impact
Iqra Rehman, Minawali, Punjab: Iqra is a writer who founded the Mianwali Institute of Language and Learning. She comes from
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I look to our fellow Muslims in the Middle East for inspiration, where the recent wave of revolutions was fueled by women bloggers, activists and professionals.
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Documentary filmmaker Sharmeen Obaid-Chinoy is a warrior for truth. And now, her documentary Saving Face, co-directed with Daniel Junge, is winner of this year's Academy Award for Best Documentary Short.