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Mukhtar Mai

Monsters Rule in Pakistan; Rape is Public Policy

Thor Halvorssen | Posted 08.03.2011 | World
Thor Halvorssen

Mukhtar Mai is a simple woman from a small town and her resolve, given enough attention across the world, could inspire men and women who believe in dignity and human decency to dramatically expand Mukhtar's effort.

13 Of 14 Suspects Released In Shocking Gang Rape Case

AP | MUNIR AHMED | Posted 06.21.2011 | World

ISLAMABAD — Pakistan's Supreme Court on Thursday freed five men accused in the notorious gang-rape of a woman under orders from a village counci...

The War Against Pakistani Women

Saad Khan | Posted 05.25.2011 | World
Saad Khan

The majority of Pakistani women suffer in silence. This is another war, an indigenous battle, but unfortunately no one, except for a few brave women, are tackling this issue.

Women's Rights in Pakistan: Descending into Darkness

Human Rights First | Posted 05.25.2011 | World
Human Rights First

Mukhtar Mai, a leading Pakistani women's rights advocate, has been celebrated across the globe. But her future, in light of a recent Multan Electric Power Company's raid, remains uncertain.

Mukhtar Mai, Famed Pakistani Gang-Rape Victim, Gets Married

AP | KHALID TANVEER | Posted 05.25.2011 | World

MULTAN, Pakistan — A Pakistani gang-rape victim who shunned custom and rose to global fame by speaking out about her case has defied another loc...