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Oct 2012: Malala's father speaks from the hospital, on video - “My daughter is my companion, we are good friends. She corrects me at times and tells me how to do certain things..."

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On Saturday, 20th October, 200 members of the Muslim, Sikh, Hindu and Christian communities gathered outside the hospital and held the vigil praying for Malala's speedy recovery....

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Oct 2012: By Nighat Dad - "Designing policies in conflict zones will only be successful... when governments take women human rights defenders together in the peace process..."

On average 100 women are raped every 24 hours in Karachi city alone. Photo: REUTERS

A couple of days ago, Kashmala Tariq shut down the reproductive bill, on the basis of religion, stating that it was an issue of ‘sensitive’ nature.

Ayesha Asghar asks why

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"No nation can rise to the height of glory unless your women are side by side with you..." Mohammad Ali Jinnah (1944) - first Governor General of Pakistan.

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Feb 2011: Interview with Dr. Shershah Syed - "Every month we travel with a mobile camp to rural areas and reach women who do not receive care. 99.9% of fistula patients are poor.”