In Pakistan, a Feminist Hero Is Under Fire and on the Run
HR activist Gulalai Ismail & her family are facing brutal state repression because she criticized the growing militarization of state & society. Now she has a phantom like existence moving from house to house to avoid torture & enforced disappearance.
A very fine piece of journalism by . “When you work on changing the status quo,” she said in an interview in Paris in 2016, “it’s risky. But, she added, “If you are afraid, then fears lead to hatred. And our world needs bravery and courage.”
In #Pakistan, a Feminist Hero Is Under Fire and on the Run - The New York Times #gulalaiismail
In #Pakistan, a Feminist Hero Is Under Fire and on the Run
A leading women’s rights activist is forced to hide from police in Pakistan via ⁦
In Pakistan, a Feminist Hero Is Under Fire and on the Run
#AGulalaiIsmail is one of #Pakistan ’s best-known women’s rights crusaders. For speaking out about #ForcedMarriage s and #GangRape s, she has been accused by the country of inciting rebellion, and practically no one has seen her for the past two months.“
In Pakistan, a Feminist Hero Is Under Fire and on the Run
In Pakistan, a Feminist Hero Is Under Fire and on the Run - The New York Times
In Pakistan, a Feminist Hero Is Under Fire and on the Run