Chapter 12: The Intersection of the Public and Private for Pashtun Women in Politics

Chapter Title

Chapter 12: The Intersection of the Public and Private for Pashtun Women in Politics

Book Title

Women, Political Struggles and Gender Equality in South Asia

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Document Type

Book Chapter

Editors

Margaret Alston

Description

A brutal gang-rape of a young woman in India in 2012 caused a global outcry against rising brutal violence against women. In response to the young woman's death and the protests that followed, the contributors analyze the position of women in South Asia, the issue of violence, women's political activism and gender inequalities.

ISBN

978-1349482665

Publication Date

2014

Publisher

Palgrave Macmillan

Keywords

Sexual Harassment, Gender Equality, Religious Leader, Public Life, Pakistani Woman

Disciplines

Feminist, Gender, and Sexuality Studies

Comments

This book is part of the Gender, Development and Social Change series.

DOI

https://doi.org/10.1057/9781137390578

Chapter 12: The Intersection of the Public and Private for Pashtun Women in Politics

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