Posts Tagged ‘rape’

The Silent Ones

29Sep09

[picapp src=”c/0/0/7/Refugees_Flee_Fighting_f790.jpg?adImageId=7267837&imageId=4817080″ width=”396″ height=”594″ /] Last week, a 13-year-old boy from Karachi’s Korangi neighbourhood was gang-raped by three men. The crime took place on the first night of Eidul Fitr. That’s right. When you and I were having dinner with our families or doing whatever we do to celebrate the holiday, a boy was screaming […]


[picapp src=”7/a/5/4/Internally_Displaced_Face_3a48.jpg?adImageId=7265262&imageId=4988214″ width=”500″ height=”333″ /] When Shehnaz talks about the house that she built with her earnings, you can see her pride. She spent Rs 500,000 on just the construction. Sunlight streamed into every room. It was not in a dark alley, but right on the corner of a street. The women she waxed helped […]