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Acid Attacks: A reflection on the state of Pakistan

March 28, 2012, a Pakistani woman named Fakhra Yunus jumps to her death from her 6th floor apartment building in Rome. Having suffered acid attacks at the hands of her husband, she has now become the disfigured face of the forgotten and marginalized women in conservative Muslim Pakistan. The Washington Post noted that Yunus epitomized the plight of women in ...

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