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‘Don’t laugh like a whore, this is Karachi’

By Mahim Maher

December 25, 2010 | 4:26 am

In 2002, Mukhtar Mai challenged the Pakistani gender status quo by demanding reparations for the violence and trauma of the state-sanctioned gang rape she suffered.

“In a city like Karachi with 20 million people are you telling me that there were no rapes today?” I stare at the crime reporter.
“Er… ma’am…,”... More.

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