– Book review – Widows and Daughters: Gender, Kinship and Power in South Asia by Anna Suvorova
On Friday simultaneous ‘Aurat Marches’ took place in major cities all over the country to mark the International Day for Women. This becomes the second time in as many years that the march has been held to commemorate Women’s Day – a display of women taking to the streets to assert not just their right to public spaces but also to lay claim to their right of equal citizenry.
The issue of women’s rights seems to have a particularly vitriolic tint in South Asia. …read more
Source: Pakistan Today