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Pakistan’s first lady’s veil unveils social biases

Pakistan Premierminister Imran Khan und Ehefrau Bushra Khan

As the world recently watched one of Pakistan’s most recognized faces, Imran Khan, taking oath as the nation’s 22nd prime minister, it also saw a fully shrouded lady standing next to him holding a rosary in her hand. That was Bushra Khan, Imran Khan’s wife, who is now representing Pakistani women as their first lady.

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06.09.2018 | 8:43

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Maryam Nawaz, challenging Pakistan’s powerful army

Some analysts have dubbed her the “new Benazir Bhutto” for confronting the Pakistani military. But Maryam Nawaz, daughter of the deposed PM Sharif, says she wants to carve her own niche. Will she live up to her image?

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11.07.2018 | 8:01

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Krishna Kumari — From bonded laborer to Pakistan’s first lower caste Hindu senator

Krishna Kumari became Pakistan’s first Hindu-Dalit senator after she was elected to the upper house of parliament in March 2018. In an interview with DW, Kumari talks about the plight of religious minorities in Pakistan.

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04.04.2018 | 13:02

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Pakistani women: Between glory and misery

A nation that can take pride in leading women in fields including politics, education and cyber security is ranked almost the worst for gender equality. DW’s head of Urdu, Kishwar Mustafa, explores this dilemma.

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24.04.2017 | 6:51

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Pakistan, women and politics

What makes Malala Yousafzai stand out is not only her unwavering resolve to continue education, but the ambition to be a politician, which is quite an exception for most Pakistani women. One wonders, how come?

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30.11.2012 | 12:52

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