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Five Rapists to be Set Free in Mukhtaran Bibi Case

[Trigger Warning for Sexual Violence] Many of us remember Mukhtaran Bibi, the Pakistani woman who was brutally gang raped in 2002 at the behest of neighboring tribal elders. Her crime? Her brother was accused of indecent acts with a woman of the elite Mastoi tribe, therefore, following the logic of eye for an eye, members […]

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Feminism

An Eye For An Eye, And The World Might Start Listening

Near the entrance of a lively cocktail bar, a woman spins around on her stool and half slaps the man standing behind her ““ I say “half,” because her aim was really off. The bar does not stand still, the music does not stop playing, but there is a shocked lull in conversation as heads […]

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LadyGhosts of TV Past

Ladyghosts: The West Wing, Season 1, Episode 3

Previously, on the West Wing, President Bartlet’s personal physician, Captain Morris Tolliver, was killed when his plane was shot down on the way to a humanitarian mission at a teaching hospital.  The President is out for some old school eye-for-an-eye justice to retaliate.  Also, the unfortunate Mandy has been hired to be the Director of […]