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By A. Weiss

In Pakistan, myriad constituencies are grappling with reinterpreting women's rights. This publication analyzes the govt. of Pakistan's building of an figuring out of what constitutes women's rights, strikes directly to tackle conventional perspectives and modern renowned opinion on women's rights, after which makes a speciality of 3 very diversified teams' perceptions of women's rights: innovative women's firms as represented by means of the Aurat beginning and Shirkat Gah; orthodox Islamist perspectives as represented via the Jama'at-i-Islami, the MMA executive in Khyber Pakhtunkhwa (2002-08) and al-Huda; and the Swat Taliban. writer Anita M. Weiss analyzes the consequent "culture wars" which are visibly ripping the rustic aside, as teams speak earlier each other - each one confidant that they're the owners of tradition and interpreters of faith whereas others are misrepresenting it.

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