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Disputed legacies : the Pakistan papers

Author: Neelam Hussain; International Development Research Centre (Canada)
Publisher: New Delhi : Zubaan, 2019.
Series: Zubaan series on sexual violence and impunity in South Asia.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
Summary:
Disputed Legacies focuses on Pakistan, examining law, pedagogy, medical practice and the situations that arise when 'secular' law comes into conflict with traditional practice and belief. The contributors to this volume trace the often-troubled interaction between the state and its women citizens and examine the structures and social systems that enable impunity for perpetrators of sexual violence to gain strength.
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Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Neelam Hussain; International Development Research Centre (Canada)
ISBN: 9789385932090 9385932098
OCLC Number: 1102596579
Notes: Contributed articles.
"IDRC/CRDI."
Description: civ, 494 pages ; 23 cm
Contents: Sexual violence and impunity in Pakistan : a literature review / Hooria Hayat Khan --
The law on rape : conceptual limits, procedural indifference and questions of reform / Sahar Zareen Bandial --
The medicalization of consent in rape adjudication in Pakistan / Zainab Zeeshan Malik --
How much rape is rape? Understanding normative assumptions within rape victimology in Pakiston / Sarah Zaman and Maliha Zia --
Multiple legal systems : the construction of impunity in the case of Mukhtar Mai / Rubina Saigol --
Forced marriage and Jirga justice in tribal Balochistan / Huma Qurban Fouladi --
Dangerous terrains : women and children at risk in the federally administered tribal areas of Pakistan / Noreen Naseer with Iftikhar Firdous --
Subverting their sex : women's resistance to sexual violence in Pakistan / Afiya Shehrbano Zia --
The anatomy of a rumour / Nazish Brohi --
Rukshanda Naz : rising extremism and sexual violence in the tribal areas / Neelam Hussain and Rubina Saigol --
Kalpana Devi : forced marriage and conversion, and the other way round : the case of the Hindu communities of Sindh / Neelam Hussain and Zahaid Rehman --
Arfana Mallah : consensus as impunity / Nazish Brohi.
Series Title: Zubaan series on sexual violence and impunity in South Asia.
Responsibility: edited by Neelam Hussain.

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Disputed Legacies focuses on Pakistan, examining law, pedagogy, medical practice and the situations that arise when 'secular' law comes into conflict with traditional practice and belief. The contributors to this volume trace the often-troubled interaction between the state and its women citizens and examine the structures and social systems that enable impunity for perpetrators of sexual violence to gain strength.

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