01 Jun Pete Seeger and the U2charist (Sojo.net)

Shame film by Mohammed Naqvi“If this admittedly illiterate woman can find her voice, and in her quest for justice transform her community, what prevents us from doing likewise?

…Directed by Mohammed Ali Naqvi, this documentary follows the story of Mukhtaran Mai, who spoke out against her community and government after she was brutally gang-raped. She uses the reparations money granted to her by the Pakistani government to set up the first school for girls in her hometown of Meerwala, hoping to empower the next generation of women. On a side note to Sam Harris and those who blame religion for the world’s woes, this film explores how this tribal system allowed Mukhtaran to be raped and how she found solace in the mosque of all places…”

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