Looking at the Mother of a Nation: Fatima Jinnah

When discussing prominent Pakistani women, references are usually made to former Prime Minister Benazir Bhutto, human rights activists Asma Jahangir and Hina Jilani, or even entertainers like Zeba Bakhtiar and Nazia Hassan.  Pakistani women like Mukhtaran Mai or Asia Bibi have also rightly garnered media attention for different reasons.Fatima Jinnah, sister and confidante of the founder of modern day Pakistan, Mohammed Ali Jinnah (M.A. Jinnah), is not as often referenced by western media.  S … [Read more...]


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